Tag: Early Childhood

picky eating July 12, 2017

3 things parents shouldn’t worry about

Sometimes it helps to pick your parenting battles.

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Children

my child ate dog poop June 30, 2017

What to do if your child eats dog poop

Beyond moving past the yuck factor, here's what to do if your child eats dog poop.

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Infants & Toddlers Safety

support for parents of premature babies May 17, 2017

How to support a family with a baby in the NICU

When a newborn is seriously ill, the family can use all the support it can get. Here a NICU nurse suggests ways to help.

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Infants & Toddlers

how to raise an independent child May 15, 2017

4 tips for surviving “I do it myself!”

Four tips for maintaining your sanity when your toddler hits the “I do it myself!” phase.

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Infants & Toddlers

becoming foster parents May 12, 2017

The surprising reason to consider becoming a foster parent

This family's decision to take in foster children meant their own kids get less of everything -- but gain more.

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Children

introducing new dating partner May 11, 2017

Parenting: Adjusting to a new spouse

It can be tricky as a single parent to adjust to a new spouse, and help your children adjust, too. Here's advice from a woman who's navigated this with her family.

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Family

May 9, 2017

Use SMART goal setting to build self-esteem in kids

Vision boards can help with smart goal setting to inspire your children and build self-confidence.

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Children

toddler temper tantrum April 25, 2017

Mood swings and temper tantrums: tips for surviving the toddler years

For many parents, toddlerhood is pendulum swinging between outbursts and outright cuteness. A mom offers her survival tips for this important stage in parenting.

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Infants & Toddlers

spring container gardening combinations April 21, 2017

Spring container gardening: an easy way to add veggies to your diet

Container gardening is a great way to get fresh veggies into your meals and teach kids about healthy choices.

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Children