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Get Moving!  Toddler Activities to Encourage Physical Development

There are countless activities to keep a toddler happy and occupied on a rainy day.  The challenge is uncovering the ones that help develop their …

Why Back-to-School Nutrition Is Important

Nutrition is one of the single most important factors when it comes to a child’s development. Proper nutrition is essential for children to succeed in …

5 Family-Friendly Backyard Activities That Are Literally Cool

As a parent, you probably don’t want your kids to while away summer break glued to their iPads and smartphones. But on days when the …

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

Protect Your Kids From the Summer Sun With These Easy Tips

Everybody loves summertime activities with the kids splashing in the pool, outdoor adventures and maybe some time at the beach or the lake. Beware, though: …

How to Tap Into Nature with Your Kids This Summer

  Summer is a long-waited-for event, but can also be a long dragged-out process at times. The lazy, hazy days of summer can sometimes turn …

Free Indoor Activities for Kids

  Looking to have some summer fun with the kids but it’s too hot to go outside or it’s a rainy day? There are so …

How What You Say and How You Say It May Affect Your Child’s Temperament

The results of a recent experimental study published in the March 2016 issue of Developmental Psychology found that not only what we say but how …

6 Tips for Flying with a Toddler

Many families avoid air travel with their children until they are old enough to behave. However, some families do not want to postpone their get away until …

How Early Is Too Early for a Dental Exam?

Most children in the United States don’t go for their first dental visit until sometime after their second birthday. The average age for a first …

5 Reasons Why Your Toddler Won’t Pipe Down

When your preschooler learns to talk, you’ll be able to enjoy a proper conversation with him. But he may expect that conversation to carry on …

4 Remedies to Common Childhood Mishaps

Childhood is messy, sticky, and gooey, but we wouldn’t want it any other way. The time you have with your kids is short, and crying …

10 Quick and Easy Toddler Snacks

Fruits and vegetables are ideal snacks for little ones. They’re packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and also contain useful amounts of minerals and trace elements. …

How to Help Your Child Kick the Thumb Sucking Habit

Thumb sucking is a concern many parents have. Toddlers suck their thumbs because it’s comforting and calming. It’s probably something they did before they were …

Training the Fussy Eater

Toddlers can be fussy eaters who refuse to try a new food at least half of the time. Approximately half of all toddlers fit this description, …

Productive and Positive Potty Training

Your child’s showing all the signs of being ready to potty train. That’s great! But now where do you start? Explain to your toddler that …