When Should I Have a Potty-Trained Child? It Depends

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It is an amazing milestone and a great relief when your child officially becomes potty trained. Parents may still need to clean up messes from time to time, but it is a great starting point for your child’s independence in the bathroom. Many parents wonder when their child will be potty trained, and the answer […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 2 Years of Age

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Parents will be amazed at what their children can do when they reach 24 months of age. This is a time when you will see great advancement in their skills, dexterity, communication, and mobility. It is also the beginning of the “terrible two” phase, so constant attention is essential. Let’s talk about the developmental milestones […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 30 Months of Age

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The time has flown by and your son or daughter is already 30 months old! This is a remarkable time when you will see your child continue to evolve to new heights. Yes, this is in the middle of the “terrible twos,” but there is a lot of joy to be had. Let’s take a […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 3 Years of Age

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Once your child turns 3 years old, you will see remarkable progress. At this age, most children will have a larger vocabulary, become better at problem-solving, and learn to use the toilet, among other great achievements. If your child is getting close to this age, then it is wise to be prepared, so here are […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 5 years Of Age

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Oh boy, has time flown by! It seems like just yesterday you had a newborn baby, and now your child is already 5 years old! This is a very exciting time in your child’s life. They will soon know how to say over 2000 words, they will be better at sports and have improved hand-eye […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 18 Months of Age

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At 18 months, your child will be growing like a weed while developing their own personality. Although there will be tantrums from time to time, parents are sure to experience plenty of joy as their little boy or girl grows into their own and starts putting together sentences. There is a lot to look forward to […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 4 years Of Age

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Wow! Your child is already 4 years old. How exciting! This is an amazing age as you will begin to see your little boy or girl grow into their own and start to develop a colorful personality. You will also see great improvements in vocabulary, hand-eye coordination, emotional behaviors, and more. If your child’s birthday […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 9 months of Age

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Developmental milestones can help parents, caregivers, and pediatricians get a general sense of how a child is developing. While not all babies will reach all milestones at the same time, they can be useful in identifying signs that a child may require additional assistance. It’s important to consider the following developmental milestones at 9 months […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 1 year Of Age

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Your baby has completed their first 12 months and begun hitting the developmental milestones at 1 year of age, which is a significant step as they transition from infant to toddler! It is the most exciting time when you see your child becoming more independent and communicating more with you and their surroundings, developing their […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 6 Months of Age

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Wow! The time has really flown by, and now your baby is already 6 months old! It is during this month that you are really going to see your child thrive. This is the time when you will watch your baby hit some major strides, including learning small movements, picking up objects, and finding ways […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 4 Months of Age

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At 4 months along, you will start to see your beautiful baby grow by leaps and bounds. It is around this time that you will notice that your child will be more alert, active, and conscious of their environment. It is truly a wonderful time to be a parent. Whether your baby is approaching this […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 2 Months of Age

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At 2 months of age, your baby is still very new, and Mom and Dad are likely very excited about the growth of their little bundle of joy. This is the period where tummy time is essential, and sleep will be more important than ever before. Let’s talk about your baby’s developmental milestones at 2 […]

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How To Get Baby to Sleep in a Crib in 8 Steps

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Getting your baby to sleep in their crib for the first time can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. With a few tips and tricks, your little one will drift off to sleep in no time. Here’s how to get your baby to sleep in a crib in nine simple steps. 1. Feed Them First A […]

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How To Dress Baby For Sleep In Each Season

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Dressing babies — particularly infants — can be challenging. How many layers are too many layers? Is Baby going to be too hot? Too cold? If figuring out how to dress Baby for sleep in each season seems daunting, don’t let it be. There are a few tricks of the trade that can help you […]

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When Do Babies Sit by Themselves?

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A parent needs to know what milestones they should expect in the life of their infant and when they should expect each one. The first few months of a baby’s life are full of many learning opportunities and much growth. As a little one ages, they will grow stronger and start to roll over and […]

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When Do Babies Roll Over?

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Baby will do many exciting things for the first time in the weeks and months ahead. Parents anticipate these firsts; the first smile, first word, and first step are among the moments that stick closely to our hearts to cherish forever. Baby rolling over is another milestone parents look forward to. Rolling over helps your […]

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When Do Babies Sleep Through the Night?

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Sleepless nights are a harsh reality for new parents. Between those 2 a.m. feedings and 5 a.m. diaper changes, you probably feel as though you are experiencing sleep deprivation. You might also be wondering if your baby is actually getting enough sleep. You will absolutely wonder when do babies sleep through the night? Ask a […]

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5 Things to Know for Your First Month with a Newborn

5 Things to Know For Baby’s First Month of Life

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As I enter the 3rd trimester with our 4th child, I thought it would be fun to share some tips that I have learned from our previous babies. Baby’s first month of life is exhilarating, exhausting and magical all at the same time! Here are 5 things to know for baby’s first month of life […]

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Tips For Transitioning Out of the Swaddle

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I love, love, LOVE babies. Especially when they are mine. But there’s something else that I really love: Sleep. Unfortunately I don’t always get to love both at the same time. In the past, transitioning from the swaddle has always been a tiring process. But with baby #3, a friend of  mine gave me a […]

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4 Questions to ask during Playtime

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Is anyone else wondering where summer has disappeared to? I feel like this year it has blown by especially fast! If you are running out of some fun ideas for summer activities, I have Good News! New PLAY-DOH toys have hit the stores just in time for a PLAY-DOH Birthday celebration! Can anyone guess how […]

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Baby Vision Problems

How to Know if Your Baby Has Vision Problems

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I have 2 sons, age 2 and age 1. We have regular pediatric check-ups every 3 months for the first 18 months and then every 6 months thereafter. Our pediatrician (who I adore by the way) has recommended our now 2-year-old see a dentist. Yet another appointment to try to schedule in our busy lives.  […]

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5 Tips on Transitioning Your Toddler to a Big Kid Bed

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Maybe your toddler just discovered that they can climb out of their crib (is anyone else not ready for their kiddo to have that kind of freedom??), maybe you need to make room in the crib for a new baby, or perhaps you’d just like to transition them into a real bed.  Whatever your reason, […]

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Here are some tips that helps with picky eaters....

How to Get a Picky Toddler To Eat Vegetables (And Beg For More)

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  I always considered myself pretty lucky.  My baby would eat anything and everything.  Getting enough vegetables into her diet wasn’t an issue.  Then one day (seemingly overnight) all that changed.  My daughter was now an independent toddler and she had her own ideas about what she wanted to eat and even more ideas about […]

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Free Toddler Sticker Chart that You can Customize + Some great thoughts on Positive Parenting

Toddler Sticker Charts and Positive Parenting

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  So, I have a friend. Her name is Wit’s End. She tends to spend a lot of time at my house and to be perfectly honest, she is starting to really annoy me. Without going into the gory details, my three-year-old son is the joy of my life, but he’s also why I’m at […]

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