No Touch Forehead Thermometer #BraunTherms #ProductReview ( Momimhar posted on October 9th, 2014 )

It worries me a lot when my darling daughter gets sick? Who wouldn’t worry when someone in the household is not feeling well? I mean if a family member is ill, our instincts tell us to check everything. We quickly check the temperature by feeling the forehead of the neck. We ask where is hurting. If he or she points to the head, then we’ll let them take a pain reliever. But to double check the temperature, we use a thermometer. It’s a very essential item in the house. If the body temperature is 100.4 F or over, then a fever is running.

Braun No Touch Forehead Thermometer

Braun No Touch Forehead Thermometer

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When I take my little one to the doctor’s office for a check up, they check her temperature by lightly swiping a thermometer on her forehead. I thought I would like to have a thermometer like that. But the Braun® No touch forehead thermometer is just right. I am very pleased to get a chance to try the Braun® No touch forehead thermometer. You just have to point the device on the forehead 1-2 inches away then it checks the body temperature quickly. I tried it on me and my daughter twice. My daughter’s temperature was 94.5 on first try and 94.8 on the second try. Mine was 98.4 on first try and 98.5 on second try.

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The Braun® No touch forehead thermometer is battery-operated so you have to put two AA alkaline batteries in it.  I was glad it came with two batteries already.

It comes with AA batteries.

It comes with two AA batteries.

 

*I received this item complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.  Contents in this review are my own.

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National Night Out ( Momimhar posted on October 8th, 2014 )

Petting the sheep.

Petting the sheep.

On our way home from my work last night, I remembered to stop by at someone’s house to pick up a pre-owned Mickey Mouse toddler dress sold to me for $3.  It was from a local online garage sale group on Facebook.  Unfortunately, the toddler dress was not on the porch so my darling daughter and I headed home.  We passed thru downtown Wylie and I saw some barricades and when I looked around, the park was all lit up.  I thought something nice is going on at the park.  So I told DD about it and we agreed to stop by and look.  It was about 7:30 P.M.

So many people were there – grown ups, big kids, small kids, and babies.  There were animals, too.  I didn’t have much time to take photos of the tents and booths because K was excited to look at the animals.  It was a mini Petting Zoo.  There were two goats, a sheep, and a pig.  Boy, how she loved that!  There was a super big inflatable bounce and slide but we didn’t go there because it was so high and K said she liked petting the animals better.

Petting the goat.

Petting the goat.

Then we head to the playground because K wanted to swing but the four swings were occupied.  So she went to the other playground set.  She had fun climbing up and down the stairs and sliding down the small and big slides.   Then I heard the emcee said that it was 10 minutes before the fireworks.  So we waited for it before we went home.  It was nice.  K said, “I love watching fireworks.”  “Me, too,” I said.  After the fireworks, I let K play for 20 minutes then we head home.

Fireworks.

Fireworks.

By the way, on our way to the car, I asked someone what’s the special event about.  He said it was National Night Out for the city.

Essential Tips for Inexperienced Mothers ( Momimhar posted on September 24th, 2014 )

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Mothers are considered to be the luckiest human beings from the whole world because they are empowered to give birth. Being a mother involves many responsibilities and worries. Especially to young and unexperienced moms it is very difficult to deal with everything if they don’t have someone to train and help them.

There are so many things to know before a woman gets pregnant. Hundreds of questions in her head don’t let a woman be relaxed and wait with calm the great moment. For all of the mothers or the future ones, we have created this platform that will provide them with a lot of support and many useful advices. Here, at Moms.com, women from different stages of motherhood share their best moments related to their loved child and also ask for advices from already experienced moms who are ready to help with stories, news and recommendations.

There are not so many social network for mothers. You can find different blogs, forums or websites that can provide you with some tips on how to take care of your baby. Still, the most utile web site that you can visit is Moms simply because this was created particularly for women who live the same experience. Here is where you will read thousands of opinions from mothers from all over the world because there are so many things you have to consider when growing a child.

Because of the children’s vulnerability, there are many dangers as diseases, injuries and so on, that’s why it is very important to be informed about the best remedies for everything. This website is not only for obtaining skills on how to grow a children, but as well you can post pictures of your baby, make new friends and record the most important moments and events from your child’s life.

Here is where you will receive advices not only for your baby, but for you as well, as a mom who goes through strong emotional feelings from the moment you find out you are pregnant. In case you feel like you also have many interesting things to share with other young moms, no matter it is related to pregnancy moments, medical issues or just funny memories, don’t hesitate to share this information.

This motherhood social network will change your life as a mother because now you are not alone. Be a better mom for your child and he will grow in a happier medium.

My Part Time Job ( Momimhar posted on September 18th, 2014 )

I accepted a part-time job as a babysitter.  Actually it’s an after-school babysitting because I will watch over the kids, two kids, as soon as they get home from school.  Their parents are both working. The daddy works as an engineer and the mommy is a flight attendant. The mom and I talked about the work schedule and the pay.  My work schedule is four days a week and they will pay gas in addition to the weekly compensation.  I thought I’d give it a try since I am not that very busy.  I can take my darling daughter to work then she and the two kids (both girls) can play while I prepare their dinner before their parents get home from work.  When it comes to the kids’ homework, the parents will take care of it.  That’s good.

I started this Monday.  Mrs. J., the mom, let me go with her to the school when it was time to pick up her kids.  That is to get me familiar where the school is and the process of picking up the students.  I have to do carpool.  DD and I got to know the girls this week.  I think they will get along well as time goes by.

Dealing With Bed Wetting In Toddlers ( Momimhar posted on September 15th, 2014 )

Every parent’s desire is to see his/her child reach a milestone.  And there are lots of milestones to look forward to.  One of them is when the child learns how to go to the potty.  That is just an awesome achievement.  But we do not have to force the little ones to do it.  We can teach them how and wait for them when they are ready.  Potty training toddlers is not an easy task.  It requires patience.  But if you’re little tot is ready, potty training comes easy.

Well, my darling daughter is already potty trained.  I was very happy that day when she asked me to take her to the bathroom because she wants to go.  That was a “hurray” moment.  Did that mean good-bye diapers already?  No.  Not yet for us at least for another year maybe?  I still put a diaper on K at bedtime.  My concern is bed wetting.  There are nights that K pees while sleeping.  So I don’t take chances of that to happen without her diaper on.  Or else she will be soaking wet in the bed.

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well beginnings diapers

Thanks to  Well Beginnings™ Diaper and wipes for the opportunity to try them on K.  Not only the diapers are comfortable, they are very absorbent and leak-free.  The wipes are soft and smooth on her skin.  The wipes don’t leave any particles on K’s skin.  I like that.

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The  Well Beginnings™ diapers fit just right on her and the snaps don’t hurt or poke her skin.  The price is affordable and you can find these at Walgreens.

But how should I solve bed wetting problem?  What I do is let K go before bed.  And I don’t let her drink much water at night.  These helps minimize the possibilities of bed wetting.

*I received the products mentioned for free and for review purposes.  All opinions are 100% mine.

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