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  • Baby Proof Holidays_featured
    Babies and Toddlers
    4 Must-Have Items to Baby Proof Your Home This Holiday Season
    The holiday season has begun, and that means families will be gathering around the home (and the computer!) to spread holiday cheer. Whether they’re staying home, traveling or connecting virtually, parents have a lot to keep track of! Between ...
  • Best Montessori Floor Beds_featured
    Sleeping Through the Night
    Is a Montessori Floor Bed Right for My Child?
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Playdough
    6 Homemade Playdough Recipes
    Everyone seems to have a favorite playdough recipe, and many old favorites have been included here. Some require cooking and some don't; some are meant to be eaten and some are not. Choose the recipe that best suits your needs and the ingredients...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
  • The Best Foods for Baby-Led Weaning
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Best Foods for Baby-Led Weaning
    There are many choices when it comes to how to feed our little ones. Often, moms are so consumed by feeding in the first few months of a baby’s life - whether it be through breastfeeding, coordinating bottles, pumping, or a hybrid of any and...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 10 ways to help your baby learn
    Babies and Toddlers
    10 Ways You Can Help Your Baby Learn
    As a new mother, I remember feeling so anxious about how we were going to teach our son everything he needed to know to succeed in life. Having been raised by a mother who thought of her children as empty vessels who needed to be filled up by adu...
    Ruth Anne Hammond
  • Baptism shoes, dress, and necklace
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Best Baptism Gift Ideas for 2020
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the ...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • baby sleeping in crib next to parents bed
    Setting Up the Nursery
    Where Should Newborns Sleep?
    Have you decided where your new bundle of joy will sleep when she comes home? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends keeping your infant in the same room where you sleep (but not in the same bed) to greatly reduce the risk of Sudden ...
    Erin Dower
  • one-year-old on Christmas
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Ultimate List of Christmas Gifts for One-Year-Olds
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of th...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • 19 Sentimental Baby Gift Ideas Inspired By Family History and Traditions
    Babies and Toddlers
    19 Sentimental Baby Gift Ideas Inspired By Family History and Traditions
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the i...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Lady Checking Baby
    Babies and Toddlers
    What Are The Chances My Baby Will Be Born With a Cleft Palate?
    Cleft palate is one of the most common birth defects in the United States. A cleft palate occurs when the tissue of the roof of the mouth does not join up. This causes a separation.  There are different types of cleft. It can be split in the fr...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Ending Toddler Bedtime Struggles
    Babies and Toddlers
    Simple Steps to Ending Toddler Bedtime Struggles
    Few self-respecting toddlers will go to bed without a fuss or a fight. Your child just has too much that they want to do to welcome rest, no matter how reinvigorating it might prove. What's going on elsewhere around the house? Where are mommy and...
  • walmart store offering car seat trade-in program
    Kids
    A Parent's Guide to Walmart's Car Seat Trade-In Program
    Walmart is getting ready for its next car seat trade-in event. We've got the details on what you can trade in, coupons you will receive, and more. Did you know that car seats expire? If you have an expired car seat or even just an old car seat y...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • baby with pierced ears
    Babies and Toddlers
    Everything You Need to Know Before Piercing Your Baby's Ears
    As a mother of two young girls with pierced ears, I figured there’s no time like the present to outline what ear piercing entails when it comes to babies, toddlers, and older kids. Thinking about piercing your child’s ears? Here’s an A-Z gu...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Eight things your newborn will do that might surprise you
    Babies and Toddlers
    8 Things Your Newborn Will Do That Might Surprise You
    Preparing for a newborn usually focuses on ordering baby gear and setting up the nursery. Throw some childbirth education in there with a few baby showers and a dash of meditation and you have yourself the typical birth preparation for the averag...
    HeHe Stewart
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fear of the Dark
    Phobia Quiz
    Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • mom cradling baby on the left
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Psychological Reason 2/3 of People Cradle Babies On The Left
    It’s not something you consciously think about, but according to a major scientific study, most adults cradle babies on the left side of their bodies vs. their right. And no, it doesn’t always have to do with an adult being right-handed or le...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Baby sitting on a bed holding a stuffed animal
    Babies and Toddlers
    Buying Used for Baby: What’s Okay and What’s Not
    Today, buying items online can be done in just a few clicks and while it might seem tempting to save a few bucks by purchasing used items for your baby, is that always the best and safest option?  You Should Never Buy These Baby Items Used W...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • pregnant woman taking minimalist approach to baby shopping
    Babies and Toddlers
    A Minimalist Approach to All of the Baby "Stuff You Need" On Your Registry
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the i...
    Jacqueline Weiss