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When can babies have chocolate milk? This is when it’s safe to let your child indulge

Is chocolate milk safe for babies? We discuss when you can serve this treat to your little one and which kind is best for them.
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Is your toddler hitting others? What you can do to stop this bad behavior

We'll go over why your toddler is hitting other kids, how to get them to stop, and what parents need to remember during this stage in your child's life.
Family of four dressed in Halloween costumes.

The best Halloween costumes for a family of 4 that are simple to find or create

Check out this list of the best and most fun Halloween costumes for a family of four that will make your crew the neighborhood celebrities on All Hallows' Eve.
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When to buy your pumpkins for Halloween: Tips for buying pumpkins before they run out

Who doesn't want to carve pumpkins and paint pumpkins, but is there a right time for buying pumpkins? Here's pumpkin buying tips to remember every fall.
Kids playing outside In leaves.

7 fun outdoor fall games kids can play

Kids love to be outside, especially if there is something to do. If you need outdoor fall games for your kids to play, check out these creative ideas.
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Should I let my kid use Snapchat? Experts say it depends

Trying to decide whether to let your kid use Snapchat? Here's what the experts have to say.
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Create the ultimate goodie bags for your toddler’s birthday party

Are you throwing a toddler birthday party and looking for goodie bag ideas? Our tips will help create the ultimate goodie bags.
A young child wearing a bib sitting in a high chair.

The difference between baby drool bibs and feeding-time bibs

Let’s discover what makes baby drool bibs and feeding-time bibs different from each other and why you should invest in both for your little one.
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10 fun fall activities the whole family will enjoy

These 10 fall activities are fun for the entire family.
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8 best podcasts for new moms who have dozens of questions

These are the eight best podcasts for new moms to listen to. Check out these great programs that cover all topics from pregnancy to parenting.
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Fun fall bucket list activities to do with kids

Need help thinking of ways to make autumn more fun? Here are fall bucket list activities that parents should do with their children this season.
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10 perfect toddler breakfast ideas that are fun for little ones to eat and easy for parents to make

Want to try something new for breakfast? Here are amazing and delicious (and easy) ideas for fun toddler breakfast ideas to liven up your morning.
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Even teens will think these 10 birthday party places are cool

Looking for unique birthday party places for teens? We've got venues and locations teens will actually like.
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Experts weigh in on when chamomile tea for babies can be helpful for colic or constipation

Should you use chamomile tea for babies suffering from colic? Here's whether babies should have chamomile tea including benefits and timing.
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The pros and cons of wearing a postpartum belly wrap

Pregnancy changes you, both mentally and physically. A postpartum belly wrap can help get your body back in shape. Here are the pros and cons of wearing one.
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How to host an 8-year-old’s birthday party on a budget

Throw your child a wonderful 8th birthday party while being affordable, easy, and manageable. Both of you will be happy with our tips.
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4 great baby formulas for sensitive stomachs you can get quickly

Does your baby have an upset tummy from their formula? Here are the best baby formula for sensitive stomach to try.
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Why do toddlers take off their clothes when they’re angry?

There's a reason toddlers love to strip down when they're angry.
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Is it safe to use a heating pad while pregnant?

Here's everything you need to know about whether it's safe to use a heating pad while pregnant.
Baby sleeping In leaves

10 fall-themed baby names that are just too cute and are just as memorable

Does your due date "fall" in October or November? These fall-themed baby names are perfect for your fall baby.
Little girl about to throw a bowl on the kitchen floor.

Why toddlers throw things: What to do to stop them from breaking objects and driving you mad

Does your toddler have a great pitching arm? Find out why toddlers throw things, plus learn a few handy tips for redirecting this behavior.
Kids running with each other at a party.

The best party games for your sports-loving kids

If you're hosting a sports themed birthday party, we've got the best sport party games that score every time.
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6 early signs of autism in toddlers to be on the lookout for

Most things a toddler does is adorable, but could some of those quirky behaviors be early signs of autism?
Two siblings lying on the floor watching tv together.

Are your kids watching TV too much? The screen time guide every parent needs

Are your kids watching TV too much? We'll help you keep an eye on screen time, so you'll know when to turn the TV off.
Teens having fun at a birthday party

6 birthday party ideas for teens that aren’t totally lame

These 6 birthday party ideas are so awesome, even teens will love them.
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Should you have bottle warmers for breast milk in your home? It’s complicated

Bottle warmers for breast milk sound like a great idea, but are they really safe? We give you all the pros and cons.
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Should your kids have an Apple Watch?

Should your kid sport a device designed for adults? Let's see if a kids Apple Watch should be a thing, or if it's a device they shouldn't be left alone with.
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How to plan a family reunion: The ultimate guide to a fantastic event

Putting together a family reunion is a big job. Learn how to play a family reunion without all the stress and drama.
Kids playing games in a pool.

No pool toys? No problem! 7 safe, fun games to play in the pool for 8-year-olds

Don't worry if you don't have a stock of pool noodles, beach balls, and floaties. There are plenty of cool games to play in the pool without needing toys.
Family grilling together

6 kid-friendly barbecue ideas that are way healthier and tastier than hot dogs

Your kids will love these healthy grill ideas that aren't hot dogs but still taste great and are fun to create.
Toddler pulling their hair

This one sure signal your toddler feels out of control

If your toddler is pulling their own hair, they may feel out of control in their young life. Here's what to do.
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Why children have trouble making the ‘R’ sound, and when to call a therapist

Here's when to call a speech therapist for your child's speech impediment.
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What to do on Labor Day with your kids

Looking for fun, low stress ways to celebrate the end of summer? Here are some fun ideas on what to do on Labor Day with the kids.
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Why you need baby earmuffs to protect your child from noise

Some situations can be much too loud for your baby. We discuss when your little one should wear headphones or earmuffs.
Mother and daughter playing with makeup

How old do you have to be to wear makeup? What every parent needs to know about this rite of passage

As a parent, you're wondering: How old do you have to be to wear makeup? Take a look at our helpful parenting tips as a guide for how to talk to your child.
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When should your child learn how to ride a bike?

What age can a child ride a bike with training wheels? We've got all the important information you need to know, including when to remove the training wheels.
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When can babies eat spinach? Don’t feed it to them too early

When can babies eat spinach and how can you make spinach baby food your child will eat? Let's break down when your nugget can enjoy this mineral-rich superfood.
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These 4 pre-nap routines will help your child sleep peacefully

Getting kids to nap during the infant and toddler years will help maintain everyone’s sanity. We list four great pre-nap routines for them.
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Here’s our temperature guide for dressing babies in both warm and cold weather

Not sure how to get your baby dressed for the weather? We can help you with our temperature guide for warm or cold weather conditions.
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How to teach teens to respect you as a parent

Some parents may think that respect comes automatically, but it takes more than that. Here's how to teach teens to respect you as a parent.
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5 reasons you’ll never regret enrolling your kid in karate

Thinking about enrolling your child in karate. Learn why karate for kids for a lot of benefits.
Two little girls playing at a playground

What you should (and shouldn’t) bring to a playdate

There's always a tendency to overpack even for a playdate. Here's what to bring on a playdate and what not to.
Mom with child in a baby sling.

How to make a baby carrier out of a blanket

If a carrier isn't something you remembered to buy, learn how to make a baby sling out of a blanket so you and your little one remain snuggled up, hands-free.
A child in their closet full of clothing.

Kids clothes: This is how many outfits children really need

Because of how fast your child grows, your kid's clothes are in a constant state of change. Here's how many items (and which ones) to keep in their closet.
Mixbook photo book next to little baby.

Return of the baby book? It’s all about choices

A Mixbook photo book or baby book can be filled with custom photos, images, and content, and really it's all about choices to preserve your family's memories.
Baby boy in a crib.

How to dress a newborn in the summer (day and night)

What are the best baby summer clothes to take your tot from day to night? Here are our do's and don'ts for how to dress a newborn in summer so they stay cool.
A baby in a sleep sack in their crib.

Does every baby need a sleep sack? It’s complicated

Do you think your baby needs a sleep sack? Unsure if they're worth the money? We discuss the pros and cons of sleep sacks for babies.
Pregnant woman feeling her baby kick

What the location of your baby’s kick means and how it changes with each trimester

Is your baby kicking your bladder or turning flips? Here's when you should worry — and when you should relax.
Little girls having cupcakes to celebrate a birthday at day care

Day care birthday party ideas: Celebrate your toddler’s big day in style

Day care centers have rules when it comes to birthdays, but it doesn't mean your child can't celebrate. Try these day care center birthday party ideas.
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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?