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The 11 Oldest Schools In Ohio Are Ancient

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For some of us, school seems like it was forever ago, but what if you actually went to a school that was over a hundred years old! If you’re a resident of Ohio, you may find yourself driving past the oldest elementary schools, high schools, and colleges in the world. Today, we will discover some […]

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How Many Baby Formula Plants Are In The United States?

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Infant formula factories play a vital role in the food supply chain in the United States, providing a safe and healthy alternative source of nourishment for newborns and toddlers. While there are numerous significant producers of baby formula in the United States, there is no unified system in place to track the number of baby […]

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Eye Color Chart: What Color Eyes Will Your Baby Have?

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Looking into your newborn’s eyes… Nothing compares to it, at least when they’re open! However, if you have had the chance, you may have noticed a curious trait of newborn eyes: baby eye color can change – and it usually goes darker. So, when can you know a baby’s eye color if it’s always changing? […]

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How To Get Baby To Sleep In Bassinet in 7 Steps

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Getting your baby to sleep when and where you want is not always an easy task.  Some babies sleep easily no matter where they lay their heads, but others are very particular. A bassinet can be a safe and convenient place for your baby to sleep up until they are about 3 or 4 months […]

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How To Wipe A Baby Girl

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Is there anything scarier to a new parent than an angry, red diaper rash? Okay, maybe projectile vomiting or massive diaper blowouts. As a new parent, you want to do everything possible to keep your baby happy, healthy and safe. One way to do that is to learn how to properly wipe their bottom. This […]

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How To Wean Your Baby Off The Bottle In 8 Steps

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Weaning your baby from the bottle can be a tough job. Babies like bottles just about as much as they like the breast. They are easy to use, and they provide a predictable measure of comfort. They have likely been an important part of the daily routine since your baby was born, from waking up […]

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How To Burp A Baby, In 4 Steps

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Burps aren’t usually the most pleasant of sounds unless they’re coming from your new baby. A good burp from your baby means they’re releasing the trapped air in their belly, which we all know feels pretty satisfying. And, until your baby reaches a certain age, they will almost always require your assistance with burping; not […]

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Free Baby’s Teeth Eruption Chart, With Timeline

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As parents, it can be a very exciting moment when our little babies get bigger and start gaining their baby teeth. It can also be a bit alarming if you aren’t prepared. What you need is a tooth eruption chart. These handy guides can tell you what teeth will come in and when. Many also […]

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How To Swaddle A Baby, In 5 Steps

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One of the first lessons that many new parents need to learn is how to swaddle a baby. It is one of those things that looks easy when someone else does it, but it gets a little more complicated when you first try it out. We won’t lie. For most parents, swaddling does take some […]

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Full frame photo of a child’s open white wood wardrobe. On the left side of the wardrobe is a aqua blue fabric cube in the top shelf below it is a shelf it looks like clothes have just been shoved in it from a laundry basket. Those clothes appear to be mostly shirts. The shirts are blue yellow pink and one that is gray and pink. In the queue below the shirts are three pairs of blue jeans visible that look like they’ve kind of just been haphazardly put away as well there is something below the jeans but it is not visible in the photograph. To the right of those shelves is a large rectangular cube with a rod. There are 13 hangers on the rod. The hangers are blue pink green orange and yellow. The clothes in the left cube look like costumes in this particular Though there may be a kid-sized cocktail dress, but it’s more likely a princess costume. There is a terry cloth robe, too, but that may in fact be a “The Dude” costume. On the shelf beneath the rod is a blue fabric cube with a handle it appears to be empty though there may be things lower down in it behind the fabric cube is a mesh cube with a purple rim that has some thing indiscernible in it In the cube to the right of that cube there are 20 or so hangers upon which regular looking clothing is hanging, primarily shirts and a couple of jackets. The jackets are grayish powder blue. A long sleeve white shirt hangs to the right of the jackets. a short sleeve pink shirt hangs next to the white shirt. There are a indiscernible pieces of clothing between the short sleeve pink shirt and then a short sleeve blue shirt. Directly to the right of the blue shirt is an empty orange hanger. To its right is a short sleeve white blouse and then another short sleeve white blouse and then an empty yellow hanger and then a yellow blouse. On the shelf underneath the clothes are some indiscernible objects- possibly books and maybe a ball. In frame right are three shelves the top shelf has an aqua fabric cube with some things sticking out that are in describable below that is a mesh front cube with a three stenciled onto it. It is green and seems to have toys in it below that are two red mesh cubes that have the number one stenciled on each of them. Not sure what they contain. There is some cloth in front of them on the shelf. In the bottom half of the frame is actually another lower shelf and rods, but it is out of the frame for the most part.

What is a Montessori Wardrobe?

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What is a Montessori wardrobe? For the sake of clarity, this article will not be discussing Montessori school attire. We will be discussing the piece of furniture for organizing and storing clothing that was inspired by the Montessori method of teaching young children. Though there are many variations on the theme, Montessori wardrobes are all […]

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Feelings Chart for Children

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Children struggle with handling their emotions, they get overwhelmed, and their inability to self-regulate leads to explosive meltdowns. When children understand and can verbalize their feelings, they are better able to learn how to manage their emotions. Luckily for parents, at some point, temper tantrums, crying fits, and colossal meltdowns will come to an end. […]

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How to Sanitize Baby Bottles, the Best Techniques and Products

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Whether you formula feed or breastfeed your baby, chances are that you will be faced with cleaning and sanitizing bottles and accessories. Cleaning bottles after every feeding is obvious, but how often you need to sanitize baby bottles completely depends on a few key factors. When Sanitizing Bottles is Necessary If your baby has been […]

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A light-skinned toddler Is visible in the bottom left frame sitting on a natural wooden stool. The toddler is wearing a red sundress with white polkadots. The toddler is facing away from the cameras looking in a full-length natural wood mirror. The right half of the frame Contains a simple wooden wardrobe that consist of a wooden rod that is about 3 feet long on which several small toddler size clothes are hanging. The clothes are organized in colors from (L-R) white to red to blue to yellow. There is a hamper that is primarily white with a gray chevron pattern on the left side of the wardrobe. Two hats are next to the hamper. The room is completely white including the walls in the floor. Two small green plants in white pots can be seen in the reflection of the mirror.

What is Montessori Furniture, And How Is It Different?

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Key Points What is Montessori furniture and how is it different from non-Montessori furniture? Montessori furniture is generally crafted of solid wood. Maria Montessori felt that natural materials were the most suitable for young children. Natural materials, like wood, are generally non-toxic. And solid wood is durable. That is why the majority of Montessori furniture […]

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When Should Your Baby Wear Shoes For Newborns?

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Your little one is here and you’ve stumbled into the rabbit hole of baby clothes and footwear options, but when should your baby start wearing shoes? According to the National Health Service, babies don’t technically need to wear any kind of hard-soled shoe until they’re around the age of walking (somewhere between 8-18 months). Key […]

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19 Fun Things For Kids To Do When Boredom Strikes

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Every parent has heard the phrase, “I’m so bored!” Here are 19 fun things for kids to do when boredom hits hard.

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What Are the Different Fine Motor Developmental Milestones for Kids?

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The magical feeling when a baby grasps your finger. The elation and pride a kid feels when they tie their own shoes for the first time. What do these moments have in common? These are both fine motor developmental milestones. As you watch your own child’s fine motor skills unfold, it’s important to know what […]

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How to Introduce Peanut Butter to Baby — And When

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Most kids love peanut butter! It’s a staple childhood food, and the basis of many quick, easy-to-make, healthy snacks and meals. But exactly how early should you introduce peanut butter to your baby?  In most cases, it’s OK to introduce peanut butter to babies as soon as they’re old enough to eat other soft solid […]

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How To Bring Down Baby Fever, In 5 Steps

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It is never easy for a parent to comfort a sick child. You want them to be content, healthy, and ready to play. When your little one has a fever, it can be especially difficult because they are too young to express how they feel or what they need to be comfortable. Therefore, it is […]

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How Long Does Baby Acne Last?

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Acne is the bane of adolescence, but babies can get it as well, which often surprises new parents. Baby acne, also called newborn acne or neonatal acne, affects many newborns. Babies rarely develop acne as infants (infantile acne). Baby acne is usually harmless and goes away on its own. Still, it’s critical to understand how […]

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How To Unblock Baby’s Nose Naturally — In 5 Steps

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While nasal congestion is common in babies and children, it can be heartbreaking to see your baby struggle with their first stuffy nose. And they need your assistance to overcome it because they aren’t old enough to clear their nose on their own. Fortunately, it is usually not serious. A stuffy nose, on the other […]

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When Should Your Baby Hold Their Head Up?

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Key Points Parents will need to support their baby’s head for the first couple months of their life. A two-month-old baby can only hold their head up for one or two seconds. By three months, a baby will begin holding their head up on their own. By four months, a baby will not need any […]

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When Should Babies Be Able to Say Mama Or Dada?

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Having a newborn at home is one of the most exciting things for new parents. There are many moments and milestones that new parents look forward to. One of these moments happens to be when your baby calls you as they view you, as their “Mama” or “Dada.” It is a pivotal moment in a […]

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When Should Baby Respond To Their Own Name?

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Having a newborn at home is both an exciting and stressful experience for all new parents. Having a baby of your own comes with new beginnings for everyone. One thing that many new parents are curious about is specific milestones for their child. New parents are often curious about when their baby should meet specific […]

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How To Help A Child That Cries Over Everything, In 5 Steps

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While some parents have children that are quiet and reserved, there are just as many other families that have at least one kid who seems to cry all of the time. It can be hard for many parents to deal with, especially if the behavior goes on for years. However, while it is easy to […]

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