Category: Pregnancy & Nursing

2018 Baby Shower Essentials & Gift Ideas

2018 Baby Shower Essentials & Gift Ideas

It’s always fun to celebrate a new baby and pamper the mom-to-be! Our baby shower essentials are practical, natural, problem-solving and adorable. These gift ideas cover a little bit of everything; feeding, diapering, pampering and teething!  

Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Busy Moms

Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Busy Moms

Mommy life is very busy and it’s easy for us moms to forget to take care of ourselves. After experiencing some health issues, these changes have helped me make much better lifestyle choices towards better nutrition, adequate sleep and regular exercise.

5 Helpful Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

5 Helpful Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

If you are able, breastfeeding is a precious opportunity to bond with your baby especially during the newborn stage. After having 3 kids, I have discovered several tips to create a successful and peaceful breastfeeding routine. These five ideas have worked for me but every mama and baby have a different experience. I’d love to hear your own breastfeeding tips too!

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Amy is a mom-entrepreneur, has 3 young children, and lives with her husband in beautiful Idaho. She enjoys spending time with her family, going on adventures, hiking, biking, and splashing in puddles.

Simple Pampering Tips for Moms-to-Be

Simple Pampering Tips for Moms-to-Be

Being pregnant is a joy as you anticipate bringing a new little bundle into the world! It can also be tiring and uncomfortable at times. These tips for pampering your changing body can help you enjoy the unique stage of pregnancy.

Get Your Body Back In Time For Summer

Get Your Body Back In Time For Summer

I love summer but I do not look forward to sporting a swimsuit. Having a baby changes a lot and it’s hard to find time to get back into shape. Here are a few products to help you prepare for summer fun and regain your pre-baby self-confidence.

Practical Ways To Pamper Yourself As A Mom

Practical Ways To Pamper Yourself As A Mom

Moms are always working hard and giving their best to take care of their families. I know I personally don’t tend to stop and think about taking care of myself in all the business of life with babies. However, my sweet husband is good to remind me to take a break and treat myself to some pampering now and then! We all have different ways of relaxing or feeling pampered but for me, as a mom I love being “pampered” by things that are not only fun for me but helpful or practical in some way. Here are 4 practical ways you can pamper yourself as a mom!

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Karen and her husband of 7 years have one active but very sweet toddler boy and a happy baby girl. She loves being mommy, spending quality time with friends and family, traveling and trying new things.

Back Buddy Support Pillow

Back Buddy Support Pillow

The Back Buddy maternity and feeding support pillow was designed by a Chiropractor and a nursing mother to help alleviate common back pain during and after pregnancy. Back Buddy provides comfort and support while you are holding or feeding your baby and encourages proper position for breastfeeding.

My Hospital Bag Checklist

My Hospital Bag Checklist

Here’s a look at what I have in my ready-to-go hospital bag the second time around and some tips for packing a hospital bag for yourself.

Luxurious Organic Skincare

Luxurious Organic Skincare

Founded by a stay-at-home-mom who desired to use only the best and most natural ingredients on her babies, Active Essentials is a luxury organic skincare line which offers products made with ONLY fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers for everyone in your family. I was sent several of their all natural bath and body products to try and have enjoyed using these luxurious natural skincare items on myself and my family.

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Karen and her husband of 7 years have one active but very sweet toddler boy and a happy baby girl. She loves being mommy, spending quality time with friends and family, traveling and trying new things.

How to Make Healthy Prenatal Juice

How to Make Healthy Prenatal Juice

It’s easy to stay healthy during pregnancy by drinking nutrient-rich prenatal juices that are packed with berries, kale, citrus and more! Make your own or purchase delicious combinations that will give you extra energy and help support baby’s development.

Bloom Lift Maternity Panty

Bloom Lift Maternity Panty

Bloom Lift Maternity Panties fit snugly thanks to the waist support function ensuring optimal fit and comfortable support for pregnant women. Aerocool waist support line gently supports with an over belly fit and full coverage. The soft elastic materials are made from 92% Tencel, extracted from raw wood, and 8% Polyurethane.

2016 Spring Baby Shower Faves & Essentials

2016 Spring Baby Shower Faves & Essentials

Spring is here! Which means lots of family adventuring, outdoor play dates, picnics at the park, and spring Baby Showers! We are excited to once again showcase our second annual 2016 Spring Baby Shower Faves featuring a wide variety of baby shower gift ideas; mom-favorites, best sellers, and basic must-haves for families! Whether you are a seasoned mom of several little ones, expecting your second, or a brand new soon-to-be mom, these products can help make life easier, more Eco-friendly, and some of them are just plain adorable! Attending or planning an upcoming baby shower? Check out these great baby shower gift ideas!

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Mommy Scene is a segment of Create. Play. Travel. We highlight our favorite family essentials, simple parenting tips and creative ideas to make family memories. We also share occasional product reviews and recommendations for making mommy life easier.

It’s The Balm Pregnancy Pamper Kit

It’s The Balm Pregnancy Pamper Kit

It’s The Balm products pamper and moisturize naturally without the use of chemicals or artificial preservatives. Each product is created using premium organic ingredients — base oils and butters, essential oils, botanicals, and natural additives