Winter beauty is a different animal than summer, spring, or fall beauty. Most often, we hear about dry, flaky skin, flyaway or frizzy hair, and monumentally chapped lips caused by cold, dry air and indoor heating systems. While we adult mothers may have a winter beauty routine worked out to handle those delicate skin issues, have you thought about what your daughter could be doing to avoid some of the more bothersome winter problems?
For some women and girls, going to the nail salon for your first mani-pedi is a rite of passage. While we mothers of daughters love to do fun things all together with the whole family, there is something special about sharing a private activity with just mom and daughter. When your little girl is ready to come along with you to the salon, the experience is bound to be a treat for both of you. Just to make sure things go swimmingly, follow our tips for making her first nail salon experience the absolute best.
When your daughter was a newborn, you took care of every single one of her needs. As she grew older, she likely began to insist that she do some things for herself! Teaching them ways to take care of their own emotional and physical needs will serve them well into adulthood. Every mom knows that good hygiene, relaxation activities and healthy habits are part of staying emotionally and physically fit—something that all our girls deserve.
Traveling with kids is stressful enough any time of year, without the extra headache caused by gridlocked roads or delayed airplanes. Let’s not try to ignore it: Public travel is one of the easiest ways to catch germs that cause colds and the flu. If you and your family are traveling this November, follow these helpful tips to avoid bringing germs back with you as extra baggage.
Back-to-school time is good for kids and parents alike—kids form lasting friendships and learn what the world is all about, and moms and dads have a little peace and quiet to get their work done—but it can be also be a challenge. It isn’t easy to maintain a healthy routine now that your little ones will be exposed to a whole new slew of schoolyard germs, but there are some steps you can take to protect them from illness. Follow these tips and tricks to keep your kiddos healthy throughout the upcoming school year.