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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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Easy 4th of July Projects To Do With Your Kids

By Terri O

When it comes to a super simple 4th the first thing to think about is what to wear! You have to be festive and fun, while you show off your patriotic colors! Pick up an inexpensive t-shirt at the discount store. Grab some cardboard or heavy paper and cut out a few stars and lay them on your shirt. Fill
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Fairy Costume

By JustMommies staff

Supplies needed for fairy headband: pink flowers (that are 3D) pink sheer ribbon with wire round headband (halo-like) craft glue scissors How to make fairy headband 1- Wrap the headband with the wire.Tie a bow and leave tails of 12 inches. 2- If the flowers came on stems,you need to pull them off.Be
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Families Are Seeing Green!

By Jan Roberts

It's not just the Irish who enjoy St. Patrick's Day - children participate in the "wearin' o' the green" to school so they won't be pinched, and the whole family should join in the fun. Holiday celebrations give a welcome break from stressful routines, at the same time creating many memorable moments.
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Holiday Party Planning Guide

By JustMommies staff

As soon as you decide to have a holiday party, it’s time to start planning. If you can, start to plan your holiday party at least several weeks in advance. Check with friends and family who are at the top of your guest list to make sure there aren’t any timing conflicts – or that they’re not
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2009 Gift Guide for Girls

By JustMommies staff

The 2009 holiday gift-giving season has finally arrived. But this year many families are scaling back expenditures; others are trying to stay “green” with fewer plastic and battery-laden toys cluttering up the house. So for the little girls on your list, what are the meaningful and high-quality gifts
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2009 Gift Guide for Boys

By JustMommies staff

Boys love their toys, and during the holiday season, chances are they’ll be overrun with them. But this year many families are scaling back due to economic circumstances, a desire to keep things simple, or an attempt to stay “green.” Chances are you are looking for something that will be fun and
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Holiday Stress, Holiday Health

By Margaret Lewin

Thanksgiving can be one of the most joyous holidays of the year, but it can add tremendous stress, not to mention a ton of calories, to your already stressful (and calorie-laden) life if you don’t prepare ahead. To avoid being one of the average Americans who consumes an extra 600 calories daily between
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Thanksgiving Day Treats

By JustMommies staff

These Thanksgiving ideas were provided by Bright Ideas. Acorn Cake Details: Prep Time: 10 min. Bake Time: 50 min. Decoration Time: 20 min. Difficulty: Easy Yield: Makes 2 acorn cakes (each acorn serves 15). Ingredients: 2 boxes (18.5 oz. each) Devil’s Food Cake mix 1 container (16-ounces) prepared
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Eating Healthy This Halloween

By Margaret Lewin

Careful as we are all year, we seem to lose our inhibitions against junk food when Halloween rolls around – snacking on the sugar-laden treats we bought for neighbors’ children as well as the ones our own children bring home from their trick-or-treating.  Here are some tips for resisting temptation:
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Heart Shaped Valentine Pizza

By JustMommies staff

Get creative with pizza! Pizza is a favorite for kids so why not make it Valentine themed for your Valentine party? To make this Valentine pizza you need pizza dough (or regular bread dough), spaghetti sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni. Cut pepperoni into heart shapes with a pair of clean scissors.
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