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Daphne is Randesign's favorite and talented Mom. Professional Mom by day, and Writer/Mom by night. Daphne also is a fitness expert; competing in many competitions across the country over the past several years. She is a 40-something single mother of two daughters who are 8 years apart. She knows a thing or two about parenting, careers and stress.


A Kid-Friendly New Year's Eve

Happy New Year! 2012 signals the celebration of the year past, as well as a time to wipe the slate clean for a new year. New Year's Eve is an exciting time for adults, but some of the loud, crazy and often alcohol-related events associated with the festivity of the New Year are not suitable […]

Holiday Traditions

With the holiday season in full swing, we’d like to acknowledge some traditions that seem to come along with the season. Below we take a look at some aspects of the Christian Christmas Tree, the Jewish Menorah, and the colors of Kwanzaa. Please also take this as an opportunity to post your own traditions and […]

Halloween Fun – SAFETY FIRST!

  Happy Halloween! It’s an exciting day for young and old alike – a day for ghosts and goblins, parties and playtime, costumes and cuisine. Want to keep your little terrors safe and happy for the big night? Here are some tips!   COSTUMES – Make sure your costumes are flame resistant / fire retardant. […]

What's In A Name?

Onomastics or onomatology is the study of proper names of all kinds and the origins of names. – Wikipedia.com. We are all linked by names, as we all have one. A name is an identification. It can also be a personality, a stamp of recognition, and a signal to the world that shouts, “Hey! I’m me!”   The subject of naming […]

Diaper Duty

Your mission, should you choose to accept it: the diaper change. It’s one of the basics of baby, but changing a diaper can be complex. Babies move. Babies squirm. Babies grow quickly. Babies react differently to different products. How does one have as drama-free a changing experience as possible? PREPARE! PREPARE! PREPARE! And then cross […]

Swaddling Your Baby

Nothing comforts a baby like the warmth and security of swaddling. Swaddling has been practiced for hundreds of years and involves wrapping a child snugly in order to restrict movement, maintain body temperature and calm nerves. Archaeological records suggest that swaddling came to be around 4000 B.C. in Central Asia – migrants used a back-pack […]

Finding a Trustworthy Babysitter

  Finding the right person to babysit your children can be an experience that creates anxiety and uncertainty, but there are many things you can do in order to ease the apprehension. According to Wikipedia.com, “The use of the word "sit" to abbreviate to refer to a baby-sitter is recorded from 1800. The term may […]