Author Archives: Karen Barski

5 Tips for Getting Your Toddler Active

The best time of year to get your toddler to be more active is now! It is so important that you teach your child to be active now so that they are healthy and have the skills for later in … Continue reading

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Baby Hiccups: Causes and Solutions

Hiccups are a harmless inconvenience that can happen to anyone at any age. They even happen in the womb. The diaphragm is a muscle in your torso that goes up and down when you breathe. Every so often, this muscle … Continue reading

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Tips for Making Feeding Time Fun

Young children can sometimes be a little extra fussy when it’s feeding time. The key to an easy, successful, meal for your children is to make it enjoyable for them. If you can manage to make feeding time fun for … Continue reading

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How to Tell if Baby Has a Food Allergy

Once your baby is old enough to start eating solid foods, this is the time when parents begin to wonder if there is a possibility that baby could have a food allergy. Food allergies can cause many different symptoms in … Continue reading

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Guide to Teaching Kids Table Manners

Good manners are skills that help your kid succeed in multiple areas of their life; in class, with friends, with future employers, etc. These good manners can start in your own home, and more specifically at the dinner table. If … Continue reading

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5 Most Common Potty Training Mistakes

Let’s face it, potty training is probably one of the hardest things you are going to face with your toddler or preschooler. If you found this page, you have most likely been Googling this potty training topic for a while, and weren’t as lucky … Continue reading

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Helping Mom Get the Sleep She Needs

As a parent, we talk a lot about baby sleep. We analyze our children’s sleep schedules, judge their needs and bend over backwards to help them get the sleep they need. But what about moms? There have definitely been some … Continue reading

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Tips for Teaching Kids to Self-Dress

Many parents are excited when their children reach milestones like being potty trained, brushing their own teeth, and feeding themselves. Learning how to self-dress is another big milestone to be excited about as a parent. When your child can finally … Continue reading

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Ensuring Baby is at a Healthy Weight

Once your new baby has arrived, its health is usually the number one priority for parents. As such, the baby’s weight and eating habits should be monitored and planned accordingly to make sure your child is getting the nutrition it … Continue reading

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7 Steps to an Effective Bedtime Routine

Bedtime routines are the best way to reliably put your child to sleep. They condition your child so he or she accepts the idea of sleep and transitions peacefully. You can mix up your routine to include any step or … Continue reading

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