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Tablet games for 3yo to play when travelling

I often let my 3yo girl play games on my android tablet when we travel. That helps me keep her entertained. Unfortunately I couldn't find many good android games designed for toddlers. Our favorites are: Animal Orchestra, Kids connect the dots and Kids Memory Game. Would you suggest any other good android games for toddlers that are easy to play but entertaining?...

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Do you have any great 'hidden' veggie recipes for picky toddlers?

I am always looking for recipes with hidden veggies in them for my picky toddler. I found a great recipe for Spinach Muffins (most spinach muffins are savory but these are sweet!) online, then modified them to make them even better. These muffins are soooo good, even my picky toddler loves them! Here is the final version - they are so flavorful, I just had to share! Makes 12 muffins Dry Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nut...

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Hello! I am new here today:)

Glad to be here! I am a mom of one, Ava Louise who is 15 months old. Running and talking, she keeps me busy all day and I work part time at night. My husband works days so we overlap only a few hours a day so my mom watches her during that time. It works for now but it's tiring....

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Unsettling Symptoms from My Three Year Old

Hi guys! This is my first post ever in a chatroom, so please forgive me if I don't do this right! :) I am a 31 year old mom of four children, ages 12, 9, 6 and 9. About a year ago, my (then 2 year old) daughter developed a lump on the right side of her neck, about the size of a pea. It moves around when you touch it and usually doesn't hurt. I did take her to the doctor and her pediatrician said that I should not be concerned but to just watch it and make sure it doesn't grow or become lod...

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6 Common Car Seat Mistakes Parents Make

Four out of five car seats are incorrectly configured for safety, according to the National Safe Kids Campaign. For this reason, doctors, parents, childcare workers and others have been working diligently for years to raise national awareness about car seat safety. You may be asking yourself: Why is
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Guidelines for Keeping Children Safe at Every Stage

By JustMommies staff

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
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New Car Seat Guidelines from the AAP & NHTSA

By JustMommies staff

The AAP and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have recently released new car seat guidelines. The guidelines are no longer based on the type of car seat but instead are based on the child’s age. Both the AAP and the NHTSA are now recommending that parents keep their infants in a rear
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Top Ten Car Seat Tips

By Recaro

Travel safety is important, especially so when young ones are involved. Before you buckle your little one into a car seat, considering the following: Car Seat Tip #1 – Size Matters Size matters. Not all seats are designed for all children (or for all vehicles, for that matter). Make sure that you’re
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Pros and Cons of Extended Rear-Facing Car Seat Use

By JustMommies staff

Many parents can’t wait to move their kids to the forward-facing position in the back seat. After all, it’s easier to keep an eye on the kids when they’re facing forward; plus the kids have something more interesting to look at. But many safety experts question the practice of turning kids around
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Rear-facing Car Seats are Safer for Older Children

By JustMommies staff

According to a new report published in the British Medical Journal, children under the age of four are safer riding in a rear-facing car seat than a forward-facing seat. Reuters reports that infants in the U.K. are usually moved from rear-facing to forward-facing once they reach 20 pounds, which typically
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Car Seat Safety

By JustMommies staff

Car safety seats play a vital role in helping to keep your child safe. When choosing the best car safety seat for your needs, always read the instructions from the manufacturer and the owner’s manual to your vehicle so you’ll be sure to properly install and use a car safety seat. Car safety seats
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Three Steps for Meeting a Dog: Instructions for Parents

By Colleen Pelar

It is very important to teach kids how to interact with dogs they are interested in. Childish excitement could be interpreted as a threat by inexperienced dogs. Good kids and good dogs will have miscommunications every day. By teaching children and dogs how to interact with one another, we laying the
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Baby, Toddler and Child Proofing Your Home - The How-To Guide

By Jennifer Sprague

From the time your baby first rolls over, one of your first thoughts for them turns to there safety. Because if your like me, I did not even think about baby, child or toddler proofing my house till then. When starting to think about baby/child proofing, there is just so much to think about, and consider.
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Holiday Toy Safety Tips

By Jodie Lyn

When it comes to purchasing toys and games for the Holiday season, well meaning parents and relatives go crazy when it comes to buying “cute” or “hot” items for their kids. With all of the excitement surrounding the holidays, many disregard basic safety guidelines in age appropriate gifts for
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