Parenting

Easy nighttime routine that will help get your toddler ready to go to bed. Easy nighttime routine that will help get your toddler ready to go to bed.

Toddlers are creatures of habit. They thrive on routine. They pride themselves on being independent and doing everything for themselves, but they definitely function most effectively when on a consistent daily schedule, and most importantly, a consistent bedtime.   When you get your toddler to bed at the same time every night, they are less…

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If you are trying to live a healthy lifestyle, you are probably making good choices about what you eat. One of the goals of eating well is good health, however, everyone gets a cough or cold once in awhile.   These home remedies will help you avoid the doctor and over the counter medicines and…

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11 creative ways to spend quality time with your teenage daughter. 11 creative ways to spend quality time with your teenage daughter.

If your kids are like mine, then spending time in their room, on the phone, or on the computer instant messaging is their idea of a great time.   Here are many activities I’ve participated in with my teens over the years:   Starbucks – My daughter would do this daily if I said yes.…

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Best potty training tips! How to recognize the signs that your toddler is ready for potty training. Best potty training tips! How to recognize the signs that your toddler is ready for potty training.

As your sweet baby grows into a toddler, you will likely be wondering when he or she will be ready to start potty training! Every parent is anxious to get their child out of diapers, and I am no exception. My fourth child is quickly entering the first stages of potty training. He will be…

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Helpful teething remedies that will help comfort your baby's sore gums. These tips are sure to soothe baby, and mom too! Helpful teething remedies that will help comfort your baby's sore gums. These tips are sure to soothe baby, and mom too!

Parents who eagerly wait for baby’s first tooth to show can suddenly find themselves eagerly searching for teething remedies instead. Teething is the first growth of a baby’s teeth. It generally occurs in babies between six and nine months of age. It’s an important part of growing from an infant into a toddler, but can…

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