Parenting babies, toddlers, tweens, teens and beyond.


13 Things to Teach Your Son About How to Treat Women

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Isn’t it crazy to consider that all the men we encounter—the good, the bad and the ugly—were at one point in time someone’s little boy? We’re willing to bet that many of these grown men, despite seeming okay…

5 Great Books to Read Before & During Pregnancy

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 When I found out I was pregnant, my search for interesting and informative pregnancy books began. It was overwhelming! There were hundreds of books to pick and choose from and my fears of being a good mom began:…
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10 Mother Goose Rhymes You Must Know By Heart

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Mother Goose is, no pun intended, the mother of all nursery rhyme authors! Though history suggests that there was no one person named Mother Goose, the nursery rhymes collectively published under her name, starting…

Born Ready: 15 Surprising Facts About Premature Babies

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Infants born before the 37th week of pregnancy are considered premature babies. Thanks to advances in science and medicine, it is becoming more and more possible to deliver healthy babies earlier and save the lives…

Toxins to Avoid While Breastfeeding

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Obstetricians are quick to warn pregnant women about the dangers of consuming alcohol, cold cuts, and too much fish during pregnancy. What’s less common is advice on keeping your breast milk wholesome and safe for…

Tiny Travelers: 9 Different Crawl Styles & What They Say About Your Baby

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Crawling is probably the first form of locomotion that your baby will attempt. A big breakthrough in muscular and motor development, being able to move from one place to another will also boost your baby’s confidence…
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Parenting by Talking to Your Children Like They're Adults

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In the past few years there's been a backlash to helicopter parenting that advocates treating children like adults. Celebs like Penelope Cruz and Tobey Maguire have embraced Resources for Infant Educarers or RIE parenting. Former White House…

15 Popular Baby Names that Are Even More Cray-Cray than 'Saint'

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The list of popular baby names seems to get crazier and crazier each year. Every parent wants to celebrate the uniqueness, individuality and majesty of their child and what better way to start than with a truly inventive baby name? We'll have…

Germ Ninjas: 11 Surprising Ways Germs Sneak Into Your Home

Germs are sneaky little suckers; even when you think your house cleaning skills seem responsibly tidy and dependable, you armed with the best cleaning supplies money can buy, germs creep into your personal space in the most surprising, and…