Chip Gaines Wishes Everyone Would Ask These Three Questions Before Buying a Home

Bella Breakdown Buying a new home can be such an exciting experience, but also as stressful one. It’s often a lengthy process and it does cost a lot of money. That’s why it pays to be as prepared as possible. Who would you trust more than Chip Gaines to give you advice on buying a home? The Fixer Upper star alongside his wife and costar Joanna, knows what to look for in a new home. After all, he’s spent nearly ten years doing it on live TV for a living! These are the top three things, according to Chip,...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Was In a “Dark Place” During Postpartum Depression

Bella Breakdown In this age of social media, the pressure to be the perfect woman or the perfect mother has never been greater. Gwyneth Paltrow opens up about her postpartum depression which a lot of women, celebrity or not, tend to shy away from. The “Avengers: Infinity War” actress, speaks of her experience during a candid conversation with her mom, actress Blythe Danner, on her Goop podcast that came out on April 26th. “I think [it] was really shocking to me because I never thought that I would be a person who got postnatal depression,” She added: “I was...

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Make Mom Feel Like A Queen With These Gift Ideas

Bella Breakdown Time is ticking! Have you gotten your Mother’s Day gift for mom yet? If not, rest assured because here are five ideas spanning across all budgets and we won’t be mad if you steal them. 1. A stay at a bed and breakfast. B&Bs are becoming increasingly popular and serve as a great little getaway. One option is the Blair House Inn Bed and Breakfast in Whimberly, Texas. 2. A themed basket. Pick a theme or a color and go to town. Choose lemonade and get her a new pitcher, serving glasses, yellow napkins and a box...

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Amazon Will Soon Release Kid-Friendly Echo

Bella Breakdown Parents of small children, your prayers have been answered. A kid-friendly version of the Amazon Echo called “Free Time” will launch May 9th for $80. Coming in a variety of playful colors, the Amazon Free Time will have several parental controls put into place such as restrictions on purchases, filtered music streaming and a bedtime feature that suspends use. The Free Time will also solicit a “please” and “thank you” from its users, reinforcing politeness. But will this kid-friendly device ultimately serve as a tool or a distraction? It can be both depending on when you allow...

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Why Are Autism Diagnoses On the Rise?

Bella Breakdown With more knowledge than ever before on mental health and disease prevention, it appears that autism diagnoses are now more common. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recently reported that the reported rates of autism are rising. The CDC has now released what they believe to be the answer to this question, though it is not entirely certain. The number of eight-year-olds across the country, in diverse communities, who could have been diagnosed with autism in 2014 was around 1 in 59. That yields around about a .2% increase since the last estimate. But, the CDC says...

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Pampers Pure Diapers Ease Those Mommy Nerves

The Diapers That Are Pure Joy Any mom, whether she is new or experienced, knows that there are plenty of things to worry about when it comes to having a child. So why does your baby’s diaper have to be one of those worries? Pampers Pure diapers , available at Walmart (online and in store) are the best way to ease any mommy diaper woes. This ‘nervous yet hopeful’ feeling is what inspired the makers of Pampers Pure to make the stylish, quality and pure product. Pampers Pure diapers are made with pure ingredients. That is music to any...

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