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Summer Activities for Kids with a Broken Arm

Summer Activities for Kids with a Broken Arm

How do you have summer fun without water, sand, and a left arm? The “worst summer of her life,” as proclaimed by my 7-year-old daughter, has begun. She broke her arm 3 1/2 weeks ago ...

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Understanding 7 Challenging Toddler Behaviors

Understanding 7 Challenging Toddler Behaviors

Editor’s Note: This post was first published in 2014 but has since been updated. At two years old, my son is hitting his stride with the terrible twos and there are a few toddler behaviors that ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 30: Strategies for Pumping at Work

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 30: Strategies for Pumping at Work

If you’re a new nursing mom who’s planning to return to work and give pumping a try, you may have questions about how to navigate the experience. Maybe you’ve seen colleagues go through it, or ...

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10 Ways Having a Child Changes Your Life

10 Ways Having a Child Changes Your Life

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2015 but has since been updated. In a recent conversation with my mom, we discussed how having a child changes your life. “You just really can’t understand ...

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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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5/28 Webinar: Engineering in Early Education

5/28 Webinar: Engineering in Early Education

Engineering is everywhere, and it happens each and every day in early childhood classrooms. Not only does it help children develop math, science, and problem-solving skills, it also inspires their creativity. But it can be ...

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Children’s Birthday Party Etiquette: Is It Ok to Bring Siblings?

Children’s Birthday Party Etiquette: Is It Ok to Bring Siblings?

Say what you will, but neither of my children have ever had “friends” birthday parties for kids before. We’ve always done something to celebrate with family, but we’ve never done anything with family friends or ...

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3 Things to Prepare for When Transitioning to the Toddler Classroom

3 Things to Prepare for When Transitioning to the Toddler Classroom

So the day arrived when our son was finally ready to move on up and out of his infant classroom. At first, this was really exciting news, as it was a big step for him ...

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6 Tips to Introduce Your Baby to Music

6 Tips to Introduce Your Baby to Music

Have you been singing to your baby since pregnancy? Or, are you just starting to introduce music in the nursery before nap time? Either way, you’re on the right track — music is great for ...

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Teach. Play. Love. Podcast: Parenting Advice for the Early Years

Teach. Play. Love. Podcast: Parenting Advice for the Early Years

In a world where information and choices seem endless, how do you really know what matters for your child’s development – and what doesn’t? We sat down with our VP, Education & Development, Rachel Robertson, ...

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