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5 alternatives to gender reveal parties that are both safe and fun

5 alternatives to gender reveal parties that are both safe and fun

These are 5 great alternatives to gender reveal parties.
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7 awesome podcasts dedicated to surviving the hell of parenting teens

7 awesome podcasts dedicated to surviving the hell of parenting teens

You'll love these podcasts dedicated to parenting teens.
A little upset boy pulling at his hair.

Why do toddlers hit themselves? The reason may surprise you

Why do toddlers hit themselves? The reason may surprise you

If you are wondering why toddlers hit themselves, we are here to help. Here's the real reason why your toddler gives themselves a hit.
toddler playing game

Why peekaboo baby is a great game to play with your little one

Why peekaboo baby is a great game to play with your little one

Ready to play the peekaboo baby game with your precious nugget? Here's when babies should play peekaboo and why it's a good game for them.
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6 fantastic reasons to enroll your child in toddler gymnastics classes today

6 fantastic reasons to enroll your child in toddler gymnastics classes today

Here's why you should consider enrolling your child in toddler gymnastics classes
Three kids celebrating a birthday party

Create the ultimate goodie bags for your toddler’s birthday party

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 mother looking at her baby in the crib with a baby mobile.

Every crib needs a great baby mobile: Here are 7 reasons why

Every crib needs a great baby mobile: Here are 7 reasons why

Thinking about skipping a baby mobile for your nursery? If you don't think your baby's crib needs a mobile, we have great reasons to reconsider.
A group of toddlers sitting on the floor.

5 early signs of autism in toddlers to be on the lookout for

5 early signs of autism in toddlers to be on the lookout for

Notice some unique quirks in your toddler? If you see any of these 5 early signs of autism, your child could be on the spectrum.
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Scared social media might be hurting your teen? What you should know

Scared social media might be hurting your teen? What you should know

Scared social media might be hurting your teen? What you should know
Baby sitting in highchair at table

When is it safe to feed toddlers raisins and other dried fruits?

When is it safe to feed toddlers raisins and other dried fruits?

Do you have to get creative to get your toddler to eat healthy foods? We cover when it's safe to feed toddlers dried fruits so you can add them to their diet.
Baby chewing hand

Baby sucking on their hand? You’ll be surprised what’s behind this behavior

Baby sucking on their hand? You’ll be surprised what’s behind this behavior

Why is your baby sucking on their hand? Learn what's behind this odd but cute behavior and if you need to worry.
toddler on potty

The 5 best potty-training underwear options you and your toddler will love

The 5 best potty-training underwear options you and your toddler will love

Having the right potty-training underwear for your toddler can make a big difference. We list the best ones and a few tips.
Kids running with each other at a party

The best party games for your sports-loving kids

The best party games for your sports-loving kids

There's a ton of fun to be had at a birthday party for sports-loving kids. We list the best party games that every kid will love.
A baby in a sleep sack in their crib

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

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.
A boy's voice changing

Here’s when to expect your son’s voice to change and what to do about it

Here’s when to expect your son’s voice to change and what to do about it

Here's what to do when your son's voice starts to change because of puberty.
Father and son playing a game of chess

Chess for kids: Why this is a fantastic activity for your 7-year-old

Chess for kids: Why this is a fantastic activity for your 7-year-old

There's a great reason why kids should learn chess.
A highchair set up with a baby toy, sippy cup, and green baby food.

When can babies eat spinach? Don’t feed it to them too early

When can babies eat spinach? Don’t feed it to them too early

Want to add some green to your little one's diet? Here's when babies can safely eat spinach and how to make sure they don't try it too early.
preschool girl having fun playing soccer

What are the benefits of sports in child development? We break it down

What are the benefits of sports in child development? We break it down

Sports for 3-year-olds are important for their development. Here's why your tot needs to be as active as possible.
Happy teens at a birthday party

Even teens will think these 10 birthday party places are cool

Even teens will think these 10 birthday party places are cool

Want to throw a unique party for your teen? Try these places that will be cool.
Cupcakes with blue and pink frosting

Want a surprise gender reveal? Here are some ideas

Want a surprise gender reveal? Here are some ideas

Many soon-to-be parents enjoy throwing a gender-reveal party for friends and family. We give you ideas for the big celebration.
5-year-old girl celebrating her birthday

Need a fantastic theme for a fifth birthday party? Consider these

Need a fantastic theme for a fifth birthday party? Consider these

Get the party started with these fun themes for a fifth birthday party.
Swaddled baby on a bed

Is swaddling safe? What the experts say about baby wrapping

Is swaddling safe? What the experts say about baby wrapping

Here's what you need to know about whether swaddling is safe for baby
Pregnant woman walking on a beach

Tanning and pregnancy: Why you need to ditch sunbathing

Tanning and pregnancy: Why you need to ditch sunbathing

You shouldn't go tanning when you're pregnant. Here's why.
Couple holding boy or girl card

These funny gender reveal ideas will delight your guests

These funny gender reveal ideas will delight your guests

Bring even more laughter and joy to your gender reveal shindig with these ideas
baby playing with toys

5 classic toddler toys your child will remember forever

5 classic toddler toys your child will remember forever

The toys your children play with when they’re younger can leave a lasting impression. Here are five classic toddler toys that your child will remember forever.
Two little girls playing at a playground

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

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

Learning playdate etiquette isn’t always easy. We list which items you will want to keep close at hand and others to leave at home.
Baby with sunscreen on their cheeks

What you need to know to choose the best eczema sunscreen for your baby

What you need to know to choose the best eczema sunscreen for your baby

Trying to find an eczema sunscreen for your little one? Here's what you need to know to keep your baby's sensitive skin protected.
A blue box of individually wrapped pads

The 7 best tried-and-true postpartum pads to use after giving birth

The 7 best tried-and-true postpartum pads to use after giving birth

Check out our list of the 7 best postpartum pads that work when you need them. These brands offer the most comfort and protection after giving birth.
Mother holding sleeping baby

How to break the cycle of an overtired baby

How to break the cycle of an overtired baby

An overtired infant can wake up several times at night. We discuss how to break the cycle and get more sleep for your baby and you.
Mother and daughter talking

How to deal with a lying kid — try these simple techniques

How to deal with a lying kid — try these simple techniques

Sometimes, kids lie — and here are techniques on how to handle it.
Woman placing nursing pad in her shirt

Nursing pads: Everything you need to know

Nursing pads: Everything you need to know

Everything moms need to know about using nursing pads.
Three kids reading a book inside of a blanket fort

How to build a blanket fort for epic indoor adventures

How to build a blanket fort for epic indoor adventures

Blanket forts can help spark imagination -- here's how to build a great one.
Little boy drawing in an art book with colored pencils

6 creative YouTubers who can teach your 6-year-old to draw

6 creative YouTubers who can teach your 6-year-old to draw

Drawing is a skill anyone can learn. These six YouTubers teach kids how to draw.
Wrapped christmas gifts

Should your kids have an Apple Watch?

Should your kids have an Apple Watch?

There are pros and cons to kids having Apple watches.
child crying in a house by a window

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

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.
Parents having a talk with their teen

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

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

Do you need help determining an appropriate punishment for a teenager who lies? We have suggestions on how to deal with a dishonest teen.
tween on social media on her smartphone

6 reasons why all parents should let their kid have a cell phone

6 reasons why all parents should let their kid have a cell phone

Deciding on a smartphone for your child? Here are 6 reasons why kids should have a cell phone.
A little girl with her hands in her hair.

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

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

Are you preparing for your baby girl's first haircut? We've come up with a list of some of the cutest options for her first one.
Three teenage girls in matching pajamas

10 great party favors teenage girls will actually think are cool

10 great party favors teenage girls will actually think are cool

Teenage girls are pretty hard to please, but here are 10 party favors for teens that will definitely be a hit at the next party.
A teen boy at the wheel with Dad watching

How to teach a teenager to drive without tears (or dented bumpers)

How to teach a teenager to drive without tears (or dented bumpers)

Here's how to teach your teenager to drive without any mishaps
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 birthday party ideas: Celebrate your toddler’s big day in style

Day care facilities have a lot of rules, but you can celebrate your little one's birthday there. We've got day care birthday party ideas to help plan.
Group of teens using smartphones

Social media for teenagers: 6 ways it can boost self-esteem (seriously!)

Social media for teenagers: 6 ways it can boost self-esteem (seriously!)

Social media is a powerful communication tool for teens. With your guidance, they can receive personal confidence and development from it
Decorations for a Harry Potter party

How to throw a magical Harry Potter marathon for your kids

How to throw a magical Harry Potter marathon for your kids

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with a magical movie marathon.

The dirty truth about cloth diapers

The dirty truth about cloth diapers

The ins and outs of traditional cloth diapers and how to make them work.
A pregnant woman holding a laptop in her lap while holding her belly.

How do you calculate fetal weight? Try using an estimated fetal weight calculator

How do you calculate fetal weight? Try using 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 family plays a video game together

These 8 Wii games are the best for your young kids

These 8 Wii games are the best for your young kids

Keeping your kids entertained and active is tough. But these eight age-appropriate games from the Nintendo Wii are great for young kids.
Mom breastfeeding baby on bed

5 effective tips for dealing with post-weaning depression

5 effective tips for dealing with post-weaning depression

If you're feeling depressed post weaning, here's what might be going on.
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10 cute baby boy nicknames with tons of personality

10 cute baby boy nicknames with tons of personality

These boy nicknames are so catchy and fun. Find cute nicknames for your baby boy.
Baby with insect bite on leg

How to treat mosquito bites (and more) on babies

How to treat mosquito bites (and more) on babies

This is what you should do if your baby gets an insect bite.
Woman kissing her sleeping baby

Is TheraFlu safe for breastfeeding moms?

Is TheraFlu safe for breastfeeding moms?

While Theraflu is a safe medication, reastfeeding moms should take caution. We list several reasons why they should