Parenting Preschoolers

Weird Science: Wacky Parenting News That's Actually True

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Parenting is more of an art form than a science, but we've come across some pretty amazing scientific research in this realm. » Read more

Modern-Day Parenting Dilemmas - We Miss the Good Ol' Days

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If you're a modern-day parent, you've most assuredly heard from an elder something along the lines of, "I'm sure glad I'm not a parent in today's world!" Nowadays, moms and dads have so many issues to deal with that convolute the art of raising children. » Read more

Pacify Your Kids with an iPhone or iPad? Then Read This

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It seems there's a toddler tapping away at aniPhone or iPad everywhere you turn these days. » Read more

Green Spring Fashion For Babies, Girls & Boys

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The snow may still be falling in your hometown, but spring will be here before you know it. Outdoor adventures, Easter egg hunts, picnics in the park and enjoying nature are all hallmarks of the season -- as is the shedding of winter coats and the dawn of spring fashion. » Read more

Detachment Parenting: A New Trend in Parenting

On first glance, you would think that a “detached parent” was an uncaring or uninvolved parent.  Detachment parenting seems almost as if it was created specifically to rebut the attachment parenting model that has grown to be so popular.  However, according to Heidi Smith Luedtke, Ph.D., author of Detachment Parenting: 33 Ways to Keep Your Cool When Kids Melt Down » Read more

Tips On How To Get Your Kids To Eat More Veggies!

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You may have lucked out with a child who loves to eat fresh vegetables, but many parents face a tall order when it comes to getting their kids to eat anything "green," or red, purple or yellow for that matter, if it's in fact a vegetable. » Read more

Children's Beds That Offer Sweet Sustainable Slumber

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Theoretically, kids should be spending a great deal of time sleeping -- but every parent knows all too well the elusive nature of slumber. Whether you got a 'good sleeper' or not, your kiddo needs a bed -- and thanks to some smart, fanciful modern designs, the ubiquitous piece of furniture has become an art form in its own right. » Read more

Must-Read Pregnancy & Parenting Books

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No book can ever truly prepare you for parenthood, but there are many resources that can offer vital help along the way. Sacred Pregnancy: A Loving Guide and Journal for Expectant Moms will get you off on the right track while your baby is still in your womb. » Read more

Is the iPhone OK for Tots? Pros and Cons of Devices for Kids

According to the latest numbers, 72 percent of the top-selling iPhone apps are now geared toward toddlers and elementary school kids. However, parents should be warned that very little research has been done into whether it's a good idea to just hand your iPhone over to a three-year-old. Here are some of the pros and cons of using mobile devices to entertain our kids. » Read more

Eco-Friendly Plush Toys That Are Full Of Personality

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It's a fact of life. When you have children, your household gets overrun with stuffed animals and plush toys. » Read more