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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. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.

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. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.
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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. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.

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English


Episodes

Sensory and Dietary Issues in Children

1/16/2019
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It's sometimes said that kids with Sensory Processing Disorder "feel too much" or "not enough". If your child is struggling with this, he may either overreact or under-react to touch, sounds, and food textures. Their diet may become so restrictive, that eating in general may become a big challenge. Today we'll learn more about this condition so you can better recognize it and get the support your child needs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:35

Baby Sleep Solutions: 6-12 Months

1/9/2019
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If your baby is sleeping through the night at six months old, consider yourself very lucky. Most parents at this age are still trying to reduce the amount of wakings and perhaps even using sleep training to get results. What does a "normal" sleep pattern look like for 6-12 month old? What do babies typically need to help them sleep better? Plus, how does dreaming factor into the equation? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:42

Saving Money on Childcare

1/2/2019
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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:00:37:31

Overcoming Isolation with a New Baby

12/26/2018
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A new baby changes everything. Your "crazy night on the town" now means you've got the kids in tow. How do you break away from the isolation and loneliness that we sometimes feel once the baby comes home? How do we fall in this trap? And what are some practical ways we can reintroduce ourselves to society? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:23

Balancing Your Schedule with Multiple Children

12/19/2018
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The day you became a parent is the day your schedule changed forever. Suddenly, every minute evolves around your child. Try adding a couple more kids to the mix and your "schedule" can become completely chaotic! So, how do you handle balancing your own personal schedule as well as the family schedule? How do you keep kids entertained while attending an event for a sibling? Plus, the importance of "busy bags" and how they help can save your sanity! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:38:16

Autism: Testing, Therapies and Services

12/12/2018
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Autism is a developmental disorder impacting the brain's normal development. What are the early signs of autism? What does it mean if your child is diagnosed with having a disorder on the spectrum? And what services are available to help your child? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:53

Autism: Prevention, Detection and Medication

12/5/2018
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It's become one of the most widespread childhood epidemics in recorded history. So, what exactly is autism? How can your pediatrician help with early detection? Are there ways to prevent it altogether? Pediatrician and well-known author, Bob Sears, joins us for the first episode in our series exploring autism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:15

Creating Family Traditions

11/28/2018
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Creating family traditions is not only fun, but it helps promote self-esteem and creativity among your kids. So, what does it take to make something a tradition? How do you even get started, especially when your kids are young? Plus, our expert and panelists share some great traditions that they celebrate with their families. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:54

Top 5 Potty-Training Mistakes

11/21/2018
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Potty-training your child is a big step and a major time commitment for many families. And sometimes, no matter how hard you try, your efforts just don't seem to be working. So, what are we doing wrong? Today we're revealing the top potty-training mistakes new parents make! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:54

Spice Up Your Marriage After Kids

11/14/2018
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Rarely do new parents have much time for the sexy lingerie and whispers of sweet nothings from their partners. While it's normal to more tired after having kids, it doesn't mean your sex life is over. What are some of the common issues parents have when trying to that magical spark alive? How much intimacy is "normal"? And what are some practical tips to help rekindle the flame? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:00

Childhood Obesity: Help Your Child Maintain a Healthy Weight

11/7/2018
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As parents, how do you know if your child is maintaining a healthy weight? How to do strike the balance eating foods that are nutritious versus foods that are convenient? And how much does exercise play a role? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:24

Playdate Etiquette for Parents

10/31/2018
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:16

Toddlers and Tantrums

10/24/2018
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:47

Halloween: Safety and Secrets for Toddlers

10/17/2018
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It's Halloween! Celebrating this spooky holiday is a lot different as a new parent rather than a young child going door to door in your favorite Halloween costume. How do you transition your little ones into this fun, yet sometimes scary, time of year? Our panel of experienced parents share what's worked (and not worked) for them. Plus, important safety tips for trick or treating from the San Diego Police Department. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:53

Coping with Your Child's Serious Diagnosis

10/10/2018
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A serious medical diagnosis can change your family's life forever. Suddenly, you are thrust into an environment of doctor's appointments, blood tests, x-rays and more. As a parent, how do you explain the situation to your child? How can a serious diagnosis impact the relationship with your spouse and other siblings? Plus, tips from parents who have personally experienced a difficult diagnosis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:44

Circumcision: The Facts, Benefits and Risks

10/3/2018
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Infant circumcision is a procedure that more and more parents are questioning in the United States. What exactly happens during this process? What are the potential advantages and disadvantages? How can your child's age make a difference? And why is the procedure considered so controversial? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:40

Elimination Communication: Going Diaperless!

9/26/2018
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You're familiar with the standard options: cloth or disposable diapers. However, there's a third choice used by nearly half of all children in the world. We call it "EC" or Elimination Communication, and it involves teaching babies how to use the toilet from the moment they're born. But, how do you train newborns to use a potty? And doesn't it get messy? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:57

Baby Sleep Solutions: Newborns 0-5 Months

9/19/2018
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Many new parents are sleep deprived as they try to get their children to nap and stay asleep throughout the night. There are many ideas about how to successfully accomplish this, and the option that works best for you really depends on the age of your child. In this series, we'll explore some great ideas for new parents during this tough transitional time- starting with newborns ages 0-5 months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:02

The New Breed of Dads

9/12/2018
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Dads today are taking on more and more parenting responsibilities. Is this a conscious effort, or is it simply needed to meet the demands of our society? How are today's dads different than our own dads? Plus, we'll explore ways moms and dads can work together and be successful at work and at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:23

Healing after Traumatic Birth

9/5/2018
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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...

Duration:00:36:42