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

Mastering Work-Life Balance When Working From Home with Kids

Mother applying talcum powder on her baby

Navigating Baby Powder Safety and Concerns

Laughing Baby Boy

Decoding Baby Laughter - When to Expect Those Giggles

Mother pumping milk with an automatic breast pump

Boost Your Breast Milk Production with Power Pumping

Spinach puree as baby food

Serving Spinach to Babies: Precautions and Steps

Beautiful pregnant woman eating chocolate on the bed

The Role of Chocolate in a Balanced Pregnancy Diet

Young boy praying over an open Bible

Biblical Boy Names with Deep Spiritual Meanings

Sweet father reading the bible with his daughter

Classic Biblical Girl Names With a Modern Twist

Baby Yoda

Celebrate Your Baby with a Fantasy or Sci-Fi Inspired Name

Happy mother giving flower to baby

Symbolism and Significance of Flower Names in Your Garden

Kids playing in an inflatable water slide

Superior Kids Inflatable Water Slides for Hours of Play

Little boy playing with his fitbit

Our Picks for the Best Fitbits for Kids to Stay Active

Starting solid feeding on baby

How to Start Your Baby on Solid Foods Safely

Mother reading an interactive children's book with baby daughter

Discover the Best Interactive Books for Engaging Reading

Young gymnast on a gymnastics horizontal bar

Discover the Best Gymnastics Bars for Home Use

Big brother and little sister reading a book together

Top Big Sister and Brother Books for Kids

A digital baby room thermometer

Baby Room Thermometers for a Comfortable Space

Preschoolers playing board games

Engaging and Educational Board Games for Preschoolers

Young gymnasts doing exercises on gymnastics mats

Best Gymnastics Mats to Support Your Child's Journey

Kids with fitness tracker lifting weights

Top Kids Fitness Trackers for Active and Healthy Children

Two young friends reading books

Cherished Children's Friendship Books to Share and Enjoy

Moms playing with their toddlers

Best Toddler Toys to Boost Early Learning Skills

Cute toddler dressed as a fairy

Magical Baby Names Inspired by Mythology and Legends

Baby boy sleeping on space-themed blanket

The Universe Awaits: Space Baby Names for Your Little Explorer

Baby Girl's First Birthday Party

Celebrate in Style: Baby Girl First Birthday Party Ideas

Boy's first birthday party

Adorable Boy First Birthday Party Ideas to Make Memories

Newborn dressed as a greek goddess

Beautiful Baby Names Taken from Greek Mythology

Baby Names that Mean Fire

Scorching Hot Baby Names With Fiery Meanings

Baby dressed as a sailor

Unique Baby Names with Water Meanings

Witch craft kit

Discover Warlock Witch and Wizard Inspired Baby Names

New mom giving husband a gift

Top Gifts for New Dads to Make Parenthood Easier

Father teaching son to use an electric toothbrush

Finest Children's Electric Toothbrushes for Oral Health

Kid wearing a smartwatch

Best Child-Friendly Smartwatches for Play and Safety

School kids wearing backpacks

Find the Perfect Kids Backpack for Your Child

Little girl on a hoverboard

Discover the Top Hoverboards for Kids on the Market

Kids playing with a drone outdoors.

Child-Friendly Drones for Hours of Entertainment

Wii Games

Popular Wii Games Your Kids Will Love

Maternity photoshoot with daughters

Ideas for Memorable Maternity Photography Sessions

Toddlers wearing backpacks hiking in the mountains

Make Your Child's Day with the Best Toddler Backpack

Toddlers and kids coloring at a table

Top Toddler Tables and Chairs for Your Little One

Mom reading to her toddler son

Essential Toddler Books for a Strong Reading Foundation

Young boy riding a go kart

Best Children's Go-Karts for Safe and Exciting Fun

Young boy jumping on a trampoline

Top Trampolines for Kids: Find the Perfect Bounce

Girl playing in a bounce house

Top-Rated Bounce Houses for Unforgettable Parties

Young boy driving an electric scooter at the park

Top-Rated Electric Scooters Your Kids Will Love

Young boy driving an ATV on a field

Top Kids ATVs for Off-Road Adventures

Small boy playing with bubble toy

Exceptional Bubble Machines for Unforgettable Moments

Young girl playing with ipad

Best Child-Friendly iPad Cases for Ultimate Protection

Kids with laser tag guns

Best Laser Tag Guns for Indoor and Outdoor Action

Young boy with gps smartwatch

Find the Perfect GPS Watch for Kids: Expert Recommendations

Mother reading to her daughter

Moral Growth with Short Stories for Children

Woman planning a baby shower

Expert Advice for Planning a Memorable Baby Shower

Writing on a handmade baby shower card

Heartfelt Baby Shower Card Message Ideas

Ninja turtle action figures

Unveiling the Finest Ninja Turtle Toys to Buy

Optimus Prime toy

Best Optimus Prime Toy Models for Transformers Lovers

Minecraft toy

Discover the Best Minecraft Toys for Gamers

Newborn drinking milk from a bottle

Top-Rated Bottles for Preemies to Ensure Proper Nutrition

Three boys playing with lightsabers in star wars costume

Discover the Best Toy Lightsabers for Star Wars Adventures

Two kids hiking with hydration backpacks

Discover the Best Hydration Packs for Your Kids

Father teaching son how to ride a balance bike

Choosing the Best Balance Bikes for Beginners

Father teaching toddler how to ride a tricycle

Top Tricycles for Toddlers to Inspire Fun and Adventure

Mothers walking their babies in different kinds of strollers

High-Quality Strollers for Everyday Convenience

Daughter giving mom a gift

Show Your Gratitude with These Best Gifts for Moms

Young girl riding a bike with outstretched arms

Top Bikes for Girls to Enhance Their Riding Experience

Three children riding bicycles and a scooter

Ideal Bicycles for 8 to 11 Year Olds: A Buyers Guide

Family with 2 young kids riding bikes

Ultimate Bike Selection for Kids Aged 6 to 8 Years

Little girl riding a pink bike

Expert-Recommended Bikes for 4 to 6-Year-Olds

Toddler riding a bike

Essential Guide to the Best Bikes for One-Year-Old Kids

Little girl wearing knee and elbow pads

Protect Your Kids with the Best Knee and Elbow Pads

Mother riding a bicycle with daughter in a bike seat

Baby Bike Seat Guide: Top Picks for a Safe and Fun Ride

Group of kids riding different bike sizes

Guide to Kids Bike Sizes for Your Child's Perfect Fit

Dad walking his children outside with a stroller and board

Top Stroller Boards for Effortless Family Outings

Toddler riding a bike

Discover the Perfect Toddler Bike for Your Child

Young boy playing with the best train table

Train Tables to Elevate Your Model Railway Experience

Toddler riding a bike wearing a helmet

Exceptional Baby and Toddler Bike Helmets

Kids playing the best PS4 games

Best Child-Friendly PS4 Games for Hours of Fun

Kids riding bikes wearing best bike helmets

Top-Rated Kids Bike Helmets for Maximum Protection

Best Punching Bags for Kids

Top Kids Punching Bags for Budding Boxers

baby boy on a nursery rug

Best Nursery Rugs to Complete Your Baby's Haven

Little girl using a kids shower head

Finding the Perfect Kids Shower Heads for Your Bathroom

Toddler sleeping in his bed

Upgrade Your Child's Sleep with the Best Toddler Beds

baby trend stroller

Discover the Perfect Baby Trend Stroller for Your Family

Britax Stroller In Use

Ultimate Britax Stroller Guide for New Parents

evenflo stroller

Best Evenflo Strollers to Keep Your Baby Safe

Stack of different size diapers

Ultimate Diaper Sizes Guide for Babies

Baby foot stepping into big shoes to fill.

Reliable Kids Shoe Sizes Chart for Perfectly Fitted Shoes

Teddy Bear Names

Ultimate List of Teddy Bear Names for Your Stuffed Pal

Fashionable modern mother pushing a luxury stroller

Luxury Strollers: Find the Perfect Match for Your Lifestyle

Mother pushing a Maclaren stroller

Find Your Ideal Maclaren Stroller

Mother pushing a bugaboo stroller

Explore the Best Bugaboo Strollers for Your Child

Mother with a BOB stroller

The Ultimate Selection of Best Bob Strollers

Three children sitting in a triple stroller

Triple Stroller Reviews and Expert Recommendations

Photo of a Chicco stroller

Ultimate Guide to the Best Chicco Strollers on the Market

Baby lying in stroller on the beach

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Stroller Fan

moms with bassinet strollers

Best Bassinet Strollers for Safe and Comfy Rides

Peg Perego Stroller

Top-Rated Peg Perego Strollers for Families

Toddler girl sitting in a stroller

Best Strollers for Growing Kids: Comfort and Style

Baby in a stroller wearing a blanket

Selecting the Perfect Stroller Blanket for Your Needs

Parents with a jogging stroller

Top Jogging Strollers for Active Parents

Baby sitting in an umbrella stroller

Best Lightweight Umbrella Strollers for Parents On-the-Go

Baby at the airport sitting in a travel stroller

Best Travel Strollers for Easy Family Adventures

moms with strollers

Discover the Best Sit and Stand Strollers for Parents

running mother with stroller

Find Your Perfect All Terrain Stroller for Outdoor Fun

stroller and baby

Discover the Best Stroller Organizers for Busy Parents

Best Double Jogging Stroller

Leading Double Jogging Stroller Choices for You

tall parent pushing a stroller

Comfortable and Stylish Stroller Options for Tall Parents

Young girl riding a pogo stick

Unbeatable Pogo Sticks for Children: Top Recommendations

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

Ultimate Tandem Double Strollers for Siblings' Comfort

Dad taking out a car seat from its travel bag

Your Search Ends Here: Best Car Seat Travel Bags

Two moms walking their babies in strollers at the park

Best Lightweight Stroller Options for Effortless Outings

Mom jogging at the park with baby in a stroller

Choosing Between 3 Wheel and 4 Wheel Strollers

A folded stroller in the trunk of a car

Fold Your Stroller Like a Pro with Our Handy Guide

Young kid cleaning a stroller

Maintain Your Baby's Stroller with Expert Cleaning Tips

african black soap and bath towels

Top Picks for the Best African Black Soap on the Market

Two sisters painting their faces

Expert Recommendations for the Best Face Paints for Kids

Brunette mom changing her baby's diaper on the sofa

Ultimate Diaper Changing Clutches: Function and Fashion

Toddler sitting on a potty seat while reading a book

Top Potty Training Books for Parents and Toddlers

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

Top Baby Floats for Safe and Fun Swimming

Father reading a book in bed to his two daughters

Essential Bedtime Books for Kids to Make Nighttime Fun

Cute baby lying on a colorful play mat

Top Baby Play Mats for Fun and Safe Playtime

Mother and father giving presents to preteen daughter

Impress 12 Year Old Girls with These Exceptional Gift Ideas

Beautiful African girl receiving a gift with a smile

Great Gift Suggestions for Eleven-Year-Old Girls

Beautiful young girl opening a gift by the window

Discover the Best Gifts for Girls Aged 10 and Above

Two young boys playing with toy cars outdoors

Find the Best Gifts for 4 Year Old Boys Now

Two cute boys playing with abacus toy

Ideal Gifts for Three-Year-Old Boys to Encourage Play

Toddler boy drawing on the floor

Fun and Educational Toys for 2 Year Olds

Happy parents and baby playing with musical toys

Discover the Best Toys for Your One Year Old