What to Do if You Have a Clogged Milk Duct

What to Do if You Have a Clogged Milk Duct

New mommas who breastfeed will relate to this topic very hard. When we’re lactating and breastfeeding, clogged milk ducts can be unavoidable occurrences. It is very common and should not be taken lightly as it can get very painful.

How to Identify a Clogged Milk Duct?

One of the most common symptoms of a clogged milk duct is the presence of a painful lump in a specific part of your breast where there is also a lump present. Look for a milk bleb and take note of the milk flow from both your nipples.

Why Do Clogged Milk Ducts Occur?

As previously mentioned, this…

What Not to Eat During Pregnancy

What Not to Eat During Pregnancy

Carrying a tiny human changes our appetite. As people always say, you’re now not only eating for one but for two or three or for how many babies you’re having.

However, not all of our pregnancy cravings are safe during this period, so we’ll be talking about what food you have to avoid.

Caffeine- the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend that pregnant women only intake less than 200 mg of caffeine per day. Excessive caffeine can cause babies to be born with birth defects and limit their growth as fetuses.Alcohol- This one should be common knowledge, but suffice to say, alcohol…

Homeschool Room Ideas

Homeschool Room Ideas

Homeschooling requires teamwork from the entire family. Making an environment conducive to online learning can prove to be challenging, but there are many ways to transform even the smallest of rooms into classroom replicas. 

You do not need fancy equipment or furniture to make homeschooling fun and interactive for your kids. Just get creative and make sure they get involved in the process!

General Tips:

Make sure you understand your children’s learning needs. Are they visual learners? Do they get easily distracted from clutter? Is kinesthetic learning more suitable for them? …

Flu Season-Essential Tips

Flu Season-Essential Tips

The season that all parents dread is the flu season. We are always worried about our little ones, but the flu season kind of drives each and every one of us a little crazy.

To make sure that our household is free from the horrors of flu season, we need to set things straight.

The following are useful tips that will make our kids healthy despite the flu season.

1. Get Vaccinated

Kids and adults alike need to get vaccinated with flu shots each year. Not only will it reduce the risk of getting the seasonal flu, but it will also reduce any chances of getting severe effects from the …

Let’s Make Gingerbread Cookies Without Molasses!

Let’s Make Gingerbread Cookies Without Molasses!

This is the season for gingerbread cookies and I have a lot of fun baking with my children all the time. It’s a great way to bond with them and ask them about their day.

Our favorite cookies to make together are gingerbread ones, without molasses. My children love these gingerbread cookies because they a bit mild compared to those with molasses.

Here’s how we make them.

Ingredients:

1 ⅓ cup salted butter at room temperature½ cup granulated sugar1 cup dark brown sugar1 cup icing sugar4 cups flour½ teaspoon salt1 …

4-Letter Girl Names

4-Letter Girl Names

Choosing baby girl names is a big responsibility. Those are what they have to live with for the rest of their lives, provided that they don’t change it when they grow up.

Many parents opt for long meaningful names for their child but based on my experience, children don’t want long names, especially when they start learning how to write.

We have compiled a list of names that are only comprised of 4 letters. Despite being short, we guarantee that they are as sweet and gorgeous as your baby! We’ve also added in the meanings for your convenience.

Anna- GraceAria- NobleBeah- Happy…

Safe Nail Polish for Pregnant Women

Safe Nail Polish for Pregnant Women

Mothers, there is no better time for us to pamper ourselves than when we are carrying little humans in our tummies. Just because we’re not feeling our best during our pregnancy does not mean that we have to give up what makes us feel good about ourselves.

Most women give up nail polish when they get pregnant due to fear of harming the fetus from harmful and toxic substances used in these polishes. However, worry no more as we list down nail polish safe for pregnancies below.

1. Nailmatic

Not only are they safe for pregnancy, but they also make nail polish for our little ones! Isn’t that such a great way…

Where to Get a Free Pregnancy Test?

Where to Get a Free Pregnancy Test?

Skipped a period? Feeling queasy and thinking that you may be pregnant? The quickest way to confirm pregnancy is by taking a pregnancy test. It works by detecting the presence of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) from your urine.

You can avail of pregnancy test kits from your nearest pharmacies, groceries, and gas stations for a price ranging from a dollar to twenty dollars, depending on the brand name you’re going for. However, if you want to opt for free pregnancy tests, you can also avail of them at certain places.

Here are where you can get a free pregnancy test:

1. City Health Departments

Best Formula for Reflux

Best Formula for Reflux

An episode of acid reflux belongs to the not-so-fun experience of parenting. Whenever it happens to our babies, we usually are stressed and anxious because we cannot possibly know how much pain our babies are in.

In dealing with our children’s acid reflux, we need to factor in what baby formula is agreeable to them. To start, we have to pick out what is safest, and those are the hypoallergenic ones.

• Kendamil Goat – Digestion is an important factor when it comes to baby formulas. Goat milk is relatively easier to digest than cow milk as it contains A2 milk protein. It also is pretty similar to breastmilk in …

Best Baby Cribs

Best Baby Cribs

Growing up, cribs have always seemed so inviting. If a family has a baby, we often look forward to what kind of crib the baby uses. New moms often have a vision of what their baby rooms look like, with the ideal crib of their choosing.

There are so many options in the market with baby cribs of different varieties. This is where we come in. We’ll be sorting through cribs in terms of functionality and practicality.

For those on a tight budget or saving most of their funds for other baby stuff, we got you. The Delta Children Folding Portable Mini Baby Crib with 1.5-inch Mattress, Grey is a great choice, especially …