For the first year of life, breast milk or formula provides the bulk of your baby's nutrition, even after he begins eating solid foods. As a mother, you have asked yourself, how much milk should a healthy baby have? You may worry whether your baby is drinking enough -- or too much. Your baby's appetite may vary from day to day and may be completely different from another baby's … [Read more...] about How Much Milk Should a Healthy Baby Have?
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Lots of bodily changes happen during those first precious weeks of pregnancy, including potential spikes in body temperature. While most hot flashes and temperature changes during pregnancy are nothing for expectant moms to become overly concerned with, excessive heating must be avoided to help ensure your future child's development, according to the Mayo Clinic and Pregnancy … [Read more...] about Hot Flashes & High Temperature in Early Pregnancy
My daughter turned nine last week, and in the throes of planning her birthday party, the biggest question was not what type of cake to get, or how many pizzas, or what to give as party favors. Rather, the biggest question was: to gift, or not to gift? The underlying issue here is that we’ve reached a point in our house of Maximum Crapacity. That’s right. The amount of crap … [Read more...] about What To Do When You Hit Maximum Crapacity
Traveling with your kids this spring break? Here are some tips for making traveling easier when you're bringing the kids, and EVERY mom could use that, right? 1. Pack Light Bring only the essentials. The more you bring, the more you have to keep up with and the heavier the bags. Some car rental companies also rent child safety seats and some hotels offer childproof rooms or … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Traveling with Your Kids
I took my 6-year-old son to the toy section recently to find a birthday gift for his friend Tessa. As a kid with no sisters, I knew this would be a great opportunity to follow him around the aisles and observe my little LEGO master in his boyish decision-making. Do you remember growing up playing with LEGOs? I don’t. I was a Little People kid who loved making houses and roads … [Read more...] about Pink Washing: Could It Be Good for Girls?