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Fall Fluff Baby Shower Giveaway: Seeking Bloggers

Fall Fluff Baby Shower Giveaway: Seeking Bloggers

/ July 4, 2014 10:00 am

The Parenting Patch is excited to announce the Fall Fluff Baby Shower Giveaway scheduled for September 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014. James and Heather, a husband and wife team, launched The Parenting Patch: Where Parents Grow on September 15, [...]

Smoking May Cause Cleft Lips and Palates

Smoking May Cause Cleft Lips and Palates

/ July 23, 2014 3:00 pm

Did you know that July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is using the month to warn about the dangers associated with smoking and the formation of cleft palates and [...]

Smart Snugs Cloth Diaper Giveaway

Smart Snugs Cloth Diaper Giveaway

/ July 23, 2014 11:00 am

Welcome to the Smart Snugs Cloth Diaper Giveaway hosted by Tales From a Southern Mom with co-hosts Simply Sherryl and Colliding Universe and sponsored by Smart Snugs. To learn about Smart Snugs cloth diapers, check out the review from Tales From [...]

Cherry Cola Houndstooth Nicki’s Diapers Diaper Cover: Daily Diaper

Cherry Cola Houndstooth Nicki’s Diapers Diaper Cover: Daily Diaper

/ July 23, 2014 8:00 am

Whenever I am considering adding a new diaper to my stash, I like to look at pictures of the diaper in use to get a better feel for the actual fit. The Daily Diaper is a feature of The Parenting [...]

Autism Caused by Genetics More Than Environmental Factors

Autism Caused by Genetics More Than Environmental Factors

/ July 22, 2014 7:00 pm

A study published Sunday in Nature Genetics has found that genetics plays a bigger role in autism than environmental factors. According to researchers, 52% of autism risk comes from common genes while only 2.6% have been attributed to spontaneous mutations. [...]

Whooping Cough Rates in Fully Vaccinated Children Point to Need for More Frequent Boosters

Whooping Cough Rates in Fully Vaccinated Children Point to Need for More Frequent Boosters

/ July 22, 2014 11:00 am

A recent study published in the journal BMJ found that almost 20% of fully vaccinated children in the United Kingdom with a persistent cough have whooping cough, or pertussis, indicating a possible need for more frequent booster shots. A similar [...]

J Is for Jellyfish Handprint Craft

J Is for Jellyfish Handprint Craft

/ July 22, 2014 8:00 am

J is for jellyfish! Help your toddler learn about the letter J by making a fun jellyfish handprint craft. Materials Pink and blue nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour [...]

Mamas & Papas Rock n’ Ride Talking Lotty Giveaway

Mamas & Papas Rock n’ Ride Talking Lotty Giveaway

/ July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Welcome to the Mamas & Papas Rock n’ Ride Talking Lotty Giveaway hosted by by Conservamom and sponsored by Mamas & Papas. One lucky reader of Conservamom and The Parenting Patch will win one (1) Mamas & Papas Rock n’ [...]

$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway: Seeking Bloggers

$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway: Seeking Bloggers

/ July 21, 2014 7:30 pm

The Parenting Patch is excited to announce a giveaway opp from Giveaway Goddess. The $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway starts on August 4, 2014 and continues until August 18, 2014. One winner will win one $50 Amazon gift card. The [...]

Dyson DC59 Animal Cordless Vacuum Giveaway

Dyson DC59 Animal Cordless Vacuum Giveaway

/ July 21, 2014 1:00 pm

Welcome to the Dyson DC59 Animal Cordless Vacuum Giveaway sponsored and hosted by Give It Love and co-hosted by The Parenting Patch. One lucky reader of Give It Love The Parenting Patch will win one (1) Dyson DC59 Animal Cordless [...]

Converting Pocket Diaper Inserts into Diaper Cover Inserts

Converting Pocket Diaper Inserts into Diaper Cover Inserts

/ July 21, 2014 8:00 am

When I first started cloth diapering over two years ago, I bought several types of diapers to try. Ultimately I decided that I preferred all-in-twos and diaper covers over pocket diapers. In fact, I am flat out not a fan [...]

I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft

I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft

/ July 20, 2014 8:00 am

I is for ice cream! Help your toddler learn about the letter I by making a fun ice cream footprint craft. Materials Tan, brown, and red nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or [...]

The Duck and the Froggy Table: The Rubber Ducky Project Week 29

The Duck and the Froggy Table: The Rubber Ducky Project Week 29

/ July 19, 2014 8:00 am

Image Credits The Duck and the Froggy Table © 2013 Heather Johnson

It’s the Balm by Organic Sunshine Love Scrubs Giveaway

It’s the Balm by Organic Sunshine Love Scrubs Giveaway

/ July 19, 2014 6:00 am

Welcome to the It’s the Balm by Organic Sunshine Love Scrubs hosted by The Parenting Patch and sponsored by It’s the Balm by Organic Sunshine. To learn about some of the amazing natural beauty products from Organic Sunshine, check out [...]

It’s the Balm by Organic Sunshine Love Scrubs and Natural Lip Balm Review

It’s the Balm by Organic Sunshine Love Scrubs and Natural Lip Balm Review

/ July 19, 2014 6:00 am

As a woman with sensitive skin, I am a fan of more natural skin care products. I have also found that natural ingredients such as shea butter and sweet almond oil moisturize my skin better than synthetic lotions. Thus, when [...]

Sizzling $50 Gift Card Giveaway

Sizzling $50 Gift Card Giveaway

/ July 18, 2014 8:30 pm

Welcome to the Sizzling $50 Gift Card Giveaway hosted and sponsored by Imperfect Women. Whether we are celebrating summer with great food, fun vacations, or a walk in the park, we can all use a little extra cash to help [...]

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