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Lower back pain :(

Hello, dear mommys! I am Kelly, mommy of two (Mary 5 and Kyle 3). Nowadays I am experiencing an in...

Moms of Toddlers

HELP with 2.5 year old

My 2.5 year old son used to not have aversion to the people he sees often such as his aunts and gran...

Moms of Toddlers

How to keep a toddler or infant amused when it's too cold?

We do the reading thing (a question I asked for which askme was awesome) but how many of her favori...

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Weird Science: Wacky Parenting News That's Actually True

By Inhabitots

Parenting is more of an art form than a science, but we've come across some pretty amazing scientific research in this realm.
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Pacify Your Kids with an iPhone or iPad? Then Read This

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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Triumphing Over Tantrums

Before you had kids you probably witnessed an out of control child having a temper tantrum at the store. More than likely you thought or said, "If that was my child, I would ______". Well now here you are with children of your own dealing with these exact situations. Temper tantrums are a normal part of life with toddlers and preschoolers.
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Hitting, Kicking, Biting and Hair Pulling

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Discipline Solution

Children resort to aggressive behaviors because of a lack of wisdom and self-control. It is not a sign that a child is hateful or mean. Kids are human beings and human beings will get angry, we can’t prevent that. What we can do is teach our children how to handle their frustration and anger in appropriate ways.
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How to Deal with Super Tantrums

By Laura Carlson

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 to do but leave the establishment, right? Not sponsored content
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When Parents Aren't on the Same Page

By Laura Carlson

Think back to the time before you became a parent: Maybe you talked with your partner about having children. Yet, your “parenting styles” may not have entered the conversation. Some clinical counselors say people get into relationships with belief systems that come from their own childhoods. When they become parents, they may end up on different pages for bringing up baby. Not sponsored content
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