Desiree Umali-Punzalan

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Baby Keepsakes – What To Save, Toss And What To Hide!

I have a small Ziploc bag in my desk drawer containing a lock of hair from my son’s first haircut. I’m not sure exactly why I saved it (or what I’m …

7 Surprising (and Sweet!) Things About Being a Mom

<b>1. Babies go to bed really early.</b><br>Call me crazy, but I thought I’d never have a date night again once I had my daughter. Lo and behold, after about …

Parenting

How to Baby-Proof Your Home [Infographic]

Crawling around your home on your hands and knees may seem a rather strange thing to do, but if you are the parent of a baby just learning to move …

5 App-Enabled Baby Monitors That Work With iOS Devices

1. Withings Smart Baby Monitor<p>2. Philips InSight Wireless Home Monitor<p>3. Belkin WeMo Baby<p>4. BabyPing<p>5. iBaby Monitor - M3<p>While baby monitors have …

Teach Your Baby to Sleep (In Just 7 Days)

Are you a slave to the baby monitor? Breaking your child's bad sleep habits is one of the most important things you can do for his health—and yours.<p>Baby Sleep: Get the Facts<p>During the early days of life with a newborn, you're focused on what's best for the baby, so sleepless nights seem like a …

Sleep

Real Talk From Parents: 9 Scariest Potty Training Concerns

They say you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.<p>If this sounds like your experience as a parent training your toddler to use the toilet, you’re not alone.<p>As luck would have it, June is Potty Training Awareness Month, so we partnered with Pull-Ups to crowd-source its social …

Hey baby, stay out of my shirt

Shares 0<p>By: Kristen Chase, Motherhood Uncensored<p>We moms have to give up a lot when we have kids, all of which I did quite willingly for my own four …

Do you hate other people’s kids?

by Deborah Mucklow posted in Mom Stories“Mom, do you like me? I mean, do you like me as a kid?," my son Henry recently asked on the way home from …

New trend: Parenthood minus the romance

Shares 0<p>The New York Times Style section never fails to expose, or even invent, the latest trend. This week’s feature about people “hooking up” for …

Change of a dress

How has your style changed post-baby? Mine is much more casual now, mainly as there’s no real need to dress up for trips to Sainsbury’s, working from …

Breastfeeding beyond 12 months - benefits for babies and mums

So breastfeeding beyond 12 months; that’s strange, right? Due to lack of information and discussion, and of course the ubiquitous Little Britain …

How not to buy your child's first pair of shoes

<i>Photos: shoe buying attempt one, shoe buying attempt two, and shoe buying attempt three (success!)</i><p>Buying your child’s first pair of shoes can’t be …

What to expect when you're expecting...and beyond

What websites did you read when you were pregnant? Like most mums-to-be, I couldn’t get enough of information about the fruit size of my baby that …

Ten great things you can only do once you're a parent

Writing my post on the things you must do before the baby arrives (drink all the wine! Wear white! Concentrate on something for longer than about 20 …

Kim Kardashian plans to eat her own placenta; but would you?

<b>Pregnant Kim Kardashian has been in the news this week, talking about wanting to eat her placenta after she gives birth in July. She’s said to be</b> …

Cabbage Patch Kids wigs for babies go viral - TODAY.com

Today<p>A baby models one of Amanda Lillie's crocheted creations.<p>Baby accessories seldom come cuter than this.<p>A Georgia mom-to-be has a viral hit on her hands thanks to her crocheting skills and a fondness for Cabbage Patch Kids – the dimpled dolls that sparked a craze in the 1980s.<p>“I was a huge child …

Parenting

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Hiking

Top Trends from Resort 2014

Resort collections may not yet be available, but the key trendsthink white on white, luxe sweatpants, and pajama setscan easily be added to your wardrobe. Click through to see the biggest trends and shop pieces you can wear now!<p>Resort collections may not yet be available, but the key trends—think …

Surprise! Can You Guess What This Necklace is Made Of?

Would you have ever guessed that this gorgeous patterned statement necklace is made of popsicle sticks? We’re absolutely in love with it!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>jewelry chain<br>• cotton fabric<br>• Thread<br>• Craft glue<br>• Needle<br>• wooden craft sticks<br>• scissors<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onSincerely, Kinsey