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How Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Helped Me Potty Train My Kids

by ParentCo.

The goal of potty training seems insurmountable, until you introduce a little plastic bribery.

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How to Use Your Philosophy on Life to Pick Swim Lessons

by ParentCo.

Maybe there's something to using your philosophical approach to life as a means to teach swimming. These five types of lessons might follow your groove.

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The One Thing Parents Can Do to Make Mornings Smoother, According to Science

by Pam Moore

Take a minute for connection before rattling off a list of must-dos. This simple habit can help you both start the day on a positive foot. It's worth a try!

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Dining Out with Baby: An Eight-Step Survival Guide

by ParentCo.

Anyone who has ever had a baby (I'm guessing that's you!) knows that when you take the little tyke to dinner, it's a race against the clock. Here are tips.

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5 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Bed in the Heyday of Summer

by ParentCo.

Summer is one long endless day – and it is exhausting. But that doesn't always mean your kids want to go to bed. Here's how to get some essential sleep.

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Easy Ways to Build Water Confidence With Your Child

by ParentCo.

If your child is water-shy, try these tips for boosting their confidence and maximizing productive lesson time. And yes, there's plenty you can do at home.

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4 Things That Matter on Family Vacation, and 4 Things That Totally Don’t

by ParentCo.

When it comes to vacation, pick the things to care about and let the rest go before we lose it, National Lampoon-style.

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A Guide to Summer Screen-Time Rules

by ParentCo.

Set reasonable limits that allow for family time and other important activities, and incorporate media and tech in ways that bring the family together.

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3 Tips for Traveling With Kids and Family

by ParentCo.

I’m glad I dared to travel with my baby. Here are the top three lessons I learned that I plan to employ for future adventures.

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Why Kids Thrive When We Set High Expectations

by Sanya Pelini

The expectations we hold of our children are critical in determining their academic and social outcomes.

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5 Present-Day Parenting Styles Inadvertently Favored in the 1970s

by ParentCo.

Back then, they didn't have fancy names for the different approaches to parenting. Only in the information age do we need to put a label on it.

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The Most Important Thing Children Need Is Just Love

The Most Important Thing Children Need Is Just Love

by Mark Oliver

As long as you show your kids that you believe in them, as long as you offer them love, warmth, affection, and support, your kids are going to be just fine.

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Why It's a Good Idea to Buy Baby Gear Secondhand and How to Pay it Forward

by Parent.com

Acquiring all the products and items you may need in the first year or two of parenting can make you want to run for the hills. 

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On the Trials of Toddler Travel, A Few Words to the Wise

by Peter K

Traveling with toddlers is a special kind of crazy. But if you prepare properly, it's totally tolerable. Here are some tips for making it as fun as possible.

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Why the Baby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother Went Viral

by Hannah Howard

When a product makes a difference in helping our little one catch those precious zzzs, you better bet it gets our interest. Sea Dreams Soother to the rescue.

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4 Montessori Strategies to Help Prevent a Toddler Meltdown

by ParentCo.

We’ve all seen the toddler meltdown. It’s that end-of-the-world sobbing tantrum over something so small you may not have even known what it was.

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What Are Wake Windows? How Parents Can Use Them to Make Life Smoother

by Hannah Howard

A wake window is exactly how it sounds, the stretch of time your baby or toddler stays up between naps. Here's how they can help make life smoother for the family.

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5 Ways to Make Potty Training Easier for the Whole Family

by Charlie Fletcher

Even if your little one is ready to start potty training, it can be a frustrating process for all. These strategies can make things easier on your and your child.

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Father's Day Has Always Been About Ties

Father's Day Has Always Been About Ties

by ParentCo.

The history of Father's Day proves that it is a Hallmark holiday, but not for the reasons you think. Take the chance to tell your dad how you feel about him.

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What to Consider When Baby and Toddler Proofing Your Home

by Charlie Fletcher

There’s no way to completely limit baby's exposure to risks. Yet, there are some practical steps you can take to ensure that they can be in a safe environment.

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The Evening Ritual That Transformed Our Bedtime Routine

by ParentCo.

Taking inspiration from "Goodnight Moon," and research on restorative sleep, I created a routine that has put an end to our bedtime battles. Here's what we do.

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5 Steps to Giving (Good) Advice to New Parents

by ParentCo.

Here are five easy steps to giving your new-parent loved ones the advice they are looking for without looking like an idiot. (Often times, just listen!)

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I Don't Mind That My Toddler Has No Interest in Potty Training

by Pam Moore

Despite my efforts, my toddler has yet to demonstrate any real interest in potty training. And that is fine with me, at least for right now. Here’s why.

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Foster Care: Here's What You Need to Know

by Jessica Williams

More than 400,000 kids are in foster care across the U.S. The foster system is facing a crisis due to a shortage of foster parents and foster homes.

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