Hints and Tips
The Trick to Balancing Kids and a Career
Robyn Moreno gives advice on how to juggle being a new mom and having a career.
Buying Products As A New Mom
Ilana Wiles gives advice on what products to buy when you become a new mom.
One Tip For Successful Breastfeeding
Suzanne Chan puts new moms at ease, as she explains how to breastfeed successfully.
It Worked For Me: Quick Kitchen Tricks
Whether you have a messy eater or a picky eater (or both!), mealtime can be challenging. Our readers shared their favorite kitchen tricks to keep the whole family happy.
[MUSIC] To get my picky eater to try vegetables, I reintroduced foods using foreign language translations. I created and laminated a menu with pictures of all the healthy foods for my three year old to quickly choose. The menu doubles as a place mat. My three year old daughter loves ice cream cones . But they melt faster than she can lick them. So, I push a marshmallow into the bottom of the cone. It stops
It Worked For Me: Safety Solutions
From the house to your car, there are so many safety hazards for your kids to avoid. Make life easier with these helpful solutions from readers.
give her the extra grip she needs to walk safely. I turned tube socks into baby knee protectors by cutting off the feet. Now it doesn't hurt him to crawl. I appointed my then three year old as safety Marshal. And promised that if he ever caught me starting the car before someone was buckled, he would earn $0.25. I put a blue ponytail holder on the cold water handle, and a red one on the hot water handle. Now I don't have to worry that my son will scald himself.
It Worked For Me: Parent Hacks
Not ready to throw away your kids' clothes or uncertain what to do with an unwanted crib bumper? These innovative parent hacks can give your kids' items a whole new life.
and hem them with fabric [UNKNOWN]. After my daughter outgrew her favorite tee shirt , I decided to turn it into a pillow by sewing up the openings and stuffing it. Play dough makes a much easier stamping surface than paper. She can entertain herself with great scenes, flip the dough over, stamp and repeat, and I don't have to worry about any messy ink to clean off her hands or the table. Instead of throwing away baby formula cans, my kids use them to make their own piggy banks . [MUSIC]