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Find resources to help you on your parenting journey, including advice on fostering multi-generational relationships and how to find peace as the caregiver of a special needs child.

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Parenting

What’s the Difference Between a Tantrum and a Meltdown?

Wondering if your child is having a tantrum or a meltdown? Read this article to know the difference between these emotional outbursts!

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Parenting, Play, Tactile Art

Affirmation Backpack Buddy Keychains

These affirmation backpack buddy keychains are adorable and easy to make. Give your child a little encouragement with this simple craft as they head to school.

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Parenting

When To Stop Using a High Chair

Many children are ready to stop using a high chair between 2–3 years old and can begin transitioning to a normal chair or booster seat at that time.

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Parenting

Finding Purpose as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Finding purpose as a stay-at-home mom allows you to take time for yourself, set personal goals, build a supportive network, and foster your hobbies and interests.

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Parenting

When To Stop Using a Changing Table

Most babies outgrow changing tables when they reach 30 pounds or if they are too tall for the changing table.

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Development, Parenting

Responsive Parenting: Building Strong Bonds with Your Child

Responsive parenting raises well-adjusted kids by combining appropriate expectations with high levels of emotional support. Learn how to be a responsive parent.

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Development, Parenting

Inductive Discipline: Nurturing Your Child’s Self-Discipline

Inductive discipline aids child development, encourages empathy, and promotes prosocial behavior. Learn more about this popular parenting technique here.

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Parenting

The Essential Guide to Baby Swim Lessons

Baby swim lessons don’t have to be intimidating, especially when you've got all the right information. Don't miss this essential guide to baby swim lessons!

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Parenting

Unlocking the Magic of Mindfulness for Kids

Mindfulness for kids teaches self-compassion, resilience, and emotional intelligence. With mindfulness, your kids will be better able to handle the tough days.

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Parenting

How To Make a Chore Chart That Actually Works

A family chore chart helps children learn independence and responsibility, instills positive work ethics, and teaches accountability. Learn how to make one here.

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Parenting

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Traveling With a Baby

Traveling with a baby? This ultimate survival guide has everything you need to keep your trip running smoothly.

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Parenting

11 Surprising Benefits of Babywearing

The benefits of babywearing are astounding! Here’s why babywearing could benefit you and your baby.

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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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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Parenting

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.