How Babies Learn to Self-Soothe

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Submitted by Danny Smith The findings from a recent study conducted by Australian researchers sheds new light on a difficult child-rearing issue: when to interfere when a crying baby needs to wind down. New parents find their heart’s wrenched by the sound of their baby crying–but it can be tricky to decide when to intervene [...]

The Lazy Woman’s 7 Commandments

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Submitted by Danny Smith What’s about the biggest killer of our time? You know darn well, it’s stress. So why not take a gander at this Lazy Woman Quiz and reap the health benefits of a good laugh. I came across this humorous line of mom-philosophy, which has a core of serious principles.   The pair of [...]

Bathroom Privacy Ideas

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Submitted by Danny Smith Little tykes are more reasonable than babies but of course they still need diligent supervision. At the same time, they’re starting to develop the critical experiments with autonomous choices and cautious wandering that will eventually lead to a healthy attachment-style. Let’s face it, you want to have a bowel movement and [...]

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Truffle for Busy Moms

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I love to cook and make fun treats, but I really just don’t have the time to get into detailed recipes very often! I created this super easy St. Patrick’s Day Truffle idea that will make serving your family something themed and fun a cinch! Easy St. Patrick’s Day Truffle Recipe Ingredients: Box of Brownie [...]

Stroller Snapping Swag

By Danny Smith There are over 37 million search results for the words “baby stroller,” with a quick Google search. At Mom Audience we focus on digging up the most special, premier opportunities for busy mothers, rooted from the expansive wilderness of the Internet. Last week, Mike, our resident work-from-home-dad relayed a stroller success story. [...]

Bed Safety for Babies

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Please pass along this “Bed Safety for Babies” article at your discretion, to any new moms you’re close with–it’s information about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and how to prevent it. From cot safety and mattress selection, to crib toy considerations and awareness, this article details subtle dangers and address them with practical solutions.

How to handle your child’s temper tantrums without losing your cool

Little kids sure can create big scenes! No matter how sweet your child is or how good a parent you are, meltdowns are a fact of toddler life. So try to remember that your child’s tantrums aren’t a reflection of your parenting skills: They simply mean you’ve got a frustrated little kid on your hands. [...]

“The Story” – What We Tell Our Family About Our Family

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The narrative we share with our children about the lives of their grandparents, aunts and uncles, or in some cases, relatives that are no longer living, can provide children with pieces of information that not only make them feel more confident, these stories inform our children’s core values and  provide them a stronger sense of [...]

#MomTravelChat Twitter Party with Giveaways

Listing: #MomTravelChat Twitter Party with Giveaways Join us on Tuesday, February 11 at 9:00 PM EST at #MOMtravelchat on Twitter. We’ll take romantic turn this month with a lively chat on kid-free getaways and vacation date nights and how to find a good babysitter. We’re giving away 2 $50 gift certificates for UrbanSitter as well [...]

No Regrets? You’re Not Trying Hard Enough!

Our sincere thanks to Suzanne Stewart for being this week’s Guest Blogger   Parenting is no place for weaklings, as I’m sure we’ll all agree. Its bright and beautiful days outshine even the most luminous of stars, while its darker, uglier days make a moonless night at midnight seem glorious by comparison. We all have [...]

John Mayer Nashville Experience Concert Tickets GiveAway

John Mayer plays at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on December 4, 2013.  Her’s your chance to win two tickets, complete with airfare, hotel stay,    concert tickets AND exclusive backstage passes John Mayer.  Enter Now | Contest Ends 11/18/13