Child Care

11 Sites for New and Single Moms to Get FREE Stuff

Written by Red Alexis   There are about 200 babies born every minute worldwide, mostly to new mothers.  They’ve given birth to the little bundle of joys that can change their lives, especially their budget.  Diapers, formula, regular checkups, clothes, baby care items, and more diapers can upset the set budget.  That’s why preparing and using all possible ways to save up can be useful. Here’s a list of websites that new moms and single moms like you can check out to get the money flow back on track.     Everyday Moms Sampling Club This website’s fun to use and…

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9 Surprising Baby Hazards Not Included in Your Baby Proof Home Checklist (#2 Will Shock You!)

You’ve done it, you’ve baby-proofed your home and you think your all set. You have checked all the items in your baby proof home checklist. Little did you know that your little one is a genius when it comes to putting himself in danger. Just when you thought you’ve done all the necessary precautions, BAM! Something comes up that you least expect. Related: First Time Dad's Guide on What to Expect When the Baby Comes Baby Proof Household Items We Tend To Overlook Baby accidents are something all parents dread. We hope for the best, but we must be prepared…

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The Gift Cart: 10 Best Christmas Gifts for Toddlers this Year

Isn’t Christmas wonderful! The cold weather, the hot cocoa. The carols, the smell of pine, and of course, the gifts! Christmas is a child’s holiday, and this season let your toddlers unwrap something incredible come Christmas morning! But of course, the Christmas Rush would not make shopping a breeze. All you need to do now is plan ahead of time and go to the stores armed with a gift cart list and do not waste more time winging it! We have made you a special list of things that would make for best Christmas gifts for toddlers, so take notes…

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A Brief Guide on How to Clean Baby Toys

Sharing this website with like-minded individuals is always a pleasure. And it's even more exciting when they connect with you and offer to guest post. Batie Patterson is the founder of Totbliss, a great resource for toys for children. In this post, she'll discuss with us how to clean baby toys. So without further ado.... Kids and baby toys catch germs easily because they let it off on the ground, drag them along wherever they go and other similar such things. Because they end up licking it, touching it and taking it in their mouth, the kids and baby toys…

Breastfeeding

How to Wean from Breastfeeding a Co-Sleeping Toddler

You have decided that you need to wean your toddler because you're having a new baby or maybe because you now want to be in charge of your body again. Whatever your reason, understand that weaning from breastfeeding is hard enough, how much more if you need to wean a co-sleeping toddler? It makes something complicated even more so. Some mommies have enough money to burn to go the "weaning vacation" route wherein the mother leaves for five to ten days so the child is cold weaned. When the mom returns after her vacation, the child no longer asks for the…

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Essentials: The Pros, The Cons and The Tools

You've finally decided that you will be breastfeeding your baby. Yes, it is a decision. As you may well know by now based from the experiences of other mothers that breastfeeding is not easy. There will be pain and there will be hardships that sometimes you would just want to give up. But the advantages of breastfeeding for your child far outweighs the cons. Let us outline some breastfeeding essentials in this post. Breastfeeding Essentials: The Pros There are a multitude of benefits both for the mother and the child if you breastfeed. Here are some: The colostrum -- the sticky…

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First Grade Student Brings Baby Brother to Class Instead of Leaving Him Home

The strength and determination of children never seize to amaze me. Children are stronger and more resilient than we often take them to be. And these wonderful characteristics show up in the most strangest of ways. Take for example this young Filipino boy, aged 7, who is on his first grade in school. He realizes the value of education, which is why he is determined not to skip any of his classes, whatever the reason. One day, their guardian - his grandmother, had leave the house to work in a farm. No one was left to tend to his little brother…

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Track Your Teenage Kids’ Online Activities Using These 3 Amazing Apps

Millenial kids usually live with their smartphone these days, and parents don’t know what their teenagers do with them. This is because they don’t have time and energy to filter what goes on with their kids’ phones. However, there are apps that can help you keep track of their activities to ensure their safety. Through these apps, you can easily monitor their call history and see what they text and search online. Furthermore, you will be regularly updated about what they are doing in school such as their attendance and their participation in every group activities. You can even pinpoint…

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First-Time Dad’s Guide on What to Expect When the Baby Comes

This is a guest-post from an anonymous dad who wants to share his experience as a first-time father. Like us women, we thought we already know what to expect when the little bundle of joy arrives... that is until it actually arrives and we realize how wrong we were! So without further ado... The First-Time Dad I have always thought of having a child as a beautiful thing. It is one way for me to prove my masculinity, to prove that my "seeds" can bear fruit. Of course aside from that, I also want a child to complete our family.…

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How to Teach Children Responsibility: Starting Young

Raising children doesn’t only involve clothing them, putting food in their plates, securing a roof over their heads and saving up for their future. To raise a child requires a great deal of teachings and guidance from parents tantamount to shaping good character in them that will play a major role in their success, survival and well-being in the future. One secret to raising good children is teaching them responsibility. Children at ages 2 and 3 can already perform a few age-appropriate tasks on their own such as dressing themselves, brushing their teeth, getting in the shower and eat by…

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