For most kids, birthday parties are one of the biggest highlights of the year. All their friends are there, they get some presents, and the is day is about some serious, let’s get down to business FUN! We took a look at the most creative, out-of-the-ordinary parties we could find, and we have to say, some people really know how to go all out! Here are 11 amazingly unique kid’s birthday party themes to help you plan a party that your kid will never forget!
Camera phone technology has evolved immensely in recent years and it’s never been easier or more convenient to shoot high-quality photos – which is a boon for busy parents. Plus, sites like Instagram make it easier than ever to share (and archive) key moments of your family life. Worried your photography skills won’t adequately capture the beauty (and hilarity) of your kids? With some practice and the right tips, an amateur can look like a pro. Here’s our roundup of the top 10 tips for taking better Instagram pics of your kids.
“Help! My toddler gets out of bed when the baby cries!” We hear you. Getting kids to sleep soundly is one of the most exhausting challenges of parenthood. Luckily for parents, Cloud b is on a mission to help through all stages of development. Our #CloudbCares Q&A series offers expert recommendations, as well as advice from our community of moms to help solve your real family sleep issues – typically, issues most parents have to navigate. Here’s our latest: Tina says, “Our sleep struggle is trying to get our toddler to not get out of bed when he hears our newborn crying. I have told him that babies just cry, but if he is awake and the baby peeps, he is up and out of bed saying he needs to check on his baby brother! So sweet, but exhausting!” Read more
We’re asleep nearly one-third of our lives, but we’ve only begun exploring the science of sleep for about the last 100 years. This means that throughout human history people have been speculating about sleep, and coming up with conclusions that had no basis in fact at all. Despite the lack of evidence, some of these concepts have been widely accepted and are now thought of as basic common sense. But with the increasing body of research, we’re starting to see how wrong these historical assumptions were. Although there are many things about sleep that are still mysterious, we know enough to do some debunking. Here are the top 25 sleep myths busted and explained. Read more
Every mom goes through it. You’re pregnant and you buy all this teeny-tiny, unbelievably adorable clothes that you can’t wait to put on your new baby. And a month later, your little bugger’s a little bigger and you’re on to the next batch of diminutive duds. Month after month, your wee one’s wardrobe continues to change – yes, they do grow like weeds. So what do you do with that sweet dress grandma made? Or that too cute to be real onesie? Make a memory quilt! Clearly, if you might be having more kids, hang on to all that clothes for potential re-use. But, if you know this is it, making a memory blanket is the perfect way to preserve all that goodness – and you can do it even if you can’t sew a stitch. Here are quilts made from baby clothes you can DIY or buy! Read more