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Rain Rain Go Away…. 10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

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April showers that bring May’s flowers can make for some long days inside. If you’re not up for a few splashes in the puddles, try some of these indoor activities guaranteed to make those rainy spring days just as fun! Lorena Canals Washable Rugs offers these 10 rainy day activities for kids. Keep the kids entertained and you’ll beat the rainy-day blues! Read More »

Genetic conditions all pregnant women should know about

March is Trisomy Awarenesss Month. Please go to natera.com/awareness for more information.

You’ve probably heard of Down syndrome, but did you know: About one in every 700 babies in the U.S. is born with this condition? A 45-year-old woman is 10 times more likely to conceive a child with Down syndrome than someone who is 35 years old? Down syndrome is only one of several chromosome abnormalities called trisomies, and that two of the others, Trisomy 18 and Trisomy 13, are much more serious? Read More »

Taking Back Your Home After Baby

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Before you had kids you never realized how much stuff one little baby can have. Next thing you know you need to proceed with caution as not to trip on baby gear in every room. There’s the diaper changing needs, toys, blankets and burp cloths, binkies strewn about, swing, booster seat and more. Sometimes in the throes of parenthood your home screams “Baby on Board.” Life is a balancing act and your home should be no different. With a few clever decorating hacks, you can take back your home so it appears like adults live there, too. And we’ve got just the tips you need to make the transition back. Read More »

Car Safety Essentials that Keep Baby (and Mom) Protected

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As a mom, your number one priority is to keep your children safe and healthy. When you’re at home this is no big deal. Sure, you have to make sure your toddle daughter doesn’t put that clay figurine in her mouth again or that your four-year-old doesn’t try to go down the basement stairs, but relatively speaking, you’re safe and sound in your own little haven. Traveling on the road is a different story. You’re interacting with tens of hundreds of people that may or may not be paying attention to the road, and sometimes you may even find yourself distracted. That’s why keeping child your child safe while in the car is an absolute must, and a simple car seat is not always enough. Here are few devices that will make your car rides safer and easier, whether you’re traveling in the summer heat or the winter cold. Read More »