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Eco-Friendly Musical Instruments That Will Delight Tots

By Inhabitots

Did you know that early music training benefits your baby's brain? With that in mind, we've rounded up 5 green musical toys for your budding musician! The eco-friendly xylophone pictured above emits such a sweet sound that parents and tots alike will appreciate an enthusiastic jam session. If you like
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How to Teach Your Kids to be Safe from Predators

By JustMommies staff

Many generations of parents have told their kids not to talk to strangers. But awareness of “stranger danger” is not enough. Experts say that “authority figures” account for 50 percent of child molestation cases today and the offenders are often known to the child. Because problems may occur
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Love and Logic: A Low-Stress Approach to Parenting

By JustMommies staff

Bringing up kids to become well-adjusted, highly effective people—and having fun while doing it—can be challenging, but also can take a low-stress approach. This approach requires using, and teaching, the right balance of love and good judgment. Nationally recognized psychologists and educators use
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Green Spring Fashion For Babies, Girls & Boys

By Inhabitots

The snow may still be falling in your hometown, but spring will be here before you know it. Outdoor adventures, Easter egg hunts, picnics in the park and enjoying nature are all hallmarks of the season -- as is the shedding of winter coats and the dawn of spring fashion. For Easter and other spring celebrations
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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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Children's Beds That Offer Sweet Sustainable Slumber

By Inhabitots

Theoretically, kids should be spending a great deal of time sleeping -- but every parent knows all too well the elusive nature of slumber. Whether you got a 'good sleeper' or not, your kiddo needs a bed -- and thanks to some smart, fanciful modern designs, the ubiquitous piece of furniture has become
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6 Alternatives to Spanking

By JustMommies staff

When you’re out running errands with your children, do you find yourself at your wit’s end if they start begging for every toy or candy within reach? You’ve said “no” a dozen times, yet the pleading gets worse—until a full meltdown occurs. While such "hissy fits" are often unavoidable in
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Must-Read Pregnancy & Parenting Books

By Inhabitots

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. This lovely book celebrates a mom-to-be and
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How Can Overuse of Technology Affect Your Child

By JustMommies staff

As adolescents and teens finish up their long winter’s break, many will have spent hours dipping into a smorgasbord of technology. More than 63 percent of adolescents go online daily, according to the site WebWiseKids. About 73 percent are on a social network, and 27 percent use their phones to get
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10 Warning Signs that Your Child is Being Bullied

By JustMommies staff

According to the latest statistics released (2010), about 15 percent of all children are bullied at some point in their K-12 school years. More than half of students report that they've seen bullying take place at their school, and about 10 percent of students either drop out or switch schools at some
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