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  • Getting presents is some kind of wonderful. Registering for them with full-blown baby-brain? Not so much. Read this list for an easy go-to when it comes time to add toys to your baby registry.

    The Best Toys to Put on Your Baby Registry

    The Best Toys to Put on Your Baby Registry

    by Kierstin Gunsberg0

  • I've taken a look at what developmental psychologists published back in the 80s and 90s and then at how labels of parenting styles have changed in the present day. Here's what I've found...

    Popular Parenting Styles and What They All Mean

    Popular Parenting Styles and What They All Mean

    by Michelle Zunter1

  • Many Irish names have a wonderful, magical feel. If you are looking for a Gaelic name for a baby, why not consider a traditional Irish baby name?

    Traditional Irish Baby Names

    Traditional Irish Baby Names

    by Judith Hancock30

  • Staying in the NICU with your premature or sick newborn baby is hard on any parent. Anxiety, loss of control and bonding difficulties with the child are common feelings. What can you do to keep your sanity in these unfamiliar surroundings? Here are a few survival tips put together by a NICU nurse.

    Survival Tips for Parents Living in the NICU

    Survival Tips for Parents Living in the NICU

    by Harpa Ósk8

  • Bible names are some of the oldest on our planet. I believe that is why a lot of people choose a name for their kids from such a book—to have a connection to something old, revered and powerful.

    Baby Names Inspired by the Bible

    Baby Names Inspired by the Bible

    by Don0

  • Make tummy time fun! Tummy time for a baby is essential for the baby's growth and development. Learn some tips and strategies to make it an enjoyable time for both baby and parents.

    How to Make Tummy Time Fun for Babies

    How to Make Tummy Time Fun for Babies

    by Marissa43

  • Are you faced with the reality of having to co-parent? Are you a divorcee or parent who wants to try to make things work for the child? Let's discuss how you can make it work.

    Co-Parenting: Nightmare or Dream Come True?

    Co-Parenting: Nightmare or Dream Come True?

    by Savannah Tingle0

  • Everyone from busy moms to completely bewildered uncles could use some clear, right-to-the point toy shopping tips. Sometimes we just don't have time to meander around a store or go into complete zombie mode after staring at e-commerce sites for...

    Best Wooden Toys for Little Kids

    Best Wooden Toys for Little Kids

    by Elissa Capelle Vaughn1

  • While the term "risky play" might sound daunting, taking a step back and biting your tongue when you want to shout "be careful!" is important for your child's gross motor development and confidence.

    The Importance of Risky Play in Early Childhood

    The Importance of Risky Play in Early Childhood

    by Sofia Ringo0

  • Are you looking for a way to break the summer boredom for your kids? Learn how to create Mom Camp, a one week craze of activities to pile on the fun and good times. Your kids will be begging for more Mom Camp!

    Summer Fun Ideas: Mom Camp Schedule for Kids

    Summer Fun Ideas: Mom Camp Schedule for Kids

    by Sarah Johnson7

  • On November 1st, 2017, LEGO introduced the Women of NASA toy set to show LEGO fans the importance of these positive role models. These women were instrumental to the development of NASA.

    Women of NASA LEGOs Inspirational Toy Set

    Women of NASA LEGOs Inspirational Toy Set

    by And Drewson0

  • Being an introvert comes with its own set of problems, and being and introverted mother is a whole different ball game.

    Introverted Mothers Unite!

    Introverted Mothers Unite!

    by Savannah Tingle2

  • Mothers used to scold us for sitting too close to the television, claiming that it would ruin our eyesight. They may be correct, but television might just have a bigger impact on children than that.

    How Television Affects Children

    How Television Affects Children

    by Chris Long0

  • It took decades to dispel the myth of the perfect TV father; but many men would rather we return to the lie rather than address the continued shortcomings of their gender as parents.

    ... Or Maybe You Were Just A Terrible Father

    ... Or Maybe You Were Just A Terrible Father

    by Carrie Peterson2

  • Though every child develops at their own pace, there are some typical timeframes which are used to measure a child's development and growth.

    1-Year-Old Motor Skills Development

    1-Year-Old Motor Skills Development

    by LQWILLIams2

  • How do you change a diaper? Should you use cloth or disposable? How much do they cost? Learn the answer to these questions and other valuable tips!

    A Beginner's Guide to Changing Diapers

    A Beginner's Guide to Changing Diapers

    by Marissa10

  • From Benjen to Tyrion, George R.R. Martin's popular A Song of Ice and Fire books and Game of Thrones TV show are a treasure trove of strong and unusual baby names for boys.

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Boys

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Boys

    by Kathryn Lamoreux1

  • Out of baby formula? Hungry child? Use evaporated whole milk as a temporary substitute to safely feed your child and buy you a little time to get to the store.

    Emergency Baby Formula Recipe

    Emergency Baby Formula Recipe

    by Gabbiani5

  • Do I really need to waste money and purchase nursing pads? Yes, your breasts will leak milk until your milk has been established and regulated.

    Are Nursing Pads Really Necessary?

    Are Nursing Pads Really Necessary?

    by Christy Garrett3

  • It is no fun to be caught between work and family. The conflicts never end, and we don't know which way is up. Is it possible to resolve this issue and still be together?

    Caught Between Work and Family

    Caught Between Work and Family

    by Denise W Anderson12

  • One of the most completely engaging learning toys for babies, toddlers and preschoolers; the Fisher Price Learning Home has delighted every child I've seen interact with it.

    The Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Learning Home

    The Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Learning Home

    by BunnyFabulous4

  • First of all, I hope you never, ever have to. Second of all, know that you are not alone. If my experiences -- yes, plural -- can be of any help to you, I offer them here. The reality is that with today's super strong weed (pot, marijuana),...

    How/When to Choose a Teen Drug Rehab

    How/When to Choose a Teen Drug Rehab

    by Susan Reid7

  • Being a stepmom can be an isolating & frustrating journey. Here, I've listed 4 effective traits that can help stepmoms navigate stepparenting in a more positive way.

    4 Traits of Highly Effective Stepmoms

    4 Traits of Highly Effective Stepmoms

    by Michelle Zunter2

  • Great tips for getting along with teenagers: Be casual, but not too casual, get to know their music and friends, and enjoy the ride!

    How to Get Along With Teenagers

    How to Get Along With Teenagers

    by Sharilee Swaity27

  • Emotionally disturbed gifted children are often denied adequate services. This site details why twice exceptional gifted children are not identified. It also details best-practice instruction for students who have been identified as ED.

    Emotionally Disturbed Gifted Children

    Emotionally Disturbed Gifted Children

    by arizonataylor0

  • The benefits of breastfeeding are legend, but what is breastfeeding really like? According to Chris Telden, it's not all serenity and bliss. With humor and blunt honesty, a nursing mother reveals the truth about what it feels like to breastfeed and whether she thinks it's all worth it in the end (duh, yeah?)

    What Breastfeeding Feels Like: Myths, Facts and the Honest Truth

    What Breastfeeding Feels Like: Myths, Facts and the Honest Truth

    by Chris Telden13

  • When a child looks at a big mess, they have a difficult time breaking it down into smaller, more achievable goals. All they see is this one, huge, insurmountable task that leaves them feeling that it's just too much. Breaking it down is a learned...

    Help Your Child Succeed With A Clean Room Checklist

    Help Your Child Succeed With A Clean Room Checklist

    by Mom Kat10

  • Anything that comes against God's original design is an identity crisis. Your young adults are vulnerable to the attacks of the enemy that come in the form of criticism, doubt, depression, insecurity.

    A Christian's Guide to Teen Identity Crisis

    A Christian's Guide to Teen Identity Crisis

    by Christian Momma2

  • Some parents dread, “the talk.” However, talking to your daughter about puberty can be reframed from drudgery to a rite of passage. Learn how to talk with your daughter with confidence and reverence.

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    by CarlySullens39

  • Julian Fellowes' beloved TV series Downton Abbey is a wonderful source for lovely, traditionally feminine girls' names. Take a look at this list of 20 beautiful Edwardian classics.

    "Downton Abbey" Baby Names for Girls

    "Downton Abbey" Baby Names for Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux0

  • Everyone knows the hottest new toy of 2017 is the Fidget Spinner. And love it or hate it, you have to admit that it is one of a kind. But is it the one that kills?

    Fact and Fiction About the Fidget Spinner

    Fact and Fiction About the Fidget Spinner

    by Kayla Hebert4

  • 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

  • Parents are often divided on if it’s best to let their child cry it out at night. If you’re on the side of not letting your child cry, here are some alternate ideas to help get them to sleep.

    8 Ways to Get Kids to Go to Sleep at Night

    8 Ways to Get Kids to Go to Sleep at Night

    by Katherine Sanger2

  • 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

  • Parents expecting a baby in November can look to the month itself for plenty of inspiration. November is the birth month of many famous people and is tied to a number of beloved holidays as well.

    November Baby Name Ideas for Boys and Girls

    November Baby Name Ideas for Boys and Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux2

  • If the mere thought of your ex fills you with resentment or anger it's likely to disadvantage your children. Here's how forgiveness helps your children, and you.

    Could Forgiving Your Ex Help Your Children?

    Could Forgiving Your Ex Help Your Children?

    by Ebonny10

  • As a writer, I have a keen interest in names. And, as someone who was born with a very exotic (and very difficult for Americans to pronounce) name, I have a keen interest in seeing that children are not subjected to unnecessary ridicule over...

    Top 10 Russian Baby Names for Boys and Girls

    Top 10 Russian Baby Names for Boys and Girls

    by Isabella Snow0

  • 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 Bunny9

  • Your baby is new to the world. She is vulnerable and sensitive to many things including certain foods. Making sure that the food we give our babies is safe, is paramount in a parent's mind.

    Can My Baby Eat Raw Mung Bean Sprouts?

    Can My Baby Eat Raw Mung Bean Sprouts?

    by NathaNater0

  • Summer means longer days, warmer weather, and lots of time with the kids. From making ice cream to going on nighttime nature walks, it's the season to live life to its fullest.

    Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Summer

    Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Summer

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • This article discusses drug abuse in teens, addiction, drug abuse statistics, rehabs, and other drug abuse facts. The information is based on research and on personal experiences and interviews with teenagers. Written by a retired high school teacher.

    Drug Abuse in Teens

    Drug Abuse in Teens

    by Holle Abee44

  • In this article, you will learn lots of fun and unexpected ways to use glow sticks, including games and party ideas as well as decor ideas for weddings and birthdays.

    Fun Things to Do With Glow Sticks

    Fun Things to Do With Glow Sticks

    by Jamie Brock115

  • Discover fun things to do with your kids in spring that cost virtually nothing. Get outside and do a scavenger hunt. Eat green eggs and ham to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and make a "Bug Bottle."

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • If you are the parent of a toddler, you are probably as frustrated and exhausted as I am. Parenting at this stage of a child's life is an overwhelming task. Here I offer my own two cents of advice.

    The Ups and Downs of Parenting a Toddler

    The Ups and Downs of Parenting a Toddler

    by Jennifer Rae1

  • Losing a friend can be devastating for an ASD child. There may be confusion or anger and it can be difficult to move forward. Strategies that might help lead your child to building new relationships.

    Moving Forward When Your ASD Child Loses His Only Friend

    Moving Forward When Your ASD Child Loses His Only Friend

    by Diane Mayer Christiansen0

  • The following list of names are what I personally wouldn't be caught dead giving my little gem in the sun, but everyone has a preference, so choose at your own risk.

    Names to Avoid Giving Your Child

    Names to Avoid Giving Your Child

    by Rosana Clarkson1

  • Sharon Hays, who wrote the 1996 essay "The Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood," described "intensive mothering" as being self-consciously committed to child rearing. It involves being dedicated to her child to the point that she takes much better care of her child than herself —children come first, period.

    What is Intensive Mothering?

    What is Intensive Mothering?

    by glassvisage17

  • Looking for a Radio Controlled car? Then you are in the right place. Here you will find the best RC cars for 2017. I have tested many of them, and have put together the top 10 RC cars for 2017.

    Top 10 RC Cars for 2017

    Top 10 RC Cars for 2017

    by oyningen0

  • Teaching children how to compete well builds self esteem. There is a certain element of success when the competition is close and children know they've given it their best. They come away satisfied.

    Staying In The Moment: Competition

    Staying In The Moment: Competition

    by Dianna Mendez47

  • Many women are pressured to breastfeed their babies up until they turn one. There are some emotional and practical benefits of breastfeeding past one year that are often overlooked.

    Practical Benefits of Breastfeeding Past One Year

    Practical Benefits of Breastfeeding Past One Year

    by Megan Machucho0

  • What is it like to be a military mom? How hard is it when you have to leave your kids? How do you do it? These are some of the many questions asked of me, a military mom.

    What It's Like Being a Military Mom

    What It's Like Being a Military Mom

    by Chief Mom0

  • You might be driving yourself nuts trying to achieve the so-called work/family balance for just one fleeting moment. The mere concept of this term is damaging to working moms, SAHM moms, and even men.

    Work/Family/Life Balance Is a Modern Myth

    Work/Family/Life Balance Is a Modern Myth

    by Lizett10

  • The practice of blessing or dedicating babies continues based on the welcome that Jesus extended to infants, and on the parents awareness that they need divine wisdom and guidance in proper parenting.

    30 Bible Quotes for the Baby Blessing

    30 Bible Quotes for the Baby Blessing

    by Dora Weithers39

  • 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

  • We live in a world where it is common practice to refer to a Dad as a "Baby Daddy", not a Father. This has more effects on your children than you could ever know! Especially your daughter.

    The Effects of a Father on a Daughter's Life

    The Effects of a Father on a Daughter's Life

    by James Robertson1

  • Parenting is the most wonderful experience anyone can have. Although sometimes the first time around it can be a bit confusing, challenging. At times even frustrating. With God it can be amazing!

    A Christian's Guide to Parenting

    A Christian's Guide to Parenting

    by Christian Momma0

  • As Christian parents you answer to a higher authority. You are the vessel God uses to minister to your family. He is your mentor, your guide, your CEO. He will guide your footsteps.

    Christian Parents, God Is Your CEO

    Christian Parents, God Is Your CEO

    by Christian Momma3

  • Free play is an important part of childhood. Making sure your child has opportunities for unstructured play is important for his or her development.

    Play and Child Development

    Play and Child Development

    by L C David0

  • A meltdown is not to be confused with a tantrum. This article discusses the differences between a meltdown and a tantrum. It will share tips on how to manage meltdowns of children with autism.

    Tips for Managing Autism Meltdowns

    Tips for Managing Autism Meltdowns

    by Flo0

  • Swaddling can keep baby snug while sleeping and prevent them from waking themselves due to body movement. These are the swaddling products that worked best for my baby during her first three months.

    The Best Swaddle Products for Newborns

    The Best Swaddle Products for Newborns

    by Megan Machucho0

  • There is no end to the potential baby names that can be found in literature. Here are over 20 unique baby names from literature and tips to help inspire you.

    Unique Baby Names From Literature

    Unique Baby Names From Literature

    by Lisa14

  • Discipline is so important for a peaceful household or classroom. By implementing a consistent system—even a very simple one like this—you can make all the difference!

    Why I Believe in Time Outs and How to Use Them

    Why I Believe in Time Outs and How to Use Them

    by Jamie Jensen0

  • Why is it that some children enjoy reading more than others? Well, here's your chance to help your child enjoy reading, but it requires your attention and immediate action.

    How to Help Your Child Enjoy Reading

    How to Help Your Child Enjoy Reading

    by JP Carlos4

  • Looking for ways to make bath time more fun? Try these homemade bath toys that your kids will love. Includes step-by-step directions with pictures to make foam letters, bath tub fishing game, animal shower caps, and a pirate ship bath toy.

    How to Make Homemade Bath Toys for Kids

    How to Make Homemade Bath Toys for Kids

    by Alissa Roberts31

  • It is difficult for parents to learn their child is a bully, but this does not mean there is nothing you can do to help your child. Changing bullies can change lives—his/hers and others.

    What to Do When Your Child Is a Bully

    What to Do When Your Child Is a Bully

    by JP Carlos6

  • It's supposed to be all serene and peaceful, with happy kids, a happy partner and a fulfilled life....except when it's not quite that way. A humorous look at the dark side of being a mom.

    What They Don't Tell You About Being a Mom

    What They Don't Tell You About Being a Mom

    by L C David18

  • While baby names like Rainbow Aurora, Jagger Snow, and North West are original, sometimes traditional baby names are refreshing. Here are eighty choices for you to pine through.

    80 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time

    80 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time

    by Lauren Sutton2

  • Considerable debate surrounds whether or not parents should give kids chores. Learn how assigning chores is foundational for a strong work ethic, good character, and success!

    9 Reasons Why Kids Need Chores

    9 Reasons Why Kids Need Chores

    by Vivian Coblentz0

  • Children's belief in mythical figures like Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and Tooth Fairy make special occasions magical. But is it truly about them, or is it more about us?

    Why It's Okay My Son Doesn't Believe in Santa

    Why It's Okay My Son Doesn't Believe in Santa

    by April Sutphen0

  • Considering the name Charlotte for your new baby girl? Here are the best nicknames for Charlotte. There's plenty to ponder over for your princess!

    Best Nicknames for Charlotte

    Best Nicknames for Charlotte

    by Tatiana0

  • Many couples have different parenting styles. Learn the four different parenting styles and ways to get on the same page with your partner when it comes to parenting.

    Help! What to Do When Parenting Styles Clash

    Help! What to Do When Parenting Styles Clash

    by Jules Ker0

  • 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

  • Being a parent is hard work. Throw autism into the mix and it becomes exhausting. Here are a few things that parents of ASD children what the world to know.

    4 Issues for Parents of ASD Children

    4 Issues for Parents of ASD Children

    by Diane Mayer Christiansen0

  • Still have a Boppy nursing pillow but not sure what to do with it? You could always save it for the next baby, or use it for another purpose. Reuse, recycle, right? (Video of how to use the Boppy pillow included.)

    6 Alternative Uses for the  Boppy Nursing Pillow

    6 Alternative Uses for the Boppy Nursing Pillow

    by Marissa20

  • Bonding with your newborn baby is not always instant. Many factors like baby blues, postpartum depression, and troubles breastfeeding hinder mother and baby bonding. A bond is created with time.

    Bonding With a Newborn Baby Can Take Time

    Bonding With a Newborn Baby Can Take Time

    by Liztalton3

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