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  • Be prepared for your newborn with this list of baby essentials. Learn what you need for the baby and how you can save money buying items for your new baby.

    Everything You Need for a Newborn Baby

    Everything You Need for a Newborn Baby

    by Marissa34

  • A collection of the tried and tested home remedies for diaper rash (nappy rash), proven to work quickly and safely to relieve your baby's discomfort.

    Home Remedies for (Nappy) Diaper Rash

    Home Remedies for (Nappy) Diaper Rash

    by Alison Graham9

  • Great toys for three year olds are simple and meet the developmental needs of a child moving from babyhood to childhood. Preschoolers need toys that foster language, gross motor, and social/emotional development. Don't break the bank—find out what toys matter for this age group!

    The Best Educational Toys and Games for 3-Year-Old Children

    The Best Educational Toys and Games for 3-Year-Old Children

    by Leah Lefler6

  • Family game nights are always a great way to bond as a family, even more so if you switch it up and play truth or dare together! Try out this list of 100+ truths and dares for kids!

    100+ Fun Truth or Dare Questions for Kids

    100+ Fun Truth or Dare Questions for Kids

    by Tatiana252

  • Most people have heard of the “dive reflex,” which apparently means that babies are born able to swim. But there is more to the dive reflex than most of us assume, and some of its effects may not be what you would want for your baby. If you are thinking about teaching a young baby to swim read this article first.

    Safety Tips When Taking Your Baby Swimming.

    Safety Tips When Taking Your Baby Swimming.

    by Yvonne Spence37

  • Here are six rounds of Family Feud questions for kids. It's a great game for encouraging kids to build reasoning and recollection skills, imagine how others think, and have fun with each other.

    Family Feud Questions for Kids

    Family Feud Questions for Kids

    by Sam Mendoran21

  • Modern cell phones can be great things for kids to have but they present a number of risks as well. Find out what a parent can do to protect their kids or monitor their activity.

    Cell Phone Parental Control Options

    Cell Phone Parental Control Options

    by Christine Mulberry19

  • Every child is different. Every child–parent/caregiver relationship is unique. However, all toddlers are learning, absorbing their surroundings, and looking to you for cues as to how to behave/respond. Here are some of the things I have learned from my children, in case you should find it helpful!

    8 Tips for Life With Toddlers

    8 Tips for Life With Toddlers

    by J Schatzel0

  • Advertising is a prevalent influence in children's lives. How has it changed over the years, what effect does it have, and what can parents do to counteract its influence?

    The Influence of Advertising on Children

    The Influence of Advertising on Children

    by Ruth Coffee72

  • Childhood obesity is an epidemic in our country and, as a former fat kid, my heart goes out to all those who suffer from it. While concerned parents want to help, they often make the problem worse. By only focusing on the weight and not the bigger picture, moms and dads miss the mark.

    Helping Your Overweight Child: Advice for Parents From a Former Fat Kid

    Helping Your Overweight Child: Advice for Parents From a Former Fat Kid

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • Fevers are a body's natural method for fighting of viral or bacterial infections. Sometimes, however, it is necessary to lower a fever—a combination of fever-reducing medications and natural fever reducers may be used to comfort a sick child.

    How to Reduce a Child's Fever

    How to Reduce a Child's Fever

    by Leah Lefler22

  • It is important to have cell phone rules for kids. Your family cell phone policy should include limits on cell phones at night and at school, and you should monitor cell phone contacts for young kids.

    6 Cell Phone Rules for Kids and Teenagers

    6 Cell Phone Rules for Kids and Teenagers

    by Kristin Trapp47

  • Today's dads are, on the whole, much more involved than fathers have been in the past. Still, all fathers need encouragement to be present to their developing children.

    When Fathers Play With Kids

    When Fathers Play With Kids

    by Sheilamarie13

  • Breastfeeding is a great bonding experience for both mother and child, but it can be hard to bond when it hurts each time your baby latches on. These tips will help heal sore or cracked nipples to make feeding your baby a comfortable experience.

    8 Tips for Sore or Cracked Nipples

    8 Tips for Sore or Cracked Nipples

    by Heidi Wahlstrom0

  • Free resources for parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Free advocacy training, distance education courses, and magazines are available to families of young children diagnosed with hearing loss.

    Free Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

    Free Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

    by Leah Lefler7

  • My cousins and I grew up with single mothers. These five assets helped us survive the odds predicted for fatherless children. They offer hope, not despair, to single mothers and fatherless children.

    How Can Fatherless Children Survive the Odds?

    How Can Fatherless Children Survive the Odds?

    by Dora Weithers44

  • Want to buy infant formula that's hypoallergenic, dairy-free or lactose-free? They're useful when baby has dairy or soy allergy or intolerance, suffers with colic. stomach ache, gas or spit up. Maybe you're vegan or Jewish or Muslim and need a specialist formula for lifestyle reasons...

    Hypoallergenic, Dairy-Free, Soy and Lactose-Free Baby Formulas

    Hypoallergenic, Dairy-Free, Soy and Lactose-Free Baby Formulas

    by Susana Smith23

  • Recycle toilet paper rolls into binoculars, a kazoo, race tracks, marble runs, and other fun toys for toddlers. These inexpensive crafts will inspire a lot of imaginative play!

    Using Cardboard Tubes for Toddler Toys

    Using Cardboard Tubes for Toddler Toys

    by Leah Lefler32

  • As a mom who has had both a vaginal delivery and a C-section, here are the things I learned that make C-section recovery easier, as well as some of the things that surprised me about how different C-section recovery was!

    11 C-Section Recovery Tips From a Second-Time Mom

    11 C-Section Recovery Tips From a Second-Time Mom

    by J Schatzel0

  • Children in the US are exposed to thousands of hours of television, internet content, billboards, magazines, and other forms of media. What effect does it have on young minds and what can parents do to counteract any negative influence? Find out more here.

    Influence of Media on Children

    Influence of Media on Children

    by Ruth Coffee196

  • Reading the statistics on what happens as a premature baby grows up can frighten parents. But statistics only paint half the picture. Read this article to see how to look behind them.

    What to Expect as Your Premature Baby Grows Up

    What to Expect as Your Premature Baby Grows Up

    by Yvonne Spence21

  • It's a common belief that bribes are a bad idea, used only by desperate parents. But used correctly in the form of positive reinforcement, this parenting strategy can help children learn what's expected of them and become compliant with parental instructions.

    Is It Really so Bad to Bribe Your Child?

    Is It Really so Bad to Bribe Your Child?

    by Natalie Frank11

  • Nothing is worse than being around a kid that is a total brat. You have to start early so your kids are a joy to be around, rather than being a nuisance to everyone. Here are some tips that can help you train and tame your toddler.

    How to Train Your Dragon (Read: Toddler)

    How to Train Your Dragon (Read: Toddler)

    by Audrey Lancho2

  • Deciding when to have kids can be a complicated process, but deciding when to close the book on the baby-making chapter can be even more so. Here's my top reasons for not having any more kids.

    How to Know You're Done Having Babies

    How to Know You're Done Having Babies

    by Kierstin Gunsberg11

  • With the increase in screen time at home and the decrease of play at preschool, kindergarten teachers are seeing more children with weak pincer grasps and poor fine motor skills. Parents of preschoolers, though, can do simple, fun activities with them to prevent this problem.

    20 Ways to Strengthen Your Preschooler's Pincer Grasp for Kindergarten

    20 Ways to Strengthen Your Preschooler's Pincer Grasp for Kindergarten

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • Learning how to discipline is one of the most important parts of raising your child. Many default to spanking, but there are many other ways to discipline that does not involve physical force.

    How to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

    How to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

    by Angela Michelle Schultz41

  • Even the most seasoned stepmoms have their emotional weaknesses even after years of experience raising stepchildren. Here are 5 of the most difficult emotions stepmoms can end up struggling with the most.

    5 Challenging Emotions Every Stepmom Will Face

    5 Challenging Emotions Every Stepmom Will Face

    by Michelle Zunter4

  • What do you really need for your newborn baby? There are many products on the market, many of which you'll never use. A checklist of items you will need before you bring your baby home!

    What Do You Need for a New Baby?

    What Do You Need for a New Baby?

    by Leah Lefler18

  • Child abuse can take on many forms and can be hard to recognize at first. In this article, I discuss the signs and symptoms of various types of abuse, how to recognize these signs of abuse, and what you can do to stop it from occurring.

    What Is Child Abuse and How to Spot It

    What Is Child Abuse and How to Spot It

    by Anna Marie Bowman107

  • One of the most important decisions you'll make in your son's life is what to name him. Here are some guidelines and suggestions for Jewish names that you'll love.

    Popular Jewish Names for Boys

    Popular Jewish Names for Boys

    by Brainy Bunny10

  • Helping children cope with death is one of the hardest things you will encounter. But the most important thing is to let them deal with death in their own terms.

    How to Help Children Cope With Death and Loss

    How to Help Children Cope With Death and Loss

    by Angela Michelle Schultz14

  • Self-absorption, bitching and moaning, extreme negativity, an inability to plan ahead...these are characteristics of teens that drive us parents nutty. But, if we appreciate that their brains are still developing and their behavior is normal, we can relax, stop worrying, and enjoy their teen years.

    How to Parent a Teenager and Keep Your Sanity

    How to Parent a Teenager and Keep Your Sanity

    by McKenna Meyers6

  • If you're expecting your own little prince or princess, why not consider giving them a "royal" baby name?

    Royal Baby Names

    Royal Baby Names

    by Judi Brown22

  • Car insurance for teen drivers cost more since accidents by teenage drivers are the number one cause of death among teens. Tips to help decide if your teenager is ready to drive are given.

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    by Kristin Trapp8

  • The mom of an autistic son recalls the insensitive comments that magnified her grief after her son's diagnosis. 1 child in every 40 is on the spectrum so we need to be more sensitive about what we say to parents who are hurting.

    5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Parents of an Autistic Child

    5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Parents of an Autistic Child

    by McKenna Meyers4

  • All symptoms of ODD and bipolar disorder have resolved in my son since we started using non-flushing niacin (vitamin B3). He has been 95% symptom-free of his conditions for 11 months now. There is hope. Here's my story.

    Niacin Helps Relieve ODD, ADHD, & Bipolar Disorder

    Niacin Helps Relieve ODD, ADHD, & Bipolar Disorder

    by Willow Mattox106

  • It's important to understand the positive and negative effects of technology on kids so that you can make the best decisions possible for your children and what they are exposed to. Technology isn't all bad—it has some great positives—but you need to truly understand the scary side of it.

    The Positive and Negative Effects of Technology on Kids

    The Positive and Negative Effects of Technology on Kids

    by Victoria Van Ness10

  • Though the paisley diaper bag is stocked with supplies, some fathers may feel awkward carrying it while they are on baby duty. Check out these alternatives for manly diaper bags for dads.

    Diaper Bags for Dads

    Diaper Bags for Dads

    by Dan Human3

  • The weather is finally getting warmer and the days are growing longer. It's time to get outside with the kids and do fun things that cost virtually nothing. Go on a scavenger hunt. Eat green eggs and ham to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Make a "bug bottle," and learn how to compost!

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    by McKenna Meyers4

  • Teens today have it hard. Parenting teenagers is not easy, but understanding the issues they struggle with can help everyone involved. You can't help solve a problem until you know what it is. Here, I highlight the most common problems faced by teenagers today.

    10 Common Problems and Issues Teenagers Face Today

    10 Common Problems and Issues Teenagers Face Today

    by Sophie146

  • Family dinner time is an important part of raising successful children. Here's how to make your family dinners peaceful and pleasant with good table manners.

    The Family Dinner: Table Manners for Children

    The Family Dinner: Table Manners for Children

    by Katharine L Sparrow7

  • Premature infants must fight to survive in a world that they are not yet scheduled to enter for weeks or months. Their immature central nervous system easily becomes overstimulated. The Developmental Care Model seeks to minimize environmental stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and improve developmental outcomes.

    Interacting With Your Premature Infant:  Developmental Care in the NICU

    Interacting With Your Premature Infant: Developmental Care in the NICU

    by rmcrayne17

  • How many children can one woman give birth to in a lifetime? How many children can one man father? Who is the oldest and youngest mother, father, and grand parent on record? How big was the world's heaviest infant? Perplexing questions with startling answer, all right here, along with many other reproductive records.

    The Most Amazing Human Reproductive Records

    The Most Amazing Human Reproductive Records

    by Theophanes Avery51

  • Parents of young athletes need to be aware of traumatic brain injuries; how to treat them and how to minimize the risk.

    Signs of a Concussion in Children

    Signs of a Concussion in Children

    by LauraGSpeaks11

  • Parenting a child takes commitment and backbone. A parent must give guidelines and discipline, with a lot of love to make a difference in a child's life. Find out the foundations of good parenting.

    Bad Parenting Verses Good Parenting

    Bad Parenting Verses Good Parenting

    by Susan Holland25

  • If you are a parent travelling solo with a baby or small children, learn from my mistakes and make your trip go smoothly. I’ve run of nappies/diapers while stranded overnight so you don’t have to, I’ve left the toddler’s favourite blanket in a suitcase that went astray so you don’t have to…

    Solo Parent Travel With A Baby Or Small Children

    Solo Parent Travel With A Baby Or Small Children

    by Yvonne Spence45

  • If you think it might be time to get your child a cell phone, there are a few things to consider. Here is some info to help you make your decision.

    Best Cell Phones for Kids

    Best Cell Phones for Kids

    by Ruth Coffee28

  • Full-time stepmoms are becoming more frequent & more normalized within our parenting culture. Here's some advice on what stepmoms can expect in this phase of a step-parenting journey.

    3 Things You Can Expect as a Full-Time Stepmom

    3 Things You Can Expect as a Full-Time Stepmom

    by Michelle Zunter14

  • Many women in today's society suffer from Superwoman Syndrome. These women feel the pressure that they have to do it all and do it all well. Some even turn to pill-popping to help keep them going.

    Superwoman Syndrome

    Superwoman Syndrome

    by Cari Jean29

  • Read through what I found surprising about the experience of breastfeeding as a clueless first-time mother—from possible positions to sleeping and breastfeeding to fountains of sweet milk gushing everywhere.

    10 Surprising Things About Breastfeeding

    10 Surprising Things About Breastfeeding

    by Marianne Sherret0

  • Are kids these days being pushed too far with sports, after school activities, clubs, and all the things their parents wished they had as children? Is over scheduling crushing little spirits and minds?

    Overworked Children and Their Parents

    Overworked Children and Their Parents

    by Theophanes Avery29

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