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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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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.




ADD and ADHD: Symptoms in Young Children

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are typically diagnosed when your child goes to school. However, many new parents may start to wonder if their child has related symptoms as an infant or toddler. What are the typical warnings signs and how do they differ from one another? What typically causes these conditions and can they be prevented? Plus, what are medicines or natural remedies that can help kids dealing with these disorders? Learn more...


Babysitting: Child Care and Costs

Every parent needs a break, and babysitters can be a great benefit to you and your family. But how do you find the best sitter possible? How much do they typically cost? And what do babysitters wish parents knew in advance to help ease any concerns? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Teething: Signs, Symptoms and Remedies

Imagine what it feels like to have tiny teeth forming inside your mouth and literally bursting from your gums! Sounds painful, right? When do children typically start teething? What are the common symptoms? And what are some natural ways you can help tame the pain? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Contraception After Having a Baby

You've recently had a baby, and sex may not be the first thing on your mind. However, it's important to consider your contraception options now or your fertile body may think your baby needs a sibling sooner than planned. What are your temporary and permanent options when it comes to birth control? Today we're talking all about pills, patches, rings, IUDs, condoms, implants, caps, sponges, diaphragms, shots as well as surgical procedures to help you prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Learn more...


Baby Names and Baby Name Remorse

It's time to name your baby. The concept may seem simple, but many new parents put a lot of thought into the naming process. Do you follow family traditions? Are you looking for the most unique name so your child feels more special? And what do you do if you later decide to change your baby's name, possibly due to remorse? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Travel with Kids

Many parents wonder if it's possible to successfully travel with young children while preserving your sanity and the sanity of those around you. How can you get over the fear of traveling with kids? What should you pack to help ease this potentially bumpy ride? And what are some helpful travel tips to help you on your journey? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Playdate Etiquette for Parents

Playdates are supposed to be fun, but there are also some unwritten rules that might help you. Such as, how do you initiate a playdate? What should you bring with you? And how do you handle disputes between kids? Learn how the parents in our studio have handled rules of etiquette when it comes to playdates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Potty Training: Naptime and Nightime

Potty training during naps and at night can be challenging. Why does this last step seem to take so long? What are the main differences between boys and girls during these times of the day? Plus, what can parents do to help encourage the process? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Technology and Your Toddler

Nowadays, most kids can navigate a tablet better than their parents. Is this a bad thing? With all this modern technology, how do we continue to provide a safe environment for our kids but still allow them to learn and have fun on our smartphones, tablets and all the other gadgets on the market? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Germs: Friend or Foe For Your Family

It never fails. Your child picks up an object and tries to put it directly into their mouth! Or perhaps your toddler sneezes all over the toys and forgets to wash his hands. Germs are probably all over your home- but does it really matter? Do we really need to be lathering our kids up with antibacterial wipes and disinfectants? Can some of these germs actually be helpful? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Showing Favoritism with Your Kids

Parents with more than one child typically try to keep an even playing field with their kids. After all, it wouldn't be fair if only one child was rewarded for finishing their brussel sprouts at dinner, right? But there are times when parents may unintentionally show favoritism toward a specific child based on the situation. So, how does this impact your children and the relationship they have with you as well as their siblings? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Creating Busy Bags for Kids

When your child is bored, you may become the center of their attention. So, what do you do when your child depends on you for entertainment and the timing just isn't right? Perhaps you're waiting at the doctor's office, maybe you're making dinner or giving your other children a bath? How do you keep older children occupied without handing them some sort of electronic device? They're called "busy bags" and creating some in advance might just save your sanity. Learn more about your ad choices....


Taking Your Child to the Emergency Room

It's a situation most new parents dread... their first trip to the emergency room! What type of injuries require a trip to the emergency room as opposed to urgent care? How do emergency rooms operate and what can you expect to happen when you arrive? Plus, our check-list of crucial items to bring with you and important information the doctors will want to know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Baby Skin Conditions: All About Rashes

If your baby breaks out with bumps on his skin, you may start to freak out a bit. Where did these bumps come from? What caused it? And is it serious? Today we're continuing our ongoing series focused on baby skin conditions with a closer look at rashes and how to treat them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Feeding Your Child: Common Food Allergies

You probably know a young child with a food allergy- perhaps that child is even your own. What exactly is a food allergy and how does it differ from intolerance or sensitivity? What symptoms and signs should new parents look for in their children? Plus, we'll break down the top 8 most common food allergy culprits causing most of the fuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Childcare Options for Working Parents

The dreaded time has come when you have to find someone else to watch your child. With all the options out there, how do you determine what type of childcare is best for you and your baby? What factors should you consider? And what should you expect to pay? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Tummy Time for Infant Development

Shortly after birth, babies must transform their weak muscles into fully functioning and responsive tools. Putting your baby on his tummy is one of the most important a parent can provide during this transition from womb to world. What are some great exercises to do during tummy time? What are some of the common problems parents face? And what do you do if your child just doesn't like it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Toddlers and Tantrums

Temper tantrums are one of the most frustrating times during toddlerhood. So, why do little kids throw these bursts of rage in the first place? Are tantrums designed for the toddlers emotional benefit, or are they really just trying to get their parent's attention? Plus, what are some simple ways to diffuse a toddler ready to explode in a serious meltdown? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The Realities of Single Parenting

The percentage of single parents is on the rise- whether by choice or due to unfortunate circumstances. What are some of the main challenges associated with being a single parent? What are some of the common misconceptions? And what type of impact does single parenting have on kids? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Creating and Organizing Your Family Calendar

Families today are busy, and the family calendar is typically the glue that holds everything together. There are lots of different apps to help you keep track of everything, so how do you determine which one is best for your family? Which apps are compatible with which devices? And what about the good ole' paper calendar? We have some great tips to keep your family on track! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit