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4 Toddler Friendly Halloween Events to Enjoy

by Marnie Bii October 12th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Seasonal
Halloween can be an overwhelming holiday for the littlest kids in the group. The dark atmosphere, scary costumes and long walks all tend to keep toddlers from truly enjoying this awesome holiday. You can reinvent the holiday by embracing a month of fun activities that are geared toward the
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4 Ways to Soothe Your Cranky, Crying Infant

by Marnie Bii October 5th, 2015| Behavior, Infants/Toddlers
Once the small mewling cries of an infant evolve into a full wail, you may feel your patience wan and frustration levels rise. As your emotions take a turn for the worst, your infant may pick up on those signals, effectively worsening the crying jags. This seemingly never-ending cycle
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4 Smart Toddler Climbing Safety Tips

by Marnie Bii September 28th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Safety
No matter how hard you try to prevent it, toddlers are going to climb. Even the youngest of the bunch, unable to stand for more than a few seconds on wobbly legs, will quickly learn how to climb over the bars of the crib and flip themselves out in
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4 Outdoor Outings for Infants and Toddlers

by Marnie Bii September 21st, 2015| Entertainment, Infants/Toddlers
Infants and toddlers love to explore their world and take in all of the amazing sights around them. No matter where you go, young kids and babies will experience something new that sparks connections and encourages future learning. You will also directly benefit from the time you spend outdoors
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3 Reasons to Take a Toddler to the Library

by Lori Sciame September 7th, 2015| Entertainment, Infants/Toddlers
Life long learning begins the moment a child enters the world. His or her very early experiences, while not usually recorded in long term memory, still combine to help create the person he or she will become.  If you dream of a college education for your child, then you must
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Special Needs Infants and Breast Milk

by C. Finkbeiner August 31st, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Special Needs
Breast is best. It’s what your OB/GYN, Pediatrician and your mom will tell you when you come to make the decision of whether to breastfeed or formula feed your baby. And, then there is the decision as to what age to start weaning your baby away from breast milk,
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Toddler Care – How to Get Your Toddler Exercising

by Jessica B. August 24th, 2015| Care, Infants/Toddlers
These days, everyone is busy talking about the dangers of childhood obesity, mostly because the long-term effects can be devastating. It can be difficult for a parent to relax when faced with the constant stream of information about keeping your kids healthy while also being bombarded with tons of
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Your Toddler’s Behavior in Sports Class

by Jessica B. August 17th, 2015| Entertainment, Infants/Toddlers
One of the first things new stay at home moms do is to start signing up their kids for classes. This is a great way to meet other parents, let your kid get used to being in groups, and to just get out of the house. But many parents
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The Stress of Reaching Milestones… or Not

by C. Finkbeiner August 3rd, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Special Needs
Something that special needs parents share with mainstream parents (and especially first-time parents) is the excitement of seeing your baby grow and begin to reach milestones. Parents just love to take pictures and celebrate the everyday victories their children have with all of their firsts and first times within

Preventing Medical Errors in Children

by Editorial Team July 30th, 2015| Care, Infants/Toddlers
When your little one (or your big kid) is unwell, who do you turn to? If it's a simple thing, like a stomach bug or the sniffles, you probably treat him with a home remedy.  Sleep, crackers, and some tissues are all your child needs. Other times the symptoms require
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How to Develop Your Toddler’s Social Life

by Jessica B. July 27th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Social
It can start to feel a little isolating if you are spending your days caring for a young toddler, and you may start to think it is important to hang out a bit with kids the same age as your child. While toddlers don’t play well together, they often
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5 Tips for Toddler Pool Safety

by Jessica B. July 20th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Safety
Summer time means spending a lot of time at the pool. Little ones can enjoy hanging out by the pool as much as big kids, so don’t leave them out. Pools do present a few extra dangers, but swimming with your little one only means taking a few extra