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DD was always great about going to sleep by herself in her crib. She now sleeps in her own full siz...

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Tooth brushing

How long did you/are you waiting to switch to flouride toothpaste? Do you use a baby toothpaste, or...

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my name is sarah and i have 2 daughters. athena is 1 1/2 yrs and vivian is 7 mos. i look forward to...

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best remedies to help severe diaper rash?

Keegan just got off a round of antibiotics (to treat for diarrhea). he still has the diarrhea but no...

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My 3 year still uses a pacifier HELP!

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Toddler Health

Tips for Kids with Lactose Intolerance

Children who have lactose intolerance can experience gas, bloating, diarrhea and even vomiting when they consume milk, or many dairy products that contain lactose, like cheese and ice cream. The symptoms of lactose intolerance are very similar to a milk allergy, but the two disorders are very different.

Childcare

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.

Feeding Issues

Healthy Finger Foods for Toddlers

Toddlers love being able to do things for themselves—and that includes feeding themselves. Many toddlers eat unsweetened oat cereals and a variety of crackers as their typical (or only!) finger foods.

Parenting Toddlers

Weird Science: Wacky Parenting News That's Actually True

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

Potty Training Readiness

The Truth About Early Potty Training

When it comes to potty training, there are a lot of opinions as to when the “right” age to train is.  If you have older friends and family, they may insist that the earlier your child is trained the better.

Toddler Crafts and Activities

DIY Toys & Games You Can Make Using Household Items

Earth Day has come and gone, but why not turn the 24 hour global celebration into a long-lasting commitment to live a more eco-conscious lifestyle? One simple way to help preserve the planet is to make your own toys for your kiddos to enjoy.

Toddler Development

4 Tips to Get Your Toddler Talking

Longing to hear your tiny tot say a word or two? On average, toddlers are ready to utter their first words by one year or so. If you're feeling anxious to get your toddler talking, remember that every child has a timeframe to start speaking that’s just right for him or her. Are you eager to support your child’s budding language skills?

Toddler Education

Baby Geniuses: The Top Ten Educational Games For Your Toddler

Have you ever seen a toddler open a present and be more enraptured by the packaging the toy came in then the actual toy itself? You’ll be talking with friends and family and look over at your toddler and notice that he’s playing with the box that expensive toy came in, instead of the toy. What does this tell us?

    Toddler Health

    Tips for Kids with Lactose Intolerance

    Children who have lactose intolerance can experience gas, bloating, diarrhea and even vomiting when they consume milk, or many dairy products that contain lactose, like cheese and ice cream. The symptoms of lactose intolerance are very similar to a milk allergy, but the two disorders are very different.

    Toddler Safety

    Guidelines for Keeping Children Safe at Every Stage

    As parents, we have many responsibilities and worries-and child safety falls into both categories. While we are entirely responsible about keeping our crawling babies safe from electrical outlets, we must also remember to teach our tweens and teens about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and other challenges they face.

    Toddler Sleep Issues

    Tips for Putting Your Child to Bed

    Getting your child to sleep is about much more than what happens once they get into bed. Here are some ways to establish a healthy bedtime routine each and every night: