Toddler, Fitness, & Nutrition

  • How To Learn To Love Your Post-Pregnancy Body

    How To Learn To Love Your Post-Pregnancy Body

    Motherhood is amazing and more, sure. Then again, it’s all the post-pregnancy bodily changes that make many women hesitant about having kids. With everything getting bigger, wider and stretchier, even the daring moms wish there weren’t too many physical changes that they didn’t have to go through. However, there are ways (or a mindset) that can help you accept the new you. Read more about how I learned to my mom bod below: Breasts To be honest, these were a […]

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  • This week in Celebrity Parenting News: Selma Hayek

    This week in Celebrity Parenting News: Selma Hayek

    The biggest story in celebrity parenting news: Actress Selma Hayek believes says kids should not be a parent’s ONLY priority. 48 year old Selma Hayek is mom to 7 year old Valentina and has some experience when it comes to being a mom and how to balance those demands with those of your kids. She states that making time for yourself sets a strong healthy example for your kids. Also in this week’s news: see hot new mama actress Mila […]

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  • 41 Things I Didn’t Expect During My Pregnancy And Childbirth

    41 Things I Didn’t Expect During My Pregnancy And Childbirth

    There are many things that we’re told to expect once we get pregnant up until we’re due to pop the baby out. And yet, there are a lot of unique experiences that each mom enjoy (or suffer). Nonetheless, each make the journey unforgettable! Here are just some of the notable things that I surely did NOT expect during my pregnancy and childbirth. If you can relate with any of them, let me know in the comments below! I needed to […]

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  • 5 Destructive Toddler Play Behaviors Explained

    5 Destructive Toddler Play Behaviors Explained

    Before you lose your cool with your toddler’s destructive activity, here are some common seemingly annoying activities that your toddler will keep on doing and the reasons behind them. 1. Dumping Out Containers This can be particularly annoying, especially if you’re like me who doesn’t like cleaning up after just doing so moments ago and the toys in the container are made up of tiny pieces. What they learn from it: Cause and effect Object permanence – there are objects […]

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  • 8 Things You Should Never Say To Your Daughter-In-Law

    8 Things You Should Never Say To Your Daughter-In-Law

    In-law relationships are never easy. Sometimes, it’s even harder to get along with the other side of the family than it is with hanging out with new colleagues. You’d think having the same interest (the husband/son) would solve any issues but it’s often the other way around. While there are mother-in-laws (MILs) and daughter-in-laws (DILs) who have workable relationships, there are others who need to be told where they should back off and respect the other in order to just […]

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  • 53 Week-By-Week Mommy Milestones During Your First Year With New Baby

    53 Week-By-Week Mommy Milestones During Your First Year With New Baby

    Like me, you’ve probably been too busy watching out for your new baby’s development that you barely think about yourself—and your own milestones. Yes, of course you have your own! And when you read the mommy milestones below (thanks to FamilyShare.com!) , we’re sure you’ll be nodding (or tearing up) in agreement. Birth – Your heart expands to fit more love than you thought it could. 1 week – You learn to survive on two hours of sleep a night. 2 […]

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  • Things You Need To Know Before Having A Baby

    Things You Need To Know Before Having A Baby

    Life will change for sure once you have a baby. but perhaps you have no idea how. There are a lot of other surprising things that you wouldn’t expect will happen aside from having little to no time for other things aside from caring for your new baby. Here are just a couple of those things: 1. You probably won’t see much of your childless friends. 2. You’ll end up talking about your pregnancy all the time, while you’re pregnant. […]

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  • 10 Movies You Need To Watch During Your Pregnancy (Part 2)

    10 Movies You Need To Watch During Your Pregnancy (Part 2)

    Did you know that tear-jerker and feel good movies make our bodies release oxytocin, which makes us (and our babies) happy and develop contractions needed for active labor? Well, if anything, it’s an excuse to watch movies while we wait to pop! Even if you’re not pregnant yet, we think our list of movies can still make you feel giddy and more excited about becoming a parent! Check out the rest of our list below (and make sure to check out […]

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  • 10 Movies You Need To Watch During Your Pregnancy (Part 1)

    10 Movies You Need To Watch During Your Pregnancy (Part 1)

    With a couple of months or weeks to go, you probably want more things to do especially when you have no choice but to rest at home. What you can do is make some healthy popcorn and grab a copy (or copies!) of any of these pregnancy movies to pass the time and make you feel more excited about your pregnancy. Oh, and another thing—watching happy and tear-jerking movies releases oxytocin, which makes your baby feel good and helps you […]

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