Dehydration in Pregnancy

Dehydration in Pregnancy

Summer time. Time for fun outside regardless if you are pregnant. In Florida, we are exposed to extreme heat. Just the time spent in the car as it is cooling off can cause some levels of dehydration.

Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

We asked preschool and kindergarten teachers what parents can do to prepare our children for kindergarten. Here is what they told us.

Thirty Summer Snack Ideas

Thirty Summer Snack Ideas

Is snack time stressful for you? Have you run out of ideas for fun, yummy snacks or light lunches? When my kids need something to nibble, I often struggle to come up with …

Don’t take a vacation from exercise!

Don’t take a vacation from exercise!

Exercising while on vacation may sound crazy to you, but taking 20-30 minutes each morning to break a sweat will leave you feeling energized and will also lead to making healthier dining choices (or not feeling as guilty when you splurge).

Is 35 High Risk?

Is 35 High Risk?

You arrive at your OB/GYN office excited about the new addition to your family but leave an hour later with frustration and anxiety as you find out you have just been labeled “Advanced Maternal Age.” So really, is 35 high risk?


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Summer 2014

Summer 2014

BABYOURSELF Magazine is now The MOMS Magazine! Everything from birthday parties to skin care and exercising to expert pediatric advice. We’ll keep you informed on everything mom.

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Is 35 High Risk?

Is 35 High Risk?

You arrive at your OB/GYN office excited about the new addition to your family but leave an hour later with frustration and anxiety as you find out you have just been labeled “Advanced Maternal Age.” So really, is 35 high risk?

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Sharing

Sharing

Teaching children to share is difficult. Find out what Dr. Gordon suggests to teach sharing to your children.

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Are YOU the Next Blog Contributor?

Are YOU the Next Blog Contributor?

Right now we are looking for fresh, local voices to join our team this fall, and we would love to hear from you! This is a volunteer position, but there are some really fun perks to make it all worthwhile. Click here for the deets :: ...

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Orlando’s Best Photographers!

Orlando’s Best Photographers!

Of all our reader polls, “Best Photographer” always gets the most traffic, proving that Central Florida moms love their photogs – the patient, artistic, creative people who manage to capture the precious faces of our children and families.

Orlando’s Best OB/GYNs

Orlando’s Best OB/GYNs

In Central Florida, we’re fortunate to be surrounded by fantastic women’s healthcare providers, as well as state-of-the-art medical facilities, and the tremendous reader response received during our vote for Best OB/GYN was a testament of their excellence.

Orlando's Best Pediatricians!

Orlando's Best Pediatricians!

Knowing just how important our kids’ healthcare is to us, we recently asked our readers to name Orlando’s Best Pediatrician. Using the data provided, we compiled this list with hopes that it might help you find just the provider you are looking for to care for your kiddo’s health.

Sharing

Sharing

Teaching children to share is difficult. Find out what Dr. Gordon suggests to teach sharing to your children.

Designer Birthday Parties on a Budget

Designer Birthday Parties on a Budget

by Natasha Flores
photography by Lizvette Wreath Photography www.lizvette.com
As moms, we celebrate every milestone in our children’s lives. For Natasha, birthdays are the mega-milestones. With the help of Pinterest and passion for event design, she looks forward every year to daughter Sophia’s next birthday.

Low Impact

Low Impact

By Kristen Scruggs I’m a very active person and I love, enjoy and NEED exercise in my life! I am addicted to running. However, when I was four months pregnant with my daughter, my doctor asked me to stop running. I was devastated. It looked like I had placenta previa, and he wanted to be […]

{Moms Give Back Guide} Consign. Shop. Save. Give Back.

{Moms Give Back Guide} Consign. Shop. Save. Give Back.

Consign. Shop. Save. Give Back.
The Moms Give Back Guide is excited to highlight Cradle to College! There are several ways you can give back to Orlando families and our community at each sale location!

“Lylah will always be perfect to us”

“Lylah will always be perfect to us”

At a routine prenatal visit, Mariah learned that her unborn baby Lylah had spina bifida. She transferred to a high-risk obstetrician for the remainder of her pregnancy. Even though they knew Lylah’s life would be full of uncertainties, they embraced her challenges with grace and laughter.

Introducing the New Baby

Introducing the New Baby

Preparing for another child is always an exciting time for a family. But what’s the best way to introduce a young toddler to your new baby?

When "High-Risk" Hits Close to Home

When "High-Risk" Hits Close to Home

“Some of my stories are health related, and A LOT are emotionally related.” Kristi shared. “I’ve always known there would be an opportunity to tell my story, I just didn’t know when.”

Colt’s Transportation Nursery

Colt’s Transportation Nursery

While transportation is a common theme for little boys, Colt’s vintage transportation nursery leaves the typical cars and trucks motif in the dust.

Tips to get the perfect holiday hair and makeup!

Tips to get the perfect holiday hair and makeup!

Your holiday Instagram pic is for sure to get a ton of likes if it includes a headshot. Here’s how to get the perfect holiday hair and makeup!

“home” for the holidays

“home” for the holidays

‘Tis the season for giving thanks and celebrating with friends and family. Time for office parties, Christmas programs and New Year’s Eve gatherings. This is the time of year when traditions are kept and time with family is sacred. This year my family and I will be in Florida for the holidays. And even though […]

Is Swaddling Safe?

Is Swaddling Safe?

New parents often learn how to swaddle their infant from the nurses in the hospital, and when done correctly, swaddling can be an effective technique to help calm infants and promote sleep. If you plan to swaddle your infant, you need to follow a few guidelines to make sure you are doing it safely.

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

By making a few small changes to recipes, adding exercise and trying out some tips and tricks for saving calories, you’ll be on the right track this year to make it through the holidays this year!