Diaper Bag Essentials for New Moms

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The most common question I get from my friends who are becoming new moms is “What essentials do I absolutely need for my Diaper bag?”. Going into baby stores can be a bit overwhelming with all the different products available. To make it simple, here is my list of what must be in my diaper bag before leaving the house.

Tomato, Onion, and Cucumber Salad with Feta

Tomato, onion, and cucumber salad with feta - This makes an AMAZING summer side dish!!

This tomato, onion, and cucumber salad with feta is perfect alongside a summer barbecue. I’ve even eaten this as a light lunch on those days when you just need something simple. It’s delicious, easy to make, and everyone always loves it.

Stop Telling Your Kids “In a Minute”

Parenting Tip: Stop Telling your Kids "In a Minute"

Do you fall into the trap of choosing things over your kids? I got into the habit of telling my kids “Just a minute” whenever they would ask me to play with them. Stopping what I am doing, even if it is important, shows my child that he is important to me, that he matters more than my to-do list.

Kadho Gives Toddlers a Head Start with the New Mochu Pop App

Mochu Pop is a cool new FREE app from Kadho that helps kids develop foundational language skills for 4 languages.

One of the things that is so cool about the way kids learn is that picking up languages is so much easier for them than it is for us as adults. By age 3, about 85% of the wiring in kids’ brains is already formed. There’s a neat new app from Kadho called Mochu Pop, that puts that ability to good use. Mochu Pop is a FREE language immersion app designed for babies and toddlers that introduces the most important sounds from 4 different languages.

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

This blueberry banana smoothie is so simple to make and it really satisfies your sweet tooth without adding any extra sugar. This is my late-night splurge when I’m trying to stay away from the ice-cream. It lets me snack and get a boost of energy before bed (important when you have twins who don’t believe in sleep) and it satisfies my craving for something sweet. This smoothie has no added sugar and it’s packed full of great nutrients from the bananas and blueberries.