No-Cry Parenting

Home is Not School: Quarantine with Kids

Home is Not School: Quarantine with Kids

Are you quarantined with your children? Worried about schoolwork, but struggling with it? This is a unique and challenging time. Children are suddenly at home during the school year with no specific end in sight. There is a gap in their education, but you are NOT a teacher, and this is NOT homeschooling, and no one is expecting you to finish up the year’s lessons as if class was still in process. This is filling a temporary gap in your child’s formal education during an emotional upheaval. All the kids will get back on track when school resumes.

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How to Eat Out with Kids and Have Fun Doing it

How to Eat Out with Kids and Have Fun Doing it

Eating out with kids is not the same as dining without them. When you take children to a restaurant the focus is not the cuisine or the atmosphere. It’s all about controlling the excitement and boredom, teaching your children formal manners, and having quality family time. Here’s how.

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Encourage Your Kids to Embrace the Weather

Encourage Your Kids to Embrace the Weather

“Uh, oh. It’s starting to rain, we should head inside!” To which my four-year-old grandson asked, ”Why???” He looked perplexed at my odd comment as he raised his head to the sky and let raindrops fall on his tongue.

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How to Choose a Pediatrician

How to Choose a Pediatrician

During the first few years of life, your baby will have frequent visits for routine checkups and illness; so selecting a healthcare professional you trust is important. It’s common for parents to wonder how to choose a pediatrician that will work well for their families. These tips and checklists can help you as you make this decision.

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Airplane Travel with Baby

Airplane Travel with Baby

Learn about airplane travel with baby

Even if you racked up your share of frequent flyer miles before your baby was born, forget what you know of travel so far. Flying with a little one is a whole different story.

My oldest child was just 14 days old when she took her first flight, and since then, I’ve taken many trips with my four children over the years. I know that you can travel with your little ones and enjoy the process. Forethought and preparation are the keys.

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Which Expert Should You Trust about your Newborn?

Which Expert Should You Trust about your Newborn?

It’s remarkable, but true – your baby is born with a distinct personality that exists from the moment of birth. Babies are similar in their actions and needs, but they are not all exactly alike. Even two children born to the same parents on the same day – twins! – can be very different from each other.  Your newborn baby is a unique person with likes and dislikes, emotions and feelings. Your most important job in these early weeks is to get to know your unique and precious baby.

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