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Why I Let My Toddler Wear His Boots on the Wrong Feet

by ParentCo.

I’ve decided to let it go and let my toddler wear his boots on the wrong feet. Letting go of control in this area brings a handful of important reminders to mind.

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5 Totally Ridiculous Ways to Get Through January with Children

by ParentCo.

Here are five zany ways to make my least favorite time of year bearable, maybe even, dare I say it, fun.

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Debate Club: Can a New Year's Resolution Actually Make a Difference?

by ParentCo.

I think creating a goal just because the calendar (or other people) are telling you to will only set you up for failure which could result in a decreased sense of self-worth.

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6 Reasons Why Having a Winter Baby is Actually the Best

by Julia Pelly

Mothers of summer babies may have their cute maternity sundresses, but there are all kinds of reasons why being the mommy of a winter baby is awesome.

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One Thing Parents Should Resolve in the New Year In Order to Bring More Joy

by ParentCo.

My resolution for 2024 is to find more joy in my life right now and to stop comparing my life, to others - especially the lives of others on social media.

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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Enjoy Nature in Winter

by ParentCo.

With the slow crawl of the cold season, the kids beg to stay curled up in front of the TV. But getting them outside is the key to staying sane. Here's how.

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My Only New Year’s Resolution Is to Be Kinder to Myself

by ParentCo.

I now know there are steps I can take to change how I think, to find the true me again. That is why I am going to take better care of myself this year. In fact, that’s the only resolution I care to make. For both my own health, and as an important example to my kids, this year, I'm resolving to practice a kindness that starts from within.

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10 Things I Love (and Will Miss) About My Kids’ Toddler Years

by Amy Robleski

The years from one to three are often as physically exhausting as they are mentally. But when they're over, the things you miss can be surprising.

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The Unexpected Joy of Hand-Me-Down Clothing

by ParentCo.

More than efficiency or aesthetics, there's a bigger reason to appreciate those carefully packed boxes of previously loved kid's clothes.

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Managing Holiday Stress: Self-Care Strategies for Parents

by Charlie Fletcher

While the holiday season is supposed to be a time of celebration, stressors can make this feel impossible. Here's how to take care of you this season.

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Throw a Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Party

by ParentCo.

Whether you couldn’t find a sitter for New Year’s Eve or you don’t feel like heading out in the fray, you can still have a fun, kid-friendly celebration. Here's how.

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6 Fundamental Things That Keep Kids Motivated

by Sanya Pelini

One of the greatest challenges parents and teachers face is keeping kids motivated. These six fundamental things can help, and they're simple to implement.

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Fantastic Winter Books for Kids of All Ages

by Peter K

We find ourselves in the days when the holiday hustle and bustle is behind us but spring feels like it will never arrive.

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The ParentCo. 2023 Gift Guide

by Hannah Howard

At ParentCo., spend a lot of time with toys, gear, and new products. Here’s what we’re excited to gift (and receive!) for babies, toddlers, and parents this season.

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5 Fun Toys That Will Teach Your Kids To Code

by ParentCo.

When kids learn how to code they also learn important life skills like how to communicate and solve problems. For parents, the question is where to start. Here are 5 answers.

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Why You Should Vaccinate: A Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In

by ParentCo.

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19 Things I Hope I've Taught My Daughter Before Her 18th Birthday

by ParentCo.

My dear daughter, here are the 18 things I hope I've taught you in your 18 years of childhood.

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Short-sightedness is epidemic. The solution? Teach kids outside.

by ParentCo.

Short-sightedness is epidemic for modern kids. It's tempting to blame screen time, but the problem really lies in the spaces where they live and learn.

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Adaptation is the Most Traditional American Family Value

by ParentCo.

History shows that single parents, blended families, households led by women, and same-sex partnerships have always been part of the vibrant American story.

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Eight Novels Featuring Moms You'll Fall in Love With

by Pam Moore

Here are some page-turners to toss in your beach bag featuring mom characters you’d totally hang out with in real life.

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Devices May Be Making Our Children Smarter, but Is There a Catch?

Devices May Be Making Our Children Smarter, but Is There a Catch?

by ParentCo.

Technology has expanded our brain function. But does it lead to improvement in complex life skills, such as problem solving and planning?

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From Twilight Sleep to Push Presents: How Birth Has Changed Through the Decades

by ParentCo.

Since the dawn of time, the process of birth has evolved. But no period in history has seen such monumental change as we have in the last several decades.

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Why I'm Not Teaching My Four-Year-Old to Read

by ParentCo.

Play is the not the only valuable currency in childhood, but an early push toward academics may not have the desired outcome.

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Yes, You Can Visit These Gatsbyesque Estates with the Kids

by Jessica Williams

Skip your everyday playground and soak up some history at one of these gilded estates with kids in tow.

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