Michelle Maffei is a freelance copywriter covering a variety of topics both online and in print, from parenting to beauty and more. Combining her two favorite loves, writing and motherhood, she has found joy in even the most challenging moments of parenting, for every situation presents a new jackpot of stories from which to draw upon. Michelle is a regular contributor to SheKnows.com, Bella Magazine, PerkStreet Financial, and an assortment of websites.
Every family packs their vacation with lots of fun but also with lots of extra calories, thanks to dining out and indulging in treats they don't include in their normal routine. But if you keep moving during your vacation, you can still enjoy a few indulgences without taking home some souvenir pounds!Read Full Story
You know to expect to celebrate your child's first words, first steps and more, but you shouldn't let these six surprising childhood milestones breeze right by! From your child's first "no" to the first time he shares his toys, discover these unexpected reasons to do the happy dance.Read Full Story
Christmas shopping can be brutal when you're vying for the most popular toys in town — unless you have some insider tips on what kids will be asking for this Christmas! From Big Hugs Elmo to Disney Infinity, discover the hot toys for 2013 list from The Toy Insider and snatch up the best toys for Christmas while you can.Read Full Story
Raising a child with special needs comes with a double dose of self-doubt, but empowering yourself with parenting tips geared towards your child's developmental delays can help you kick that uncertainty to the curb.Read Full Story
Getting your kid to hit the sack may be a lot easier if your youngster has one of these awesome places to lay his or her head! From a castle bed fit for a princess to a hamburger bed that looks good enough to eat, discover six cool beds for kids that will make your child's trip to the Land of Nod a lot more fun.Read Full Story
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