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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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Beautiful pregnant woman eating chocolate on the bed

Chocolate During Pregnancy (Is It Safe to Eat?)

Young boy praying over an open Bible

100 Biblical Boy Names (With Meanings)

Sweet father reading the bible with his daughter

100 Biblical Girl Baby Names (For a Christian Family)

Baby Yoda

100 Fantasy and Sci-Fi Baby Names for Boys and Girls

Happy mother giving flower to baby

Beautiful Baby Flower Names

Kids playing in an inflatable water slide

10 Best Inflatable Water Slides for Kids (2021 Reviews)

Little boy playing with his fitbit

The Best Fitbit for Kids (5 Products to Get Them Moving)

Starting solid feeding on baby

Starting Baby on Solids (The Ultimate Guide)

Mother reading an interactive children's book with baby daughter

Best Interactive Books for Kids of 2021

Young gymnast on a gymnastics horizontal bar

The Best Gymnastics Bars for Home Use (For Your Growing Child)

Big brother and little sister reading a book together

Best Big Sister and Brother Books of 2021

A digital baby room thermometer

5 Best Baby Room Thermometers (2021 Reviews)

Preschoolers playing board games

25 Best Board Games for Preschoolers (2021 Reviews)

Young gymnasts doing exercises on gymnastics mats

Best Kids Gymnastics Mats of 2021

Kids with fitness tracker lifting weights

Best Kids Fitness Trackers of 2021

Two young friends reading books

The Best Children’s Books About Friendship

Moms playing with their toddlers

Best Toddler Toys of 2021

Cute toddler dressed as a fairy

Magical Baby Names for Boys & Girls

Baby boy sleeping on space-themed blanket

100 Intergalactic Space Baby Names

Baby Girl's First Birthday Party

50 Girls’ First Birthday Party Ideas (To Bring a Smile to Your Princess)

Boy's first birthday party

50 Best Boys’ First Birthday Party Ideas

Newborn dressed as a greek goddess

100 Greek Mythology Baby Names (Gods & Goddesses)

Baby Names that Mean Fire

Top 100 Baby Names That Mean Fire

Baby dressed as a sailor

100 Sparkling Names That Mean Water

Warlock, Wizard, and Witch Baby Names

100 Warlock, Wizard, and Witch Baby Names

New mom giving husband a gift

The Best Gifts for New Dads (30 Ideas)

Father teaching son to use an electric toothbrush

Best Kids Electric Toothbrushes of 2021

Kid wearing a smartwatch

7 Best Smartwatches for Kids (2021 Reviews)

School kids wearing backpacks

Best Kids Backpacks of 2021

Little girl on a hoverboard

The Best Hoverboards for Kids

Kids playing with a drone outdoors.

7 Best Drones for Kids (2021 Reviews)

Wii Games

Best Kids Wii Games of 2021

Maternity photoshoot with daughters

100 Maternity Photoshoot Ideas (Funny, Cute, Creative & More)

Toddlers wearing backpacks hiking in the mountains

15 Best Toddler Backpacks (2021 Reviews)

Toddlers and kids coloring at a table

7 Best Toddler Tables and Chairs (2021 Reviews)

Mom reading to her toddler son

25 Best Books for Toddlers (2021 Picks)

Young boy riding a go kart

Best Kids Go-Karts of 2021

Young boy jumping on a trampoline

The Best Trampolines for Kids

Girl playing in a bounce house

5 Best Bounce Houses for Kids (2021 Reviews)

Young boy driving an electric scooter at the park

The Best Electric Scooters for Kids (With Great Battery Power)

Young boy driving an ATV on a field

The Best ATV for Kids (Four Wheelers & Quads for Kids)

Small boy playing with bubble toy

Best Bubble Machines of 2021

Young girl playing with ipad

Best iPad Cases for Kids of 2021

Kids with laser tag guns

The Best Laser Tag Guns for Kids

Young boy with gps smartwatch

Best Kids GPS Watches of 2021

Mother reading to her daughter

20 Short Moral Stories for Kids (And the Lessons They’ll Learn)

Woman planning a baby shower

How to Plan a Baby Shower (Checklist + 5 Game Ideas)

Writing on a handmade baby shower card

What to Write in a Baby Shower Card

Ninja turtle action figures

13 Best Ninja Turtle Toys (2021 Picks)

Optimus Prime toy

13 Best Optimus Prime Toys (2021 Reviews)

Minecraft toy

The Best Minecraft Toys for Kids

Newborn drinking milk from a bottle

The Best Bottles for Preemies

Three boys playing with lightsabers in star wars costume

The Best Toy Lightsabers for Young Jedi Masters

Two kids hiking with hydration backpacks

Best Kids Hydration Packs of 2021

Father teaching son how to ride a balance bike

8 Best Balance Bikes (2021 Reviews)

Father teaching toddler how to ride a tricycle

Best Toddler Tricycles of 2021

Mothers walking their babies in different kinds of strollers

15 Best Strollers (2021 Reviews & Guide)

Daughter giving mom a gift

The Best Gifts for Moms

Young girl riding a bike with outstretched arms

5 Best Bikes for Girls (2021 Reviews)

Three children riding bicycles and a scooter

Best Bikes for 8 to 11-Year-Olds of 2021

Best Bikes for 6 to 8 Year-Olds of 2021

Best Bikes for 6 to 8 Year-Olds: 20 Inch Bikes (2021 Reviews)

Little girl riding a pink bike

Best Bikes for 4 to 6 Year Olds: 16 Inch Bikes (2021 Reviews)

Toddler riding a bike

10 Best Bikes for 1-Year-Olds (2021 Reviews)

Little girl wearing knee and elbow pads

Best Kids Knee and Elbow Pads of 2021

Mother riding a bicycle with daughter in a bike seat

7 Best Baby Bike Seats (2021 Reviews)

Group of kids riding different bike sizes

Ultimate Kids Bike Sizing Guide (2021 Chart)

Dad walking his children outside with a stroller and board

8 Best Stroller Boards (2021 Buying Guide)

Toddler riding a bike

The Best Toddler Bikes to Instill a Love of Riding

Young boy playing with the best train table

10 Best Train Tables for Kids (2021 Picks)

Toddler riding a bike wearing a helmet

7 Best Baby & Toddler Bike Helmets (2021 Reviews)

Kids playing the best PS4 games

15 Best PS4 Games for Kids (2021 Picks)

Kids riding bikes wearing best bike helmets

Best Kids’ Bike Helmets of 2021

Best Punching Bags for Kids

Best Punching Bags for Kids of 2021

baby boy on a nursery rug

10 Best Nursery Rugs (2021 Reviews)

Little girl using a kids shower head

The Best Kids Shower Heads to Make Bathtime Fun

Toddler sleeping in his bed

7 Best Toddler Beds (2021 Reviews)

baby trend stroller

The 7 Best Baby Trend Strollers To Wheel Your Baby in Style

Britax Stroller In Use

Best Britax Strollers of 2021

evenflo stroller

Best Evenflo Strollers of 2021

Stack of different size diapers

Diaper Size and Weight Chart

Baby foot stepping into big shoes to fill.

Kids Shoe Sizes Chart (And How to Measure Feet)

Teddy Bear Names

200 Teddy Bear Names: Cute, Famous, Traditional & More

Fashionable modern mother pushing a luxury stroller

Feel Like a Posh Celebrity with the 5 Best Luxury Strollers

Mother pushing a Maclaren stroller

5 Best Maclaren Strollers (2021 Reviews)

Mother pushing a bugaboo stroller

The Best Bugaboo Strollers

Mother with a BOB stroller

Best BOB Strollers of 2021

Three children sitting in a triple stroller

Best Triple Strollers of 2021

Photo of a Chicco stroller

The 7 Best Chicco Strollers You’ll Drool Over

Baby lying in stroller on the beach

Best Stroller Fans of 2021

moms with bassinet strollers

5 Best Bassinet Strollers (2021 Reviews)

Peg Perego Stroller

The Best Peg Perego Strollers

Toddler girl sitting in a stroller

The Best Strollers for Big Kids and Toddlers

Baby in a stroller wearing a blanket

The Best Stroller Blankets for Kids

Parents with a jogging stroller

The Best Jogging Strollers

Mother pushing her baby in an umbrella stroller

How to Choose the Best Umbrella Stroller for Your Family

Baby at the airport sitting in a travel stroller

Best Travel Strollers of 2021

moms with strollers

The Best Sit and Stand Strollers

running mother with stroller

5 Best All-Terrain Strollers (2021 Reviews)

stroller and baby

7 Best Stroller Organizers (2021 Reviews)

Best Double Jogging Stroller

7 Best Double Jogging Strollers (2021 Reviews)

tall parent pushing a stroller

The Best Strollers for Tall Parents

Young girl riding a pogo stick

The Best Pogo Sticks for Kids

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

10 Best Tandem Double Strollers (2021 Reviews)

Dad taking out a car seat from its travel bag

The Best Car Seat Travel Bags

Two moms walking their babies in strollers at the park

7 Best Lightweight Strollers (2021 Reviews)

Mom jogging at the park with baby in a stroller

Three-Wheel or Four-Wheel Stroller: Which is Right for You?

A folded stroller in the trunk of a car

How to Fold a Stroller (5 Simple Steps)

Young kid cleaning a stroller

How to Clean a Stroller

african black soap and bath towels

5 Best African Black Soaps (2021 Reviews)

Two sisters painting their faces

The Best Face Paints for Kids

Brunette mom changing her baby's diaper on the sofa

The Best Diaper Changing Clutches for Moms with Style

Toddler sitting on a potty seat while reading a book

The Best Potty Training Books for Kids & Parents

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

Best Baby Floats of 2021

Father reading a book in bed to his two daughters

Best Bedtime Books for Kids of 2021

Cute baby lying on a colorful play mat

7 Best Baby Play Mats (2021 Reviews)

Mother and father giving presents to preteen daughter

50 Best Toys & Gifts Ideas for 12-Year-Old Girls (2021 Picks)

Beautiful African girl receiving a gift with a smile

50 Best Toys & Gifts Ideas for 11-Year-Old Girls (2021 Picks)

Beautiful young girl opening a gift by the window

50 Best Toys & Gifts Ideas for 10-Year-Old Girls (2021 Picks)

Two young boys playing with toy cars outdoors

Best Toys & Gift Ideas for 4-Year-Old Boys of 2021

Two cute boys playing with abacus toy

Best Toys & Gift Ideas for 3-Year-Old Boys of 2021

Toddler boy drawing on the floor

The Best Toys and Gift Ideas for 2-Year-Olds

Happy parents and baby playing with musical toys

The Best Toys and Gift Ideas for 1-Year-Olds