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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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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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Holiday Ideas & Traditions from JustMommies members

JustMommies members have shared their favorite recipes, ideas, and traditions with us. Get inspired with
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Summer 4th of July Activities for Kids

By Debbie Scaccio

With July 4th rounding the corner, many families are getting prepared for BBQ's and fun activities. While the parents cook, the children can have some outdoor fun! Here are a few red, white, and blue summer activities you can do with your kids. Activity - Straw Painting Materials: Red, white and blue
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Snowman Cupcakes

By JustMommies staff

Ingredients Marshmallows Hershey's Kisses Chocolate sprinkles Orange colored star sprinkles Frosting Box Cake Mix or subsitute with your own favorite cake recipe Toothpicks Instructions Step 1: Bake your box cake according to recipe instructions. Bake cupcakes and allow to cool. Frost as desired. Step
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Mum's Famous Macaroni Salad

By JustMommies member

Check out this New Zealand holiday recipe! Another essential on our Christmas (and general summer) menu - my mum's famous macaroni salad. Come September people are already saying to her "I hope you're making your macaroni salad", "you should make a double helping of the macaroni salad this year!", and
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Holiday Pavlova - A New Zealand tradition

By JustMommies member

Being in New Zealand, our Christmas day is rarely cold - and never snowy! While it seems people in the northern hemisphere eat a lot of hot foods, a huge part of our Christmas menu revolves around desserts and salads. This is the number 1 Christmas dessert in NZ! Pavlova Recipe 4 egg whites225g / 8oz
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Santa Cookie Plate

By JustMommies staff

Leave Santa his special treats on a homemade Santa cookie plate. Quick and easy to make with a few sheets of colored foam paper, scissors, and craft glue. Makes a perfect holiday gift. Supplies Plastic plate Foamy sheets Craft glue Scissors Instructions: Step 1: Cut desired design from the foamy sheets.
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Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

By JustMommies staff

The holiday season is a great time to get creative, and it’s even more fun when the kids are involved. Try a few of these simple crafts to get your whole family into the holiday spirit: Personalized Reindeer Ages 2 to 8 Skill level: Easy Materials needed: Yellow construction paper, brown construction
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Low Carb Gingerbread Cake

By JustMommies staff

When you think of holiday baking, gingerbread desserts are sure to come to mind. Gingerbread men, cookies, and cakes are all part of getting into the holiday spirit. Fill your home with the scent of gingerbread baking in the oven without ruining your diet. This gingerbread cake recipe from Splenda
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Thanksgiving Day Leftover Ideas

By JustMommies staff

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving Day without lots of leftovers – but there’s much more that can be done with leftovers than just standing around the kitchen all evening and pulling at what’s left of the turkey! But after all the time and effort you put into planning your Thanksgiving Day dinner, you’ve
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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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