Planning Car Trips with a Baby

Planning Car Trips with a Baby

Once you have a baby, traveling will not be the same as it used to be; but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be fun! With some time and thought, you can plan a car trip with your baby that is enjoyable for everyone.

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Separation Anxiety is a Normal Part of Development

Separation Anxiety is a Normal Part of Development

Babies quickly learn that other people are vital to their happiness and their survival, which means that they form very strong bonds with their caretakers! Unfortunately, babies don’t have the ability to understand fully how the world works. They don’t know what makes people appear or disappear, and they don’t know if beloved people will come back ever again once they are out of sight. Craving closeness to their caretakers is something that babies do to protect themselves from these potential losses.

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9 Fun Ways to Get Kids to Cooperate

9 Fun Ways to Get Kids to Cooperate

There are so many things we need to get our kids to do (or stop doing!).

Try these fun ways to gain cooperation.

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Help Your Child Stay Dry at Night

Help Your Child Stay Dry at Night

Bedwetting is a very normal thing among young children. About 50% of three year olds, 40% of four year olds, 20-25% of five year olds, and 10-15% of six year olds still don’t stay dry every night. Typically bedwetting goes away on its own as children get older; however, there are a few things that you can do to help your child stay dry throughout the night.

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Guide a Young Child to Become a Great Teenager

Guide a Young Child to Become a Great Teenager

We can’t mold our child into the person we want him to be, but the ways that we respond to our babies, toddlers and preschoolers will affect the way they will be as school-age children, teenagers and even as adults.

There are typical teen behaviors that parents struggle with that actually begin taking root when your child is young. Unfortunately, those tiny seeds are sometimes watered and fertilized unintentionally throughout the preschool and early childhood years until they grow into overgrown weeds that become very difficult to deal with.

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Top 10 Benefits of Bed-Sharing

Top 10 Benefits of Bed-Sharing

Bed-sharing is a wonderful option for many families. It can help with bonding, breastfeeding, and better sleep. It’s a personal decision for each family. Bed-sharing fans mention these lovely benefits. (Always make sure you do it safely.)

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Helping Mom & Dad Sleep Better, Too!

Helping Mom & Dad Sleep Better, Too!

Everyone talks about ways of establishing better sleep habits for your children, but oftentimes as parents we neglect our own sleep. As you learn important things about children’s sleep, hopefully you come to realize that better sleep can benefit you as well.

After working so diligently and patiently on your child’s sleep problems, you may want to take some time to improve your own sleep as well.

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