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5 Gift Ideas From the Kids This Mother’s Day

So… buying stuff is all fine and good for Dad when considering what to get Mom this Mother’s Day, but what about the children?  THINK OF THE CHILDREN?!  Seriously though, it can be a lot of fun and mean a lot to Mom to get gifts that the kids make or have helped with.  Consider […]

5 Gift Ideas From Dad This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate Mom and all she does for your family.  Thanks Mama wants to give you 5 of the most classic and reliable ways to make her feel special this Mother’s Day.  These are classic for a reason guys.  You don’t need to break the mold every time, but if […]

Making new mom friends is hard!

Making friends with other moms can give you a support group of sorts, a feeling like you’re all in this together. But what if you’re living in a new place and you don’t know anyone? You can join parenting classes, but what if they only result in awkwardness? In this ask column at Alpha Mom, […]

Maternity clothes: How to get the most bang for your buck

When you’re pregnant you’re faced with all kinds of new challenges, one of which being, “what the heck am I going to wear?” If you want to wear stylish clothes that won’t cost too much money, check out this post from the Baby Center for tips on how to dress as your baby bump grows. […]

Teach your kids the importance of nature

If you’re a progressive parent focusing on sustainable living and green technology, it’s likely you want to pass that knowledge and commitment on to your kids. However, you have to lead by example – go outside! We lead very busy lives in 2015, but it’s important to take time to show your kids the wonders […]

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Home Birth vs. Hospital Birth – Guess What’s Safer?

You never know what kind of childbirth experience you’re going to have until it’s all said and done. With so many scary birth stories out there, many moms opt for a hospital birth just to make sure they have a strong safety net, but a United Kingdom study shows home births are actually better for women with low-risk pregnancies than hospital births.

The Best Games to Play at Your Baby Shower

A baby shower is an opportunity to get together with friends and family and celebrate the new life you’re bringing into this world. Unfortunately some baby showers end up being awkward, uncomfortable, or even boring. The best way to break the ice and have fun is to play some entertaining games!

Pregnancy is a Wild, Emotional Ride

When you’re nearing the end of your pregnancy, especially your first, your emotions run the whole spectrum from incredibly happy and excited to worried, fearful, and uncomfortable. There are so many uncertainties and so many things to look forward to, it’s difficult to keep everything straight!

How People SHOULD Act Around a Pregnant Woman

For as many pregnant women there are in the United States, you’d think greater society would know how to treat them. Unfortunately, many simply don’t understand what a woman endures during pregnancy and prefer to ignore them completely or say something rude (often without realizing it).




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Eco-Friendly Subscription Boxes for Mom and Baby

Monthly subscription boxes are very popular these days, and right now there is a box specifically for moms. Ecocentric Box is delivered every other month and has boxes designed for mothers-to-be, first time moms, and seasoned moms. Each box contains 5-9 hand-picked natural, healthy, organic items in large sample or full sizes. This month’s box […]

Enjoy Outdoor Activities with the Whole Family

If you love outdoor activities such as hiking and running, bringing your baby along is easier than ever. Project Nursery features two Thule products to meet your needs. The Urban Glide Jogging Stroller handles well on trails and sidewalk and offers plenty of room so you’re never unprepared. Take your child along for a run […]

Handy hair tips for mom and baby!

The messy mom bun is often a go-to hair style when your time is better spent changing diapers and feeding your baby, but does it really have to look so… messy? Birdy Boutique doesn’t think so. Featured at the Naptime Reviewer, a pretty little bow adds enough style to make your bun a little more […]

Who gets invited to the baby shower?

Struggling with the guest list for your baby shower? Remember you’re under no obligation to invite anyone, especially if the idea of having them there means you’re less likely to enjoy yourself. In this ask column article from Alpha Mom, Amy responds to an expectant mother wondering how to please everyone with multiple baby showers. […]

Pervasive pregnancy guilt

Becoming pregnant brings with it a whole new set of emotions, both good and bad. Your excitement and happiness can become overshadowed by fear and guilt if you’re not careful, and that’s no fun! In this article from Babble, Heather Neal shares her experience with pregnancy guilt. Can you relate? Read the full article here: […]




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