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Tablet games for 3yo to play when travelling

I often let my 3yo girl play games on my android tablet when we travel. That helps me keep her entertained. Unfortunately I couldn't find many good android games designed for toddlers. Our favorites are: Animal Orchestra, Kids connect the dots and Kids Memory Game. Would you suggest any other good android games for toddlers that are easy to play but entertaining?...

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Hi! My name is Melissa and I'm from Jersey. I have 2 children, a boy 3 and girl 19 months. I also have a great husband who supports me but is having a hard time with me being a stay at home mom (jealousy I think). I used to be a 1st grade teacher for 8 years until I had children and my school closed down. Now I am a crafty person and make all sorts of hair accessories from recycled clothing for babies and little girls. I just opened an etsy account but really nervous because I have never put mys...

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Toddlers exposed to more television have more problems in school by fourth grade

Children exposed to more television at 29 months of age appear to have more problems in school and poorer health behaviors when they reach the fourth grade. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/05/03/health/main6456874.shtml?tag=cbsnewsSectionContent.9 Toddler TV Time Could Spell Trouble By 4th Grade - CBS News[/url ...

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Study: Baby's babble could be 'clue' to autism

The latest research in autism is showing that those adorable, non-sense syllables of a baby learning to talk could contain key signals that the toddler is autistic. http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/07/study_babys_babble_could_be_cl.html Study: Baby's babble could be 'clue' to autism | syracuse.com[/url ...

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Burping Your Baby

By Nancy Da Silva

In theory, burping your baby probably seems like a pretty straightforward task. You feed your baby then you burp him. While that is the gist of it, there are things you can do to make the task go smoothly. There are also things you may want to watch out for just in case you find that things are going
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Bathing Your Baby

By JustMommies staff

What baby doesn't smell good with a little baby soap and lotion? Moms usually look forward to bathing their new baby. Bathing your baby for the first time can however be a little scary for some new mothers. With their delicate skin and fragile body, mothers may worry about baby slipping or falling out
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How to Trim Baby's Nails

By JustMommies staff

Trying to figure out the easiest way to trim your baby’s nails? Many moms worry about how to cut baby’s nails. It is difficult to trim the nails of a squirmy little guy or gal. Your baby’s nails grow really fast and if left untrimmed, she may scratch her adorable little face (or yours) and you
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Newborn "Heel Stick" Screening (Newborn Genetic Screening)

By JustMommies staff

National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center. Why does my baby need the heel stick test? You may be thinking, I don’t have any of these disorders in my family, so why does my baby need to be screened? Even if you do not know of a direct family member with a genetic disorder, your baby may
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Bringing Your Baby Home from the Hospital

By JustMommies staff

Your hospital bag is packed; your nursery is all set up. Everything that you have control over may be ready, but what do you do when you bring your baby home? Newborns are truly interesting creatures. They are cute, fragile and unpredictable. With crying being the only way they have to communicate, the
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Seven Things New Moms Worry About

By JustMommies staff

New moms have plenty to worry about. Your baby is so tiny and helpless, there are so many new things to learn, and you’re probably not getting enough sleep. But many moms share the same fears, and talking about them somehow makes them seem less frightening. Here are some of the most common fears, and
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How to Survive the First Month of New Motherhood

By JustMommies member

Steps Don't expect perfection from either yourself or the baby. The idea is to roll with the punches and just get through this tricky period of adjustment in the best way that you can. Keep in mind that ninety percent is an A. If you are managing to keep the baby fed, and in clean diapers, and you are
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Your Newborn’s First Checkup: What to Expect

By JustMommies staff

You’ve brought home a beautiful baby from the hospital; now it’s time to start settling into a new life and new routines with your little one. One of the most important things you can do for your baby in the first few weeks and months is to make sure that he gets regular well-baby visits with his
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New Mom Exhaustion: Tips from ‘Been There, Done That’ Moms

By JustMommies staff

Your newborn baby was up for most of the night, which means that you were up too. Now it’s morning, and the rest of the world is awake, but you’re so tired you can’t even remember how to make coffee. How are you going to make it through the day? You can start by remembering that you’re not alone,
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Newborn Hearing Screening

By JustMommies staff

  Both the AAP and the CDC recommend newborns having hearing screenings. Many states require newborns to have hearing screenings before they leave the hospital. Up to 3 babies out of 1000 born will have significant hearing loss. In fact, according to the March of Dimes, hearing loss is one of the most
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