Phones Don’t Make For Great Parents

Bella Breakdown I think of the days when my mom or dad would take my brothers and I out to dinner. Other than the occasional book brought to the table, we were pretty much always engaged with one another. I guess we were lucky to have never been sitting down, having a meal together during the age of the smartphone. Now, when I’m out with my own child I can’t help but notice all of the other parents nose deep in their phones, not interacting with their child. Now, I’m not saint, I too have been guilty of the...

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Best Tips When Traveling With Young Children

Bella Breakdown I’m not sure which part about traveling with a baby I dread the most. Is it the part where I have to deal with a child who may or may not end up screaming, whilst in a flying tube for hours? Or is it the part where I have to give apologetic glances to the other passengers? Passengers whose own glances are either that of annoyance or pity. Hmmm.. what to decide? It sort of all sounds miserable. Stop the dreading though, parents! There are ways to stave off the impending misery that is traveling with a...

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Travel Friendly Baby Gear For Everyday Use

Bella Breakdown I was recently talking to a friend about helpful baby travel gear. She made me list of three or four essentials. After looking at the products, I realized they were lightweight no frills versions of items I already have. Those of you with kids will understand, regardless of how many or few baby items you have at home, there is never enough room for everything. It made me think: why couldn’t I use travel friendly baby gear in my everyday life. This is my list of travel friendly baby gear for everyday use: Any Breathable Baby Carrier:...

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Your Kids’ Annoying Personality Traits Will Make Them Successful Adults

Bella Breakdown All parents want to raise strong and confident children. There are certain traits that children possess that can foreshadow them being successful adults. And while this is all good and well, sometimes these traits can be difficult, and at time impossible, to parent. While it may be hard, try to nurture these behaviors even if you are on the brink of a mental breakdown. They are opinionated and inflexible. This isn’t them always just trying to give you a hard time, they may just be trying to manifest their assertiveness. They are extremely curious, about everything. Some...

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Chrissy Teigen’s Revealing Post-Birth Photo

Bella Breakdown Chrissy Teigen gave birth to her second child “Miles Theodore Stephens” and didn’t even break a sweat. The outpouring of love on social media for Teigen and hubby John Legend has been second-to-none. If anyone can pull of the post-birth look, it’s definitely her. With her second child finally here, Teigen still looks as good as she did before children. Of course, being one of the crusaders for the ‘free the nipple’ movement, the model has never been known as camera shy. She quickly released a photo of her bod, not long after giving birth. She continues...

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