All Blog Posts Tagged 'tips' (212)

Tips To Protect Your Family from the Sun’s Harmful Rays and Prevent Sunburns this Summer

As school is letting out for the summer, many parents begin planning activities to keep their child busy over the summer.  As a working mom, your child may go to daycare.  If your daycare is similar to the one my kids attended, they go on field trips throughout the summer to keep the school aged children busy.  If you don’t have a bottle of sunscreen…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 10, 2013 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is May 12th, that is a week from this Sunday.  There are likely to be lots of articles to suggest ways to honor your mom or help your children honor their mom.  I would like to take a different approach and speak to moms directly.  Give yourself permission to pat yourself on the back and to take a break.  Parenting is both the toughest and most rewarding job in the world.  This is a good time to remind moms (fathers too) that you have to fill your own bucket before…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on May 3, 2013 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Edema: How Much Swelling During Pregnancy is Too Much?

Many pregnant women will experience some swelling in their hands and feet during the course of their pregnancy, especially, during the last few weeks when your uterus and your baby is putting more pressure on your pelvis.  This additional pressure is causing your body to have to work harder to return the…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 29, 2013 at 5:29pm — No Comments

How to Handle Biting in Young Children (By Stacy Hladek)

I recently spent an afternoon with a good friend, who has a toddler.  While we were talking about parenting she told me her son has started biting his baby brother.  My friend said nothing she or her husband had tried is working.  Her son bit another child at childcare this week for the first time

Biting is a behavior that many toddlers display at one time or another.  It can be something that makes the adults feel frustrated and helpless.  There is hope! 

Whenever a child is…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on April 18, 2013 at 1:56pm — 2 Comments

15 Tips for Dad To Bond With Their Newborn Baby

Dad, do you feel as if you are having trouble bonding with your baby?  Many dad’s feel as if it is harder to bond with their newborn baby, especially, if mom chooses to breast feed their baby.  If you are feeling left out and can’t participate in your baby’s feedings, use these 15 tips to help bond with your…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 15, 2013 at 8:05pm — No Comments

Give Your Bathroom A Cleaning Makeover Using These Great Tips

Is your bathroom a disaster?  Does your bathroom need deep cleaning?  I know mine is usually cluttered with beauty products and personal items on the bathroom counter.  The bathrooms in our house are lacking in storage so our personal care items usually end up sitting on top of the…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 10, 2013 at 5:06pm — No Comments

BEACH THEMED BABY SHOWER

Warmer weather is just around the corner and the beach baby shower theme is perfect for the season.  We absolutely love a surf baby shower theme for both boys and girls! It is casual and fun, great for a couple’s shower or a mommy-to-be who loves the beach.  Turn your home or backyard into a tropical oasis and give the mom-to-be a relaxing day at the beach.  Is your guest list ready to hang…

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Added by Jamie Tatum on April 10, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Deep Clean Your Kitchen and Living Room Quickly and Easily Using These Tips

Do you spend your weekend trying to get some cleaning accomplished?  Most women usually end up cleaning on Saturday mornings, especially, if the younger kids are still asleep.  This is a perfect time to clean up the kitchen and the living room.  Cleaning up these two rooms doesn’t have to take more than…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 6, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Kids and Technology (posted by Stacy Hladek)

Did you know that you could have a stranger in your home right at this moment that you are completely unaware is present?  If you or anyone in your home is communicating online or through texting with someone you do not know personally, then you are opening your home to a stranger.  Technology can be a wonderful tool, but it also can open our families, our children included, to new dangers.

A recent poll indicated that 90 percent of middle and high school student have…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on April 1, 2013 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Dress up Your Home for the Holiday: Easter Decorating Tips

Easter Sunday is fast approaching. Not sure where to start to give your home an Easter twist? Take inspiration from things you like and admire and work them into your decor and scheme. Flowers are the easiest accent to transform your home into a bright re-creation of a garden – a look that’s perfect for Easter but doesn’t have to change post-holiday. Irises, lilies and grape hyacinths add brilliant pops of color to any arrangement. If you happen to have the actual bulbs, you can plant them…

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Added by Kristen Ford-Stevens on March 20, 2013 at 9:21am — No Comments

One Big Happy Family. (By Sarah Senst)

How do we achieve happiness as a family, especially when you consider varying personalities, interests and communication styles? Not to mention different genders and ages, two-adult homes and one-adult homes? I recently read an article based on a book by Bruce Feiler on this very topic. He introduces some interesting facts and concepts I think worthy of sharing. In our incredibly fast paced lives, full of stress and worry how do we find peace at home?

I think most people have heard…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on March 4, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Bunk Beds Are A Great Way To Utilize Limited Bedroom Space

Is your family growing?  Do you have a limited amount of space or bedrooms in your house?  Bunk beds are a great way to utilize bedroom space and allow your children to sleep in their own space.  When my children were younger, they had to share a bedroom due to a limited amount bedrooms in the house that I was living in and at the time we weren’t in a position to move into a new home.  Bunk beds allowed me to maximize the space that we had so that each of my children were able to sleep…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 1, 2013 at 5:29pm — No Comments

A Smart Phone Diaper Changing Pillow? Yes It's Real What Colors Do You Like?

My name is Lisa. I've been beyond blessed this past year. My blog MompreneurMogul.com has won several awards,I wrote a book Get Famous The Most Amazing Mom Bloggers Resource On The Planet- featured in the marketplace on…

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Added by Lisa Cash Hanson on February 28, 2013 at 12:50am — No Comments

7 frequently forgotten details that could ruin your trip

Nothing is worse than having your credit card declined, especially when you're trying to buy your family subway passes at a kiosk under Times Square surrounded by early morning commuters.

Don't get me wrong, the people around us were very understanding, if misguided in assuming we'd run up our line of credit. I think someone did offer to help pay our fare in the confusion, but just about everyone else was focused on catching their train.

It didn't help that when you're that far…

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Added by Kari Astrid Haugeto on February 27, 2013 at 9:11am — No Comments

Tips and Tricks to Survive Bed Rest While Pregnant

Most people think that bed rest is fun and relaxing; however, if you ask a pregnant mom who has been on bed rest for a few days they will quickly disagree with you.  After a few days, most mom’s are bored out of their mind because they have already caught up on their favorite shows on the DVR and watched…

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Added by Christy Garrett on January 29, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments

An Attitude of Gratitude. (By Sarah Senst)

With many families still struggling and even those who are not, this is an appropriate time of year to teach an attitude of gratitude.  It may be easy for kids to focus on what they don’t have or won’t get, especially compared to those of their peers. Regardless of a families’ financial situation it is helpful  to use the holidays as a time to teach family values. Any gift, whether big or small, can come from the heart keeping the recipient in mind. So what values are important to you and…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on December 7, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Tips to Avoid Excessive Weight Gain While Pregnant

Many pregnant women often wonder how much weight they should gain during the duration of their pregnancy?  Most doctors and midwives recommend that most healthy moms gain between 25 to 35 pounds.  The term “eating for two” is a common phase that pregnant women use, when in fact most women only need to eat only a small amount of additional calories a day.  Read the full story at Uplifting…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 27, 2012 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Solve Your Child’s Behavioral Problems

Every parent has a different way of parenting their children.  There is no right or wrong way; however, many parents find that they have to tailor their parenting styles depending how their children respond to our guidance.  Every child learns differently, so what may work for one family or child might not work for another.  As a parent with multiple children, you may find yourself frazzled and stressed out because what is working for one child isn’t working on another.  Read more…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 14, 2012 at 12:20am — No Comments

How to Land Seasonal and Weekend Hotel Deals

Hotwire: 4-Star Hotels at 2 Star Prices; Save 50%

The holiday season is coming up quickly and you know what that means! Travel and more travel if you're like my family.…

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Added by Mom Bloggers Club on September 24, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

School readiness; are you, the parent ready? (By Sarah Senst)

At this point in September most of our children are settled back in school. How about the parents? It is common for kids to experience varying anxieties as school nears. It may be the first day jitters, middle-school transition or new peer pressures in high school. It is also common for parents to experience worries of their own. Today’s parents are faced with a number of school issues regarding their children. Parents may be concerned about the child’s readiness to start school, their…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on September 12, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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