Posts Tagged ‘ New Mom ’

Road Test: Ultra Lightweight Strollers

August 7, 2013    |    By +
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Practically every stroller company is introducing an ultra-light model to their line. Remember those rickety umbrella strollers from when you were a kid? Strollers have come a long way since. Lightweight strollers have convertible features you can adjust as the baby grows, and their weight certainly means easier use by the parents. Who wants... Read more »


Inside the Beach Bag: Baby Edition

July 22, 2013    |    By +
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As a parent, it can sometimes be a daunting task to make sure that you have everything you need for a day out, especially if you have baby or toddler. Babies, whether the first or fourth or more, require a lot of stuff. Help out the moms in your life by creating a fun... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Sexy Mother’s Day Gifts

May 10, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Sexy Mother’s Day Gifts

Melissa Chapman is one busy lady! She regularly blogs about her marriage, family life, and everything in between at Married My Sugar Daddy and you can find her work in ABC News, Momtourage, Lifetime Moms, Babble, The Washington Post, Time Out NY Kids and iVillage. Thank you for contributing, Melissa! Don’t get me wrong... Read more »


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“Scary Mommy” Q&A With Jill Smokler

May 2, 2012    |    By +
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“Scary Mommy” Q&A With Jill Smokler

“Confessions of a Scary Mommy” is a great new book from author, award-winning blogger and of course, mom, Jill Smokler. Confessions is collection of essays, anecdotes from Jill, as well as, real life confessions from moms confronting the reality that motherhood is simultaneously an intensely difficult and an intensely rewarding labor of love.  If... Read more »


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Mother’s Day Shopping Strategy!

April 24, 2012    |    By +
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Mother’s Day Shopping Strategy!

With Mother’s Day less than three weeks away, it’s time to get serious about getting mom something extra special. Lucky for you, we’ve been searching high and low through your favorite stores and and our favorite magazines for the best gifts for mom so that you can make mom proud this Mother’s Day. We... Read more »


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Cribsie Awards Voting is Now Open!

March 1, 2012    |    By +
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Cribsie Awards Voting is Now Open!

Ever want to know what real moms think are the best products for their babies? Are you a real mom who wants to cast your vote on those products? Here’s your chance! It’s time to vote for the 2012 Cribsie Awards hosted by top parenting sites StrollerTraffic & A-List Mom. Vote until March 16th... Read more »


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Pregnancy Trend: Babymoons?

September 13, 2011    |    By +
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Pregnancy Trend: Babymoons?

  Here at Gifts, we like to pride ourselves on keeping up with the trends, but somehow this one completely flew under our radar: Babymoons. We’ve all heard of Push Presents, where new Moms get something special just for them after giving birth, but what about celebrating before the baby arrives? The term has... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Angela Ishmael of Swanky Moms

August 11, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Angela Ishmael of Swanky Moms

Angela is the Community Manager of SwankyMoms.com. When she’s not busy blogging, you will find her hand in hand with her husband teaching kids in the slums of Nairobi or building homes in the hills of Mexico. Angela and her husband are expecting their first baby girl this fall! It will be their greatest... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

April 14, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

A mother, a writer and a seasoned traveler, Jen Swetzoff is certainly a jack of all trades. After visiting over 20 countries and 6 continents, she’s currently chronicling her most recent adventure…parenthood. Part parenting resource and travel guide, Parenture is where Jen regularly  shares her expertise as a former travel writer and new mom.... Read more »


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Snap to It

March 14, 2011    |    By +
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This past weekend marked the arrival of my friend’s new baby boy, River. If he turns out to look anything like this guy, he’ll have no trouble in the girl department. Being that it’s my job to find the coolest baby gear out there, I always look forward to such occasions where I can... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

Gwen P.
Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.