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5 Reasons to Let Toddlers Watch TV

by Julie Garwood

Backed by lived experience, grace from fellow wise parents, and research, here are five reasons to allow young children to indulge in some screen time.

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The Pros and Cons of Swaddling

by Charlie Fletcher

If you’re a new parent wondering if swaddling is right for your baby, you’ve come to the right place. Here are tips for doing it safely should you give it a try.

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Do You Need to Use Outlet Covers? Babyproofing Reexamined

by ParentCo.

With babyproofing, it's not a question of whether, but whenBut should it be We'll look at just one type of babyproofing gear: outlet covers.

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The Surprising Way Horses Benefit Kids' Emotional and Social Skills

by ParentCo.

Kids can enjoy so many benefits from being with horses, from confidence and a sense of self-efficacy to assertive and emotional communication skills.

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Solving The Puzzle of Infant Sleep

by ParentCo.

In my practice of taking care of children and parents, there’s a common struggle in the first two years: sleep. “How can my family get enough?"

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22 Ways to Keep a Preschooler Busy Other Than Watching TV

by ParentCo.

Parking a preschooler in front of a screen is a fast and easy path to entertainment. But there are plenty of other ways to keep them busy. Here are 22 to start with.

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11 Toys Siblings Can Enjoy Together Squabble-Free

by ParentCo.

Is there a way to avoid the playtime battlefield? Maybe not completely, but a few select choices might encourage cooperation over competition.

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Why We’re Choosing to Have Our Baby in Mexico

by ParentCo.

We were (pleasantly) surprised by those two little lines, but we had no clue what we were going to do. Here's how we decided where we were going to have our baby.

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From the NICU to Entrepreneurship: bökee’s Lauren and Brandon Stuart

by Hannah Howard

Any parent knows you need more hands; the bökee gives caregivers that. It lets them hold/bounce/dance a baby while preparing a bottle. Simple but revolutionary.

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Registry 101: Tips and Tricks for Creating Your Baby Registry

Registry 101: Tips and Tricks for Creating Your Baby Registry

by Caitlen Patton Smith

Most expecting parents agree that creating a baby registry is an important, yet overwhelming, part of the planning process. Here's where to start.

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Top Things To Consider When Babyproofing Your Home

by ParentCo.

It’s perhaps the most magical, exciting, and terrifying time of your life. You’re bringing a new baby into your home. That means providing the happiest, healthiest, and safest environment for your little one to grow up in.

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5 Sensory Experiences That Can Enhance Learning and Benefit Any Kid

by ParentCo.

Sensory experiences can help increase focus and concentration and calm anxiety and hyperactivity in all kids- not just those with special needs.

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11 Ways to Foster Independence in your Kids

by ParentCo.

As children grow, parents can foster independence by allowing children to make choices, learn from them, make course corrections, and even experience failure.

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How to Prepare your Toddler for a Parent’s Trip Away

How to Prepare your Toddler for a Parent’s Trip Away

by Yelena Shuster

Before you spend weeks creating endless to-do lists to help your toddler while you’re away, take a step back and prep yourself first. Here's a simple guide.

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10 Reasons You Should Take a Summer Road Trip with Your Kids

by ParentCo.

2,100 miles in an automobile with two kids might sound like a nightmare. But with a hearty sense of adventure (and humor) it could be the best trip ever.

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4 Ways to Introduce Your Kids to Classical Music

by ParentCo.

Research suggests that classical music can have positive effects for children, including memory development, creativity, and self-expression. Plus, it's fun!

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4 Ways to Support Your LGBTQ Teen

by ParentCo.

As parents, we have to be ready to have all sorts of big conversations. When it comes to coming out, there are a few simple things to remember.

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How to Help Your Child Build and Maintain a Positive Digital Identity

by ParentCo.

As a parent in the millennial age, understanding our digital identities is crucial. What can we do to teach our kids to navigate this complex digital world?

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10 Simple Ways to Empower Girls to Love STEAM

by ParentCo.

Here are ten ways to help your daughter fall in love with STEAM. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics and fosters curiosity.

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Harnessing the Power of Play, Even if I Have to Steal it From my Kids

by ParentCo.

When adults play they are able to let go of daily stresses and be present in the moment, if only briefly. Playing with our kids can be excellent medicine.

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Songs for snuggling and singing and falling asleep

by ParentCo.

For the past nine plus years, I've sung this song nearly every night. I suppose I had an average affinity for it as a child.

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Raising a Financially Savvy Kid

by Angela Pruess

These are some straightforward ways parents can take the ‘money bull’ by the horns and help their children start out on solid monetary ground.

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How to Help Prevent the 3 Leading Causes of Accidental Death for Infants and Preschoolers

by Stephen Bradshaw

According to the Centers for Disease Control, these are the leading causes of death for infants and preschoolers. Awareness is key

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5 Steps for a Body-Positive Pregnancy

by Charlie Fletcher

Pregnancy is truly a time of metamorphosis, a transition from one phase of life to another. It takes time, patience, and self-compassion to navigate.

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