A bad fall gave my littlest a head concussion. More plus info on the signs of concussion in children. > More

Musings on the benefits of bikram yoga and beach yoga plus a giveaway brought to you by Onzie. > More

Traveling with kids soon? Check out my top 10 family travel tips that will hopefully make it easier! > More


Is a delayed umbilical cord separation better when delivering baby? Here are the pros and cons! > More

Why a home birth was not for me. > More

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


Learn about cloth diapers vs disposable and enter to win EcoAble's hybrid all-in-one cloth diapers! > More

Tips on how to put your baby down for her nap and suggestions regarding baby naps. > More

If you're wondering how often you should bathe a baby or about baby bathing tips, watch here! > More


This video has all the tips you need on what to look for in a nursing chair! > More

Tips from Redhead Baby Mama on why a visit to a lactation consultant could be just what you need! > More

If you're starting to breastfeed, you should watch this video on supplementing with formula when nursing! > More


Looking at preschools? Here are 10 tips on early learning and finding the right preschool for your child! > More

If you're wondering 'What do preschoolers need for school', check out my daycare packing list here! > More

Still debating whether or not to send your child to preschool? Here are some benefits of preschool! > More

Kids Care

Make back to school smoother with Educents rich online platform of educational resources for kids. > More

Extracurricular activities for kids can become time consuming! Here's how to avoid overscheduling kids! > More

For the stressed-out Mom: Get ready for back to school with these tips to get organized! > More


Thoughts on having an empty nest as all my children are in all day school. > More

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

Watch for tips for school success in my video on back to school - for parents! > 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