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Baby Must Haves for Spring Travel

Make your spring break travel easier this year by packing along some fun accessories that the whole family can enjoy. Traveling with children can be difficult, especially when  you’re dealing with motion sickness, crankiness, and boredom. You can prepare yourself … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Positive Parenting & 4 Ways How

Few parents understand how ineffective harsh discipline can be. True, it’s important to set limits, stick to them, and even punish, but encouragement of good behavior is far more effective. Positive parenting is a parenting style that involves raising a … Continue reading

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Common Sleep Myths

As we parent our children in regards to sleep, there is a myriad of information, recommendations, myths, rules and even legends! It can be tough to sort through and make sense of it all. In this article I will respond … Continue reading

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Get the Breastfeeding Help You Need

When you have a baby, you take time to carefully choose your OB/GYN and your baby’s pediatrician. But it is equally important to make sure that you have a breastfeeding professional lined up to help you after your baby is … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Make Peace and Let Go of Labor Fear

There are times when as a natural childbirth instructor I have to tell my students, “Okay, I understand this may sound a little ‘hippie dippie’, but listen to what I’m about to say.” One of the times I hear myself … Continue reading

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25 Ways to Make the World a Better Place – Adults and Children Paying it Forward

What did you do today to make the world a better place? Whether you are an adult or a child, every day we have a chance to do something special for someone else – to make a difference in someone’s … Continue reading

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30 Blogs for First Time Parents

While you knew you’d be bringing home a new baby, you likely didn’t realize just how deep and raw the emotions were that would come with your new bundle of joy. You want to make all the right decisions regarding … Continue reading

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Help Your Baby Develop a Healthy Sleep Routine After Three Important Biological Milestones – By Deborah Pedrick

Having realistic expectations about your baby’s sleep habits will make the transition of bringing home your little one a little less intimidating. In those first couple of weeks we undoubtedly question everything we do; we read every book and surf … Continue reading

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10 Smartphone Apps That Can Keep the Kids Occupied While You’re Stuck Standing in Line

When you’re stuck in a long line with kids in tow, the chances of a meltdown as a result of sheer boredom are high enough to cause even the most optimistic parent a moment of panic. Thanks to our smartphones … Continue reading

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Ask the Nurse: Baby Falls Asleep Before Feeding is Finished

My baby falls asleep before he finishes a feeding and then wakes up in a short while, still hungry. What should I do? There are several different answers to this question: A baby who has been crying before a feeding … Continue reading

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