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Child car seats recalled

Child car seats recalled

Child car seats are an essential part of keeping children safe in vehicles in case of an accident but what if you learned that your child’s car seat … [Read more...]

What Should you look for in a Baby’s Mattress?

What Should you look for in a Baby’s Mattress?

According to recent research, the British birth-rate soared by a staggering 18% during the last decade. While some may argue that this will only serve … [Read more...]

8 Useful Apps for Busy Families

8 Useful Apps for Busy Families

It wasn’t long ago most busy parents kept track of the entire family and all of their appointments, activities and obligations with a paper calendar … [Read more...]

Pool Safety: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Toddlers Safe

Pool Safety: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Toddlers Safe

Having a pool in the backyard is something many homeowners want, but when those same homeowners have young children, they have to pay even closer … [Read more...]

The Rise of the Surrogate Mother

Shortly after her surrogate became pregnant, Model Caprice fell pregnant naturally and the two children are a matter of weeks apart in age.

Bringing a baby into the world and your family is a blessing which most people work towards making a reality. But many of us are waiting longer to … [Read more...]

Communication is key: The value of regular school-to-home contact

Communication is key: The value of regular school-to-home contact

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we live in a world where it has never been easier to communicate with one another. Smartphones, tablets … [Read more...]

From Crib to Bed: Upgrading Your Child’s Sleeping Arrangements

Bunk Beds for Kids Room

Kids grow up fast, but it’s easy to not notice when they’re doing it right in front of you. However some moments are designed to make you stop, and … [Read more...]

Be Picky for a Safe and Comfortable Mini Crib Mattress

Be Picky for a Safe and Comfortable Mini Crib Mattress

The Importance of Crib Mattresses Babies are precious gifts. While taking care of them is exciting, at the same time, it gives much worries to most … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Kids Safe Outdoors

Keeping Your Kids Safe Outdoors

In a world where social media and video games rule, it’s a great thing when kids want to play outdoors. Not only does it give you some peace and … [Read more...]

How to Make the Transition into Retirement as Smooth as Possible

care home

The prospect of moving into a care home can be particularly stressful for your elderly loved one. It involves a great deal of change, and they may … [Read more...]

Travelling with Toddlers – The Best Pushchairs

pushchair for twins

Some parents seem to well and truly hate the very idea of a 3 year old being carted around in the pushchair. And we can see their point – the kid is … [Read more...]

Get Up and Go! Tricks for Speeding Up Your Morning Routine

tricks for speeding up your morning routine

Many Americans find themselves sleep-deprived and groggy on weekday mornings. Before that first cup (or two) of coffee kicks in, we’re apt to make … [Read more...]

What Happens When Mom Gets Hurt?

What Happens When stay-at-home Mom Gets Hurt?

It’s a nightmare scenario. There is nothing worse than a loved one being subject to an injury or an illness. It can change the family dynamic, … [Read more...]

3 Easily Forgotten Items to Put in your Pregnancy Bag

pregnancy bag items

Despite all of your pregnancy preparation, there are lots of little things you can forget to put in your pregnancy bag for labour. If you've given … [Read more...]

Ideas to Amuse the Kids this Autumn

Ideas to Amuse the Kids this Autumn

Get Picking Make the most of the delicious fruit which adorns the wild bushes in your local area. Autumn is the prime season for picking the wild … [Read more...]

Are Myspace And Facebook A Bad Influence On Teens?

Are Myspace And Facebook A Bad Influence On Teens?

Teenagers are infamous for being. . . difficult, for lack of a better word. They have the tendency to become moody, defiant, and rebellious, which can … [Read more...]

Stroke in Children: Know the Signs

Signs of Strokes in Children

Stroke is a condition that is commonly associated with the elderly. In fact, although it is less common in younger people, it is possible for someone … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Baby Safe

Baby Safety with proper Transportation Equipment

Bringing a newborn into the world is the most rewarding thing that you can do, and becoming a parent will change your life forever. There is a huge … [Read more...]

Turn Your Baby into a Swimming Pro

Turn Your Baby into a Swimming Pro

Have you ever considered how you are going to introduce your baby to water to help them achieve swimming greatness?  Learning to swim is one of the … [Read more...]

Making Healthy Choices on Family Road Trips

Making Healthy Choices on Family Road Trips

If you are planning on a road trip with your family, you may be concerned about making healthy choices along the way. After all, pulling into a fast … [Read more...]

Combatting the Newest Threats to Kids and Teens: The Cinnamon Challenge and Other Dangerous Games

The Cinnamon Challenge - a Potentially Deadly Threat to Teens

In some ways, the world has changed dramatically in recent decades, but when it comes to teens engaging in risky behaviors, the only thing that has … [Read more...]

Tips for Road Travel with Young Children

Tips for Road Travel with Young Children

Embarking on a long road trip with your young kids is a potentially exciting experience, but anyone who’s done one will tell you that there’s also a … [Read more...]

Road Trip Survival Guide for Parents

Road Trip Survival Guide for Parents

The thought of going on a road trip can be exciting and terrifying in equal measures. For anyone with young children, the terrifying thoughts often … [Read more...]

Back to School Lunch Box Ideas

Back to School Lunch Box Ideas

Main Meal Dishes  | More Main Meal Dishes  | Accompaniments More Main Meal Dishes 16. Bean Burritos (in thermos) - This is an absolutely quick and … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Diet Plan for Third Trimester

Pregnancy Diet Plan for Third Trimester

The third trimester is the final stretch after which you get to hold your baby. The growing size of the baby makes it a little uncomfortable for the … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Diet Plan for Second Trimester

Pregnancy Diet Plan for Second Trimester

The most relaxed trimester of your pregnancy brings with it increased food cravings. Here are some nutritious and balanced meal plans for every month … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Diet Plan for First Trimester

Pregnancy Diet Plan for First Trimester with Sample Meal Plans for each month

Mark the way for a healthy pregnancy with first trimester meal plans that includes the required nutrition without the unnecessary calories that will … [Read more...]

5 DIY Baby Gift Basket Ideas

New moms are in need of so many baby supplies that it is always a good idea to gift a gift basket filled with useful goodies for both the baby and the … [Read more...]

A Parents Guide to Safety Proofing the house for a Crawler

When a child becomes mobile, it’s time to start proofing the house so that they are safe. While you can’t avoid all tumbles, bumps, and bruises, there … [Read more...]

An Impromptu Treasure Hunt – No Planning Needed

If you need an engaging activity for a bunch of active kids and have no time to prepare, here is a wonderful solution. A treasure hunt! You can plan … [Read more...]

Baby Hand and Foot Print Keepsake

Keep those precious memories forever when you first welcomed your bundle of joy to your world. Here is an easy DIY project to make a cast of your … [Read more...]

Potty Training The Easy Way

Potty training process requires a complex combination of physical and cognitive tasks. The proper encouragement and patience coming from the parents … [Read more...]