9 Must-Have Items to Make Holiday Travel Bright

Traveling with Kids: 9 Must-Have Items to Make Holiday Travel Bright! The holidays are a wonderful time for visiting with friends and family. Sometimes that means traveling across the city, state, or even partway across the country. Especially when flying with your little ones, your packing will likely involve more challenges than simply trying to…

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What No One Tells You About Swaddle Blankets (But You Really Should Know)

Swaddle blankets – and choosing the right ones – isn’t really something people talk about. It seems like it should be self explanatory. Step one: get blanket. Step two: make baby burrito. Step three: all set. Then comes reality when you realize it’s not quite that obvious. Any baby shower will usually provide a parent-to-be…

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Is Your Baby Ready to Wear Sunscreen?

We’ve all come to know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun. Our babies may be small, but the sun will find them just as quickly as it will find the rest of us. Since a baby’s skin is thinner and more delicate, it is important to start using proper UV…

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Top 3 Ways a Lovey Benefits Your Little One

Loveys can take many forms. Most of us have one in our lives. Traditionally, they’re something very soft and snuggly like a rag doll, a blankie, or a plush toy. For reasons only the little one knows, one toy will stand out above all the rest and becomes a beloved companion that will go everywhere…

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7 Ultimate Parenting Solutions for Kids Who Hate Bath Time

Toddlers have a knack for turning otherwise simple routines into dramas of epic proportions. When it comes to bath time, some kids are water babies while others seem to want to redefine the term “soap opera.” There are a ton of reasons your kid might not want to take a bath today. They include everything…

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Getting Your Kids on a New Schedule for School

After a summer of being essentially schedule-free – or at least being rather lax on schedules – having to conform to a certain bedtime and waking time can come as a bit of a shock to parents and kids alike. That said, school has an established start time and your son or daughter needs to…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Toddler Skin Care

Even on your toddler’s cute little body, the skin is the largest organ. Every part of it plays a vital role in your son or daughter’s health. Taking care of it properly can help to give it everything it needs to keep problems away and to make sure your little one is comfortable. Taking care…

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Top Halloween Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for kids and parents alike. No other holiday compares in terms of the experience. After all, the Easter bunny brings treats right to you, evenings on July 4 are for fireworks instead of trick-or-treating, we don’t knock on our neighbors’ doors asking for candy on Thanksgiving, and…

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2 simple Halloween DIY’s the kids will love

Happy almost Halloween! What better way to get in the spirit than to make some Halloween crafts with your littles? Try out a couple of our favorite DIY’s that require just a few supplies. Lollipop Ghosts  Here’s what you’ll need: Kleenex tissues Round lollipops (we used Tootsie Pops) Black sharpie Tiny elastic rubber bands Thin…

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Your child sleepwalks? Should you be worried?

Sleepwalking can sound terrifying and may appear rather startling when you first see it in your young child. However, this condition, also known as somnambulism, is actually quite common and is typically nothing to worry about. Technically speaking, sleepwalking involves any range of complex activities while your son or daughter is actually in a deep…

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