About Kate Bayless

A mom to three boys, Kate Bayless has been assembling, testing out, and writing about children's gear for nearly a decade. An experienced freelance writer and editor in Southern California, Kate also covers parenting, travel, health and beauty for a variety of print and online publications. And lattes. She reviews lots of lattes. Visit her at www.linkedin.com/in/katebayless/.

Cinco de Mayo Mango Margaritas

May
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Cinco de Mayo Mango Margaritas – just go ahead and try to say that five times fast! Actually, skip that and let’s get to the mixing, the making, and the margarita-ing (yes, it’s a verb). If you didn’t get a chance to celebrate Cinco de Mayo yesterday, you don’t have … Continue reading

3 Ways to Help Kids Drink Less Sugar

May
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3 Ways to Help Kids Drink Less Sugar

By now, this should be old news: sodas, fruit drinks, and other sugary beverages add empty calories to our kids’ diets and can increase their risk for a number of health problems, from cavities and type 2 diabetes to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease which only recently has been found in children. Still, a recent … Continue reading

How (and Why) to Dry Brush

Apr
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Have you tried dry brushing? While an ancient practice, this skincare ritual has gained popularity in recent years touting a wide range of benefits from smoother skin to moving toxins through the body. Here’s how – and why – to dry brush. Dry brushing is exactly what it sounds like – … Continue reading

5 Ways to Deal with Cellulite

Apr
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It’s everyone’s favorite dimpled friend! Well, maybe not favorite, but I do mean practically everyone. According to one source, 95% of ALL women get cellulite. And it usually starts showing up in your late 20s to 30s. That means with perhaps the exception of that 18-year-old rocking the itty-bitty bikini at … Continue reading