7 Things All New Moms Should Have On Hand

  You made your baby registry, you’ve had your baby shower and you have set up the nursery. You have everything that you need for your baby’s arrival – Or do you? You’ve got the car seat (and it’s properly installed in the car;) you have the bassinette and the crib; you have the diapers and wipes and you even have the diaper pail that magically absorbs the odor from those dirty diapers. Your house and your car have officially {Read More}

How to Keep Your Sanity as a Stay-at-Home Mom

It used to be the norm that moms stayed at home with their children while dads went off to work. Times, they sure have changed. Today, many moms have no choice but to work in order to keep up with the ever-increasing cost of living; however, with that said, there are still plenty of mothers who do have the opportunity to stay home with their children. While yes, it certainly is a blessing to be able to stay home with {Read More}

Makeup Hacks for Busy Moms

There are tons of videos on the web these days of tutorials showing you how to contour and achieve the perfect look for a flawless complexion. Do you ever watch them and think ‘who has time for that!?’ Lucky for you, there are fabulous makeup hacks for busy moms to achieve a fresh, touched-up look without spending hours in front of a mirror. I’m not as gifted in the makeup department as some, so these hacks are great for pulling {Read More}

The Reason Why Women Need More Sleep

It comes as no shock that parents are typically always tired. We see it everywhere how women need more sleep because there aren’t enough hours in the day. There are funny memes about it on social media, jokes on t-shirts, and even animations depicting the need for coffee and endless sleepiness. It’s true that this parenting thing is exhausting. However, there is an actual scientific connection between why moms are particularly more tired than dads. It’s not just the running {Read More}

How Coconut Oil Benefits Moms and Babies

I’ve been hearing a lot about coconut oil lately and the many wonderful benefits it can offer for health and beauty. In fact, I knew about the benefits it supposedly has on an expectant mom to minimize the appearance of stretch marks. This got me thinking of all the ways that coconut oil benefits moms and babies! Coconut oil is a remarkable product that is extremely versatile for so many uses. Ever since I have started using it I can’t {Read More}

The Most Bizarre Places Women Gave Birth

Every child birth is unique in its own way, but these bizarre places women gave birth were probably the most unique. When you imagine the birth of your baby, you expect it to be in a safe and comfortable environment. Some women plan on having their baby at the hospital, a birthing center, or even at home. Many women opt to have a pre-set birth plan in place to be well prepared, but sometimes things don’t always go as planned {Read More}

What You Can Do About the Mom Pooch After Pregnancy

Many women are faced with the infamous mom pooch after pregnancy. Between pregnancy weight gain and juggling chores around a newborn’s schedule finding time to get in exercise, let alone eat a healthy balanced diet, can be challenging. But what if there is more to that mommy pooch than just a little extra weight? It could be a common condition that requires a little more than just diet and exercise to get rid of. What is Diastasis Recti Abdominis? A {Read More}

5 Reasons to Support a Child in a Developing Country

Sharing is caring and if your family is financially stable, you may want to make a kid from a developing country happy by sponsoring his or her basic rights and needs. Child sponsorship plays a big role in connecting people to the lives of marginalized children. Sponsoring is different from providing a once-in-a-lifetime help to the needy we see on the streets. Sponsorship is a solid way to make a positive difference in the real life of a deprived child. {Read More}

When to Make Preparations for Baby’s Arrival

There are a lot of things you will need to do before your baby arrives. Being well prepared is important so you have everything covered. I’ve provided this guide on the best time to make certain preparations for baby’s arrival so you don’t have to stress at the last minute. Very few first time parents go into their pregnancy expecting to have an early baby, but prematurity is more common than you might think. Preparing for the unexpected will help {Read More}

Do You Know the Signs of Postpartum Depression

When you’re expecting you most likely imagine your life full of joy and bliss as you take on the roll of parenthood. Sure, you know there will be challenges and stress at times, but you also know that you’ve brought a new little person into your life that will make it worthwhile. What you don’t imagine is spending day after day feeling depressed and not knowing why. You could be experiencing signs of postpartum depression and may not even realize {Read More}