Tantrums? Meltdowns? No Sleep? A weighted blanket may be of help

weighted blanket

Our son Brian has been using a weighed blanket for years and the difference between before and after was, and is, remarkable. I recall being hopeful, but skeptical. No more! When I came across SensaCalm I dropped what I was working on and began posting this because I know firsthand how helpful something so simple can be. Here are links to more information: Prevention Mag included the … [Read more...]

Fitbit

Fitbit moms

Fitbit is the simplest way to get more fit during your busy life. The Fitbit Wireless Personal Trainer tracks your full day’s steps, distance, and calories, allowing you to see how active you are and inspiring you to walk more and do more. And those small changes can add up to big results! Fitbit can even measure how long and how well you sleep. With free, easy-to-use online tools at Fitbit.com … [Read more...]

Wittlebee Kids Clothing Club

Wittlebee box

Wittlebee offers an affordable monthly membership service that automatically ships moms a box of children’s clothing essentials. The service replenishes children’s clothes supply, to ensure families are well stocked with the basics like onesies, t-shirts, leggings, socks, pants and more. As your child grows, so do the sizes of the clothes you receive each month. Hand selected by mom stylists, … [Read more...]

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Moms 2012

Gifts for moms

The sleigh bells aren't quite jingling as yet but now is the time to start planning your gift giving list for Christmas 2012. While some people unabashedly wait till the last minute to get their shopping done, it is never a good idea as you're more prone to spending more money out of impulse. When it comes to giving your mother a gift she will appreciate it seems like all ideas have already … [Read more...]

New face of swimwear designer Dolores Cortés’ DC Kids

DC Kids model

Valentina Guerrero, an adorable 10-month-old girl with Down syndrome, is now the face of well-known Spanish swimwear designer Dolores Cortés' 2013 children's swimwear collection, DC Kids. We say bravo. Valentina’s mother, TV host and producer Cecelia Elizalde told the Down Syndrome Association of Miami how she felt when Cortés told her that they wanted Valentina to be their spokesmodel: “I … [Read more...]

Moms spend more on kids clothes than their own

Women & Co./Parenting.com Survey: 9 out of 10 Moms Spend More on Kids' Fall Wardrobes than Their Own (via PR Newswire) NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Women & Co., Citi's personal finance resource for women, and Parenting.com, online home of Parenting and Babytalk magazines, today released results from their 2012 Back-to-School Spending Report, providing an in-depth look at … [Read more...]

Food Costs Are Headed Higher

Food Costs Rising

Feeding your family will be getting more expensive due to the worst drought we've had in the last 50 years. A bushel of corn is up to $8 a bushel, which is an increase of 50% over a month earlier. As you know corn is in the production of a good portion of our American diet. So, what can a mom do? Coupon. That's right, do some serious coupon-ing to offset the increase in food prices. I use … [Read more...]

Moms Minimergency Kit From Pinch Provisions

Minimergency Kit

I received an email this morning about Ms. & Mrs. changing their name to Pinch Provisions and found myself digging into the "why" behind the name change and came across their Minimergency Kit for moms and thought it was worth sharing. I also think their commercial on YouTube is very cool so I added it to the bottom of this post. These gals are smart! Here's info on the Minimergency Kit for … [Read more...]