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Resources for Teaching Kids About Germs & How to Wash Their Hands

Resources for Teaching Kids About Germs & How to Wash Their Hands

For many of us, taking good care of ourselves might be second nature, but for children, healthy habits need to be taught. Teaching kids how to practice healthy living can help prevent germs from spreading, ...

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Bedtime Battles: 10 Tips To Help Kids Get More Sleep

Bedtime Battles: 10 Tips To Help Kids Get More Sleep

Today’s post is courtesy of Whitney Roban, Ph.D., a pediatric sleep specialist and wellness educator. In my Pediatric Sleep Consultancy, the most common sleep issues center around bedtime. A process that should take 15 minutes ...

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Tips to Help Improve Sleep for Busy Moms and Dads

Tips to Help Improve Sleep for Busy Moms and Dads

Today’s post about how to improve sleep for parents is courtesy of Danielle Shea Tan of Healthy Mamas for Happy Families. Do you long for the days when sleep was both restful and plentiful? You ...

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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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