Remember that time when hand sanitizer was in short supply? That was only eight months ago! Now that we are in cold and flu season (and the COVID-19 pandemic continues on), it would be great to know that you will always have hand sanitizer, well, on hand, right? Here is a homemade hand sanitizer recipe that uses items you might already have in your bathroom.Continue reading Easy Homemade Hand Sanitizer Recipe
Halloween may look different this year (thanks, COVID), but you and the kids can still get dressed up. Check out these tips and ideas for easy Halloween costumes, some of which use items you may already have at home.Continue reading Ideas for Easy Halloween Costumes
by Dr. Lindsay Malloy, co-founder of Pandemic Parenting
I’ve been thinking a lot about the moms-to-be and new moms, bringing babies home and dealing with COVID postpartum. I know all too well what it’s like to cope with a mysterious virus and so many unknowns while expecting.Continue reading Pregnancy & Postpartum During a Pandemic: 4 Things to Know About Depression & Anxiety
When you are expecting or thinking about conceiving, you may wonder what happens through each of the pregnancy trimesters. As the stages of pregnancy progress, so do the changes within the mom and baby.Continue reading Pregnancy Trimesters: Each Stage of Pregnancy
Looking forward to Halloween this year? You’re not alone: according to research from Zulily, 32% of moms say they are planning to celebrate the holiday because it’s a nice break. And the great thing is you don’t have to spend all month planning to create something fun.
Finding out you’re pregnant can come with more choices than you might initially think, and one of those is choosing your care team. If you’re newly pregnant, you might be wondering: what’s a midwife vs. a doula? If you are, you’re a step ahead of where I was with my first pregnancy! When I found out I was pregnant with my now 3.5-year-old daughter, Maggie, I just assumed I’d keep seeing my regular OB-GYN for care, and that working with that practice would largely dictate what my birth experience would look like.
Did you know that online retailer Zulily has sold tens of millions of toys since our first sale in 2010? In 2020, we wanted to celebrate our super special tenth holiday season with our first ever Zulily Top Toy List – 2020.
by Dr. Amanda Zelechoski, co-founder of Pandemic Parenting
One of the best parts of becoming a new parent is “joining the club” – entering a community of fellow parents and being surrounded by generations of wisdom and experience to support you. You’ve likely heard the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.” But, what happens when you are pregnant during COVID and are isolated from your village for any number of reasons? You’ve been waiting for this time when friends and family would tell you how adorable you look pregnant, throw you a baby shower, cry happy tears with you when the adoption was finalized, snuggle your new baby so you can take a shower, and take care of you so you can care for your baby.
In a year of uncertainty, one thing is a given: Reduced travel and social distancing mean families will be looking for new ways to embrace the seasonal spirit. Read on for five fresh ideas for holiday, plus pointers for planning out your schedule.
There are plenty of new decisions to make when it comes to your baby, and decorating the nursery isn’t a simple check off the list. You’ll spend countless hours in there feeding, changing, playing and soothing the little one. So, why not create a serene space for your child’s bedroom?