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Want Better Sleep for Kids? Start Here

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 by from Baby Steps

Sleep is one the most discussed issues in parenting, and for good reason. Instilling good sleep habits can feel like a full-time job, and obstacles seem to crop up on a regular basis. Teething and growth spurts can wake little ones, while stress, nightmares, and more growth spurts can impact older children. And getting them down for the night? ...

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4 Adorable 4th of July Baby Accessories

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly
Call me crazy, but I can't help but buy my kids matching 4th of July outfits and accessories every year. There's just something about the holiday that makes me want to go all out. Plus, we love our annual tradition of watching the 4th of July hometown parade and I secretly love snapping patriotic pictures of my kids. I love that year after ...

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The Ultimate Father’s Day Menu

Sunday, June 21st, 2015 by from EverydayFamily Eats

Dad has been amazing, so let's thank him with something he will love and also with this amazing Father's Day menu from EverydayFamily's incredible recipe collection. We've got recipes and tips to make every meal one worthy of your family's main man.

Challah French Toast

French toast topped with fruit and paired with a few slices of bacon ...

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Confession: I’m Jealous of My Daughter’s Babysitter

Saturday, June 20th, 2015 by from ABC, 123

I'm a mom to two little girls, and while I love them dearly, I've been eager to start adding more "me" time into my schedule. When I looked into what I really wanted, I realized I missed working. I've been a stay-at-home mom for the past several years, but the thought of going back to an office setting was slightly daunting, so I decided to ...

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8 Common Gender Prediction Methods

Saturday, June 20th, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly
One of the exciting parts of pregnancy is deciding if you will be finding out the gender early. If that’s a yes, the second exciting part is finding out if you’re expecting a boy or a girl. For many, the anticipation and waiting until after the 20 week anatomy scan - or longer - can be such a wait that we look to other ways that we can help ...

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Piercing Babies’ Ears: Adorable or So Wrong?

Friday, June 19th, 2015 by from Buzzworthy Bulletins

Do you remember what it felt like to get your ears pierced? Did it tickle? Or did it really hurt? I've never had my ears pierced, but I remember pretty vividly when my sister got her ears pierced. She was about 5 years old, and she seemed pretty brave through the whole thing -- until the actual piercing took place. 

{ MORE: To Pierce or ...

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How Exactly Do You Play With a Baby? See What the Doctor Says

Friday, June 19th, 2015 by from Tales from the Crib

You couldn't be happier. Your new baby is starting to blossom and wake up to the world. You love singing "The Wheels on the Bus" and playing "Peek-a-Boo." You play these games every day -- then you get bored. How can you best play with your baby so you both have fun and so you can help your baby's development along.

Kyle D. Pruett, M.D, a ...

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What Kids Say Dad Should Get for Father’s Day

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 by from My Mom is Awesome
Quick, give Ma Father's Day ideas! It's in three days, and I need ideas. All of the ideas. So I asked the kids. Mine. And everyone else's I could find, too. Here is what they recommend. ...

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6 Parents Share Their Secret to Getting Baby to Sleep

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 by from Tales from the Crib

Before you had your baby, you probably received a lot of warnings about how tired you were going to be. You know going into parenthood that children don't sleep, but until you have your own - it doesn't really sink in.

They take forever to fall asleep, and then when they finally do, they wake up every 20 minutes. They can't tell you ...

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New Policies Say Moms Can Bring Breastfeeding Babies to Work

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly

One county is taking a new approach to support working mothers alike with a new initiative that would allow breastfeeding mothers to bring their babies to work with them. 

The Allen County Board of Health in Ohio recently developed and approved a contract enabling women to file a request to bring their child to work while breastfeeding, ...

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