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Sleep problems, Any advice?

All 3 kids are sharing a room until we have the money to finish a room downstairs after taxes come b...

Moms of Toddlers

Pretend play? Weird phase? What's going on??

The past few days my son has been pointing to pictures in books, toys, etc & saying "mama" & "dada"....

Moms of Toddlers

Can we talk about toddler sleep?

Ok so anyone else ever have a toddler (18 months) who still gets up like 6 times a night on average?...

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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. » Read more

Eating Out with Kids: Restaurant Behavior

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Discipline Solution » Read more

Toddler Dinner Ideas

Does your toddler turn up his nose to all of your dinner ideas? Chicken nuggets or mac n cheese may be their two favorite dinner choices, but you can't eat the same two meals every day. So, what's a mom to do? Here are some fun and creative dinner ideas that toddlers will love!

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. » Read more

Soy Milk: A Great Solution for Lactose Intolerant Kids

By JustMommies for our Sponsor, 8th Continent

Children with lactose intolerance are not able to digest lactose, a type of sugar found in cow’s milk.  The small intestines produce a digestive enzyme known as lactase.  Lactase breaks down lactose into smaller sugars known as glucose and galactose which your body can then absorb and turn into energy.  Children with lactose intolerance do not produce enough lactase so when » Read more

Benefits of Soy for Children

By JustMommies for our Sponsor, 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 they have now may influence how they eat all the way into adulthood.  » Read more

At the Table!

By Annabel Karmel from 'First Meals and More: Your Questions Answered'

Sometime around 18 months old, your child will begin to develop the skills, confidence, and understanding necessary to establish independent eating habits and, of course, table manners.
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Annabel Karmel: Snacks and Treats

By Annabel Karmel from 'First Meals and More: Your Questions Answered'

Snacks and treats don’t have to be unhealthy to be tempting and delicious, and with the right ingredients, they can form a nutritious and integral part of your child’s well-balanced diet. Used judiciously, too, they add important variety to your child’s diet, and encourage little ones to experiment with a wider range of flavors. » Read more

Fun with Finger Foods

By Annabel Karmel from 'First Meals and More: Your Questions Answered'

First Meals and More Finger foods are a wonderful way to introduce your baby to various tastes and textures, and will help to encourage independent eating. » Read more

Tips for Dealing With a Picky Eater

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 eater. » Read more