We’re continuing our guest blog series, where we tap into some of the top experts in baby showers, event planning and design, with another great party idea from Helen Guzman, of Bonito Design. Tell us what you think in the comments!… Read the rest
Is Cord Blood Banking Actually Saving Lives? Well Here is Your Answer from One Mother to Another.
This post is sponsored by ViaCord
There’s something about the holiday season that makes you want to pull your loved ones closer, give an extra squeeze with the good-night hugs, and hold on to the moments of laughter longer. … Read the rest
What Molly Sims and I Have Learned About Clean Air
My whole life is focused on making sure my kids are happy and healthy and supporting others as they journey through parenting. My house may not always be the cleanest (ahem, with four kids I do find remnants of snacks under chairs that I didn’t know were there!), but I do pride myself in making their environment, their rooms, barring the pirate’s bootie under the sheets, as healthy for my kids to be in as possible.… Read the rest
A Stepparent’s Survival Guide for the Holidays
If you are a step-parent, have a step-parent, or know someone who is, don’t miss this guide to step-parenting during the holidays from MomPrep expert Dr. Kathryn Smerling.
We are right in the throws of the holiday season and nerves are starting to fray even in the best of families.… Read the rest
Surviving Breast Cancer
I have so much respect for Moms. We go through so much and most of the time still manage to smile about it. I think sharing our stories, not to compare hardships, but to find community, bond and let everyone know that we are not alone in our struggles, is so important. … Read the rest
Tricks to Heat Up Your Sex Life
Sad but true, even the most amazing relationships can take a bit of a hit in the first years after a child is born. Even once you’re recovered enough from childbirth to have sex again, you might be too exhausted from night feedings and providing the near constant attention an infant needs.… Read the rest
How to Deal When Your Kid Feels Left Out
Some kids can’t wait to head back to school—they love seeing their friends every day, enjoy working on new projects, and revel in the sense of independence they get from spending a few hours away from Mom and Dad (well, once they get used to the idea that they’ll see you again at the end of the day!).… Read the rest
For a Smart Baby, Try This Easy Trick
Of course every mom-to-be’s number one priority is to make sure her baby will be healthy and safe, but beyond that, most of us also hope our little one will have the smarts to carry her far in life—to a great university, into a fantastic career, and who knows—maybe into the White House!… Read the rest
Love It or Leave It: High Tech Baby Gear
I’m always excited about new innovations that can give moms and dads—especially newbies!—a bit more confidence in the parenting department. Safety ratings are paramount in my world, as are simple tools that can help make all the tiny milestones of raising a child a bit easier and stress-free.… Read the rest
Should Kids Without Vaccinations Be Sent Home?
A group of Los Angeles-area parents are losing it over the fact that nearly 100 children were pulled out of their classrooms on the first day of school—and sent home—because they hadn’t completed the full list of recommended vaccinations.… Read the rest