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5 Ways to Add More Fiber to Your Kid’s Diet

5 Ways to Add More Fiber to Your Kid’s Diet

Unless your child is the rare bran muffin addict or prune junkie, chances are that the foods he or she is clamoring for are scant on fiber. (Those chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese and white bread sammies most kids are clamoring for aren’t e ...
5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Organic Baby Food

5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Organic Baby Food

Peas, string beans, butternut squash, carrots–the labels on those cute little jars of baby food sound so wholesome. But if you’re not choosing organic baby food, your baby’s first bites from a spoon might be anything but wholesome. ...
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 ...
Can You Choose the Gender of Your Baby?

Can You Choose the Gender of Your Baby?

My husband is one of eight grandsons, with no female first cousins.  After my first son was born, I got lots of knowing smiles from those familiar with his male-dominated family tree and comments like, “Aren’t boys great? It will be so cu ...
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 ...
How to Safely Color Your Hair During Pregnancy

How to Safely Color Your Hair During Pregnancy

How can you tell if a woman is pregnant? Aside from the obvious distended belly, her hair roots might give her away. That’s because many women steer clear of hair coloring out of fear that the chemicals could cause harm to the developing fetus. ...