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The topic of bladder leakage can be cringe-worthy, but when one-third of women - plenty of whom are new moms - suffer from pelvic floor weakness, it might just be time to come clean. This awkward-yet-accurate commercial - which focuses on a "Leakers...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Along with wearing sunglasses and hats, sunscreen should always be a part of your family's Summer routine - but is the sunscreen in your beach bag right now actually safe? Healthy Child released a list of the 11 sunscreens with the worst EWG ratings....
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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This post was originally featured on Kara's Party Ideas and written by Kara Allen, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. This adorable BACK TO SCHOOL BREAKFAST PARTY was submitted by Lisa Cain of This Calls For a Party. What a fun event full of creative...
From: LilSugar | By: KaraAllen7704 | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Pillow Thought and written by Lindsey Marlor, who is a part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. Every year I try and do something different for birthday parties...one of these years I just know I'll run out...especially...
From: LilSugar | By: LindseyMarlor | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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I got my tubes tied when I was 33 years old, right after the birth of my daughter. She was my third child, and even though I wasn't entirely sure that I was "done" with the whole baby-making thing, I knew that my husband and I couldn't handle any more....
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Allen-of-BacktoAllen | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Inside Jessie James Decker's sports-themed nursery - People Moms & Babies 4 reasons the terrible twos aren't so terrible - HuffPost Parents The fruits and veggies with the most (and least) pesticides - Real Simple Study links preemies with these...
From: LilSugar | By: Samantha-Netkin | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Blogger and self-proclaimed swim mom Donna Hale of SwimSwam explains how year-round swimming can actually be beneficial for kids. We are headed directly into the heart of Summer swim season. In many areas of the country, Fairfax County included, it's...
From: LilSugar | By: Kelsey-Kennick | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Nursing older children is a very touchy subject, even among moms who breastfeed their infants. But one thing's for sure: moms who do it, either in public or in private, are passionate about it. As Cynthia A. explains, "Extended nursing is not for everyone,...
From: LilSugar | By: Mo-Cooper | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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A day care owner in Houston is profusely apologizing for the actions of one of her employees who left for the night, locked up, and drove away - with one of the children still inside. Sharonda Ross, mother of 10-month-old Jordan, had a moment of confusion...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Years ago, just a year after she was born, Juliana Wetmore made headlines and quickly became known as the girl "born without a face." Now 11 years old, the girl - who has undergone 45 surgeries because of a genetic condition called Treacher-Collins...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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It's easy to look at a poorly dealt hand of cards in the game of life as a negative, but for 8-year-old Zion, he has taken an optimistic approach to the situation he found himself in. At 2 years old, Zion lost his hands and feet to a life-threatening...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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One batter, three delicious layers. While you're scratching your head wondering how this is even possible, just keep watching to learn how to make this mind-blowing layer cake. From Jo Cooks Magic Chocolate Cake IngredientsNonstick cooking spray 4 egg...
From: YumSugar | By: Brandi-Milloy | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Preschool is a big step - up until now, your child probably hasn't spent too much time (or any at all) in a classroom with a large number of children, and likely hasn't spent too long being away from you or away from a nanny or daycare that they feel...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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For the most part, I had an ideal pregnancy. It took me a while to even realize I was pregnant because I wasn't showing any of the classic symptoms you see in the movies - no racing to the nearest trash bin to throw up my breakfast, no weird cravings...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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If you're like most modern parents, you probably agonized over which school district you'd be able to send your kids to. But did you ever stop to think about how the state your school district is in stacks up against the rest? Turns out, one of the best...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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As a mother of a son who "was born with an above-average disregard for authority," Christine Bronstein had a lot on her hands when it was time for her son to start kindergarten. "Needless to say, he had more than a little trouble adjusting to school....
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Netflix lovers rejoice! Starting August 1, the streaming service is rolling out a few new additions for kiddos that will make coming in from hot outdoor play that much sweeter. From a new season of the Netflix-original reboot of Inspector Gadget to episodes...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Raising teenagers is no easy task, but Luke Bryan feels incredibly blessed to do just that. The country singer and his wife took in their nephew and two teenage nieces in 2014, when their father (Bryan's brother-in-law, who had been raising the kids...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Blogger and mother Glennon Doyle Melton of Momastery explains the one mantra that kept her and her husband sane all Summer long. Source: Shutterstock At the start of every Summer, I feel overly hopeful and enthusiastic. I decide that this Summer, I will...
From: LilSugar | By: Kelsey-Kennick | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Red book, blue book, old book, new book! Yes, after five months of anticipation, Dr. Seuss's first new book in 25 years, hit bookshelves today - and it's a good one! What Pet Should I Get? ($10) was discovered by Dr. Seuss's widow, Audrey Geisel, back...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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With the growing movement to normalize breastfeeding, it's become quite the trend to post nursing selfies on social media, but when your newborn baby gets to a certain age, those snaps tend to stop popping up. But for photographer Jade Beall, who is...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Welcome to our guide to Back-to-School Success: 31 days of tips, apps, recipes, and more to help you make this your family's best school year yet. Today includes special lunch box touches to surprise them on the first day of school. As excited as Mom...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Nature Valley asked three generations the same question: when you were a kid, what did you do for fun? Blueberry picking, said an elderly woman. Turning an old sign into a toboggan, said an older man. Building massive forts, recalled a woman. Just going...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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It's not easy to be a single mom, and as mothers we know this whether we are one . . . or not. It's common for women to support other single moms and to appreciate how that can be a tough journey as a mom and person, but it's rare that people offer sympathy...
From: LilSugar | By: Samantha-Netkin | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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After extremely disturbing images surfaced on Facebook on Saturday, allegations of gross neglect at an Oklahoma day care center have sparked outrage in the community. The graphic photos, which show a boy suffering from severe burns all over his back...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Planning a family-friendly road trip is no easy feat. That's why we sought the advice of an expert: HGTV's resident handyman, Chip Wade, who also happens to be a father of three. Chip has done his share of road trips . . . enough to know that although...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The following post was written by Jenifer DeMattia, a full-time mom of two boys, who was in desperate need of an escape. She writes at Bugs, Dirt, & Mommy and doesn't consider herself a supermom. Here, she shares the emotional aftermath of having...
From: LilSugar | By: bugsdirtandmommy | Monday, July 27, 2015
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How to protect your kids from texting and driving - HuffPost Parents Here's why childhood friendships end - Real Simple Ice T and Coco are expecting their first child - People Moms & Babies An 8-year-old's body image is even more important than you...
From: LilSugar | By: Samantha-Netkin | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Wow doesn't model and mother of 2-year old Lymée, Ymre Stiekema look amazing in this @nlvogue shoot! Check out the Bugaboo Journal (link in bio) to read our interview with the real-life Bugaboo Runner. #runfree #bugaboorunner #bugaboo #style #fashion...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Stuck on how to get your kids to do their chores? This dad might have a solution. After one too many days dealing with a messy kitchen and dirty dishes left filling up the sink, this frustrated father channeled Liam Neeson - or rather his very industrious...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Along Abbey Road and written by Abbey R., who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. Some sweet and giggly moments of brotherly love I was lucky enough to catch on camera between these darling boys of mine while...
From: LilSugar | By: alongabbeyroad | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The typical taco recipe features ground beef with classic seasoning, but changing it up once in a while could be the perfect way to expand your dinner repertoire. With these 24 delicious taco recipes - featuring proteins like beans, shrimp, and ground...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Monday, July 27, 2015
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When you hear the words "bad habits," your thoughts may turn to drinking in excess, smoking cigarettes, and the like. But once kids come into the picture, every move you make is influencing their actions, including those previously innocent-enough vices....
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Monday, July 27, 2015
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There you are nursing your infant, baby, or toddler when someone says to you, "When are you going to stop nursing him already?" They act as if you're not providing a source of food and comfort to your child, but instead, letting him run around destroying...
From: LilSugar | By: Samantha-Netkin | Monday, July 27, 2015
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