Quick and Easy Breakfasts for Toddlers

Mornings can be hectic when you aren’t the only one that has to get up and going for the day. Trying to prepare easy breakfasts for toddlers and preschoolers that can’t all agree on the same thing can drive you insane. Growing up, our choices were take it or leave it! One way to make breakfast time go a little bit smoother is by having them help out. When you allow your child to be a part of something like {Read More}

Safe Sleeping Alternatives to Cribs During a Natural Disaster

The safest place for your baby to sleep is in a crib, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. This, of course, is under normal circumstances, but what about in an emergency? Natural disasters and some cases of emergencies can sometimes leave parents in a tough situation where a crib may not be an option. Here, I’ll cover some safe sleeping alternatives to cribs to provide your baby with a safe, comfortable place to dream peacefully. In the wake of {Read More}

The Reality of Miscarriage and Infant Loss

There are a lot of really helpful articles you’ll find on this site regarding the health and development of your baby, recommended products to buy, and family-related topics. However, there is one topic that isn’t as widely talked about that many face in silence. The reality of miscarriage affects one in four women. One in four! Think about that for a second. It wasn’t until experiencing a miscarriage my first time (I’ve had 3) that I learned my mother had {Read More}

Your Baby’s Lasts . . .

From the moment your baby is born you look forward to all of those exciting firsts; their first smile, first laugh, first words, etc. What you don’t realize are those moments that will be your baby’s lasts. It’s those moments you won’t realize at the time but you will miss once they’re gone. Your baby’s last sleepless night, their last spontaneous laugh, their last nap. I’m sure you’ve heard from countless relatives and perhaps even strangers that they grow up {Read More}

Know What to Look for in a Life Jacket

With summer comes vacations and a lot of water activities. While this can be great fun, it can also spell danger. There is always a hazard with little ones when it comes to water, so safety is of utmost importance during the summer time. It’s important to know what to look for in a life jacket to keep your child safe while still having fun. When Should Your Child Wear a Life Jacket? You can never be too safe around {Read More}

The Dangers of the ‘W’ Sit

If you are a parent then you may have heard of the W sit. It is a common sitting posture among toddlers and young children. If you’re unfamiliar with this posture, W Sitting is when kids sit on their bottom with the knees bent and the legs are spread out from the body on both sides. If you were to look at the child from above you will notice the legs are forming letter W, hence the term. Why Do {Read More}

Treasured Baby Keepsake Ideas to Cherish

Babies grow at an alarming rate and before you know it those first few years have flown by. If you’re the nostalgic type, such as myself, then you find great joy in cherishing those precious moments. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most gifted baby keepsake ideas to hold on to when you want to look back at how little your sweet angel was. These can also make awesome gift ideas for new parents to cherish those early {Read More}

The Best Humidifiers for Your Baby’s Nursery

Having a proper humidifier in your baby’s nursery is a vital element, not just for winter but all-year round. A humidifier helps to clear the air, makes it easier for baby to breathe, and also helps to maintain moisture and softness of your baby’s skin. When you are looking for the best humidifier for your baby’s nursery there are some important aspects you should keep in mind before you add it to your registry. There are plenty of cute designs {Read More}

Munchkin Miracle 360 Trainer Cup Review

Training cups are used to help babies transition from bottles to drinking out of a regular cup. Health care professionals and the American Dental Association recommend that babies leave the bottle behind by the time they reach their first birthday. I know the struggle that comes with this stage and have provided you with this Munchkin Miracle 360 Trainer Cup review to shed some light on this transition. First, let me state for the record that sippy cups and trainer {Read More}

The Parent Shaming Trend

These days social media has had a big influence on how people interact and think about others. Most people who are parents today grew up in an era where computers weren’t nearly as prevalent in every home and the photos parents shared were primarily those that were carried in their wallets – professional studio photos in our best dressed. However, with billions of people joining social networks and sharing every aspect of their lives it leaves the door wide open {Read More}