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As the summer heat settles in and the temperatures continue to rise, ensuring your baby stays cool and comfortable becomes a top priority for all parents. The heat can make anyone feel lousy, and as a parent, it’s very nerve-wracking when your baby can’t communicate with you exactly how the heat is bothering them. Babies are more sensitive to heat than adults, and proper precautions can make a significant difference in their well-being. Here are some essential tips to keeping your baby safe during hot weather: Tips for Keeping Your Baby Safe During Hot Weather: Dress Appropriately: Choose lightweight, loose-fitting clothing made from breathable fabrics like cotton. Opt for light colors that reflect rather than absorb heat. Hats with wide brims or caps that shade the face and neck are essential when outdoors. Keep Hydrated: Breastfeed or offer formula more frequently than usual to keep your baby hydrated. If your…

With the new school year on the horizon, the task of shopping for school uniforms for our little ones is looming. While the school’s uniform shop may seem like the easiest option, many savvy parents are discovering cost-effective and efficient ways to tackle this task. Let’s explore some of these tips and tricks together. Here, we’ve gathered all the best hacks to uniform shopping for elementary school kids that will not only make it less stressful and more efficient but also give you a sense of accomplishment in finding cost-effective solutions. Sometimes, it’s satisfying to get the best bang for your buck! Check the school guidelines on uniforms before you begin shopping: Before you start shopping, review the school’s uniform guidelines. Some schools have specific requirements for very specific colors, styles, and where to purchase uniforms. Label Everything: With all kids wearing the same uniform, labeling your child’s clothing can…

As a parent, it can be tough to see your teen struggling with exam stress. The pressure to perform well can take a toll on their mental and emotional well-being, which can then have an effect on their physical health too!  However, there are several ways you can support your teen during exams and help them develop coping skills that they can take with them through life. Here are some tips to help your teen manage exam stress effectively: 1. Encourage a healthy lifestyle, especially leading up to exam time Encourage your teen to eat well and take care of themselves leading up to, and during exam periods. This includes getting enough sleep, eating nutritious meals, and staying physically active. Regular exercise can help reduce stress and improve mood, so encourage your teen to take short breaks for physical activity, go for a walk or bike ride with friends (this will help them get exercise, plus time with friends can…

When it comes to feeding your little one, choosing the right baby bottles is crucial. While various options are available, glass baby bottles have been gaining popularity lately, and for good reasons. Many parents think of glass baby bottles as being quite, well, vintage. Glass baby bottles used to be made with lighter-grade glass that could break, which is why plastic baby bottles became the norm. However, glass baby bottles have changed significantly and are now viewed as high-quality products. Many new parents are finding the benefits of using glass baby bottles and discovering why they might be the perfect choice for you and your baby. Are Glass baby bottles safer than plastic?  One of the big advantages of glass baby bottles is that they are free from potentially harmful chemicals. Unlike plastic bottles, which may contain BPA or other harmful substances, glass bottles offer a safe. Now, that’s not…

As a parent, you may feel the need to entertain your child and keep them busy constantly. However, did you know that allowing your child to experience boredom can actually be beneficial for their development? Yes, boredom can benefit kids!  Boredom may seem like a negative experience, but it can actually encourage creativity, imagination, and self-reflection. Yes mama! It’s okay for them to be bored, so relax a little this summer!  Some of the ways that boredom can benefit your kids.  Bored kids use their imagination.   When a child is bored, they are forced to rely on their own imagination to come up with things to do. This can lead to the development of new interests and hobbies, as well as the ability to entertain oneself without external stimuli. Provide them with music, or art supplies in the home, give them access to sports equipment or even just a ball in the garage, and they will find their way to them. Next, all the neighborhood kids are playing a game…

Veggie and herb gardening is a great way to get your kids outdoors and excited about a project! It’s an activity that requires their planning, regular upkeep and the best part? It has a reward at the end for all of their hard work! It’s also not very difficult, so with a little parental guidance and supervision, kids of any age can be involved in the process in some way. So, how to introduce kids to gardening in a way that’s enjoyable and interesting for them? Read on! Getting Your Kids Involved in Gardening Get them their own tools Kids love having their own set of tools, especially when they’re made specially for smaller hands! Kids’ gardening tool sets aren’t that expensive and easy to find online. Grab them a set and give it to them as a gift, or maybe let them help you pick one out. It will…

Keeping track of which bottle belongs to your little one can be a challenging task, especially if you’re using silicone baby bottles, swim goggles, pacifiers, pop-its, funky pencil cases or anything else kids have that’s silicone! While it’s easy to write your baby’s name on the bottles, you might find that the name labels keep falling off, making it difficult to keep track of which bottle or pacifier belongs to your baby at daycare. We’ve heard from many parents who have faced this issue and have tried various hacks like painter’s tape, electrical tape, and Sharpies, but nothing works. Painter’s and electrical tape often peel off, while Sharpies tend to rub off and leave your little one’s hands stained. If you’re struggling with this problem, you’re not alone! Fortunately, there are some solutions that you can try that will work and help you keep track of which bottle belongs to…

Spring is a season of renewal, growth, and fresh starts! It’s also the perfect time to give your home a thorough cleaning and decluttering. If you’re a parent, you know that raising children means accumulating a lot of stuff over the years. From outgrown clothes to forgotten toys, it can be challenging to keep your child’s belongings organized and tidy. This spring cleaning checklist for parents is a chance to reset, refresh, and create a more comfortable and functional space for your family. Start by running some of these items through the dishwasher, the smaller stuff that gets handled daily and can become really filthy and germy. Here are a few items parents may want to consider running through the dishwasher this spring clean. Household & Kids Items you can put in the dishwasher: Did you know that there are a ton of household things that can go through the…

As the summer season approaches, many parents are preparing to send their kids off to day camp. Whether it’s a sports camp, music camp, or any other type of summer activity, one thing is for sure – you’ll need to label your kids’ belongings to make sure they don’t get lost or mixed up with others. With everything coming back and forth each day, labeling your kids’ stuff is crucial for keeping everything organized and ensuring that their belongings don’t get lost or misplaced. Here’s a quick guide to the easiest way to label your kids’ stuff for Day Camp. The Day Camp Label Pack This value pack of labels is the simplest way to make sure you have all your items clearly labelled for camp; it includes everything you’ll need to cover all the items that come back and forth each day. And when they’re labeled – you know…

Labeling your kid’s clothing for camp can sometimes be confusing for parents. With so many items of clothing and accessories to keep track of (with no parental guidance!), it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, Mabel’s Labels has come to the rescue with various labeling options that make the process a breeze. Here are our top ways to label your kids’ clothing for summer camp, giving you peace of mind that they’re not wearing someone else’s dirty underwear. Summer camp can sometimes be the hardest to label for because items like swimsuits, towels, flip flops can be tricky items to label effectively. We have a solution for labelling all the little tricky clothing items and accessories that go to summer camp. Because markers and tape won’t cut it for sleepaway camp toughness! The Sleepaway Camp Label pack is a value pack of all the top-selling labels, 112 labels included, plus 2…