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A white nose machine in a baby's bedroom.

Is white noise bad for babies? It actually can be harmful

If your child just won’t go to sleep without a fight, you may have been told to try white noise. But is white noise bad for babies or is it the relief you need?
A mother singing to her little baby.

The 5 most popular lullabies every parent should know

Every parent should know the most popular lullabies to sing to their baby. We provide a list of five classic songs along with their lyrics.
Adult teaching child to swim in a pool.

How to teach a child to swim: Methods you need to know

We'll share great methods and fun ideas on how to teach a child to swim so they'll become strong, happy, and confident fish in the water.
Girl performs in a talent show

10 cool talent show ideas for kids so they can wow their audience

If your child signed up for a talent show, check out these cool talent show acts for kids that will garner applause and approval.
A mother and young child playing peekaboo outside.

When do babies play peekaboo and when should parents be concerned?

We'll go over when babies play peekaboo and when (and if) parents should worry if they don't show any signs of wanting to play the game.
Woman kissing her sleeping baby

Is Theraflu safe for breastfeeding moms?

While Theraflu is a safe medication, breastfeeding moms should take caution. We list several reasons why they should.
A cluster of different baby bottles in a bowl

Glass vs. plastic baby bottles: Here’s what doctors have to say

For parents, even something like choosing the type of bottle to use is an important decision. So, glass vs. plastic baby bottles: Which is the better choice? 
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Having pregnancy cramping at 19 weeks? We can help you deal with it

When you have 19 weeks pregnancy cramps, it can be quite uncomfortable. What causes them, what can you do to relieve them, and when should you worry?
Toddler drinking glass of water.

How much water should a 1-year-old drink? What you need to know

If you're wondering how much water a 1-year-old should drink, here's what you need to know to keep your tot healthy and hydrated.
Man listening for baby.

These cute nicknames for your unborn baby will help you bond during pregnancy

Looking for an adorable nickname for your unborn baby? Check out these darling suggestions.
A young girl picking her nose with her mother in the background looking grossed out.

Why do kids eat boogers? How to stop this nasty behavior

Nose picking is bad enough, but why do kids eat their boogers? Learn why and what to do to stop it.
A little girl with her hands in her hair.

5 adorable baby girl haircut options: Try these cute, stress-free ideas

Notice your little one's hair growing out? We went through various styles to come up with a list of the cutest options for a first baby girl haircut.
A pregnant woman holding a laptop in her lap while holding her belly.

How do you determine fetal weight? Use an estimated fetal weight calculator

Want to keep an eye on your baby's weight in the womb? Learn how to use an estimated fetal weight calculator to determine what your baby weighs.
A little child holding a tissue in their hand and crinkling their face up.

Concerned with baby scratching their nose? This is what it might mean

Notice your baby scratching their nose more than normal? Is this another quirky baby stage to get through, or is there something more concerning goin on?
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Can you get your nails done while pregnant? These are the factors to consider

Here's what you need to know about getting your nails done during pregnancy. Find out which chemicals are hazardous and which brands are safe.
Parents having a talk with their teen.

What’s the appropriate punishment for a teenager who lies? This is what to do

Need help thinking of a suitable punishment for a teenager who lies? We have suggestions on how to deal with a dishonest teen, and what to avoid doing.
Smiling baby on colorful play mat

Baby play mat ins and outs: What age you should get one and the benefits for baby’s development

A baby play mat promotes your child's motor skills and muscle development. We discuss the best age to get one and any additional benefits for your baby.
Boy is excited for his fourth birthday

4-year-old birthday party ideas: 7 low-stress themes your child will love

If you're looking for 4-year-old birthday party ideas, try these fun indoor or outdoor themes.
Large pot of mac and cheese

These tasty meals are under 1,000 calories and cook in 30 minutes or less

Check out these healthy 1,000-calorie-meal recipes that are ready in 30 minutes and taste so good the whole family will dig in.
Pregnant mom on the couch looking at a thermometer

Do these 5 things immediately when you have a fever during pregnancy

Do you have a fever during pregnancy? What medicine can pregnant women take for fevers? All of your questions answered.
Baby getting a haircut

Baby’s first haircut: Everything you need to know to get through this milestone without tears

Time for your baby's first haircut? Here's what you need to know before the first snip of the scissors and anyone's first tears.
Parents holding hands with daughter and son follows behind

5 genius house rules for teenagers you’ll wish you’d adopted yesterday

Take some of the guesswork out of parenting teens by enforcing these five house rules for teenagers.
Mom holding her baby up to her face.

Why do babies growl? Understanding your little one’s weird sounds

Have you ever sworn you've heard your baby sound more like an animal than a human? There are reasons why babies growl sometimes, and we'll break them down.
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Parents: Clean messes quickly and effortlessly with these Tineco Prime Day deals

Looking for smart vacuums and cleaning support? These Tineco Prime Day deals are the best we've found yet, with excellent discounts for parents.
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Tired from baby? Let ECOVACS clean for you with these Prime Day deals

Babies and children can make you tired. So tired there's no time to clean. But these ECOVACS Prime Day deals have you covered with smart vacuum and mop combos.
5-year-old girl celebrating her birthday

12 birthday party ideas for 5-year-olds to have at home

Don't be afraid of hosting a celebration for your 5-year-old at your house with these cool birthday party ideas.
A toddler reaching into a bag of fast food in the car

7 of the best fast-food items for kids you can feel good about grabbing

When on the go, it is possible to keep your kiddos fed guilt-free. We list healthier fast-food options for your toddler or preschooler.
Tired baby yawning

Baby won’t stop yawning? This adorable behavior may actually be worrisome

If your baby won't stop yawning, it could be a sign of something worrisome.
Teen on social media on her smartphone

6 reasons why all parents should let their kids have cellphones

If you're a parent trying to decide on a smartphone for your child, here are the reasons why kids should have a cellphone.
Father holding baby in nursery.

Some babies want to be held while sleeping: Here’s why

Does your newborn want to be held all night? Here's why babies want to be cuddled and how you can get them to sleep on their own.
Baby in highchair eating avocado puree.

7 avocado-based baby food combinations your baby will love

Your little one will love these avocado baby food combos. They're packed with flavor and nutrition and are super easy to prepare.
Young boy on an iPad.

Experts explain why kids watching YouTube isn’t a good idea

Many parents do this. You turn on the television, hand over a cellphone, or put on YouTube. But is letting our kids watch YouTube doing more harm than good?
Toddler girl sleeping with plush bear

Solved: How to clear your toddler’s blocked nose at night so everyone sleeps

Cold season doesn't ever seem to go away: How to deal with your toddler's blocked nose at night.
Teenagers on screens

How much screen time is too much for teenagers? You might be surprised

How much screen time is too much for teens? Average screen time for teens explained.
Two kids sitting in front of a U.S. flag

7 fun 4th of July games the whole family can play

Hosting a patriotic celebration? We've got 4th of July games for the family that are super fun.
Child crying in a house by a window.

Toddler crying for no reason? Why it’s happening and useful tips to save your sanity

Kids cry when they need attention, but what if you don't know what kind of attention they need? Here's how to handle a toddler who cries for no known reason.
Family enjoying fireworks at night

How to put together the perfect 4th of July picnic

Putting together a 4th of July picnic doesn't have to be stressful. We've got simple picnic ideas to fill your patriotic basket.
Pregnant woman making eggs

7 super-easy healthy breakfasts for pregnant women you can make in 15 minutes

Here are seven healthy breakfast ideas for pregnant women that moms-to-be will enjoy. Try these simple, 15-minute recipes for a nutritious start.
Baby shower favors

9 inexpensive baby shower favors people will actually like

Looking for inexpensive baby shower favors that guests will enjoy and not throw away? We've got budget-friendly ideas that your guests will love.
Mother measuring daughter's height against a wall

The ultimate guide to toddler growth spurts so you can track your kid’s progress

Your toddler gets taller and gains weight during growth spurts. Here's what you need to know about toddler growth spurts.
Mom breastfeeding newborn in bed

10 foods to avoid while breastfeeding (and some good, nutritious ones that help prevent colic)

Now that you've made the decision to breastfeed, learn what foods to avoid while breastfeeding and what to be sure to include in your diet.
A baby on their stomach holding themselves up.

Concerned about head shaking child behavior? Here’s what you need to know

Ease your mind with information about if head shaking child behavior is normal — if you should be concerned, what causes head shaking, and what to do about it.
Mother holding baby in nursery

Can a newborn eat too much? You might be surprised by the answer

Is overfeeding a newborn possible? We've got the red flags to watch out for when it comes to feeding your infant too much.
A mother talking to her teenage son while sitting on the couch.

Parenting 101: A list of punishments for teenagers that actually work

Teens are like toddlers — they love to test boundaries. If your child trips up, having a list of punishments for teenagers will help get things back on track.
Baby with sweet potatoes

9 amazing sweet potato baby food combinations your child will love

Sweet potato baby food is easy to make on your own and a tasty and healthy veggie to add to other yummy baby food combinations.
Young boy at the beach with balloons sitting with a birthday cake.

How to come up with a few 6-year-old birthday party ideas on a budget

Here are some money-saving tips for a celebration on a budget, plus we have some awesome 6-year-old birthday party ideas if you need a bit of help.
Teenage boy taking food from fridge

How many calories should I let my teen eat per day? The answer is complicated

Whether your teen is dieting or needs to lose weight, it's important to know how many calories your teen should be eating per day.
Newborn bundled up

5 bizarre baby behaviors that are actually totally normal

A baby constantly kicking legs and moving arms is definitely strange, but it's normal. Here are other bizarre baby behaviors you may see and find concerning.
Teen vaping outside

How you should discipline a teen for vaping

If you've caught your teen and need to know what's an appropriate punishment for vaping, we've got your go-to parenting guide.
Child chewing on his shirt collar.

Is a 4-year-old chewing on a shirt symptomatic of something wrong? What you need to know

Why is your child chewing on their shirt? Figure out what's going on and why your little one wants to know how their clothing tastes.