Archive for May, 2012
Posted on30. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Even though not all of us mamas wanted to find out the gender of our child while they were still in utero, I’m sure that we all have wondered what we were having at one point or another. While these tales don’t always lend themselves true in any or all cases, it’s still a fun [...]
Posted on29. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
With summer approaching, that means our little kiddies will be frolicking outside a lot more. That’s a great thing, but it’s also very important to keep them protected from the sun, heat, and dehydration. Here are a few ways to do just that. Sunscreen Kids and sunscreen are unanimous. If you’re sending your kids out [...]
Posted on25. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Parenting is chaotic, there’s no argument there. And sometimes it’s hard to remember that we’re dealing with kids – beings where every single thing to them is a discovery waiting to happen and a lesson waiting to be learned. Us parents often overlook that we have to put ourselves back on their level at times [...]
Posted on23. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sometimes we as parents tend to forget that our choices, our decisions, and our parenting style is exclusive to ourselves. That means that we will do for our children, our family, and ourselves what we feel is right by our own moral judging. And this is totally okay and absolutely justifiable. But that doesn’t mean if we [...]
Posted on21. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s easy to feel like your body will be not your own after you’ve delivered your child. But, trust me, that’s not the case. Your body just went through some major changes, don’t forget that it did create, grow, and nourish a human being for nine months. That warrants some huge body overhauling if you [...]
Posted on18. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We always focus on the expectant mother, and rightfully so, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t forget to include the dads-to-be in on the fun, because we do. We don’t mean to, but we’re sometimes so busy focusing our attention on mom and baby that we can easily let dad’s feelings and involvement get [...]
Posted on17. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Cardiovascular function is essential to the health of all other organs and systems of the body. Unfortunately, however, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and it is also estimated that by 2020 it will be the leading cause of mortality in the world.1 Nutritional Status is Crucial In addition [...]
Posted on16. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Let’s face it, us moms are busy people. Taking care of our families, working, and keeping the house together can all become one stressful mess for us if we’re not juggling everything in the best way possible. Here are four ways that your life as a mother can be a little bit easier, regardless of [...]
Posted on14. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sometimes it can be tricky if this is your first baby. You bring your bundle of joy home from the hospital – that’s life changing enough as it is – but now you also have to care and look out for their umbilical cord stump. Not sure how to do that? No problem, here’s some [...]
Posted on11. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, who needs money to show mom you love her? These five gift ideas won’t cost a thing and they can be adapted for aunts, sisters, and whomever else you share Mother’s Day with. The best gifts aren’t ones that you buy anyway – so get the kids involved in these [...]