Category: Guest Posts

Can Pregnant Women Eat That?

Can Pregnant Women Eat That?

Read the Infographic below for details on what is safe to eat while pregnant, and what is not safe to eat for moms-to-be. A healthy diet during pregnancy is not as difficult as it seems. There is room for flexibility as far as quality and quantity of food consumed. The immune system changes so pregnancy makes a woman susceptible to food-borne illnesses, and result in serious medical issues. Initially, usually in the first trimester a light breakfast and a heavy dinner is the norm, to avoid the after effects of morning sickness. The last trimester involves a hearty breakfast and […]

Posted June 19, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, / 0 Comments
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5 Tips for Making Reading Exciting For Your Child

5 Tips for Making Reading Exciting For Your Child

    There is no doubt that reading brings multiple benefits to your child in both the short and long term. Reading helps with your child’s concentration ability, language development, their critical thinking, their imagination, and understanding of the world.     via GIPHY   Almost every parent wants their child to be an avid page turner. Unfortunately, while some children are naturally born bookworms, others look at books like another boring chore. As a parent, your job is to make reading time fun and exciting for your child. If you’re looking for ideas to nurture the love of books […]

Posted June 14, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 2 Comments
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10+ Things No One Tells You About Being Pregnant

10+ Things No One Tells You About Being Pregnant

Incredible Facts About Being Pregnant That Might Surprise You   Congratulations on being pregnant! This must be an exciting time for you and your family. A new member of the family will certainly bring more joy and happiness. The best you can do is keep calm while preparing for the coming of the baby. Pregnancy is a pretty exciting time. You will certainly learn a lot during your first prenatal visit. This includes some of the changes to expect during each trimester and how well your baby is growing in your womb. You will also undergo some vital tests to […]

Posted June 5, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, TopPosts, / 2 Comments
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8 Tips To Keep A Baby Safe At Home

8 Tips To Keep A Baby Safe At Home

    Having a baby in your home can be the most exciting experience. If you are a mother for the first time, the anxiety is certainly overwhelming. They bring tremendous joy but they have to be taken care of because, like a treasure, their importance cannot be overlooked. How do you make sure that no harm comes to your baby at home? You cannot afford to ignore even the smallest details, anything can go wrong and you don’t need to take that risk. Source: Shutterstock How To Keep Your Baby Safe At Home Babies are curious human beings and […]

Posted May 30, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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Fantastic Ideas For Playful Parenting

Fantastic Ideas For Playful Parenting

Fantastic Ideas For More Playful Parenting   Being a parent is tough. You are suddenly drowned in the responsibilities of work, home and caring for your child. It’s easy for new parents to become tired, stressed and worn out, because you hardly find time for yourself anymore, let alone play with your child. But the play is vital for a child’s development because that’s how children learn about the world around them. It also helps them develop physically and emotionally. That’s why you should spend as much time as you can to play with your child, which not only strengthens […]

Posted May 22, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Are Bath Bombs Safe? Read these Important Facts Before Your Next Spa Day

Are Bath Bombs Safe? Read these Important Facts Before Your Next Spa Day

  Bath bombs are beautiful, but are they safe? It’s proven that spending at least 20 minutes in a warm bath can eliminate stress, so it’s no surprise that most women choose to take a bath when it’s time to wind down after a long day. From dropping in one of your favorite fizzies or delicious smelling bath bombs, to soaking in soothing bath oils while being engulfed by the mounds of pillowy bubbles, your bathtime options have become endless. But before you take your next bath, I suggest doing some research about the products you’re using.   That psychedelic […]

Posted May 15, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 0 Comments
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How To Manage Your Child’s Fever

How To Manage Your Child’s Fever

How To Manage Your Child’s Fever: Things To Do   You wake up one day seeing your child down, looking soggy and tired. It’s all too familiar with most parents – they raised their hands to check the temperature of their child. Most adults dread seeing their kid down with the flu, but what do you think they can do? Normally, when parents suspected their child with a fever, they’ll have that little panic attack for being unsure on what to do. Here’s how to manage your child’s fever and a little more on about it. What causes your child’s […]

Posted May 8, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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How to Handle Child Care When You Work from Home

How to Handle Child Care When You Work from Home

  Child Care When You Work from Home I am a working Mom of two kids, ages 13 and 3. I have my own consulting business and work remotely, mostly from home. I live a very blended life with almost no boundaries. I work and play every day. I typically work half my work day during the day and the other half at night.   Since I do half my work at night when the kids are asleep, I don’t need full-time care.  I use a combination of college nannies, a childproof playroom and a Pack n’ Play stocked with […]

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Why I’m Happy we switched my Toddler to Daycare

Why I’m Happy we switched my Toddler to Daycare

I’m guest posting today on Baby Castan On Board about why I’m happy we switched my toddler to daycare. A brief excerpt is below, and you can read the full post there!   Before I had my baby, we decided to hire a live-in nanny to help care for him while we were at work. A secondary reason for having a live-in nanny was there would be another adult in the house while my husband was away on military duty. This arrangement worked out great for some time, but when my son was almost two, our nanny suddenly quit on […]

Posted April 30, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Working Mom, , / 1 Comment
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Getting Children Their First Pet

Getting Children Their First Pet

  The Five “W’s” of Getting Children Their First Pet   Traditionally, when journalism is taught, instructors want their future reporters always to convey the five “W’s” found inside of any great story: “Who, What, When, Where and Why (along with an “H” for how). Getting your child their first pet also comes with answers to these important questions. As far as the “H” goes, you should always consider a shelter or rescue organization for “how” to get an animal.   WHO would be you and your family, unless you are considering going through a breeder. But remember, this choice […]

Posted April 24, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Pets, / 2 Comments
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