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4 Benefits of Baby Swimming

Drowning is the third largest cause of death in children under the age of 14. An average of 390 children drowns each year. In the US, swimming lessons for children generally starts around age 10 to 12. However, several studies of the benefits of teaching babies aged two to three months to swim shows an […]

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Tips to Make Bedtime Easier for Your Child

One of the biggest concerns parents have is how can they get their children to bed without the long fight? You’re not alone. Sometimes it feels like a world war is about to explode when your children hear “it’s time for bed.” We understand and can relate. The very first step is asking yourself this […]

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Raising Newborn Twins

Finding out you’re expecting twins can be shocking to say the least. Having twins is twice the love but also double the trouble. Most of the time you’re expecting to only be having one baby and no one actually plans for twins; it just happens. Whether you’re currently pregnant with your double bundle or already […]

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Baby’s Vision: What Your Baby Sees

When your baby is first born, his eyes are physically able to see but his brain isn’t yet ready to interpret all of the information. In fact, his visual acuity when first born is only about 20/400. His sense of sight develops gradually over 6 to 8 months, at which point he sees almost as […]

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Signs Your Baby is Learning to Walk

Your baby’s first steps are a milestone you’ll always remember. First he is crawling and the next thing you know he is up and running. Your child’s first steps are his first major move toward independence. Most babies take their first steps sometime between the ages of 9 and 12 months and are walking well […]

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Baby Milestones: Your Baby’s First Month

Your new baby’s first year of life is an incredible time. These 12 months will transform your baby from a newborn to a toddler. Throughout their first month your infant is acclimating to our world. Transitioning from a warm and wet fetus to our dry and air filled world is quite the transition! Plus, you […]

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Selecting a Babysitter

This is serious business.  With all the horror stories in the news about babysitter abuse and neglect, it’s hard to even think about leaving your child with someone you do not know.  Grandma and Grandpa are the ideal babysitters, followed closely by a sibling (yours, not your child’s, but that is good, too).  If you […]

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Teaching your Child how to Care About your Newborn

Bringing a new baby into the home is an exciting time for any family. The joys of a newborn are innumerable! However, if you have other small children, it may take some time for them to adjust to this new human being living in their space. It may not be all joy for a toddler […]

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Grocery Store Tantrums and How to Prevent Them

  Going to the grocery store with children can be a daunting task. Children are unpredictable, especially in public. We’re here to help you avoid those embarrassing tantrums. Most trips to the store you can manage to finish up the shopping with the basket full with no issues from your children. As soon as you […]

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7 Tips for Positive Toddler Discipline

These days everyone has an opinion with how to raise children. With all the child-rearing criticisms you hear from friends and family, it’s important to keep in mind that you know your kids better than anyone, so who better to raise and discipline them! No matter how you choose to apply discipline, these 7 tips […]

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Is Your Child’s Sore Throat Strep?

Sore throats are a common malady that people of all ages suffer. Children, especially, seem to be prone to getting sore throats. Sore throats can come to the body in many ways, so how do you know when your child has strep throat and needs to go to the doctor to get antibiotics? In this […]

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Fun Activity Books for Your Kids

Fun Activity Books for Your Kids

  If you are going on a long road trip, to your parents’ for dinner, or simply need to get things done around the house and need a way to keep your kids occupied, you should try out different activity books that are fun and engaging. Instead of sticking your kids in front of a […]

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