• 5 Annoying Things People Without Kids Tell Parents

    5 Annoying Things People Without Kids Tell Parents

    Parenting sure is a lot harder than most people think it is. You can tell a soon-to-be parent about all of the hardships that come with it, but her new role as a mom still welcomes a whole lot of challenges that she’s never faced before. I’m sure any parent would agree that you don’t know true hardship if you’re haven’t tried raising children. That said, it probably also irks them when someone without kids complains about how difficult life is for them. Seriously, you should […]

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  • 4 Things You Should Avoid Doing With Your Newborn

    4 Things You Should Avoid Doing With Your Newborn

    Newborns are precious and incredibly fragile. There are a lot of obvious things that you shouldn’t do to a newborn baby, but there are still a couple that new and expectant parents have to be informed about in order to keep their tiny bundle of joy safe and sound. Here are the 4 things you should not to with your newborn: 1. Let him sleep on his tummy One of the most serious things that you should be warned about is […]

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  • 5 Ways Your Touch Improves Your Baby’s Development

    5 Ways Your Touch Improves Your Baby’s Development

    In this day and age, more and more parents are ditching old school ways of parenting and investing more time and effort in practicing something that’s been around for a pretty long time: attachment parenting. What does it mean when you practice attachment parenting? From the key word attachment, it literally means being around more and allowing the baby cling to mom for longer periods of time, even when the baby is not crying or demanding for anything. Older generations usually raise […]

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  • 4 Biggest Myths About Home Pregnancy Tests (And The Truth Behind Them)

    4 Biggest Myths About Home Pregnancy Tests (And The Truth Behind Them)

    Many women, especially younger ones, consider talking about pregnancy tests taboo. As a result, it’s natural for them to be a little clueless about it. Yes, you pee on the stick and wait for the line/s to appear, but surely there are other questions that you may have about this 19th century invention. Is it okay to use it right after intercourse? Can it tell if I’m having a girl or a boy? These are completely legitimate questions that any woman […]

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  • 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Cloth Diapers

    7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Cloth Diapers

    In previous, lengthy posts, I talked on end about everything that you need to know about cloth diapers, as well as the many benefits of using them over disposable ones. And yet here I am, revealing several reasons why you shouldn’t be using them. Here goes: 1. It’s addicting. You probably already know where this article is going, but do continue! For the first item, I’m here to warn you that deciding to go the cloth diaper route involves preparation–to be helplessly addicted […]

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  • 5 Cute And Creative Ways To Document Your Baby’s Milestones

    5 Cute And Creative Ways To Document Your Baby’s Milestones

    Throughout modern history, parents have documented their babies’ milestones in one way or another—first step, first tooth, first word, first haircut, first solid food, first potty. And in today’s digital age, you can count on new generation parents to come up with clever and unique ways to record and permanently commemorate their babies’ special moments especially made easy and affordable with the use of computer programs, social media, smartphone apps, and high-tech photo and printing technology. Here are 5 ways creative mommies […]

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Toddler, Fitness, & Nutrition

  • 4 Kinds Of Tantrums And How To Deal With Them

    4 Kinds Of Tantrums And How To Deal With Them

    Tantrums are notorious for making your child’s toddler years both difficult and unforgettable. No parent will ever be lucky enough to raise a child without having to deal with lots of them as throwing tantrums is the only way that children under 3 know how to react to strong emotions and learn how to communicate with the world better. We all really have to be prepared (and with solutions!) in order to get through them as quickly and easily as possible. Therefore, […]

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  • 5 Things Your Toddler Wants To Tell You When They Throw A Tantrum

    5 Things Your Toddler Wants To Tell You When They Throw A Tantrum

    Your child screaming his head off again? The “terrible twos” have certainly come and your patience is already thinning out. The toddler years wouldn’t be the same without tantrums that definitely put every parent and toddler to the test. Thankfully, there are a lot of tried-and-tested tips that will help improve communication and assist your toddler during this time. Toddlers want to tells us a hell of a lot in the middle of tantrums, but here are just 5 of the most […]

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  • 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 2)

    4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 2)

    (Go back to the first part of this article HERE.) Learning how to “best” manage your child’s temper tantrums can make you search for all sorts of strategies. However, I’ll bet that none of those would work as well as you wish it would. The truth is, there is no “secret” or “magic solution” to handling your child or toddler, especially when they’re throwing a major tantrum. The only person who can tell you what to do is you. From experience and trial-and-error, you’ll […]

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  • 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 1)

    4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 1)

    Learning how to “best” manage your child’s temper tantrums can make you search for all sorts of strategies–Googling about it, asking other parents and seeking your own parents’ (and grandparents’) advice. However, I’ll bet that none of those would work as well as you wish it would. The truth is, there is no “secret” or “magic solution” to handling your child or toddler, especially when they’re throwing a major tantrum. The only person who can tell you what to do is you. That’s […]

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  • 5 Things To Keep In Mind When Getting A Gift For A Baby’s 1st Birthday

    5 Things To Keep In Mind When Getting A Gift For A Baby’s 1st Birthday

    Surprise! You’ve gotten an invitation to a close friend’s kid’s 1st birthday party. You’re probably excited and committed to go, and yet there’s one problem: What do you get the kid? Many moms resort to buying clothes because they’re the easier choice, but then you realize that the child will already probably be getting a whole pile of clothes from his family members alone and you just want to get something that the child could actually enjoy and play with—like […]

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  • 5 Adjectives To Describe Your Active Toddler

    5 Adjectives To Describe Your Active Toddler

    At past one year, you’ll notice that your baby has completely changed. From angelic and peaceful, you might have a harder time searching for the perfect words to describe your now hyperactive toddler. Thanks to Caitlin Beauchaine of TheHonestMommy.com, we’ve found a short list of adjectives that you’ll love. They’re very spot on, even mothers-to-be will be able to get a tiny, anxious glimpse of what they’re in for! 1. Impulsive I have to admit, this is a really good one. I […]

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  • 4 Reasons To Let Your Child Explore The Rough World

    4 Reasons To Let Your Child Explore The Rough World

    As a mother, you’re most likely a little hesitant to let your child explore the unfamiliar world. It’s always hard for us to let go, perhaps because we’ve grown so accustomed to being protective. But when your child reaches the ages 1-3, it gets pretty hard to control them, especially when they start developing their instinct to get to know the world around them. No matter how difficult it is, we really do need to loosen our grips on them […]

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  • 4 Tips To Make The Crib To Bedroom Transition Safe And Easy (Part 2)

    4 Tips To Make The Crib To Bedroom Transition Safe And Easy (Part 2)

    Your child climbs out of his crib again, and it hits you– it’s time to graduating from the crib and move to his own bed and/or bedroom. While this will obviously be an exciting time for you. there are important steps that you’ll have to take in order to make the transition both safe and easy for your child. (Read the first part of this article HERE.) Make it easy Even though your child might be very curious about his new environment, an abrupt transition to […]

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  • 4 Tips To Make The Crib To Bedroom Transition Safe And Easy (Part 1)

    4 Tips To Make The Crib To Bedroom Transition Safe And Easy (Part 1)

    Your child climbs out of his crib again, and it hits you– it’s time to graduating from the crib and move to his own bed and/or bedroom. While this will obviously be an exciting time for you. there are important steps that you’ll have to take in order to make the transition both safe and easy for your child. Make It Safe Now that your child is completely mobile, you’ll need to make sure that his new bedroom is as safe as his […]

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