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Top 4 Parenting Styles Explained

There are four main types of parenting styles; authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, and neglectful. Which is the best, and how do you master it?

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17 Dude-Friendly Diaper Party Ideas for Dads-to-Be

Don’t forget to celebrate the father-to-be too! Throw an awesome diaper party with these dude-friendly diaper party ideas for dads-to-be.

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Health & Nutrition, Parenting

Digital Detox: 7 Tips To Unplug and Connect With Your Kids

A digital detox is a great way to increase family time and decrease everyone’s dependence on screens. Read our guide to jumpstart your family’s detox.

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Adoption and Foster Care

Are You Qualified to Be a Foster or Adoptive Parent?

Foster parents support children in need of a safe and caring temporary home. Find out if you’re qualified or what disqualifies you from being a foster parent.

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Should You Buy a Used Pack ‘N Play?

Is it safe to buy a used pack ‘n play? You can spend a small fortune on baby products, so used items can save you money, but not all are...

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Diaper Raffle Ultimate How-To Guide

What’s a diaper raffle? A fun baby shower game where guests bring baby diapers for a chance to win prizes! Here’s how to set up and play the diaper raffle...

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How To Clean a Pack ‘N Play Mattress Quickly & Safely

Your pack 'n play gets so much use, and your baby loves it, but what's the best way to clean the mattress? Check out our guide to safe and easy...

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The Back to School Checklist: An Ultimate Parent’s Guide

Wondering if your kids have everything they need for school? Take the stress out of preparing for the new school year with a back to school checklist.

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10 Playroom Organization Ideas to Keep Playspaces Tidy

Here are some simple playroom organization hacks to keep the playroom neat and tidy to encourage your child’s independence.

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130 Mom Hobbies (Including Some That Pay)

Are you looking to make some time for yourself again but not sure where to start? Check out this list of mom hobbies, including some that pay!

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13 Beach Essentials for Babies Not to Forget This Summer

Headed to the beach with a baby in tow? Make sure you have these beach essentials for babies packed with you!

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Toddler Playroom Ideas on a Budget: Fun but Frugal!

Creating great playroom ideas on a budget is easier than you think! Check out some of the best budget playroom ideas we’ve found that are cute and inexpensive.

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5 Toddler Birthday Party Ideas Your Child Will Love

Take the stress out of planning your toddler’s next birthday party on any budget. Check out these simple, creative ideas for a fun and special day!

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Development, Parenting

Jumping for Kids: Activities, Toys & Milestones

Wondering if your child is on track with their jumping milestones? Learn the value of jumping and how you can help your child improve this foundational skill.

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21 Fun Kids Songs That Parents Can Also Rock Out to

Tired of boring kid songs? These fun kids’ songs will have you rockin’ right along with your child and get the party started.

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How and Where to Mount Your Baby Monitor

When you should use a baby video monitor and essential safety information for use, including how and where to mount the camera and cover baby monitor cords.

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How to Get Rid of Baby Gas… and Fast!

Baby gas can be a real pain for babies and parents alike! Until your baby outgrows this phase, take a look at some of the best remedies we’ve found.

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Baby Monitor Hacked? Here’s How to Protect Your Family

Wondering if your baby monitor was hacked? Learn how accessible a baby monitor can be to outsiders and what you should do to keep your privacy intact.

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How to Clean, Sanitize, & Sterilize Pacifiers

Cleaning and sterilizing your baby’s pacifiers is key to protecting them from avoidable illness. Learn all the methods, tips, and tricks you need to know here!

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Pacifier Weaning: Tips, Steps, & the Right Time to Start

Pacifier weaning doesn’t have to be difficult. Using these pro tips will make the experience much easier!

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Exersaucer Age Ranges: The Right Ages to Start & Stop

Knowing exersaucer age ranges and weight limits is important for using this piece of baby gear safely. Find out the right time to start and stop using an exersaucer.

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When Is It Time to Stop Using a Baby Monitor?

The decision to stop using a baby monitor is personal for each family. We share some advice to help you decide when to leave the baby monitor behind.

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How Often Should Kids Bathe?

Your child doesn’t always need a bath to get clean. For some kids, too many baths can do more harm than good. So, how often should kids bathe?

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24 Months vs 2T: Choosing the Right Size

Confused about the difference between 24 months vs 2T? There are a few details you should know before you shop.