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"There is no way to be a perfect mother, but there are a million ways to be a great one."

Possible Reasons Why Your Little One Isn’t Sleeping

“Why doesn’t my baby sleep?” you might ask, as I did with each of my children. Well, it could be any number of reasons. Or none of these reasons. Here's rundown of everything exhausted new parents should expect when it comes to newborn and baby sleep habits.

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Totally Legit Reasons to Shop Postseason Sales

The holidays are over. But is the shopping? You might not want to hear this, but post-holiday sales can be just as exciting as pre-holiday shopping. Check out a few ways we found to shop postseason deals and save for events like birthdays, Easter, or rainy day rewards, that are just around the corner. 

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3 New Year’s Resolutions that Include the Kids

New Year’s resolutions can help give a new feel for a new year. It’s a fresh start, and flipping over to a new calendar with fresh ideas, goals and outlooks can help start the year on the right foot. While typical resolutions are not realistic for children, there are goals that can be set with children to kick off the year. Here are three family-focused New Year’s resolution ideas to get you started.

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Totally Doable Self-Care Routines, According to Moms

Parents are so often focused on the needs of those around us that we neglect our own. But self-care for parents is important. To relieve stress, to improve wellness, and that all points back to your ability to care for others. So we talked to some moms out there about their own self-care routines. We asked, what is one thing that they do for themselves every day?

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Getting Together for the Holidays? Here’s How to Prepare Your Children

The holidays are a time for family togetherness, but they can be overwhelming for children. Here are a few ways to help prepare and support your children through this all-important day that’s often filled with new names and faces. 

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Explaining “Gratitude” to a Toddler

Ask a child what they want for their birthday, and you’ll get a laundry list of specifics. But ask a child about what they’re thankful for, well that’s a different story. It’s such an abstract idea. So if thinking of receiving a gift is so easy for toddlers and preschoolers, how can we make the idea of gratitude more accessible to children?

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What’s on TV? 3 Top Shows for Preschoolers

It’s Mr. Rogers who reminds us all that screen time for little ones can be used as not only a break from reality, but also a tool to enhance children’s learning and provide them opportunities for experiences typically out of a child’s reach. Here are 3 preschool-age television shows that do just this.

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Time for a Toddler Bed?

The bumpy road of parenthood is fraught with change. As soon as you get comfortable with one routine, your little ones change it up. The one coming up for me is the transition from crib to toddler bed. How do you know when it’s time? And when it is time, which bed is the right one?

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Moms Recall their Top Fears about Becoming a Parent

Nervous about parenthood? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Turns out most expecting moms are nervous about something having to do with becoming a new parent. We asked moms to think back about their own apprehensions and fears of becoming a parent, and here’s what they had to say. 

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