The Downside To Gender Reveal Parties

Bella Breakdown As you scroll through your Instagram feed, you might not be able to avoid seeing people getting married, getting engaged, or announcing that they’re having a child. And you definitely can’t avoid the gender reveal videos. Gender reveals have gotten beyond creative. People are using balloons, cakes, powder filled baseballs, confetti, paint, whatever makes a mess you can bet it’s probably going to be used at a gender reveal party. But gender reveals sometimes have a tendency to go a little wrong. Let’s face it, when you’re expecting a child there is usually one gender that you...

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Quip: Perfect Oral Care Delivered!

The Perfect Brush Getting your teeth cleaned at the dentist has to be one of the most satisfying feelings. I’m one of those people who goes twice a year and never skips out. I have never had a cavity before and my dentist says I owe it all to using an vibrating toothbrush and for having good habits! My secret weapon….quip! Designed With Every Mouth In Mind Some of the biggest problems we face with oral care and you may hear this pretty often from your dentist…brushing too hard, not brushing long enough, not brushing twice a day, not...

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Going To Restaurants With The Kids

Bella Breakdown So you have found yourself being the parents of one, maybe two, even three children. Does this mean that you have to hole up in your house making Mac & Cheese every night? Or, are you entitled to a night out at a restaurant without the judgment of your fellow patrons? Of course you’re entitled! But, we understand your hesitation. Kids, especially small children, are definitely prone to public, restaurant meltdowns. This of course warrants the mean stares from other diners, and not so genuine sympathy from your server. So, how can you prep your kids and...

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How You Can Help A Crying Kid

You might feel as though your child is crying for no reason. Especially if the tears have been brought upon by something completely irrational, like you gave them a spoon instead of a fork. We might not understand the causation of our children’s tears, but there are ways that we can help them to create emotional understanding when they’re crying. First, it’s important to be totally calm when you approach your crying child. You’ll be no good if you’re upset or agitated as well. Second, don’t tell your child to ‘stop crying’. You’re making it seem as though their...

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New Baby, No Sleep

Bella Breakdown Welcoming a little one into the world is the beginning of some of the biggest changes to occur in your life. Everything is new to not only the baby, but to you as well. There is a brand new way of going about your day to day, and one of those things is the way in which you sleep. You might have thought you were a morning person, maybe even a night owl. You thought it was pretty impressive that you could function on less than 8 hours of sleep. Well, think again, because you are losing...

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