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We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

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San Diego, CA

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We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

Language:

English


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Stay-at-Home Dads: How to Make It Work

6/12/2024
Many families "make it work" by having both parents earn incomes, while some are able to keep one spouse making money while the other cares for the kids. In the past, many might assume that staying at home is the mom’s role. However, a recent analysis of US Census Data showed that 1 in 6 stay-at-home parents is a stay-at-home dad - and it’s possible the way we use those “stay-at-home” terms is totally wrong. So, what exactly does a stay-at-home dad look like? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:19

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Teach Your Child to Swim

6/5/2024
Drowning is the second highest cause of death among children four and younger. Teaching your young child to swim can prevent you from being one of these statistics. What skills are desperately needed for survival? How do you teach these skills to your child? And, when can you start? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:06

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Water Safety: Lessons for Survival

5/29/2024
Whether you're at the neighborhood pool, or enjoying a relaxing day at the beach, water safety is a must. Today we're exploring some tips on how to keep your children safe when around water. Plus, we'll learn more about a great app designed to reduce crime and protect families in your community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:01

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Fun Summer Activities for Kids

5/22/2024
Your kiddos may not be in school during the summer, but learning never stops. We've got some fun activities you can do at home to help keep your kids entertained, whether you're enjoying the sunshine outside and keep cool indoors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:44

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Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

5/15/2024
You want your children to have a great relationship- which is sometimes hard to imagine when sibling rivalry gets in the way. Are bickering and fighting amongst siblings inevitable? How can it change as your children progress through various developmental stages? Plus, as a parent, how do you when it's time to intervene, and when you should let your kids handle the situation on their own? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:49

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Toddler Playdates: What to Expect

5/8/2024
Both mom and dad need a break sometimes, and that's the perfect opportunity for a playdate. But, how do you find a group that's right for you and your child? Is there some sort of playdate etiquette you should know about? What do you do when conflict occurs? And how do you go about starting a new playgroup in your area? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:32

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Top 10 Theme Park Safety Tips

5/1/2024
Theme parks can be a great treat for any family. But with the large crowds, comes some safety concerns. What should your child do if he becomes lost? Should you consider a "tether" or "leash"? Plus, what should you as a parent know if your kids are old enough to go on rides. We polled parents to find out their top safety theme park safety tips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:55

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Saving Money on Childcare

4/24/2024
Providing a quality financial life for the family is the goal of many new parents. And finding room in the budget for childcare can be challenging. What are some of your options when it comes to saving for childcare? How can flexible spending accounts help? And what do you need to know when it comes to tax planning? Today we're revealing our top 10 tips to help parents save money on childcare. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:32

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Preventing Plagiocephaly: Flat Head Syndrome

4/17/2024
If your child's head isn't alternating his head position enough, it could result in Plagiocephaly, or flat head syndrome. What specific signs should you look for to determine if your child is developing this condition? What are some ways to treat it or prevent it happening in the first place? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:13

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The Benefits of Infant Massage

4/10/2024
Looking for a great way to bond with your baby that has additional health benefits? Then, you may want to consider infant massage. What are some of the main ways infant massage can help both you and your baby? When should you start infant massage and how do you learn the techniques involved? Plus, what to expect out of a typical infant massage class! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:54

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Buying New Versus Used for Your Kids

4/3/2024
Parenting can be expensive. Fortunately, there are great options for getting some of that money back by buying and selling used items. What items are best to resell and which ones should you definitely buy new? Where can you find the best deals? And what tips do our parents have for making each sale worth the extra effort? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:58

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Gluten Free Parenting

3/27/2024
Gluten intolerance has been around for years, but it has recently become more widely accepted and recognized. Switching to a gluten-free diet can be difficult, but families now have many more options to find recipes, food and support for this lifestyle. How can going gluten-free potentially help your family? How do you make the transition and what are some of the common challenges? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:35

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Your Baby's Vision

3/20/2024
Your baby continues to develop every day, and sometimes these stages of development aren't obvious. How do you know if your child's vision is reaching necessary milestones? What are some factors that put your baby's vision at risk? Plus, information on a program allowing all babies under one to get their vision tested for free! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:27

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Toddler Naps: Dos and Don'ts

3/13/2024
Naps are important- for both you and your child. It gives everyone a break and allows us to re-boot and prepare for the rest of the day. How often should your child be napping, and for how long? What should you do if you accidentally skip a nap or your schedule is off? And what are your options if your little one is absolutely refusing naps altogether? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:52

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Healing after Traumatic Birth

3/6/2024
For the last nine months, you've been picturing how your baby's birth story would unfold. Never did you picture this. Suddenly the deep joy and love you wanted to have has been replaced by trauma, regret, angst and frustration. How do you resolve this emotional and sometimes physical conflict? How can you successful push forward and even start to plan for more children? And what are some steps you can take to help your partner as well? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:10

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Children and Type 2 Diabetes

2/28/2024
Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in young children. So, how do you prevent this condition commonly referred to as the "silent killer"? What are the common risk factors associated with it and what are some subtle symptoms to look for in your children? We've got some great tips to help keep the whole family safe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:39

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Do I Need a Will or Trust to Protect My Child?

2/21/2024
As a new parent, you have tons of new responsibilities. There are even legal issues you need to consider to help protect both yourself and your family in your absence. What's the difference between a will and trust? How do you decide who should have guardianship of your child? And what are some general liabilities to consider for playdates and other get-togethers? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:34

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Signs of a Spoiled Child

2/14/2024
You love your children. And because we want them to happy, new parents might be tempted to overindulge. But how do you actually know if you're spoiling your children? In what ways do parents typically spoil their children and how can it impact them long-term? And if you are spoiling your children, what are some simple ways to correct the issue so it doesn't become a problem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:55

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Chores for Your Toddler

2/7/2024
Parents with little kids could always use an extra hand. So, why not put your toddlers to work? What kind of activities can you do with your little helpers that are actually chores? What can you do to make these experiences as fun as possible? And what are some of the lifelong lessons and benefits for your child? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:43

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Postpartum Depression: A Guide for New Dads

1/31/2024
The day has come when you finally become a father. It's easy to become overwhelmed when your world is suddenly turned upside down- and sometimes those feelings evolve into paternal postpartum depression. So, what are some of the triggers of PPPD? What are some of the symptoms and how is it treated? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:37