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…

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…

Mommy Care

Healing from Mom Stress with Reiki (with FREE Reiki Bracelet)

I've never been a very spiritual person before. Growing up, I thought repeating the same old prayers won't get me anywhere. But now, having a family of my own with a toddler to care for and a business to run, I found I needed to center myself. Mom stress is not a myth. That is when I discovered Reiki healing. Healing with Reiki There are a lot of healing methods available now that people are becoming more open to "New Age" spirituality. Reiki is one of those healing methods; the difference is that Reiki focuses on tuning up your energy…

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…

Mommy Care

Mommy Treat: 9 Simple Ways to Rejuvenate and Pamper Yourself

Being a mom alone is tiring, but working (whether in your own business or in a corporate company) and being a mom at the same time can be exhausting. But sometimes moms have this "mom guilt" whenever they pamper themselves. Nevertheless, rejuvenating yourself is necessary if you want to be able to function properly and at full capacity for your work and family. Still, there's other little things you can do with your spare time. Instead of resting, an extra minute in a mom's life sometimes goes to either picking up the toys, stitching or folding some clothing, or some…

Mommy Care

Healthy but Tasty Habit: A Treat!

I'm not much of a "go healthy" person. Before I had my son, my motto was YOLO, so I tried every unhealthy thing out there. (Is bacon counted as unhealthy? LOL). Anyway, when I got pregnant with my son, I told myself I needed to follow a healthy routine, because it's not just my body that's being affected -- it's someone else's. And I have no right to make him unhealthy. After giving birth, I thought maybe I'd slip back into being my unhealthy self. But not really. I did not go all the way healthy though. I still ate bacon…

Mommy Care

Busy Mom’s Fastest & Easiest Way to Get Rid of Acne

One of my biggest issues with being a busy mom is a breakout. Yes, acne. Maybe to some mothers this is a small issue, but not for me. I am not vain, far from it really. But I want to be able to look pretty and presentable, especially when I have business meetings to go to. Also, I don't want to look as if I'm not taking care of myself. I am not getting any younger, so I would like to look presentable and decent, at the very least. There are a lot of natural and homemade ways to treat…

Child Care

What Kind of Mom Are You? Here’s What Your Zodiac Says

When you were young, you surely have some great ideas on how to be the perfect parent. However, it may not be entirely in your control. The very idea of motherhood can be a pretty frightening thing. Most women may want to become a mother, see themselves as a mother, and even act like a mother, but to actually bring a kid into this world is entirely different. You ask yourself: what kind of mom are you going to be? The AstroTwins probe into this topic and even listed ways on how to raise children of various zodiac signs in their…

Breastfeeding

Solution to Nipples Bleeding While Breastfeeding

During the very first week of breastfeeding my first baby, I experienced cracked and bleeding nipples. The first month of breastfeeding was one of the most excruciating things that ever happened to me. I felt like there's a needle passing through my nipple and a string connected to it is being pulled out from inside my breast. To say I experienced a sharp pain while breastfeeding is an understatement. Excruciating -- that's how I would describe it. I thought that it was because it was my first time to breastfeed, and that the pores in my nipples are just beginning…

Breastfeeding

7 Ways to Increase Low Breast Milk Supply

As a mom, we always want the best for our babies, which includes providing adequate supply of breast milk. But what do you do when your breast is not producing enough milk? What if there's hardly anything coming out at all? This can be devastating for mothers. I should know; I've been there. My baby was not getting enough milk to the point that he lost a lot of weight in his first week. I know it's normal for babies to lose weight in their first month, but he lost far more than what was normal. I broke down a…

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