Parenting Tip: Cyberbullying Safeguards

Parents’ concerns about Internet safety were at one time confined to the computer. Today, kids have unlimited access to the Internet via smart phones and gaming devices. The potential for cyberbullying is alarmingly greater than ever. Cyberbullying is when one minor uses technology as a weapon to target another young person. According to StopCyberbullying.org, elementary and […]

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Parenting Tip: Child Activities & Stress Relief

Parenting and stress go hand in hand when kids are busy. If you’re a working or single parent, don’t let stress weigh you down like a bag of hammers. Stress Solutions by Jean Tracy, MSS, relieves the “stress” hammers and helps you to enjoying your family life. First Stress Problem for Parents Let’s say you […]

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Review: Diaper Rash Cream

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boudreaux’s Butt Paste. All opinions are 100% mine. An Interesting History The main formula found in Boudreaux’s Butt Paste was compounded by a local pharmacist, Dr. George Boudreaux. The diaper rash cream was originally developed in the 1970s by Louisiana pediatrician “Pappy” Talbot. By […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls

Those in the market for unique gift ideas should really visit The Handpicked Collection. Founder Jo McGivern articulates her inspiration, “When buying gifts or a treat for yourself, you want to know you’re getting something special. This is why we founded The Handpicked Collection. We love the challenge of finding unusual gift ideas, and want […]

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Baby Gifts – Family Heirlooms

The perfect gift for a baby girl’s special occasion is jewellery. Marking the birth of a newborn baby girl or as a birthday present, jewellrey often times transforms into something more than merely a gift. Investing in high quality baby jewellery is not only a treasured keepsake but also a family heirloom passed on to […]

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Opinion: Store Brand Formulas

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products. All opinions are 100% mine. Aimee Keenan-Greene, a Providence Children’s Health Examiner and Southern New England based degreed journalist, critiques produced news pieces. In a recent article, Ms. Greene discusses store brand formulas as compared to name brands. I personally related to […]

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Newborn Feet – Cute, delicate, and vulnerable

Because the feet of young children are soft and pliable, unusual body forces can cause abnormality. Therefore, a newborn baby’s feet can be quite vulnerable. Did you know the foot has 26 bones, and an intricate structure of ligaments, muscles, blood vessels, and nerves? Because children’s feet grow swiftly during the first year, podiatrists consider this period to be […]

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Tips for Nontoxic Home Cleaning

Tips for Green Cleaning

More people than ever, especially moms, are looking for more natural ways to keep their homes clean and free of harsh chemical fumes and residues. Believe me, there is plenty of confusion about the best way to do that. Product advertisements often times provide vague claims, putting it nicely.  This makes it very hard for consumers to make educated decisions. This […]

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PRAYER: THE LANGUAGE OF THE SOUL

Faith and spirituality are one of the most important accepts of motherhood in my opinion. Two years after my oldest was born his father and I divorced. Being a single mom and living thousands of miles away from family was a very difficult. While I was raised in the church and taught by my mother […]

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Newborn Baby Dos and Don’ts

When parents take their bundle of joy home from the hospital, it is inevitable they won’t do everything right. Some time ago I read this article where CNN asked pediatricians for common mistakes parents make with their newborns. The pediatricians surveyed offered great insight for new parents. Recalling the scary feeling of being totally inexperienced […]

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