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How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

To win the war of the wills with my adorable-but-stubborn 3-year-old, Charlie, I have to give him choices. “Milk or water?” when he asks for juice; “Do you want to play with your books or your blocks?” when he demands to wat ...
10 Surprisingly Useful Things to Do With Baby Shampoo

10 Surprisingly Useful Things to Do With Baby Shampoo

One day, you have a teeny, tiny baby, and only the most gentle baby shampoo will do. But little wisps of hair don’t require many suds, and before you know it, you’ve got a toddler with a full head of tangled curls and half a bottle of bab ...
10 Tips for Nursing in Public

10 Tips for Nursing in Public

For every new mom who can proudly yank up her shirt and give her baby lunch in the middle of a baseball stadium, there is another woman who breastfeeds her baby in restrooms, parked cars or pumps at home and brings a bottle to avoid the dreaded ̶ ...
Choosing a Formula

Choosing a Formula

Many moms don’t think about infant formula at all when they’re pregnant, because they intend to breastfeed””as every pediatrician and parenting book on the planet will tell you, “breast is best.” But if for whatever rea ...
Preventing & Treating Diaper Rash

Preventing & Treating Diaper Rash

A diaper rash doesn’t sound like that big of a deal until your baby gets a really bad one and is absolutely inconsolable until it (finally) goes away. Sometimes you won’t even know there’s a rash””you’ll think your littl ...
A Natural Remedy for Cradle Cap

A Natural Remedy for Cradle Cap

It’s a good thing babies don’t wear black turtlenecks. Because if they did, all of the ones suffering from the extremely common condition called “cradle cap,” or infantile seborrheic dermatitis, would have yucky flakes on the ...