How to tell if your baby is teething and how to help ease their discomfort.

How To Soothe A Teething Baby At Night, In 3 Steps

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As a parent, you are starting to feel comfortable and like you have gotten the hang of it. Your baby has a feeding schedule. You understand their different cries, you can change a diaper in record time, and you may even have mastered the skill of sleeping when the baby sleeps. Then all of a […]

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Photograph of a family on a hike. The family is facing away from the camera. Only their backs are visible.The family is light to olive skinned. They are walking on a dirt path. The path is surrounded by greenery. From left to right: a man wearing Knee length light blue shorts and a short sleeve white T-shirt has a knapsack on his back. He has short dark hair next but a little behind him is a little boy who is wearing black kneelength shorts and a black white and aqua plaid short sleeve shirt. Next to him is a little girl in short denim shorts and a jade green short sleeve T-shirt. She has long dark hair that is in braids. Next to her is a tall is woman who is wearing short faded blue denim shorts and a red short sleeve T-shirt. She also has a knapsack on her back. And is holding a aluminum walking pole in her right hand.

The 11 Best Ways To Practice Montessori Parenting

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There are literally 100s of ways to practice Montessori parenting. From furnishing your home with sturdy wooden furniture, scaled to size, to providing learning materials for your child to interact with, we’ll focus on some of the best. Montessori graduates often credit Montessori with their ability to think outside the box and wade through complex […]

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How To Fold Your Baby’s Clothes Correctly So Everything Fits

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Having a new baby means that you are making room in your house for a whole other person. And while babies are small, they come with a lot of stuff, specifically clothing. Babies tend to have a lot of onesies and other articles of clothing. This is because they go through multiple changes a day. […]

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How To Wash Your Baby’s Clothes Safely

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Having a newborn at home is an exciting time for new parents. There are many things that new parents often wonder about and are curious about when it comes to their newborn. One thing that many new parents think about is laundry and clothing. Newborns tend to wear more clothes than one would think, and […]

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How To Treat Your Baby’s Eczema, In 5 Steps

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When you have a newborn baby at home, there are many things that can happen. New parents are always worried about things that pop up, unsure of what to do and how to treat them. One thing that is very common among young babies is baby eczema. Experts indicate that 9.6 million children under the […]

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What is Montessori Furniture, And How Is It Different?

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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 is made […]

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Types Of Poop: A Free Bristol Stool Chart

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Your stool is the window into your digestive health. It can reveal vital information about the state of your gut health, from how frequently you go to the smell and physical appearance of your poop. The feel and appearance of your stool can change from day to day and is affected by the foods you […]

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Blood Pressure Chart

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Blood pressure (BP) is the force that blood exerts on the blood vessels as it courses through our bodies. It is crucial to heart health: an increase in blood pressure is strongly associated with an increase in cardiovascular disease risk, even when BP is within the normal range. When your blood pressure rises, this causes […]

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The 24 Best Things For Kids To Do In Indianapolis

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Indianapolis, Indiana’s capital, is known for the Indy 500, the Colts, and one of the largest children’s museums in the country. Besides these incredible attractions, this city has much more to offer. It doesn’t matter if you love the country or the city; Indianapolis has a variety of unique attractions for you to enjoy with […]

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Tips and Tricks For Flying With Kids

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Whether it’s for the holidays, a family vacation or a weekend getaway – flying with kids can be hard. Knowing the best travel practices will help to alleviate further headaches down the line and we have some tips and tricks to help. When making decisions for your upcoming travel, try and plan with four stages […]

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15 Best Activities To Do At A Sleepover For Kids

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Sleepovers can be a great time for social bonding among your kids and their peers. In terms of keeping everyone happy, finding sleepover activities for kids that provide fun and inclusive entertainment options is your best bet for ensuring that everyone has a good time. And of course you want to make sure that the […]

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The Best Things To Do With Kids For Spring Break

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Spring Break is the perfect time to welcome the change of seasons and do something fun. Kids are excited to have a week off from school and homework. But for parents, having the kids home all day can be challenging. Making constant snacks, breaking up sibling squabbles, and keeping screen time to a reasonable amount […]

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11 Easy Things To Bake For Kids

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Baking together is a great way to spend time with your kids and introduce them to cooking and the importance of food safety.  There are lots of easy things to bake for kids to get started learning about kitchen skills.  Getting Kids in the Kitchen There are many benefits of getting children in the kitchen. […]

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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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23 Best Things For Kids To Do Outside

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With electronics ruling a large portion of our lives, it can feel hard to get outside and enjoy all the benefits. Nevertheless, children need to get outside whenever they can. Being outside is a great way to burn off energy, get exercise, and build up our immune systems, and there are plenty of fun things for […]

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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 Old Do You Have To Be To Adopt A Child

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Most people dream of having a family from the time they are a young child, and many like the idea of adopting. If you are part of this group, then you probably want to adopt as soon as you can. However, before you make a move, you must ensure that you meet the age requirements […]

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How Long Does It Take To Adopt A Child?

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So you have decided to adopt a child. Good for you! Adoption is an amazing experience as you will be able to bring a child into your home and raise them as your own. It is also great for the child because they can move into the nurturing environment that they need to grow into […]

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How To Add Newborn To Child Tax Credit

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The child tax credit is a perk that you can add to your taxes when you file in April. The idea of this credit is that it is the government’s way of doing its part to help make raising your kids easier by giving you a break at the end of the year. As of […]

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How To Get Full Custody Of A Child

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It is never easy to deal with courts, legal proceedings, and the custody of a child. You likely reached this point because you and the child’s other parent are at odds, and it can all lead to a very stressful endeavor. However, while it will be difficult, if you are trying to get full custody […]

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How To Opt Out Of Child Tax Credit

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For the last several years, the child tax credit has been a major talking point on Capital Hill and in households around the country. Essentially, this is a credit that you can claim on your taxes if you have a qualified child living in your house. In some cases, you may have also received the […]

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How Much Is It To Adopt A Child From Different Countries

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When you decide to adopt a child, you have a variety of options. You can choose between a child of a specific age, gender, or race, or you can be open to any of the above. You can also choose if you want to try to adopt a baby from the U.S. or adopt from […]

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How Much Was The First Stimulus Check Per Child

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It has been a rocky few years. Since 2020, we have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest, and now we may be looking at a recession. These issues have rocked the lives of many people, especially those with children. To ease the burden, the government sent out stimulus checks to families around the […]

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How Much Is The Child Tax Credit Today?

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When we have a child, our lives are immediately filled with joy. Children bring so much happiness to our lives as they grow and mature, and it really is a great experience. However, children can be expensive. Each child could cost the parents hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of their lives, from […]

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