Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
As you anxiously await the arrival of your little one, satisfy your nesting need by designing a warm and welcoming nursery for your baby to call home. Boasting with soft colors and modern designs, you're sure to have a room cozy enough for some sweet cuddle time.
It's no secret that teenagers are often the hardest people in the family to buy Christmas gifts for. This year, skip the impersonal gift cards, cash, and cliche socks, and check out these 17 Christmas gifts that teens will actually get excited about opening.
You don't have to be a superstar to feel like one your whole pregnancy. Here are all the pieces you need to copy Jessica Alba's cute maternity outfit.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
Mastering the art of diapering requires proper instruction, and the right diaper changing accessories. Managing the mess can be downright icky at times, but having the correct sized diaper as well as baby wipes that suit your baby's skin needs, makes all the difference. Be prepared for any and all potential diapering dilemmas—there are sure to be a few—by learning more about your diapering options.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
Pregnancy can make it difficult to find trendy and stylish swimsuits, but it's not impossible. We've rounded up some of our favorite belly-friendly suits that you'll actually want to wear.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
When it comes to baby shower gifts, experienced moms know that onesies are a dime a dozen. So instead of the traditional blankets or boppys, check out these unique gifts that stand out and really make a difference.
Books : Clean & Lean Pregnancy Guide: The healthy way to exercise and eat before, during and after pregnancy. Foreword by Lara Sto...ne (Clean & Lean Guide) (Paperback) read more
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Here's the clinical information you need at your fingertips to provide safe, effective, and compassionate care in maternity and pe...diatric clinical settings. Full-color images of nursing skills and procedures as well as tools and charts make bedside reference easy. read more
Based on more than 100 interviews with blokes who lived to tell the tale-some who even admitted to enjoying the experience-this bo...ok has real-life stories as well as tons of advice that isn't remotely boring (honestly). Now you'll be able to tell your trimesters from your triple blood tests, as well as getting answers on the following topics: - Money-Do I really have to spend my entire lager allowance on that hand-held breast pump? Sex-Will it harm the unborn baby? (Or am I just being arrogant?)- Breasts-Will they stay that size forever? Hospital Parking Spaces-Am I going to have to fork out 50 every time she thinks she's going into labour'. and a whole lot more besides. this is a book you'll want to share with all the blokes in your life! read more
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Pregnancy is the most important time to focus on healthy eating. What you eat during pregnancy affects you and your baby for years... to come. With a focus on fresh, healthy ingredients, this book explains which foods are the most beneficial to help you focus on a diet rich in the nutrients you and your baby need most. Including nutrition information and 100 delicious recipes incorporating fruits and vegetables, meat and fish, and legumes and grains, this book is filled with information to keep you and your baby healthy through pregnancy and beyond. read more
Healthy eating is vital to a healthy pregnancy; what you eat while pregnant can affect you and your baby for years to come. Focusi...ng on fresh, healthy ingredients with 100 recipes including fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, legumes and grains, this book explains the most beneficial foods for a diet rich in the nutrients you and your baby need most. read more
Bite-sized gems of advice and tips, to help you enjoy this wonderful time. Learning that you have created a baby is one of the mos...t exciting and terrifying experiences that a human can go through. You will experience cravings for the first time, anxiety read more
Writing in his trademark light and accessible style, the founder of Dad. ie delivers a practical guide for expectant dads which of...fers an honest and modern account of pregnancy from a dad;s perspective. Combining real-life experiences from a fraternity of Irish fathers and an expert panel of midwives, obstetricians, psychologists and family finance advisors, Irish Guide to Pregnancy for Dads will accompany the expectant Dad throughout each trimester, mood change, the labour ward and those first few months of new family life. * Includes technical, legal, medical and support issues. * Full of guidance from midwives, obstetricians and psychologists. * Deals with the financial impact of becoming a father. * Contains sections of advice from experienced fathers. read more
Pregnancy Nutrition: Pregnancy Food. Pregnancy Recipes. Healthy Pregnancy Diet. Pregnancy Health. Pregnancy Eating and Recipes. Nu...tritional Tips and 63 Delicious Recipes f read more
Dad's Guide to Twins: How to Survive the Twin Pregnancy and Prepare for Your Twins
Best Birth Coaching's pregnancy book "Top Tips for Best Birth" is in a genre with many available titles for pregnancy, yet this bo...ok carves out a special niche as a birth coach specialist. It offers original content for pregnant and soon-to-be mothers. By read more
"A must-read for expectant or multitasking mothers of multiples by an academic pediatrician and mother of twins, "Twins 101" provi...des practical tips and wise words in a readable style that fits into the fast pace of these mothers' lives."-Theodore Sectish, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; program director, Children's Hospital BostonDr. Le-Bucklin's new parenting book is the first by a pediatrician who is also a mother of twins. No other pregnancy and parenting book for multiples offers this unique and much-needed perspective."Twins 101" features practical advice and well-researched information in an easy-to-read format. From maintaining a healthy twin pregnancy to meeting the daily challenge of caring for twins, "Twin 101" guides families through each stage with insightful tips, practical advice, useful resources, and inspirational stories. read more
Pregnancy Nutrition: Before, During, & After Eating Tips by Best Selling author Cathy Wilson, is the second book of her 3 book int...roductory pregnancy series. The first is Best Selling Expecting Your First Baby: First Pregnancy Ultimate Guide. Pregnancy Nutrition provides the answers to all your nutrition questions when expecting a baby. KEY FACTOR - How you fuel your body before, during, and after delivery is vital to the health and wellness of mom and baby. Wilson guides you through the process of making smart nutritional food choices that give your body the energy, stamina, and strength that's necessary to sail through pregnancy positively. VIP - The health of you and your baby is TOP PRIORITY! Knowing what to expect when you've a baby on the way removes the stress of the unknown. Benefitting both baby and mom. Wilson is an expert in pregnancy and neonatal nutrition. She combines this with personal experience SIX times over, to give you the basics of what nutrients your body needs, in what amounts, why, and how you can provide them easily. Some of what Wilson covers:*Key nutrients your body needs and why*Superfoods to eat while pregnant*Sample meal plan *Listeria feature*Foods to avoid in pregnancy*Tips to ease morning sickness*Breastfeeding and eating - Now what?Mini-meals explainedWilson also covers strategies to lose weight safely after baby while still feeling energized! Pregnancy Nutrition: Before, During, and After Eating Tips introduces you to take-action pointers enabling you to maximize nutrition, to support optimal baby and mom health and wellness. You are what you eat, and Wilson shows you how to figure out what eating strategies are best for you and your growing baby. It's time for you to prepare for your little miracle to arrive "perfectly!" read more
Offers fifty tips about every aspect of twins, from pregnancy and delivery to life at home, blended wtih tips and personal stories.... read more
The Mommy MD Guide to Surviving Morning Sickness: More Than 200 Tips That 21 Doctors Use to Make It Through Morning Sickness and R...elated Pregnancy Symptoms read more
"The physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of yoga are invaluable during the profound journey of pregnancy. From increased s...trength and balance to a deeper feeling of connection with the life growing inside you, prenatal yoga will help you feel your best during this sacred time. Yoga for Pregnancy offers detailed, precise instruction for over a hundred yoga poses to support you during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. Accompanying sequences focus on a range of applications, from quick dail read more
Includes information on selecting a doctor, hospital, midwife, or other birthing options, and nutrition and exercises, accompanied... by a trimester-by-trimester guide showing how the baby grows and changes. read more
Because of its emphasis on focused breathing, gentle stretching, and precise technique, Pilates is an ideal exercise program for e...xpectant mothers. By following the clear explanations and photo sequences in this special lay-flat binding of Pilates Workbook for Pregnancy, readers will train and strengthen the bodys core muscles without risking harm to mother or unborn child. Strengthening these muscle groups helps ease labor and aids in swift recovery after pregnancy. Pilates Workbook for Pregnancy uses original Pilates matwork techniques to create a program designed specifically for pregnant women. Appropriate for future mothers at all levels of proficiency, the book offers three versions of each Pilates movement: easy, for those with little exercise experience prior to pregnancy; moderate, for those who are fairly active; and challenging, for those who already practice Pilates. read more
The Bump Book of Lists for Pregnancy and Baby: Checklists and Tips for a Very Special Nine Months