Cryptic Pregnancy: What is it? Is it possible to have it?

I think almost all of us have heard of MTV’s, “I didn’t know I was pregnant.” This is exactly what a cryptic pregnancy is. It is when you are pregnant, and your body doesn’t tell you! You don’t get the symptoms associated with it, and a lot of times you even get negative pregnancy and blood tests! However is this show just full of it? Or is cryptic pregnancy actually a thing? Cryptic Pregnancy Is Real The studies are in,[Read more]

10 Great Items To Make a New Mom Gift Basket

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Having a baby is described as a miracle. However, if you’ve previously had children, you’ll remember that it wasn’t always feeling like a miracle. The first days of recovery are full of blood and exhaustion. So, unfortunately, it isn’t always fun. This is where a new mom gift basket can come into play! What is a New Mom Gift Basket? A new mom gift basket is a great present for soon after delivering a baby. It is full of things[Read more]

“Snowplow Parenting” – What is it?

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Every parent wants their child to thrive. We can all agree on that. There are so many different parenting styles out there, and they all have their ups and downs, pros and cons. A recent parenting style we have heard a lot about is “lawnmower” parenting or “snowplow” parenting. What exactly is this? Is it a beneficial style? What are the pros and cons? Related: Five of the Best Pregnancy Books What is Snowplow Parenting? Well, think about how a[Read more]

How To Make an Emergency Preparedness Kit for the Family.

(As an Amazon Affiliate I may earn from qualifying purchases. This is at no extra cost to you.) Recently, Hurricane Dorian swept through the United States and Canada and left a huge mark on buildings, trees, cars, roadways and more. Now many people think, “that’ll never happen to me,” however, Red Cross points out the absolute importance of being prepared for an emergency. You never know when one day it actually maybe you caught in the throes of a disaster.[Read more]

How To Help Your Struggling Mom Friends

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“It takes a village-“ It absolutely does take a village to raise a child. If you have a child, I’m sure you appreciated any efforts to help you out when you were learning, or struggling. If you aren’t a parent, you can still empathize with parents who are currently in need of help, even if they don’t tell you that they need help. Why Many Parents Hide That They Are Struggling We all want to be that picture parent: a[Read more]

Guest Post: 6 Guaranteed Ways To Prepare For Kindergarten

Kindergarten is the beginning of formal education for children ranging from 5 to 6 years of age. It is where children are taught in a playful manner in the formal classroom. Kindergarten schedule is regularly Monday thru Friday. It is a highly emotional time for most parents like myself as I could still remember giving birth to my son like it was yesterday. Where did Kindergarten originate? It originated in Germany by Friedrich Froebel, a German educator. He established a school in Blankenburg, Germany in 1837 where[Read more]

5 of the BEST Pregnancy Books for New and Soon To Be Parents

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When you first get two pink lines on that pregnancy test, it is no doubt that you have a million questions running through your mind. Many of those questions involve what you can now eat, how to make a healthy baby, what is involved in going through labor. (As an Amazon Associate, I may earn on qualifying purchases, at NO extra cost to you! Don’t worry, I wouldn’t make a recommendation unless I personally stood behind it!) Does this sound[Read more]