Happy Earth Month! Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22nd all around the globe and somewhere along the lines, the celebration expanded to the entire month of April. There are few issues as important as protecting the planet we live on, so it’s a good thing the event has grown! This year, get everyone involved using our Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Earth Month as a Family. As Thomas Berry said, “Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.” Read more
Sights, sounds, smells, touch – we live every day absorbing a multitude of sensory experiences. So, why would we focus on just one at bedtime? Multi-sensory sleep routines are much better because each piece of the experience has proven benefits when used alone, so using them together is sure to soothe your little one into slumber quicker than 40 winks. Here are a multitude of multi-sensory sleep tricks — and a giveaway, too! Read more
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