Shannon Serpette

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Shannon Serpette is an award-winning writer and editor, who regularly contributes to various newspapers, magazines, and websites. As a mother of two, she loves to write about parenting issues and is dedicated to educating other parents at every stage of their child’s development, from infants to teenagers.

While she doesn’t have much spare time with two busy kids on her hands, when she does finds some free moments, she spends it on her favorite hobbies – metal detecting, kayaking, and running.

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Mom working from home while playing with daughter

Balancing Career and Kids: The Working from Home Guide

Mother applying talcum powder on her baby

Is Baby Powder Safe? A Fact-Based Discussion

Laughing Baby Boy

First Laughs: When Do Babies Begin to Laugh?

Mother pumping milk with an automatic breast pump

Boost Your Milk Supply — The Power Pumping Way

Spinach puree as baby food

Can Babies Eat Spinach? A Guide to Nutrients and Preparation

Beautiful pregnant woman eating chocolate on the bed

Unraveling the Myth: Chocolate During Pregnancy - Harmful or Harmless?

Young boy praying over an open Bible

Exploring the Roots: Understanding Biblical Boy Names

Sweet father reading the bible with his daughter

Biblical Girl Names — Their Meanings and Historical Significance

Baby Yoda

Fantasy and Sci-Fi Baby Names - The Cool and Popular Choices

Happy mother giving flower to baby

Flower Names: More Than Just a Pretty Word?

Kids playing in an inflatable water slide

Exploring the Best Kids Inflatable Water Slides for Joyful Activity

Little boy playing with his fitbit

Best Fitbit for Kids: A Fusion of Aesthetics, Apps, and Coolness

Starting solid feeding on baby

Starting Baby on Solids: What Every Parent Should Know

Mother reading an interactive children's book with baby daughter

Discover the Best Interactive Books for Engaged Learning

Young gymnast on a gymnastics horizontal bar

Choosing the Best Home Gymnastics Bars: What You Need to Know

Big brother and little sister reading a book together

Exploring the Best Big Sister and Brother Books Available

A digital baby room thermometer

Discover the Best Baby Room Thermometers for Your Little One's Comfort

Preschoolers playing board games

Top-Rated Preschool Board Games: Fun for All Ages

Young gymnasts doing exercises on gymnastics mats

Best Kids Gymnastics Mats? Here's What to Look For

Kids with fitness tracker lifting weights

Top-Rated Kids Fitness Trackers: A Comprehensive Review

Two young friends reading books

Promoting Bonds: Best Children's Friendship Books

Moms playing with their toddlers

Cultivating Curiosity? The Best Toddler Toys to Consider

Cute toddler dressed as a fairy

Unveiling the Charm: A Roundup of Magical Baby Names

Baby boy sleeping on space-themed blanket

Space Baby Names: Unleashing the Power of the Cosmos

Baby Girl's First Birthday Party

Creating Magic: Girl First Birthday Party Ideas

Boy's first birthday party

From Sleepless Nights to Celebrations: Boy First Birthday Party Ideas

Newborn dressed as a greek goddess

Ancient Wisdom: Baby Names from Greek Mythology

Baby Names that Mean Fire

Baby Names That Mean Fire: A Symbol of Vitality and Passion

Baby dressed as a sailor

Baby Names That Mean Water — A Deep Dive into Meanings and Origins

Witch craft kit

Warlock, Wizard, and Witch Baby Names: A New Trend in the Making?

New mom giving husband a gift

Gifts for New Dads: Make His First Fatherhood Year Special

Father teaching son to use an electric toothbrush

Your Child's Oral Care: The Best Electric Toothbrushes for Kids

Kid wearing a smartwatch

Best Smartwatch for Kids: Unraveling the Top Picks

School kids wearing backpacks

Find the Best Kids Backpacks: Expert Reviews and Rankings

Little girl on a hoverboard

Top Picks: Best Hoverboards for Kids That Guarantee Fun and Safety

Kids playing with a drone outdoors.

Which is the Best Drone for Kids? - Comprehensive Review

Wii Games

Best Wii Games for Kids: Combining Fun with Physical Activity

Maternity photoshoot with daughters

Why Not Capture the Journey? Maternity Photo Shoot Ideas

Toddlers wearing backpacks hiking in the mountains

Best Toddler Backpacks: Empowering Your Child’s Independence

Toddlers and kids coloring at a table

Discover the Best Toddler Tables and Chairs for Your Little One

Mom reading to her toddler son

Nurturing a Love for Reading: The Best Toddler Books

Young boy riding a go kart

Choosing the Best Go-Karts for Kids — A Buyer's Guide

Young boy jumping on a trampoline

Top-Rated Trampolines for Kids: Discover the Best

Girl playing in a bounce house

Choosing the Best Bounce Houses: What Parents Need to Know

Young boy driving an electric scooter at the park

Gift Your Child the Best Electric Scooters for Kids

Young boy driving an ATV on a field

Choosing the Best ATV for Kids: A Comprehensive Buying Guide

Small boy playing with bubble toy

Best Bubble Machines — Producing Thousands of Bubbles for Your Little Ones

Young girl playing with ipad

Unveiling the Best iPad Cases for Kids — Safety First!

Kids with laser tag guns

Battle Ready: The Best Laser Tag Guns On The Market Today

Young boy with gps smartwatch

Best GPS Watches for Kids: The Ultimate Buying Guide

Mother reading to her daughter

Learning through Narratives: Short Moral Stories for Kids

Woman planning a baby shower

Baby Shower Planning: How to Celebrate the Expectant Mother

Writing on a handmade baby shower card

Finding the Right Words: What to Write in a Baby Shower Card

Ninja turtle action figures

From Comics to Movies: Best Ninja Turtles Toys for Kids

Optimus Prime toy

Why These Are the Best Optimus Prime Toys: An In-Depth Look

Minecraft toy

Best Minecraft Toys: A Curated List for Young Gamers

Newborn drinking milk from a bottle

Feeding Your Preemie: The Best Bottles to Consider

Three boys playing with lightsabers in star wars costume

Best Toy Lightsabers: A Guide to Quality and Authenticity

Two kids hiking with hydration backpacks

Which is the Best Kids Hydration Pack? A Detailed Review

Father teaching son how to ride a balance bike

Unveiling the Best Balance Bikes – A Comprehensive Guide

Father teaching toddler how to ride a tricycle

Unveiling the Best Tricycles for Toddlers: A Comprehensive Guide

Mothers walking their babies in different kinds of strollers

Selecting the Best Strollers: An Expert's Guide to Top Brands

Daughter giving mom a gift

Choosing the Best Gifts for Moms — A Comprehensive Guide

Young girl riding a bike with outstretched arms

Best Bikes for Girls: The Ultimate Buying Guide

Three children riding bicycles and a scooter

Best Bikes for 8 to 11 Year Olds: Making an Informed Decision

Family with 2 young kids riding bikes

Best Bikes for 6 to 8-Year-Olds: Ensuring Safety and Durability

Little girl riding a pink bike

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Bikes for 4- to 6-Year-Olds

Toddler riding a bike

Decoding the Best Bikes for 1-Year-Olds: Comprehensive Buying Guide

Little girl wearing knee and elbow pads

Where to Find the Best Knee and Elbow Pads for Kids?

Mother riding a bicycle with daughter in a bike seat

Unmatched Comfort: The Best Baby Bike Seats Reviewed

Group of kids riding different bike sizes

Understanding Kids Bike Sizes: A Comprehensive Guide

Dad walking his children outside with a stroller and board

Top Stroller Boards: A Comprehensive Buying Guide

Toddler riding a bike

Best Toddler Bikes: Prioritizing Safety and Enjoyment

Young boy playing with the best train table

Choosing the Perfect Train Table — Tips and Reviews

Toddler riding a bike wearing a helmet

Which are the Best Bike Helmets for Babies and Toddlers?

Kids playing the best PS4 games

Best PS4 Games for Kids — The Ultimate Buying Guide

Kids riding bikes wearing best bike helmets

Best Kids Bike Helmets: A Must-Have for Young Cyclists

Best Punching Bags for Kids

Unleashing Your Child's Potential - Best Punching Bags for Kids

baby boy on a nursery rug

Top Quality Nursery Rugs: A Comprehensive Buying Guide

Little girl using a kids shower head

Choosing the Best Kids Shower Heads: Making Bath Time a Delight

Toddler sleeping in his bed

Best Toddler Beds: Ensure Sweet Dreams for Your Little One

baby trend stroller

Best Baby Trend Strollers: Ensuring Your Child's Comfort and Safety

Britax Stroller In Use

Best Britax Strollers: Prioritizing Safety and Comfort

evenflo stroller

Best Evenflo Strollers: Which Model Suits Your Needs?

Stack of different size diapers

Diaper Sizes Guide - Ensuring the Right Fit for Your Baby

Baby foot stepping into big shoes to fill.

Easy Steps to Measure Your Child's Feet - Kids Shoe Sizes Chart

Teddy Bear Names

Finding the Perfect Teddy Bear Names for Your Child's Companion

Fashionable modern mother pushing a luxury stroller

Best Luxury Strollers: Ensuring Comfort and Quality for Your Little One

Mother pushing a Maclaren stroller

Product Rankings: The Best Maclaren Strollers for Your Child

Mother pushing a bugaboo stroller

Bugaboo Strollers: Our Recommendations for the Best

Mother with a BOB stroller

Best Bob Gear Strollers: Balancing Suspension, Maneuverability, and Storage

Three children sitting in a triple stroller

Top-Rated Triple Strollers: Which One is the Best for You?

Photo of a Chicco stroller

Best Chicco Strollers: Quality, Affordability, and Durability in One

Baby lying in stroller on the beach

Stay Cool with the Best Stroller Fans – Buyer's Guide

moms with bassinet strollers

Discover the Best Bassinet Strollers for Your Little One

Peg Perego Stroller

Expert Views on the Best Peg Perego Strollers: Which to Buy?

Toddler girl sitting in a stroller

Product Comparisons: Which Are the Best Strollers for Big Kids?

Baby in a stroller wearing a blanket

Best Stroller Blankets — Ultimate Buying Guide for Parents

Parents with a jogging stroller

Discover the Best Jogging Strollers: A Comprehensive Guide

Baby sitting in an umbrella stroller

Finding the Best Umbrella Strollers: A Comprehensive Buyer's Guide

Baby at the airport sitting in a travel stroller

Top-Rated Travel Strollers: Which One Is the Best for You?

moms with strollers

Finding the Perfect Sit and Stand Stroller: A Detailed Review

running mother with stroller

Best All Terrain Strollers: A Perfect Blend of Comfort and Durability

stroller and baby

Best Stroller Organizers: Improving Your Stroller's Storage Capacity

Best Double Jogging Stroller

Ready to Run? Discover the Best Double Jogging Strollers

tall parent pushing a stroller

Elevate Your Baby's Ride: The Best Strollers for Tall Parents

Young girl riding a pogo stick

Which Pogo Stick is Best for Your Child? - An Analysis

Three siblings hanging out in a double tandem stroller outside the house

Best Tandem Double Strollers: A Guide for Parents with Twins

Dad taking out a car seat from its travel bag

Which Car Seat Travel Bags Are Best? — A Product Comparison

Two moms walking their babies in strollers at the park

Travel Light: The Best Lightweight Strollers for Easy Outings

Mom jogging at the park with baby in a stroller

Comparative Analysis: 3-Wheel vs 4-Wheel Stroller

A folded stroller in the trunk of a car

Cracking the Code: How to Fold Different Types of Strollers

Young kid cleaning a stroller

How to Clean a Stroller: Avoiding Common Mistakes

african black soap and bath towels

In-Depth Analysis: Best African Black Soap for Skin Care

Two sisters painting their faces

Choosing the Best Face Paints for Kids: What You Need to Know

Brunette mom changing her baby's diaper on the sofa

Best Diaper Changing Clutches? Your Ultimate Guide

Toddler sitting on a potty seat while reading a book

Unveiling the Best Potty Training Books for Kids

Baby boy in a hat swimming int the pool with a yellow float

Best Baby Floats: Your Ultimate Buying Guide

Father reading a book in bed to his two daughters

Why Opt for the Best Bedtime Books for Kids?

Cute baby lying on a colorful play mat

Finding the Best Baby Play Mats for Sensory Play and Development

Mother and father giving presents to preteen daughter

Age-Appropriate and Fun: The Best Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls

Beautiful African girl receiving a gift with a smile

Gift Ideas: Selecting the Best Gifts for 11 Year Old Girls

Beautiful young girl opening a gift by the window

Best Gifts for 10-Year-Old Girls: From Barbie to Nerf Guns

Two young boys playing with toy cars outdoors

Uncover the Best Gifts for 4-Year-Old Boys: A Shopping Guide

Two cute boys playing with abacus toy

Best Gifts for 3-Year-Old Boys: Which Ones Rank Highest?

Toddler boy drawing on the floor

Shopping for Toddlers? The Best Toys for 2 Year Olds

Happy parents and baby playing with musical toys

Best Toys for 1-Year-Olds: Enhancing Cognitive & Social Abilities