Category Archives: Advice

7 Audio Programs Kids Will Love!

As a kid, I have a vivid memory of carrying around my little, red, Sony tape recorder, listening to books on tape and radio theater programs. I loved it. I would clean my whole bedroom while listening to stories. Times have changed. There are tons of ways to access audio story times and programs for kids. Typically…
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Best Car Seat of 2016

With all the accessories that come with a new baby, it can be confusing to know what is best. Luckily there are people out there who test every product and rate them so you don't have to! This years winner by the standards of the top automobile clubs in Germany is the Kiddy Evo-Luna i-size…
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6 Wordless Books to Spark the Imagination

For a little kid, it can be difficult to sit still long enough to read an entire book. Sometimes the words just get tangled in their brains and they'd rather move on to something more interesting and hands on. That's where wordless picture books come in! Looking at a wordless book with your kids can…
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The 5 Best Apps For New Parents

Sometimes it's hard to admit as parents that we don't have it all together and that we need to rely on technology to raise our baby. But this is the world we are living in. That being said, there are tons of apps to help the new parent in their child raising journey. Here are 5 of our…
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Homemade Cough Drops for Kids

Cold season is no fun when you've got coughing, sniffling kids that don't feel well. Here's a simple solution to soothe those scratchy throats and hacking coughs that keep them up at night. Homemade Cough Drops. Yes it's simple enough to buy them at the store but isn't it nice to know what ingredients are…
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Making Age Appropriate Chores A Game!

Kids don't learn how to become responsible adults all on their own. It takes learning from adults who have been there, done that and are willing to take the time to show by their example. One of those important lessons is how to do chores. Kids don't wake up on their 18th birthday and suddenly…
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8 Tips To Make Drinking Water A Habit For Kids

Did you know that half of American kids these days aren't drinking enough water? Many teens won't drink just plain water and show significant signs of dehydration. When you don't get enough water, your body can't function the way it's supossed to. Hydrated kids have better mental clarity, more energy and less toxic build up in…
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Tips to make weaning easier for you and your baby!

Whenever you start to give your baby anything to supplement their feeding sessions at your breast, it is called weaning. Unless it's an emergency situation, weaning is best for you and your baby if done gradually. It depends on how much milk you are producing and how quickly you cut them down to know how long it will take to…
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When considering a baby name…

What's in a name? Shakespeare seemed to think it wasn't that important but I'd say it does have significance if you are the one being named. There's the story that says a father named his two sons Winner and Loser. Loser became a detective with the NYPD and Winner became a petty criminal who ended up…
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How to Manage with a Defiant Toddler?

You have a baby and they are the sweetest thing you could imagine. They coo and cuddle and learn and grow. They start walking and talking and then one day, all of the sudden, you ask them to come, they smile at you and run in the opposite direction. 'Cue the sad trombone.' What do you…
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Food Schedule for 10 Month Baby

As your baby grows, it's normal for you to be concerned that they are hitting milestones. With so many transitions in the first year it can be difficult to keep up. Not only doesn't your baby's calorie count need to increase but also change in the kinds of foods. So what do you do when…
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How To Start Your Baby On Solid Foods

Babies progress so fast in the first months of their lives. Sometimes it's hard to realize when they are changing, developing and ready to move to the next step. Introducing baby food is one of those quickly changing areas where questions begin to come up. Here, we answer some of the big questions on your baby's transition to…
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Baby Talk: Yes or No???

You love your baby and want them to have all the advantages in life. You can picture them excelling and leading the pack before they are even born. But when it comes to actual training, sometimes it’s difficult to know what is best. What about baby talk? Should you ‘goo’ and ‘gah’ back to your…
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