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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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Parenting Preschoolers

How to Deal with Super Tantrums

You are out and about with your child running errands, when all of a sudden he goes from happy and calm to full on hell-raiser. The uncontrolled, horrific outburst surely causes a scene. With all eyes on you and your little one, you probably turn red and lower your head out of embarrassment. What's left

Cooking

5 Things Only Moms of Picky Eaters Will Understand

Your picky eater is all yours, so you love him, of course, but do you ever have those days where you think about how much easier life would be with a kid who just loved to try new foods? If you've had daydreams where you imagine serving up delicious and even experimental cuisine that your kid gobbles

Kids Crafts and Activities

9 Ways to Liven up Your Summer

The kids are out of school and you have vacation that you’ve been saving up. Hmm, what to do? With summer fully in swing, it’s time to venture out and create family moments that you all will reflect on for years to come. How exactly do you do that, you say? Well, we have nine great ideas to help

Kids Health

Sunburn & Sun Safety Tips

You want your kids to have fun this summer but how can you keep them safe in the sun. Here are some of safety tips for having fun in the sun. Keep babies under the age of six months out of the sun. Babies have sensitive skin that is much thinner than adults. If your baby is under six months of age she

Kids Health

Bed-Wetting Myths

Is raising a child who struggles with bed-wetting stressing you out? Relax! It's much more common and normal than you might think. Most doctors don't consider nighttime wetness as cause for concern in children five and under, and even after that, there is no cause for alarm. Studies suggest approximately

Childcare for Preschoolers

What to Look for in a Childcare Program

Whether you are expecting a baby or your child is already in school, if you are going back to work you will be needing childcare. The choices can be overwhelming. Do you want your baby or toddler in a large daycare center, smaller family daycare setting or with a nanny? Would your older child do better

Child Safety

Secondary Drowning: What it is and Why Every Parent Should Know the Symptoms

Drowning is a leading cause of death among young children, but even if you're vigilant about watching your kids near water, they could still be at risk. Secondary drowning, also known as "dry drowning," is a phenomenon that many parents don't even consider and yet, while rare, its risks are very real.

Parenting Preschoolers

Tantrums and Emotions: Helping your little one by Talking about Feelings

Small people can have big emotions. A crucial time for parents to teach coping skills to their children is when they are young. There are the commonly known periods, such as “terrible twos and threes” and “the teenage years” where developing emotions are either forming or being heightened by

Potty Training

Top 7 Potty Training Mistakes

So you think you're little one is ready to potty train? If she's been waking up dry in the morning, or has expressed an interest in the potty, or informs you when her diaper is dirty, you're probably right. As well-meaning as parents are, everyone makes mistakes in potty training. Why? Because there

Preschooler Crafts and Activities

9 Ways to Liven up Your Summer

The kids are out of school and you have vacation that you’ve been saving up. Hmm, what to do? With summer fully in swing, it’s time to venture out and create family moments that you all will reflect on for years to come. How exactly do you do that, you say? Well, we have nine great ideas to help

Preschooler Development

How to Nurture Your Child’s Brain Development

The first three to five years of a child’s life are said to be the most crucial in their mental development. The rate of growth in a child’s brain will never be duplicated like it is in these tender, formative years. A parent’s job of nurturing their child’s growth starts at birth. Here are some

Preschooler Education

5 Foreign Language Apps for Kids

Better job prospects. More brain power. Academic success.Social and cultural awareness. These are all reasons parents want their children to learn a foreign language. But did you know that only about 25 percent of Americans can converse in a language other than English? Give your children an edge above

Preschooler Health

Six Myths About Twins

Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fable with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here