Pool Day Prep: What to Pack for Your Baby

When the weather gets warm, swimming is an excellent idea for a fun family activity. While you get to enjoy quality time with your baby, your little one will love to explore the sights and sounds of their backyard pool or community swimming center. If you are planning on traveling to a pool for the day, you will need the usual items in your diaper bag. This includes your changing items, feeding supplies and baby clothes. In addition to the typical gear, you will find it helpful to pack a special sack with what parents need for a pool day. ...

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8 Fun and Healthy Activities You Can Do As a Family

Staying healthy is just as important for parents as it is for their children, but finding ways to motivate everyone can be challenging. It’s not easy to get the entire family involved when it comes to taking care of their physical and mental wellbeing. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make it as exciting as possible. Below we are going to take a look at ten fun and healthy activities you can do as a family.Go for a walk Walking is one of the simplest healthy activities that the entire family can do together. Not ...

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Helping Moms to Cope After After a Difficult Birth

Giving birth can be a difficult experience and, while fewer than 2 in 1000 babies will experience trauma at birth, many moms are left feeling emotionally and physically drained after delivery, with some sustaining injuries and lasting psychological damage. It is so important to help moms cope after a difficult birth. Most injuries caused to the baby during birth are minor and heal quickly but others may not become apparent until checking for developmental milestones.  Seeking help immediately after birth for their baby's injuries, and for their own traumatic experience, can help moms to ensure they are properly supported while they recover ...

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Malibu Rising Book Club Discussion

The heat is on! And not just outside with these near-100 degree temps. This month's book is topping the charts as summer's hit novel. Read on for the scoop on what Carrie and I thought and share your thoughts on these Malibu Rising book club discussion questions--it's a juicy book to unpack!Malibu Rising Book Club DiscussionI was pleasantly surprised by this book! I recently read and enjoyed Taylor Jenkins Reid's The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo (per Carrie's recommendation!), so was happy to check out another of her titles. However, the Malibu Rising description left me expecting a fluffy, soapy ...

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3 Decisions That Will Dramatically Lower Your Home Insurance Premiums

Home insurance is an essential expense for anyone that owns a property, even when buying your first home. Not only can this insurance protect your pocket from catastrophic disasters, but it will also payout in the event of a home break-in and a few other unfortunate instances. Some policies even cover the homeowners from personal injuries that occur on the property. While there is no arguing the importance of having home insurance to protect your biggest asset, many homeowners on a budget find themselves wondering if there are plausible ways of reducing their monthly premiums. Fortunately, there are a ...

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