Category Archives: Parenting 101

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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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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Learning Your Baby’s Language

Having a new baby can be intimidating at times when they begin to cry and you can't figure out why.  Imagine that you could understand your new baby's need before they even begin to cry. It is possible! All babies speak the same language from birth no matter where in the world. Priscilla Dunstan learned what…
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How To Workout When You Have A New Baby

Having a baby is obviously a life changing experience and for mama, a body changing experience as well. Getting back in shape after your baby is born can be difficult when so much of your time is spent holding, taking care of and getting to know your new little one. But why not multitask and use…
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Facts About Sibling Age Gaps

It's said that siblings are the best presents a parent can give their child. Whether you think that is true or not, there are definite probabilities that come with having a sibling based on the number of years difference you are. Read the pros and cons to see if it applies to you and your…
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8 Tips for Making Hand Washing Fun

Germs are everywhere! It's that time of year with the weather changing and holiday stress when little ones start to get sick. The hard part is that they don't understand when they wipe snot across their face with their little hand, that they are making it worse! If it hasn't happened yet, now is a…
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Boredom Is The Start Of Creativity

Kids should be allowed to be bored. Experts agree that constantly entertaining your kids is not necessarily a good thing. In an interview done by Dr Teresa Belton with a writer and an artist, she was told that their state of boredom often lead to them being creative in their youth and adulthood. "Lack of things…
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Help Your Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

As the new year gets closer, people often start thinking about the resolutions they want the make. Everyone wants to use this opportunity to make a fresh start. But everyone knows that resolutions are often broken and soon after they're made. How about teaching your kids how to make goals for the new year in…
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