Who knew sweet little babies could produce such stinky diapers? If your diaper pail smells funky no matter you do, consider these seven mom-approved tips for keeping odors in check.
Jacqueline Tourville is a freelance writer and coauthor of the book, Big, Beautiful and Pregnant. A regular BabyZone.com contributor since 2009, Jacqueline’s writing has also appeared in Fit Pregnancy, the Huffington Post, Spoonful.com, and Parenting New Hampshire, where she writes a monthly travel column. Upon her thousandth reading of Fancy Nancy, she decided to try her own hand at writing children’s books, and her first picture book, Albie’s First Word, about the childhood of Albert Einstein, will be published in 2014. Jacqueline lives in Maine with husband and two young daughters. Connect with her on Twitter (@missmashable) or stop by jacquelinetourville.com to say “hi! “
Parents, you may want to get ready for more of those dreaded notes from daycare alerting you to yet another lice breakout. The reason? Two very frightening words: super lice. As creepy, crawly new research published in the Journal of the Entomological Society of America shows, several strains of head lice appear to have developed genetic mutations that make them resistant to the over-the-counter chemicals used to kill them.
Feeling itchy yet?
No sleep, spit up stains on your clothes and the last time you wore your skinny jeans was sometime long, long ago. Got #newmomproblems? Check out these funny and oh-so true tweets from some very candid Twitter moms. You’ll be nodding your head (the one with hair that hasn’t been washed in more than a week) in agreement!
As the USA Network’s hit show Suits nears its season three cliffhanger, fans of the law firm drama can’t get enough of Donna Paulsen, the boss’s executive assistant who may just be one of Manhattan’s most formidable legal minds. Donna is played by actress and mother-of-two, Sarah Rafferty. Rafferty may not share Donna’s legal know-how, but she sure does know a thing or two about the ups and downs of being a busy working mom. BabyZone recently caught up with Sarah to find out how she keeps life with her two daughters in balance.
Celebrating your little one’s arrival with a spring baby shower? Here are 12 ways to incorporate the colors and feel of this sweet, gentle season of new beginnings.
According to Consumer Reports, some baby gear just aren’t worth buying used. I’m all about preparing for Baby and not breaking my budget, but here are seven items that moms are better off buying new.
March is Women’s History Month, so what better time to delve into the history of motherhood and take a look back at the invention of products designed to make being a mom a little easier? From baby bottles to breast pumps, here’s a round up of what 8 must-haves for babies looked like when they were first created.
At wit’s end trying to soothe your colicky newborn? Check out the colic-relief tips moms swear by!
Dr. Seuss’ birthday falls in March, as does World Read Aloud Day in the United States and World Book Day in the UK. What does this mean for you? There’s no better time to pick up a book and read to your little one at bedtime, nap time or just any time you want to snuggle close. Need some suggestions? Here are 14 picture books for babies and toddlers I’ve read so many times that I can recite them by heart!
The Affordable Care Act has sparked endless political debate, but now that Obamacare is officially the law of the land, how has health insurance coverage changed for moms and moms-to-be?