DIY Snow Covered Pinecones

The holiday season is upon us and that means time to decorate. Maybe you’ve finished and the house looks b-e-a-utiful. Or maybe you’re searching the isles of your local home store for the perfect accents before your in-laws roll into town for that annual holiday party your family convinced you to host. Either way, this…

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5 Natural Scents to Encourage a Restful Night for Your Child

Aromatherapy is a surprisingly powerful technique for using certain scents to promote various responses from the body and mind.  It’s funny to think that something as simple as a smell can change a mood, but it is a practice that has been around for thousands of years and that increasingly is being used in conventional…

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9 Must-Have Items to Make Holiday Travel Bright

Traveling with Kids: 9 Must-Have Items to Make Holiday Travel Bright! The holidays are a wonderful time for visiting with friends and family. Sometimes that means traveling across the city, state, or even partway across the country. Especially when flying with your little ones, your packing will likely involve more challenges than simply trying to…

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What No One Tells You About Swaddle Blankets (But You Really Should Know)

Swaddle blankets – and choosing the right ones – isn’t really something people talk about. It seems like it should be self explanatory. Step one: get blanket. Step two: make baby burrito. Step three: all set. Then comes reality when you realize it’s not quite that obvious. Any baby shower will usually provide a parent-to-be…

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Is Your Baby Ready to Wear Sunscreen?

We’ve all come to know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun. Our babies may be small, but the sun will find them just as quickly as it will find the rest of us. Since a baby’s skin is thinner and more delicate, it is important to start using proper UV…

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Pumpkin Scrub for the Mamas

The trees are pouring leaves, the weather is getting just a tad chillier each day, and you started wearing your “fuzzy socks” – it’s Fall, ya’ll! There are so many things we love about this time of year, but making pumpkin scented/flavored things all month long tops the list. It’s only fitting that we tell…

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Top 3 Ways a Lovey Benefits Your Little One

Loveys can take many forms. Most of us have one in our lives. Traditionally, they’re something very soft and snuggly like a rag doll, a blankie, or a plush toy. For reasons only the little one knows, one toy will stand out above all the rest and becomes a beloved companion that will go everywhere…

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7 Ultimate Parenting Solutions for Kids Who Hate Bath Time

Toddlers have a knack for turning otherwise simple routines into dramas of epic proportions. When it comes to bath time, some kids are water babies while others seem to want to redefine the term “soap opera.” There are a ton of reasons your kid might not want to take a bath today. They include everything…

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Getting Your Kids on a New Schedule for School

After a summer of being essentially schedule-free – or at least being rather lax on schedules – having to conform to a certain bedtime and waking time can come as a bit of a shock to parents and kids alike. That said, school has an established start time and your son or daughter needs to…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Toddler Skin Care

Even on your toddler’s cute little body, the skin is the largest organ. Every part of it plays a vital role in your son or daughter’s health. Taking care of it properly can help to give it everything it needs to keep problems away and to make sure your little one is comfortable. Taking care…

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