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
A happy mother holding her newborn baby after giving birth in the hospital.

Sleep

4 Soothing Techniques for Fussy Sleepers: From Swaddling to White Noise

Is your newborn fussy at night? From gentle bedtime routines to soothing sounds, creating a tranquil environment helps newborn babies sleep peacefully.

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Education

7 DIY Montessori-Inspired Preschool Learning Activities

Try these DIY Montessori-inspired preschool learning activities to keep your child engaged and excited to learn while being friendly on the wallet.

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Math and Science, Sensory Activities

Gardening with Kids: Planting Seeds of Knowledge in Preschool

Ready to discover the joy of gardening with your kids? Our expert tips and fun, hands-on gardening activities will cultivate a love for nature.

Woman and group of kids having vocabulary lesson with word cards at kindergarten.

Braille and Literacy

Building Language Skills: 7 Vocabulary Games for Preschoolers

Work on vocabulary early! Enhance early language development and literacy skills through vocabulary games and interactive play for preschoolers.

Asian 5 years old student and little brother looking to oil and water separation for liquid density science experiment.

Math and Science

7 Engaging Science Experiments for Curious Preschoolers

Even preschoolers can start learning about science. Help engage and foster young minds with our list of fun and educational science experiments for preschoolers.

Church People Believe Faith Religious.

Special Needs

Finding a Special Needs-Friendly Church: A Guide for Christian Parents

Your complete guide to finding a special needs-friendly church with expert tips and insights to ensure an inclusive, spiritual home for your family.

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Advocacy, Special Needs

Advocacy Strategies for Parents of Special Needs Children

Learn about effective advocacy strategies for parents of special needs children and discover how to ensure the best possible outcomes for your child.

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Special Needs

Early Intervention for Kids with Developmental Delays

Discover the benefits of early intervention for children with developmental delays and how support and services can unlock their full potential.

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Toys

Safe Toy Selection: How To Choose Age-Appropriate and Non-Toxic Toys

Ensure your child’s well-being with top tips on choosing suitable toys that create a secure, fun play environment with our guide to safe toy selection.

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Health & Nutrition

Fire Safety for Kids: Teaching Your Children How To Stay Safe

Learn how to keep children safe with fire safety guidelines, prevention tips, creating an escape plan, and essential fire safety tools.

Happy Baby Sitting in High Chair in a White Kitchen.

Parenting

When To Stop Using a High Chair

Many children are ready to stop using a high chair between 2–3 years old and can begin transitioning to a normal chair or booster seat at that time.

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!