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Helpful Tips To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

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Cavities are the most common chronic childhood illness in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While tooth decay is largely preventable, many parents agree that getting a young child to practice good oral hygiene can be a big chore. The good news is that establishing healthy dental habits early is possible — and even fun — with a little extra time and effort. Read More »

Fun Baby Bath Toys

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Learning through play is the primary way young children learn and practice new skills. Bath toys can provide hours of entertainment and education for kids. When selecting bath toys make sure there are not any cords that could cause choking and small pieces that could be swallowed or pushed up their nose, and ensure the toys are non-toxic. Read More »

Snacking 101

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Let’s start at the beginning. Anything with a “101” in it refers to the fact that the information being presented is essential in order to graduate to the next level. Most people do not know the importance of snacking and this 101-crash course is here to help you become as knowledgeable as possible. Read More »

5 Zones for a Perfectly Functional Nursery

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When thinking about designing a nursery, some parents get lost in cute blankets and wall art. Over the next year, you will be spending more time in the nursery than possibly any other room in your house (ok, probably the laundry room!) You need to make the nursery as functional as it is adorable. Here are a few nursery design tips to separate your space into five purposeful zones. Read More »

Tips for Having Two Under Two

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Granted, it was a very short time that my oldest child was still one, however, he barely spoke, was still in diapers and was attached at my hip. So adding a new baby was not the easiest transition. While I still can’t promise they’ll be best friends for life, here are some tricks that worked as we eased our second baby into our daily lives. If you find yourself in the same situation, I hope they’ll work for you. Read More »

Working Out With Your New Baby

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Wondering how you can squeeze in a work out when you can barely squeeze in a nap? We’ve all been there. You feel like you just got home with your bouncing bundle of joy and all the sudden six weeks later you’re still exhausted and none of your clothes fit. Don’t worry, Mom, Here are a few fool proof tricks to burning those extra baby pounds off. Read More »

Tips To Help Moms Stay Calm While Coping With A Fussy Baby

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New moms can feel overwhelmed when it comes to calming down a fussy newborn. There are many things that can cause a baby to be discontented and it is often a tenuous time of trial and error when it comes to getting him settled down. Babies feed off of mom’s emotions so the first step to helping diffuse his discomfort is to stay calm. The next time you feel frazzled; try one of these eight tips. Read More »

Homemade Baby Food Made Easy

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Making homemade baby food is something wonderful you can do for your kids. It allows you to know exactly what goes into every meal and more importantly, what doesn’t. Even if a jar says “preservative-free” or “all natural,” that still means the once healthy whole fruits and veggies have been super-heated and processed beyond recognition, removing tons of nutritional value and flavor. Read More »