7 Coping Skills That Make Me a Better Mom

7 Coping Skills That Make Me a Better Mom

by ParentCo.

Patience and understanding don't always come easy in the trenches of toddler raising. Fortunately, there are ways to cultivate both.

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How to Choose Baby Gear for Small Spaces

by Hannah Howard

Living in small homes makes choosing the right baby gear essential. Here’s how to navigate selecting baby supplies that make life easier without clutter.

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5 Tips for Working From Home Without Childcare

by ParentCo.

If you’re considering working from home without putting your kids in childcare, these tips can help you feel and be more productive throughout the day.

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How to Help your Child Communicate Better at Every Stage

by Joy Turner

From the beginning, our interactions with our children are teaching them how to express their wants and needs to eventually become independent human beings.

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8 Date Night Ideas for Exhausted Parents

by Pam Moore

Getting out for date night requires childcare. As we all know, good sitters are rare, not to mention expensive. Stay home instead. Here are 8 fun ideas.

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5 Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for Dads

by ParentCo.

This freaking holiday. So much pressure!  No one even asks what dads want. So we asked. And these are the top five things to make their Valentine's Day.

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How to Feel More Confident During your Pregnancy

How to Feel More Confident During your Pregnancy

by Charlie Fletcher

You deserve to be celebrated as you go through your pregnancy (by yourself and others). Here's how to nurture your comfort, well-being, and confidence.

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Why and How to Include Your Kids In the Family Finances

by ParentCo.

Losing your house makes you really appreciate the importance of money management. Now I pass those values and skills on to my kids through everyday tasks.

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How to Talk with Kids About Tragedy

by Sherianna Boyle

Time and time again, we're faced with explaining the unexplainable to our kids. Here are 4 key points to keep in mind when talking about tragedy with your little ones.

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Is the Role of Grandparents to Spoil Their Grandchildren?

by ParentCo.

Two writers face off on the topic of grandparental spoiling. Is it harmless or not? Plus, tips for how to spoil within the limits of a family's boundaries and values.

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17 Books to Read on Cozy Hygge Nights

by ParentCo.

The best winter reads by authors from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland. This quality children's literature can be enjoyed by readers of all ages.

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5 of My Fastest, Favorite Go-To Family Dinners

by ParentCo.

Here are five of my favorite fast family dinners I serve over and over again. I empower people to grab easy ingredients and mix them together to get dinner done.

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5 Steps To Raising A Viking Child

5 Steps To Raising A Viking Child

by ParentCo.

Here are five steps to help you raise your own little Viking, Scandinavian-style, through outdoor play.

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Dear Grandparents: The Complete Rules for Babysitting My Children

by ParentCo.

We really appreciate the help. But seriously, we're going to have to get a few things straight before we leave the kids in your care, grandma and grandpa.

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3 Hands-On Ways to Teach Kids Love Is Love

by ParentCo.

Raise a generation of open minds and open hearts.

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Your Ultimate Snow Day

by ParentCo.

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To Bring Your Family Closer, Share Your Stories

by ParentCo.

Storytelling is a dying art, but it’s a beautiful one that connects generations. I want to be able to pass on some of my history to him, just as my Mimi did for me.

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The Best Ways to Buy Maternity Clothes on the Cheap

by ParentCo.

Just the term “buying maternity clothes” is enough to make the frugal-minded among us cringe. But it's totally possible to do it economically.

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16 Acts of Self-Care That Can Help Change the World

by ParentCo.

If you feel overwhelmed by the news, but also want to make a difference in your community, here are 16 ways to care for yourself while still making a difference.

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Bottle Is Best For Us And That's Okay

by ParentCo.

Formula feeding my son was not a decision made lightly. Let's stop the shaming and embrace that there are different great ways to raise a healthy baby.

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Kid Made Recipe: No Bake Cinnamon Ornaments

by ParentCo.

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4 Activities that Will Teach your Child Kindness

by Joy Turner

Kindness does not always come naturally—especially to little ones who are just beginning to develop. It’s up to us parents to nudge them in the right direction.

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Mindfulness, Meal Planning, and Other Ways I'm Failing

by ParentCo.

I’m not good at doing all the Pinterest things people who throw out phrases like “life hacks” and “mindful parenting” say I’m supposed to be doing. Maybe that's okay.

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8 Attainable Resolutions for Moms That Will Rock Your Year

by ParentCo.

Considering 92 percent of resolutions fail, I’m keeping it real with these modest goals for 2017.

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