How old should they be before taking the plunge? Here's Kaitlin Gardner's take on kids' swimming classes! > More

Here I demonstrate how to swaddle with your baby's arms out and discuss when to stop swaddling! > More

Here are the details of the latest baby product recall - child car seats that are costing Graco $10M! > More


You might be wondering what vitamins to take while pregnant? Here's some info on pregnancy nutrition! > More

Learn why my changing table has changed my life in terms of organizing my nursery (and life!) > More

From baby bathing tubs to soaps and lotions, this video has all your newborn baby care basics! > More


If you’re constantly on the go, you’ll love my Mom survival kit, including my favorite changing pads! > More

If your baby is 6-9 months old, I'll cover a daily schedule for baby, introducing solids, and more! > More

Do you know the symptoms of colic? Here are tips for colicky babies and for soothing baby! > More


In early breastfeeding, you may need to be supplementing with formula. Watch for more on formula here! > More

You're definitely going to notice some breast changes after breastfeeding. Here's how to deal with them! > More

For some great breast pumping tips and info about pumping after breastfeeding, watch my helpful video! > More


Tantrums in toddlers are preventable. Here's my advice on how to avoid toddler temper tantrums. > More

Toddler sayings are ridiculously funny! Watch my video on things kids say and share your silly stories! > More

This "How to Potty Train" video shares advice on the best potty-training gear to simplify your life! > More

Kids Care

Here are my tips for bringing children to art museums and approaching art with children. > More

Are you dealing with mean kids at home? These child discipline methods can help in teaching kindness! > More

Danielle Smith has some pretty cool ideas when it comes to school lunch ideas and packing lunch! > More


"Are they all yours?" How many kids to have is a very personal decision. Read on for my thoughts on this! > More

If you’re feeling irritable because of parent stress and chronic pain, watch my video for some tips! > More

You must believe you are good enough during "Mom Competition." Here's how to avoid feeling insecure! > More

 The Cloudmom Story

Hi! I’m Melissa, lucky wife and Mom to 5 kids 10 and under. On CloudMom, you’ll find text and video guides to all things baby, toddler, kid and for Mom too. From packing your hospital bag, to how to breastfeed, to putting your baby on a sleep schedule, handling toddler tantrums and potty training, and talking to you kids about popularity and bullying, to — ah! — tips on carving out some quality time for Mom and a relationship, you’ll find it here. I’ve packaged every single piece of advice that helped me along the way into the videos and blogs on this site. Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy! xoxo