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5 Ways Working Out Makes Me a More Fit Parent

by Cheryl Maguire

Exercise helps me be a better mom. I often apply the wisdom of the phrases I hear when I'm working out to the many parenting challenges I encounter.

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When Dreams Take a Backseat to Motherhood

by ParentCo.

Sometimes in a quiet moment in the car we realize the dreams we once had are a less full version of the reality that's played out in front of us as a parent.

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When Your Sports Dreams Are Not Your Child’s

by ParentCo.

When it comes to sports, too many parents listen to the kid that still lives inside themselves, rather than the kid that is standing in front of them.

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5 Parenting Rules to Break

by Hannah Howard

Parenting is probably the hardest and most important job we’ll ever do, made even more impossible by the fact that there is no guidebook. Here are five rules not to feel bad about breaking. 

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How to Get Your Baby Started on Solid Food in 10 Easy Steps

by ParentCo.

Here is a foolproof method for getting your little one started on the right foot (or tongue, as it were) on their gastronomic adventure.

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5 Ways to Make Your Toddler's Bedtime Routine a Sensory Experience

by ParentCo.

If your toddler doesn’t want to quit when the sun sets, establishing a sleep routine that engages all five senses can help trigger sleepy vibes.

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Baby Carrier Basics: How to Choose the Right One

by Kathryn Farrell

When it comes to baby carriers, consider your needs as a family. Different types will work best depending on your activities, preferences, and body types.

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3 Tips for Mompreneurs: Starting a Business as a New Mother

by Charlie Fletcher

Juggling having a new baby and the demands of starting a company is not for the faint of heart. Here are three tips to help you follow your dreams.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why I Quit Breastfeeding: A Sober Mom's Story

by Christine Wayne

I quit breastfeeding because I wasn't showing up as the strongest version of myself. Sometimes quitting makes us winners.

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Four Simple Ways to Help During the Baby Formula Shortage

by Julie Garwood

Here are four practical, simple ways we can all help with the baby formula shortage in our community.

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Special Needs Families Navigate the Baby Formula Shortage

by Shana Bull

Parents have been coming together to support each other, from offering up their own milk supply to searching local stores and passing along information.

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How the Baby Formula Shortage is Impacting One Family

by Erin Bigelow-Umar

It’s hard enough being a new mom. Not knowing if my baby will have the food he needs to survive is an additional stress no parent should have to feel.

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Why Is the Parenting World So Judgy?

by Laetitia Gordon-Furse

The world of well-meaning in-laws, pushy algorithms and even ‘funny’ reels can feel exhausting, frustrating and unsupportive. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

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One and Done: Why My Family Is Having Only One Kid

by Irina Gonzalez

There are many advantages to being a one and done family — both for the only child and for the parents themselves. Here are just some of the benefits.

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An Honest Review of Baby Led Weaning

by ParentCo.

Baby feeding is not about sticking a certain amount of rice cereal down my baby's throat to fill him up; it’s about introducing him to a world of new flavors and textures.

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15 Ways to Play Your Toddler into Bed

by Julia Pelly

If you have a kid who hates the bedtime transition, use one of these playful parenting strategies to get them to bed with giggles all around.

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7 Strategies to Stop Yelling, and Why It Matters

by Sanya Pelini

Beyond the negative impact yelling can have on your child, there are other good reasons to stop. Here are 7 strategies to use instead of yelling.

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