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Health and Safety in Child Care: What to Look For

Health and Safety in Child Care: What to Look For

More often than not, there are numerous questions a family might have when visiting a center, especially if this is their first experience with child care. The process can be overwhelming if you don’t know ...

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5 Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Parents

5 Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Parents

When my friends and family learn that I’m giving any sort of cooking advice, they’ll surely chuckle because it’s well-known that I’m not much of a cooking fan. But we do need to eat! As ...

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Health & Wellness at Home: Activities to Help Kids Develop Healthy Habits

Health & Wellness at Home: Activities to Help Kids Develop Healthy Habits

You’re trying to get your child to eat peas…but after one bite, the plate gets pushed away. You’d love it if everyone could be home every night for dinner…but schedules never seem to work out. ...

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Dining with Kids: How to Take Your Baby to a Restaurant

Dining with Kids: How to Take Your Baby to a Restaurant

This article was first published in 2013 but has since been updated. It is courtesy of Alexis Barad-Cutler. Sometimes when I look back at what it was like to take my son to a restaurant ...

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Earth Day Art Activities for Children

Earth Day Art Activities for Children

With Earth Day falling in April, it’s a great time to teach children about the importance of taking care of our environment. Using art as a learning mechanism is a great method of teaching children ...

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1/22 Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age

1/22 Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age

Technology is everywhere — TVs and tablets at home, digital displays in restaurants, and smartphones in our pockets. Chances are you’re reading this from your smartphone right now. Many of us were adults when we ...

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Kids’ Grocery List – How to Buy Healthy Food for Children

Kids’ Grocery List – How to Buy Healthy Food for Children

With older children, I’m finding it increasingly more important to stock our fridge and cupboards with healthy food options. When the kids were babies and toddlers my husband and I made many, if not all, ...

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How Do I Get My Baby to Sleep Longer at Night?

How Do I Get My Baby to Sleep Longer at Night?

“I am desperate for some sleep and was wondering if anyone had tips on how to get a 3 1/2 month old to sleep longer than 1.5 to two hours at a time. My son ...

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Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2013. We are hosting Thanksgiving this year. We will have 18 family members total, and only three are young children. That means a lot of food, a ...

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Toddler Car Sickness: How Do You Prevent It?

Toddler Car Sickness: How Do You Prevent It?

We’ve spent a decent amount of time on the road with Kayla. We started at three months with our first family road trip to my in-laws, which took about 4-5 hours. We certainly learned a ...

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