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Six Reasons to Skip the Sippy Cup

By JustMommies staff

They share the store shelf with other baby essentials and transitional gear, but do sippy cups potentially cause more difficulties than advantages? Invented in the 1980’s, the sippy cup quickly became the next “how did we live without it” item for parents of babies and toddlers. Nevertheless, is
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Toddler Dinner Ideas

Does your toddler turn up his nose to all of your dinner ideas? Chicken nuggets or mac n cheese may be
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Healthy Finger Foods for Toddlers

By JustMommies staff

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. But there are other healthier and less-processed choices that will help balance your child's diet
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Tips On How To Get Your Kids To Eat More Veggies!

By Inhabitots

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. Most kids will eat one or two healthy veggies, but getting them
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Tips for Dealing With a Picky Eater

By JustMommies staff

Many parents of toddlers are concerned about their child’s picky eating. It is not uncommon for toddlers and preschoolers to be picky about what they eat, in fact, according to a recent study by the American Dietetic Association, as many as 50 percent of caretakers considered their child to be a picky
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Eating Out with Kids: Restaurant Behavior

By JustMommies staff

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Discipline Solution Children can be both excited and bored when at a restaurant. They can find it difficult to sit in one place for the length of time necessary to order, wait, eat, and pay for the meal. This problem is one that improves with age, development
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Breastfeeding a Toddler - Why on Earth?

By Jack Newman

Because more and more women are now breastfeeding their babies, more and more are also finding that they enjoy breastfeeding enough to want to continue longer than the usual few months they initially thought they would do it. UNICEF has long encouraged breastfeeding for two years and longer, and the
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Mealtime Dilemmas? No Problem!

By Ann Douglas

Your toddler is a huge fan of macaroni and cheese—and practically nothing else. Your preteen sneaks out the door without so much as a bite of breakfast. Your grade schooler has developed an acute case of sandwich phobia.... Sound familiar? Here are some parent-proven solutions to your top biggest mealtime
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Benefits of Soy for Children

By 8th Continent

Many moms want to give their children a great start in life by teaching them healthy eating habits. Exposing your kids to a variety of healthy food and beverage choices while they are young will help them to become healthy adults. Since children develop food preferences at a young age, the preferences
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The 10 Most Stylish Celebrity Moms

By Jackie Potts

Whether they’re wearing caftans and sunglasses or leather hot pants, today’s celeb moms are re-inventing the traditional mommy uniform. Here are our picks for the top 10 ladies with the styles we covet most! 10) Katie Holmes: During her little Joey Potter days on “Dawson’s Creek,” Katie Holmes
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