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5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

I have always loved being a mom to a toddler—but I might have loved being a mom to a napping toddler a smidgeon more. Just the word “nap” eases the tension in my brow, as thoughts spring to mind of a quiet house, returned phone calls and maybe a catn ...
Our 4 Best Natural Remedies for Kid Coughs

Our 4 Best Natural Remedies for Kid Coughs

Is there anything more pathetic than the sound of a baby or small child in the throes of a coughing fit? You just want to end the misery quickly—which might tempt you to go running for the medicine cabinet, or the pediatrician, so you could beg for a ...
4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

The thing about Thanksgiving leftovers is—they get old fast. Maybe on day 1 post turkey day, that open-faced cold turkey sandwich is exciting, but by day 3 and 4, you’re just over all of it. Especially the children, who might not be big fans of stuff ...
10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

Whether it’s forgetting about Show & Tell or not being able to attend the winter holiday program because of a work obligation, I can’t be the only mom whose first response to even the most minor mommy fail is: “I’d better start saving for therapy ...
4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

As healthy as your household may be, Halloween is coming. And even with dentist candy trade-in programs, the “Switch Witch,” and every other way you pry that high fructose corn syrup-filled pillow case out of your child’s clammy, over-sugared hands, ...
5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating

5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating

Three cheers for cauliflower! Pass the spinach, please! Sound familiar? We wish. It isn’t easy getting kids to gobble up greens, veggies and other healthy foods. But there are some things parents can do to encourage good eating habits and to get kids ...