Month: March 2019

Image: Shutterstock If you think decorating a baby boy’s room is tough and there is less scope for experimenting, then think again. Gone are the days when pink was for girls and blue was for boys as modern nurseries have no boundaries, and you have every freedom to bring your ideas to reality. If you
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Everyone seems to be on top of their organization game this year, which is why you need effective storage solutions that fit your family’s needs and your budget. After all, Marie Kondo-ing your house means nothing if you can’t keep it organized. Luckily, Honey Can Do offers a plethora of home, office, and playroom storage
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Technically, people can get pregnant at any time during their menstrual cycle, though it is much less likely during their period. A person is most likely to get pregnant in the middle of their menstrual cycle. This phase is called the fertile window. The chances of becoming pregnant are much lower before and after the
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From almost the minute she found out she was pregnant, Amanda, 32, bled daily. Her OB-GYN tracked her closely, and for a while things seemed to be progressing. Then at 9 1/2 weeks, an ultrasound revealed there was no heartbeat. Amanda’s pregnancy had ended, likely about two weeks before. Amanda had experienced what is sometimes
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Paying kids for chores has long been a debate in family households. Some caretakers prefer demonstrating that hard work means earning money. Others are in the camp of making sure kids know chores mean being an active member of the family, not a pay day. HuffPost reached out to parents to see how different families
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Potty training lets you say goodbye to diapers gradually. But between being fully potty-trained and totally dependent on diapers, your toddler is in an in-between phase. During this phase, they involuntarily answer nature’s call in the underwear, with no diaper on. That can be one messy situation that any parent would want to avoid. This
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How do you make a toddler sleep comfortably while traveling? A toddler travel bed can be the answer. Toddler beds are exclusively designed to create a comfortable space for a toddler to sleep while traveling. There are different types of toddler travel beds to choose from, depending on your requirements. MomJunction tells you about the
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No matter where you live the changing of the seasons is the ideal time to reevaluate your closet and make a plan for the months to come. Even if you have enough space for your entire years’ wardrobe to fit into your closet it’s best to put away items like heavy sweaters that are not
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Image: iStock Even the brightest and sharpest of teenagers have scope for learning something new. The idea of trivia questions for teens is just that. These intriguing and witty questions challenge the teen’s brain to learn and explore a lot more than they would normally do. A trivia quiz can be on various subjects ranging
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Image: Shutterstock When the sun is bright, it is good to use sun-protective gear for the baby. You may think of sunscreen lotion or a hat to protect the delicate skin of the baby. But what about the eyes? The glaring UV rays of the sun can cause discomfort to the baby’s eyes. Sunglasses can
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Image: Shutterstock Parents start telling bedtime stories to their children right from their toddlerhood. Reading is definitely a good habit, but one more good habit to follow before sleeping is to say a prayer. If you and your spouse are religious and do a prayer yourself, then you might want to introduce bedtime prayers for
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Boiling the feeding bottle is the most common way of sterilizing it. But a better way to do it is with a baby bottle sterilizer, which is specifically made for that purpose. The sterilizer makes the process simpler, quicker, and safer. In this article, MomJunction presents a complete guide to baby bottle sterilizers and the
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Image: Shutterstock The little gestures and sounds that your newborn makes can be fascinating and adorable. Among the many sounds that you hear a baby make, grunting is one. This low, guttural sound from an infant may make you wonder if they are in distress or pain. Occasional grunting by babies is common, but in
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You can lecture your teenagers about how they spend their cash only so much. Besides, they can lecture back: Maybe you buy expensive coffee or bottled water or pay for a gym membership you never use. Instead, you may want to suggest that your children try out some money management apps. In other words, outsource
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Soak the kids in the water and euphoria too. Have oodles of fun while getting fit, because playing in the swimming pool is like a combo pack, providing multiple benefits. Whether it is swimming games or activities in the pool, when it comes to water, everything gets uber exciting for children. So, are you geared
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Sciatica is one cause of back pain during pregnancy. People can relieve the symptoms using stretches, gentle massage, and other remedies. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy, affecting more than two-thirds of women. Sciatica is pain that irritation of the sciatic nerve causes. The main symptom is shooting pain
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Image: Shutterstock Wearing the right nursing bra is essential for breastfeeding the baby comfortably. The ideal nursing bra supports the breasts and makes them easily accessible for feeding. Picking a nursing bra of the right size and type is vital. And for that, you need to know the options you have. Here is a MomJunction
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Researchers have found that the dust in our households may harbor numerous chemicals that may accelerate the development of fat cells, potentially contributing to obesity. The dust in your house may contain harmful chemicals. In recent years, researchers and international policymakers have expressed concerns about the effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, a class of substances that
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Image: iStock Nail clipping is an essential part of personal hygiene for everyone, including babies and toddlers. But clipping a baby’s nails can be more of a challenge than a chore. You will need good quality baby nail clippers that are specially designed to safely clip the excess nail growth from the tiny fingernails of
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A range of conditions can affect the way a person urinates. If a person has a constant urge to pee but little comes out when they go, they may have an infection or other health condition. If a person frequently needs to pee but little comes out when they try to go, it can be
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This post was written by Daily Mom through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of Simply Self Storage. Although Daily Mom received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are our own. When you are in the market for a self-storage unit there are several questions that might come to mind: What
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A nursing pillow makes breastfeeding easier for both the mother and the baby. The pillow can be particularly helpful right after delivery when you want to avoid straining your body. There are different types of nursing pillows, so knowing about them will help you pick the one that works best for you. In this MomJunction
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