Category Archives: Useful Stuff

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When Your Child Plays Favorites With Mommy or Daddy

One of the toughest stages to go through as a parent, is when your child suddenly starts treating you as if you don’t exist. Although it may hurt your feelings, a child chooses to favor one parent over the other as a way to show their independence. From choosing the same book every night, to insisting ...
School Preparation

4 Helpful Tips To Prepare For the School Year

The new school year is just around the corner. Parents have already started purchasing school supplies and other necessities to get their little ones through the school year; but don’t stop there. Prepare your child for their first day by utilizing these four helpful tips. 1. Cultivate Your Chil ...
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Grandparents and Technology

Looking for a way to bridge that generation gap between your parents and your kids? For many the biggest gap comes because of the lightening speed changes technology brings. But instead of making technology the wall that separates the generations; you can have it be the bridge that fills the gap. Tip ...
Co Parenting

Co-Parenting

So we’ve all heard about Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, and no we will not be discussing yet another celebrity divorce. We’re going to discuss something beyond that – how a couple going through a divorce plans to handle the parenting aspect of their divorce. Normally, when a couple divorces the idea ...
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Summertime Outdoors

Summertime and the Living is Outdoors Know what I really love about summer? Well outside of the great weather and the fact we get to put those galoshes away for the season, that is. What I really love about summer is that we can head for the out of doors and pretty much live there. I don’t mean ...
Newborn to Toddler Tub

The Best Products For Bathing Your Baby

Giving your baby a bath can be one of your favorite times of the day, especially when it becomes a staple in their routine. New moms find bathing a great way to ease their baby into a baby routine. By taking a bath with your baby, there’s no better way to give them the skin-to-skin attention they crav ...
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The Things In Life You Don’t Owe Your Child

As a society, we’re way too concerned about what it is that were entitled to. As a result, our children are being born into a world that’s completely self-indulged, leaving no room for them to be grateful. A parent should give their children unconditional love, respect, shelter and food, but they don’ ...
Zutano Fleece Booties

Baby Products Moms Can’t Live Without

Combi Pod Bouncer This vibrating bouncy seat is great for any new baby. This seat is wonderful to have your new baby relax in while you relax into a hot bath or quick shower. Any new mom might not realize yet, how hard hard it can be for alone time for herself, and that’s why it’s important to have th ...
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Sewing Your Own Wedding Dress

If you have a wedding in your near future, and you’ve been contemplating making your own wedding dress, there are many tips for sewing your own wedding dress. This is a wonderful adventure, and any sewing experience can turn into a positive one. The best part is, sewing a couture dress, resulting from ...
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The Best Drinks For Your Toddler

There are tons of types of beverages, so it may be hard for parents to figure out which ones are the healthy drinks and which are the ones your toddler can live without. Parents often find themselves choosing drinks that are convenient, rather than ones  that are healthy. There could be many possibili ...