11 Homemade Holiday Gifts You’ll Feel Great About Giving

Make the season merry and bright by creating any one of these handmade gifts from the heart! Love triumphs all, and what says I love you more than something you’ve crafted by hand. I hope...

Baby Proofing Tips for Babies on the Move

Before giving birth, parents often feel a strong natural urge to provide a safe environment for their baby – often called “nesting.”  Of course, your baby won’t be mobile for several months, so don’t...

5 Signs It’s Time to Go Up a Diaper Size

One of the first things you learn as a new parent is how to change a diaper, and before long you become a diaper-changing expert. The next type of diaper change you should be...

Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

Skip the store-bought stuff and make your own holiday wrapping paper! It’s a fun and festive way to wrap your presents – and it’s SUPER simple. These gifts are sure to be a hit when...

Hummus Stuffed-California Ripe Olives for the Holidays

The following post was written by Lori Pace and in partnership with the California Olive Committee. Holiday party time is here, and let’s be honest, who doesn’t want their dish to be the talk of...

Tis the Season of Manic Mommies!

Is it the tryptophan in turkey that leads to holiday exhaustion? It certainly couldn’t be the reason I tend to feel tired until New Year’s. Stay awake until midnight on purpose? You’ve got to...

What you HAVE to Tell Your Kids About Sex

In the United States, nearly one in three girls will get pregnant before she turns 20, and half of all young adults will get an STD by the time they turn 25. If you’re...

Homemade Vegan Eggnog Recipe

“And so I’m offering this simple phraseAlthough it’s been said many times, many waysMerry Christmas to you” I hope your holiday season has begun on a beautiful and bright note. Today’s recipe is extra special! It’s...

7 Ways To Work Out While You’re Waiting At The Airport

Summer is upon us which means fun travel, but also a lot of time spent sitting. My advice? Make the most out of every moment while traveling. It will help you burn the calories you need to say “yes”...

What To Expect When You Are No Longer Expecting

The world is full of advice for pregnant and about-to-deliver mommies. From books to blog posts to friendly neighborhood chit chat, pregnant women and those on the verge of delivery have numerous information sources...

The Gift Of Play

When my siblings and I were kids growing up in Washington DC in the 1970s, afterschool activities meant playing kickball or exploring Battery Kemble Park with a few dozen other elementary school children, unsupervised...

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

It’s almost that time! Well, if you stepped into any CVS right after Halloween, then it’s been that time for quite a while. The holiday season is here!  Sleigh bells are ringing, your children...