Benefits of Massage for Infants and New Mothers

Benefits of Massage for Infants and New Mothers

Massage therapy has proven benefits when we talk about neonatal care. Not only it is the newborn who needs special care for growth and development but also care needs to be taken of the new mother who is going through drastic changes both physically and emotionally. Many mothers and their newborns may have experienced some high-risks during pregnancies, and some may have gone through premature birth. There are even chances for infants to be born with some sickness. Thus there could be varied conditions that both child and mother would be going through and their situations vary. Massage therapies included […]

Posted March 5, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Tips to Help your Toddler Develop Language Skills

Tips to Help your Toddler Develop Language Skills

Language skills are essential to your child’s future. Strong communication skills can help children manage their emotions, develop healthy relationships, and succeed professionally. As a parent, you can accelerate and enhance their verbal development by the way you interact with your child. Read on for tips on how to help your toddler develop language skills. How can I help my child develop language skills? Many studies show that talking and reading with children from an early age helps them to increase their vocabulary and other verbal abilities. Follow these practical tips full of simple and fun activities to help develop language skills in […]

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How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

  Being a working mom has become a norm in today’s society. Mothers that have children under 18 participate in the workforce at whopping 70% and over 75% of those working mothers work full time. The statistics on women working and earning degrees in higher education continues to rise every year, we’re basically taking over the world 😉 Having kids and working is a lot to manage. It can be overwhelming at times because you are constantly on go and it feels like it doesn’t slow down as the kids continue to grow. Being organized will help you stay sane and […]

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Lucky Clover St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Lucky Clover St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

My son’s favorite color seems to be green lately, and it used to be yellow when he was a younger toddler. So the holiday of St. Patrick’s day is quite perfect, with the green and gold theme, for us to do a fun craft together. Coffee Filter Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Activity Since we had such a fun and easy time making Valentine’s day craft using coffee filters, I decided we’d do something similar for our St. Patty’s day craft. My son loves to glue, and so I figured glitter glue would really get him excited. I was right! Supplies: […]

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Wonderful Mom Facebook Groups You Must Join

Wonderful Mom Facebook Groups You Must Join

Motherhood in the digital age is an interesting beast. We no longer are tied to only the people we meet in our town (though let’s not discount how amazing local groups can be in making friends and getting to know our new towns). We can connect with so many people through Facebook groups, and therefore can find even more support, and so many different opinions. While Facebook groups have their challenges (and challenging members), they generally are wonderfully helpful to mothers from around the world. Here are some of my favorite motherhood Facebook groups that I actively follow/participate in.   […]

Posted February 21, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Maison de Macarons

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Maison de Macarons

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and women bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Sarah of Maison de Macarons. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? Being a military spouse it is not always easy to find a job every three or four years. I have been a consultant for a direct sales company and even when that worked at that specific duty station, coming to a huge military community such as Fort Hood, direct sales consultants of […]

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How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

  To say we are busy moms these days is an understatement. Between the demand to make the Pinterest perfect lunches for our kids, make sure our house is decorated like Joanna Gaines, squeezing in time for those squats and eating healthy, and oh ya that pesky thing called a job, it’s amazing we manage to sleep. While most of us don’t sleep much and run on coffee and sticky kisses, there are ways to help find balance. Because if we are honest with ourselves, we know that balance and finding time for ourselves is not only a much needed […]

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Paper Plate Rain Cloud Toddler Craft to Promote Fine Motor Skills

Paper Plate Rain Cloud Toddler Craft to Promote Fine Motor Skills

I came up with this fun rain cloud toddler craft as a follow up to our paper plate spider activity due to my toddler’s obsession with the Itsy Bitsy Spider song. I figured since the rain in the song is an interesting topic, why not make a fun activity he can do and we can pretend its raining on the spider. I know, I know, the things mom life reduces you into haha! Paper Plate Rain Cloud Toddler Craft Activity This craft/activity includes different skills and lets your child practice various new abilities. These include: cutting, gluing, and stringing.   […]

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Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

4 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Eat Ginger   Home remedies have been used as an alternative form of treatment for many ailments for generations. However, keep in mind, even though most natural alternatives are safe for your child to consume, some are too potent for them to be considered safe. This is why it’s so important only to use those that are regularly tested and have been proved effective due to scientific studies. For example, ginger is one of the most common home remedies that can be used to treat a number of health conditions. In fact, it has […]

Posted February 12, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 4 Comments
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How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

As a parent, winter break doesn’t feel like much of a break at all. But for parents of school-age kids, it’s a struggle that’s over in a matter of weeks. When you have toddlers and preschoolers, on the other hand, you have to find ways to keep them happy through to spring — which, when you’re in the depths of January, seems impossibly far away. But keeping your little ones entertained doesn’t have to mean bundling up to brave the cold or spending tons of money on outings. With technology, you can keep your young children entertained even when it’s […]

Posted February 8, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, , / 0 Comments
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