Kelly O'Lone

Kelly is a freelance writer who has written on various platforms, focusing on her parenting experiences and offering reviews of her favorite must-have products. Kelly received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Florida International University in her hometown of Miami, Florida.

 

Before becoming a full-time freelancer, Kelly worked in the non-profit sector for Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers Big Sisters. When she’s not behind the keyboard, she’s keeping up with her three young children or volunteering at their school.

Kelly O'Lone
Two babies in a potty training.

Potty Training

Potty Training Twins: Strategies and Tips That Work

You can potty train twins one at a time or together, but it’s important to follow their lead and go at a reasonable pace. Learn more tips here!

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Potty Training, Product Reviews

The 8 Best Swim Diapers in 2023

The best swim diapers are comfortable and help prevent your baby from having an accident in the pool or ocean. Find our favorites in this round-up!

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Parenting

Finding Purpose as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Finding purpose as a stay-at-home mom allows you to take time for yourself, set personal goals, build a supportive network, and foster your hobbies and interests.

Happy mother changing the diaper of her baby at home on a changing table.

Parenting

When To Stop Using a Changing Table

Most babies outgrow changing tables when they reach 30 pounds or if they are too tall for the changing table.

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Autism

Creating A Sensory-Friendly Home for Autistic Children

A sensory-friendly home promotes a safe environment, reduces anxiety and stress, improves focus, and establishes better sleep patterns.

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Autism, Special Needs

A Guide to Sensory-Friendly Clothes for Sensitive Kids

Sensory-friendly clothes are ideal for children with sensory sensitivities, help with overall comfort, and can help reduce anxiety.

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Autism, Sleep

9 Tips for Sleep Training a Child With Autism

When sleep training a child with autism, it’s helpful to eliminate background noises and unnecessary noises, along with establishing a solid bedtime routine.

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Development, Parenting

Inductive Discipline: Nurturing Your Child’s Self-Discipline

Inductive discipline aids child development, encourages empathy, and promotes prosocial behavior. Learn more about this popular parenting technique here.

Mother with a baby in a carrier and a shopping basket inside a supermarket.

Product Reviews

The 7 Best Baby Carriers for Plus Size Moms of 2023

Our picks for the best baby carriers for plus-size moms offer comfort and adjustability, and range from ring slings to wraps to soft structured carriers.

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Product Reviews

7 Best Split-Screen Baby Monitors for Twins of 2023

The best baby monitor for twins provides parents with a secure, clear way to keep an eye on two kids at once. Find our favorites in this list.

Newborn twins sleeping.

Sleep

9 Tips for Sleep Training Twins

Sleep training twins helps them fall asleep independently, stay asleep, and sync their sleep cycles, ensuring a peaceful night for the entire family.

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Parenting

How To Make a Chore Chart That Actually Works

A family chore chart helps children learn independence and responsibility, instills positive work ethics, and teaches accountability. Learn how to make one here.