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

If your newborn wants to be held all night, it can be trying. Here's why babies want to be cuddled all night and what you can do to help them sleep.
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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 pregnant women eat shrimp? What you need to know

Certain foods can be off limits during pregnancy, but shrimp is generally considered safe to eat as long as you follow some very important guidelines.
A mother watching her baby sleep in their crib.

What is 4-month sleep regression (and how to keep it from ruining your life)

If your baby stopped sleeping through the night, you might be dealing with 4-month sleep regression. Here's what you need to know to get back to sound sleep.
Baby in highchair eating avocado puree.

7 avocado-based baby food combinations your baby will love

If you're looking to make healthy meals for your little one, try these delicious avocado baby food combos.
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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.
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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.
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Make co-parenting easier: How to survive and thrive as a couple with a small child

Keep co-parenting friction to a minimum when you know the ins and outs of this time for your family.
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The best baseball movies for kids (parents will love them, too)

Grab a seat on the couch with the family to watch these top baseball movies that never strike out.
Frustrated mom in need of nanny

What is a nanny? How to hire the right nanny for your needs

If you're exploring childcare options for your family and are thinking about a nanny, learn exactly what a nanny is and how to go about hiring the right one.
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Keep little ones entertained with the best ‘Would you rather?’ questions for kids

Looking for an easy way to keep the kiddos busy? Try these fun "would you rather" questions for kids.
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Diastasis recti: What it is, how you get it, and how to get rid of it

Learn everything you need to know about diastasis recti including what it is, who it impacts, symptoms, and how to prevent it.
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When do babies start playing with toys? What you need to know

Here's what you need to know about when babies play and how to play with them
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How to set up a kids playgroup with close friends and neighbors

Playgroups for toddlers are great for socialization and more. Here's how to create a fun playgroup for your toddler.
A baby crawling away from their parent.

What age do babies crawl and when you should worry if they’re not

Crawling is a major milestone, but at what age do babies start crawling? Here's everything you need to know about crawling and when to worry if baby isn't yet.
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How to build a blanket fort for epic indoor adventures

Get the basics on how to build a blanket fort for your kids to enjoy on a snow day or any day that ends in y.
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When do babies start saying mama?

Looking forward to when your baby says mama? When will a baby start talking? We've got what you need to know about a baby's speech and language development.
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Need a fantastic theme for a fifth birthday party? Consider these

Let's get the celebration started with these fun five-year-old birthday party ideas that get kids active indoors or out.
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6 essential first-time pregnancy tips every new mom should know

Every new mom should know these 6 essential first-time pregnancy tips.
Mother and daughter talking.

What age should children start wearing deodorant?

If you have an older kid, you might wonder when a child should start wearing deodorant. We'll help you talk to your child about body odor and hygiene products.
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Should you get an automatic rocking bassinet?

If you're wondering whether to buy an automatic rocking bassinet, here are some reasons why they’re worth buying and important features you might look for.  
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Why compression socks during pregnancy are a great idea (and the best ones to get)

Compression socks for pregnancy provide comfort as long as you choose the right size and wear them correctly. Here are some of our favorites.
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What you need to know about manual breast pumps before you buy

We show moms all they need to know about using a manual breast pump.
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Grandma names: 8 fantastic ideas from the traditional to the unique

If the thought of being called grandma doesn't spark joy in your life, don't worry. Here are some other alternatives to those traditional names to choose from.
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Want a surprise gender reveal? Here are some ideas

If you want to throw a celebration to announce your new addition, try these unique gender reveal party ideas.
A few baby bottles on a table.

5 effective ways to sanitize pacifiers and bottles

If you are a first-time parent or haven't had a new baby in the house for a bit, here's how to sanitize pacifiers, bottles, and nipples so baby stays healthy.
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Can you take NyQuil while breastfeeding? What you need to know

NyQuil products are popular remedies, but are they safe while breastfeeding? Our guide lists the pros and cons for you and your baby.
Baby in a swaddle sleeping.

Sleep sack vs. swaddle: What’s the safest option for putting your baby to sleep?

Sleep sack vs. swaddle: Get advice on the safety of a sleep sack and a swaddle to know which to snuggle your little one in.
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How to throw the perfect kids’ bowling birthday party

A bowling birthday party is a perfect strike for kids of all ages and here's everything you need to plan one.
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12 life skills kids need to know before high school

Don't wait until college is right around the corner to teach your kids these 12 important life skills.
A mother comforting a crying baby.

Which is making your baby cranky – teething fever or sickness? How to tell

Have a cranky baby that feels a little warm? Here's how to tell if that hot forehead is a teething fever or a sign your baby is sick.
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The baby milestone chart every parent needs

When is your baby supposed to laugh? Learn when all those exciting baby milestones are going to happen with this chart every parent needs on hand.
A parent holding up a baby outside in the snow

Nature names for boys and girls – let the outdoors inspire you

Nature-inspired names for boys and girls are increasing in popularity. Here are some naturally beautiful name ideas for your little boy or girl.
A parent giving a baby a bath

How to give your child an oatmeal bath – you’ll be surprised what this homemade method can do

If you have oats in the pantry, save some of those just in case your tot has a skin issue that could be soothed by the healing power of an oatmeal bath.
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We love these easy, healthy snacks for kids

Kids love to snack but they don't always choose the healthiest options. We've got some easy and healthy snacks for kids that won't break the bank.
A child and parent on the floor talking.

How to avoid raising a spoiled child (and 3 warning signs to look out for)

If you want to raise a kid that wouldn't be the first to go in Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, we have ways to stop a spoiled child from hatching in your home.
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Cluster feeding: What you need to know

Cluster feeding can happen with breast- or bottle-fed babies. Haven't heard of cluster feeding? Here's you go-to guide on cluster feeding.
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When does morning sickness start? All your questions answered

When does morning sickness start? Is it constant? How bad does it get? Here's some help about the part of growing a baby that makes you sick to your stomach.
Dad clicking sleeping baby boy into car seat

How long are car seats good for? Everything you need to know

How long are car seats good for? We've got your go-to list on how to tell if a car seat is still safe to use.
A parent holding a newborn baby in the hospital room

Your baby will take a test the minute they are born, and here’s what their Apgar score means

Your newborn will be quizzed right out of the womb. Know every part of the Apgar score to feel more relaxed about your little one's results.
A pregnant woman with flowers

The best flower names for kids – here are some floral-inspired options to consider

While most flower names are thought to be only for girls, we're seeing many gender-neutral and boy options as well. We'll give you some of the best options.
Honey

Why can’t babies have honey? The answer may not be what you think

The reason babies shouldn't have honey until they reach their first birthday is because of the bacteria it contains that can cause serious illnesses in infants.
Mom and daughter playing musical game.

The Floor is Lava! game: Fun for the whole family to play

The Floor is Lava! is a fun game for the whole family to play that will get everyone moving. You can play this game anywhere at any time.
A toddler sleeping in the bed.

Why do toddlers cry in their sleep and how can you help them?

Learn some of the reasons why toddlers cry in their sleep and if there's anything to do to help prevent it, so everyone gets their rest.
Baby eating pumpkin

Teething baby not eating? 7 simple solutions every concerned parent should try

Is your teething baby not eating normally? We have some tips to turn a cranky, hungry, teething baby into a fed one.
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This is the most important New Year’s resolution parents need to make

Here is the most crucial New Year's resolution parents should make this year — and really follow through with keeping.
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Is your baby not eating solid foods? Here’s what could be going on

Is your baby not eating solids all of a sudden? We discuss what could be going on and how to get your little one's appetite back.
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5 New Year’s resolution ideas for kids that promote healthy habits

Start the year off on a positive note with kids' New Year's resolutions that promote healthier habits.
Pre-teen girl smiling, holding birthday present

12 amazing tween birthday party ideas your kid (and their friends) will actually enjoy

Throw a special celebration with these cool birthday party ideas for tweens.
A surprised Santa against a red wall.

When kids believing in Santa come to an end: At what age and why they stop

When the magic of kids believing in Santa looks like it's about to disappear, here's how to handle it.