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All About Ear Infections

Ear infections are one of the most common illnesses experienced by young children. At some point in your child’s life, you may be faced with dealing with an ear infection.

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How to Teach Your Kids Responsibility

Teaching our children responsibility is one of the foundations for raising healthy, independent adults.

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Successful Sleepovers for School Age Children

As school continues, new friendships will bud, and that usually means new playdates and the ever-so-dreaded sleepovers.

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Cultivating Children's Identities

From birth, a child begins on a journey of self-awareness, self-understanding and navigates challenges as they develop their own understanding of self. As a parent, helping your child process these unavoidable challenges can be quite beneficial to their emotional development.

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Preparing Your Toddler for a New Baby

Preparing for the newest member of your family is an exciting time, but for your first child, these changes can be hard to understand and a little scary.

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Puberty in Girls

Nothing is more beautiful (and terrifying) as watching your little girl grow into a woman.

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Puberty In Boys

One day, you may walk past your son’s room and catch an odor somewhere between rotten cheese and body odor. If your child is between the age of 10 and 14, you probably have now entered the phase of parenting called "puberty."

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How to Diaper Your Baby

Most children are not potty trained until 2 or 3 years old. Until then, they use about 6 to 10 diapers a day, which adds up to 2,000 to 3,000 diapers a year.

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Dealing with Bullies

What is Bullying?

The word bullying is a general term that commonly refers to any actual or threatened acts of physical violence. However, the term bullying can also include:

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Safety for Sleeping Babies

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) regularly releases updated reports based on new evidence concerning safety and infant sleep.

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Advice for Working Moms

Deciding when and whether or not to return to work after having a child can be a very difficult decision for new and experienced moms. Some mothers desire to return to work because they have spent years building a career that gives them great satisfaction. Other mothers need to return to work to help contribute to the family income. Sometimes, a mother will need to return to work soon after giving birth because she will lose out on career opportunities or suffer job consequences if she takes any time off. Whichever the reason, it can be a tough decision.

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How to Balance Work and Family Life

With each new baby brought into a family, time often seems to fly by faster. There is just so much more to do on a daily basis. For most of us who balance work and family life, each day is jam-packed and exhausting.

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Take Good Care of You

Mothering can be work that never seems to end. There are no built-in breaks or time off. With how much energy it takes physically, emotionally and psychologically, it is no wonder that many moms feel exhausted and overwhelmed.

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3 (Non-Brain-Melting) Ways to Hang Out With Your Growing Child

Here are some things that happen as many children grow older:

  1. Your heart, of course, cries a little bit.
  2. Your wallet throws a mutiny after dropping $800 on new shoes every five minutes.
  3. You start exaggerating a little more than you used to. (See above.)
  4. They start developing interests in things and wanting to share them with you.*
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Moving Your Toddler from a Crib to a Bed

One of the biggest changes to your child’s daily routine will involve the move from a crib to an actual bed. By age two, most children are ready and big enough to sleep in a bed rather than their old crib. 

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