9 Ways of Staying Healthy While Having a Young Baby

Many women want to go back to their pre-baby body after they give birth. Now, a woman's body may never be quite the same again, but that doesn't mean that she can't stay healthy and get close to her pre-baby body. Not only has the woman just gone through pregnancy, and all that comes with it such as baby showers (which typically involve lots of cupcakes), now that the little one has arrived can be especially hard to stay healthy when sleep-deprived from caring for a little on. Here are … [Read more...]

Global Mom’s Relay, Join Today!

For the past few weeks we’ve been inviting you to share the Global Moms Relay, our once-a-year opportunity to help support campaigns that provide food, health services, and education to families who need it the most. During this time, you have joined us online, met with each other in person at Moms +SocialGood, and used #GlobalMoms to help keep the conversation going. Together we’ve raised more than $365,000 in support of the Global Moms Relay. Thanks to Johnson & Johnson, today our goal … [Read more...]

Create A Healthy Spine For Your Pregnancy

Ever wish you could wear a sign throughout your pregnancy that reads, "thanks, but no thanks, for the unsolicited advice." With advice pouring in around every corner, sometimes it's hard to know who to listen to. However, advice even experts can agree on is that regular exercise throughout pregnancy has been shown to balance emotions, improve labor and help reduce pregnancy and post-pregnancy back pain. Health and wellness doesn't go out the door once you put on maternity pants. Laser Spine … [Read more...]

“80 OF THE BEST TIPS FOR WORKING MOMS”

Whether you are a new mom just heading back to the work force or a mom that has been back for years, you probably have found that it’s difficult to balance your work and home life. Finding ways to fit in all the things you have to do while still being able to enjoy all the things you want to do isn’t easy. However, there are ways you can reduce the time you spend tackling things on your to-do list. With the help of these 80 blogs you’ll find you have more time during the evenings, you’re … [Read more...]

Parenting, How to Help Kids Share Tech Toys

The ability to share is an important quality for kids to have as a general rule, but it becomes even more important when budget constraints make the purchase of multiple high-ticket items unfeasible. Devices like tablets, computers and video gaming systems are rarely cheap, and they’re so attractive to kids that sharing can become an issue. Fostering a genuine love of sharing is great, in theory, but can go right out the window when splitting time with a tablet is put into practice. These tips … [Read more...]

Celebrating Mother’s Day 2013 – What is Motherhood?

What is Motherhood? What does Motherhood mean to you? Well I am going through alot of transitions in my life now. You see I am a Mother of 6 kids. 3 Boys and 3 Girls.They are all grown now and off on their own so I am left having to be on my own and relizing that do I even know how to really be on my own? You see I have always been some ones Mom. Taking the kids here and there and making sure everyone was at their certain destination or making sure all home work was done or … [Read more...]

INCITE A Single Moms Support Group seeking Support

INCITE A Single Moms Support Group is a non-profit organization, based out of Burlington, one that raises up single moms and their children in our community by offering support, encouragement, guidance, direction and opportunities for empowerment. We are hosting a few fundraisers this year, to help us in continuing to offer our programs and services that assist single moms and their children in our community, that are struggling and in-need of extra support. I am reaching out to … [Read more...]

13 Ways to Get Dad to Help Out More Around the House

So, Dad hasn’t been picking up on the subtle hints you’ve been dropping. You are at the peak of frustration and almost ready to explode because of his lack of consideration for household chores. Before you get too frazzled, take a minute to remember that no two people communicate in the exact same ways. Inspiring your partner to take a more active interest in the household may require you to take a different approach. 1. Remind Him That Kids Should Learn from Both Parents – When … [Read more...]

Global Mom Relay is passing the baton to Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

    Thank you for joining us in the first part of the Global Mom Relay! It’s been filled with true wisdom, that has inspired tangible action. Stories from Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, Melinda Gates, and others have highlighted the urgent need to improve the health of women and children around the globe. Every time you shared one of these stories through Facebook, Twitter or email, Johnson & Johnson and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donated $5 to Girl … [Read more...]

Newborn to Toddler, how to get a Full-night’s Sleep

From the moment you bring your newborn home until he’s well into the school-aged years, the one thing you’re likely to always want more of is sleep. A full night of restful sleep can become so rare that it can almost seem mythical to the parents of toddlers, but there are some things you can do to stretch out the time you’re allotted. If your child is waking in the obscenely early hours of the morning and you can’t seem to get him back to bed, these tips can help you establish a routine … [Read more...]

Childcare, 10 Things Kids Born in 2013 Will Never Know

While there’s no denying that progress is a wonderful thing, the rate at which the world is changing is creating an environment in which objects that were commonplace to today’s parents will be virtually unheard of when their babies become adults. Realizing how many of the things you’re familiar with will be archaic to your children can understandably make you feel old before your time, but it’s wise to keep in mind that technology is progressing at an unprecedented pace these days. … [Read more...]

PARENTING, 9 Most Unusual Parenting Books for Sale

For every parenting philosophy, there’s a book out there to support it or to point out its perceived shortcomings. While the majority of parenting books can be read in a manner that allows parents and childcare providers to use the advice that works for their situation and discard the rest, there are some on the market that are strange or downright dangerous. While these books aren’t always accepted by parenting experts, developmental specialists or medical professionals as particularly … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Kids Should do Volunteer Work

Volunteering as a family, whether on a local or even an international level, has many benefits for both you and your children. There is an astonishing array of programs out there designed specifically to help kids get involved along with their parents, fostering positive self-growth and other valuable attributes that your children will carry with them throughout their adult lives. Here are 'ten of the reasons' why you might want to consider volunteering programs with your children, and … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions, to work with your child

New Year’s Eve is here, and with that brings the famed New Year’s resolutions. Adults everywhere are reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to the next, finding places where they can improve their lives. Parents often make big plans to change habits and behaviors with this fresh start, and these plans often include their children. Here are a few New Year’s Resolutions you could work with your child to make. Keep my belongings organized – The first thing that parents need … [Read more...]

Holiday Cocktails, 30 Blogs with the Best Holiday Drink Recipes

One of the best things about the holiday season is being together with family and friends. Many of these get-togethers are in the form of holiday parties and one way to make these occasions more fun and festive is to serve specialty drinks. Whether they’re alcoholic cocktails, or less potent 'mocktails', these drinks can add a fun twist to your Holiday Celebrations. Cider The tummy warming flavor of cider is a tasty winter drink all on its own, but these five bloggers have given plain … [Read more...]

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