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What To Ask Yourself Before You Enroll Your Child In Preschool

When your child turns three or four years old, a big question on your mind may be whether or not your child is ready for preschool. Here are seven important questions to consider before your...
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Easy Ways To Improve Your Kid’s Bedtime Routine

After the boogie monster checks, the final trips to the bathroom and an extra bedtime story or two, some kids may still claim they’re not tired enough to sleep. The good news is that...

10 Questions Never (Ever) Ask A Stay At Home Parent

For anyone that stays home with their kids, it is not the glamorous, leisurely life some people think it is. It is hard work! Here are ten questions you should never ask a stay...
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Teach Your Child To Be Empathetic

We all hope our kids will turn out to be caring adults. It is never too early to help our kids on the road to empathy! Read on for some tips to encourage those budding...
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‘Lost Child’ Social Experiment: ‘What If I Get Lost?’

Losing your child is one of the most horrific experiences a parent can go through. Even if your child just wandered off for a second, it's enough to make any parent's heart stop and...
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How To Carve Out Some ‘Me’ Time

Having a baby is a wonderful, yet life-changing, experience. It can be challenging, especially in those first few weeks, to find time to recharge and focus on you. Here are some tips to help...
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Help Your Child Get Out Of The Picky Eaters Club

A toddler who is constantly requesting macaroni and cheese for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, refusing new foods or avoiding greens AKA a picky eater may be showing signs of neophobia. Around the second year...
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My Top 5 Life Lessons After One Year Of Parenting

My son, Henry, turned one at the end of April. I watched him eat (a little) cake, open presents (very slowly) and caper around with his Dad and Opa, and I wondered where my...
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When Is It Okay For Your Child To Have Their First Sleepover?

The purple sleeping bag is all set to go. The cookie contribution to the snack fest is stowed away in a Tupperware container. The PJ’s are tucked into the overnight bag. Then the cold...
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5 Questions To Ask Before Having A Baby

Do you have baby fever? Are you dreaming all little things pink or blue? Ask yourself these five tough questions to help determine if you are ready to welcome a new little one into...
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Making A Trip To The Dentist… Fun?

If you have a toddler on your hands who has not yet seen the dentist, he may be long overdue for his first visit. The American Dental Association encourages parents to establish a relationship...
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Part I: Natalie Bodenhamer Of Hello Day Shares Her Fitness Tips For Moms

Last week I sat down (on the phone) with Natalie Bodenhamer, the woman behind hello day blog. I've followed her blog and Instagram for a while and really enjoy the positive, yet real, tone she sets....
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17 Websites That Will Save You A Ton Of Money

When you become a parent, you also become a banker. You check the cost of everything from school supplies and clothes to family vacations and groceries. Saving money is always important, but it's necessary...
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15 Things Never To Say To A Parent Of A Child Who Has Down...

When you become a parent, everyone feels the need to offer you advice or comment on how they think you should be doing things. At times, these supposedly helpful words come off incredibly hurtful....

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Pasta Night: Spaghetti & Zucchini Noodles With Bacon

There's something about food that always has the power to bring everyone together. Whether it's because it tastes delicious or we're all gathered around...