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Does My Child Need Preschool?

Does My Child Need Preschool?

It used to be that Kindergarten was the great evening agent – it leveled the playing field as much as possible for children before they entered 1st grade. Those were in the days where kindergarten was half-days, at most, and it consisted of fairy tales, building blocks, and finger paints. Now these traditional kindergarten activities […]

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Identity Theft and Your Kids

Identity Theft and Your Kids

Is Someone Stealing Their Lives? You agonize over baby names, hold their hands when they cross the street, and teach them all about stranger danger because they are your most precious gifts and you want to protect them. But do you worry about someone trying to steal their identities – even when they aren’t old […]

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Benefits of Infant Massage

Benefits of Infant Massage

Infant Massage Therapy Promotes Health and Communication The gentle touch of parent’s hand can work miracles. Infant massage is not some new-age hokey business that requires you to become a licensed vegan or take up holistic medicine entirely. Call it cuddles, snuggling, or even loving if it makes you feel better, but just don’t let […]

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When Baby Wearing Doesn’t Work

When Baby Wearing Doesn’t Work

Whether you’re on a dedicated attachment parenting plan, you have fears about morphing into Velcro with your baby, or are somewhere in between, there are great ways to build and maintain nurturing relationships with your baby through traditional attachment parenting methods. However, what happens when your baby doesn’t seem to prefer those methods like all […]

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Home Safety Tips for Parents

Home Safety Tips for Parents

Keeping Babies and Toddlers Safe in the Home We hear a lot about keeping our kids safe from the perils of technology – texting, social media, internet predators. However, I recently had a new mom ask me: What do I do to keep my baby and toddlers safe in the home? There is so much […]

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Top Tips for Throwing a Baby Shower

Top Tips for Throwing a Baby Shower

Easy Ideas for Planning a Baby Shower There is almost nothing as exciting as the birth of a new baby. If you’re planning a baby shower for a dear friend or family member, you might be feeling the stress of the planning, but don’t forget to relish in the joy you get to share. Whether […]

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5 Date Night Ideas

5 Date Night Ideas

For Busy Parents of Little Ones You’ve got drool marks across your shoulders, congealed bananas in your hair, and a wet-wipe hitchhiking on the bottom on your slipper (and you don’t even want to know how it go there or why it’s staying). Date night is perhaps the furthest thing from your mind – but […]

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Don’t Let Babies Cry it Out

Don’t Let Babies Cry it Out

Despite what the headlines read, such as this one from TIME – It’s O.K. to Let Babies Cry It Out at Bedtime – parents should dig a little deeper when it comes to the results of new studies widely reported today. If you just skim over the subtitles, you might be led to believe that […]

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Working After Baby Arrives

Working After Baby Arrives

Do You Want or Need to Go Back to Work After Baby? I wanted nothing more than to be present for every moment of my newborn’s life, but our wants sometime compete with our needs more than we would like them to do. I wanted to finish my college degree, so I needed to work […]

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Forced to Breastfeed?

Forced to Breastfeed?

First giant cups of cola, now baby formula New York is becoming the leader in beverage controversy, and this time it directly affects families with babies. NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to end the sale of sugary super-sized sodas in an effort to trim the fat from the waistlines of citizens. Today he targeted moms […]

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