Author Archives: Stephanie

Seven Ways To Be A Better Parent

The responsibilities of a parent are vast and often riddled with difficulty, especially when it comes time to guiding your child away from negative behavior and bad habits and down the right path. The decisions you make now will impact your child for the rest of their life, so it’s of the utmost importance that you make thoughtful and intelligent choices. 1. Understand that children deserve not to be hit. A long time ago, hitting was an acceptable and common practice among parents, and experts are now […]

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Finding Time for the New Parent

Being blessed with a new bundle of joy is a wondrous thing. It is so wonderful, in fact, that you might end up having trouble finding time for yourself. The problem is, you need to make time for yourself every day in order to do the best job taking care of your baby. Follow the advice below to find some time for yourself and other loved ones during the busy days of parenting. Making time for yourself is not only about finding time to get back to […]

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Cutting Costs On Baby Goods

Bringing a baby into the family can be one of the most exciting times of your life. It can also be one of the most financially draining times of your life. Figuring out how to save money on some of the things that baby will need will make things a little better for your wallet. Use the guide below to create a plan for purchasing baby’s necessities for a little less. Try shopping for your baby furniture during closeout season. Many manufacturers will release their new lines […]

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Introducing Your Toddler To The Wild World of Animals Safely

Pets and toddlers can be a crazy mix, dangerous even! It’s very important that you take measures to teach your little darlings to respect animals and be safe with them. The following tips can help show you how. 1. Demonstrate the proper approach and good handling. Show your child how to carefully get close to an animal without spooking it. Animals have lightning fast reactions and can very quickly snap or scratch. Emphasize the importance of going slowly and speaking kindly and of being gentle with little […]

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Bringing Home Baby A Guide to Breastfeeding

Many women believe that breastfeeding their infant will be no big deal; after all, women have been nursing their children for centuries. However, breastfeeding is not as intuitive as one may think. A lot of mothers have difficulty experiencing success, and as they struggle to help their little one get the nourishment that they need, they may feel uncomfortable and upset. Unfortunately, those feelings often lead the new parent to stop breastfeeding before they are able to truly give it a chance. The following tips are meant […]

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A Quick Guide for New Parents

Becoming a parent is one of the best experiences that anyone can be lucky enough to go through in their lifetime. With that said, it can also be a very stressful one. If you want to relieve your stress you are taking the right step by doing some research. Read the article below so that you can be assured that you know exactly what you need to know as you approach your life as a parent. Do not feel as though you need to do everything yourself. […]

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How To Parent A Toddler

Do you have a toddler? Children of that age can be exhausting, but they are also so much fun. Keep reading to learn more about parenting a toddler. Your toddler is old enough to understand rules and limitations. Besides, you will have to establish strict boundaries for the security of your toddler. Your child is at an age where he or she wants to explore and touch everything, which could become dangerous if some things are not off limit. The best way to set rules for your […]

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Adding A Baby To Your Family

The addition of a baby to your family can be exciting and yet overwhelming. The joy you experience once baby arrives and you hold her in your arms for the first time will far outweigh the stress you feel, but until then, you must plan for the arrival. Use the guide below to plan for your baby and remove some of the stress from the situation. Making the decision about how you are going to feed your newborn can be difficult for some mothers. Trying to decide […]

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Are You A New Parent Seven Things You Must Know!

The first few months of life as a new parent can be amazing, yet quite frustrating. If you prepare for these months ahead of time, you will not feel quite as overwhelmed when the time comes to cope. Continue reading to learn a few things that will help you as a new parent. You will likely get offers of assistance from friends or family. You may be reluctant to take them up on their offers, but you really should. You will need breaks at times and their […]

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How to Keep a Toddler Busy

Sometimes, parents need time to get some housework, schoolwork, or even job-related work done. However, toddlers and young children can get very much in the way of this and need something to distract them while their parents complete tasks. The following are a few tips for distracting and keeping a toddler busy, so that their parents can get some well-deserved rest or else complete some essential work around the house. Put in a new DVD of your toddler’s favorite cartoon or movie. A new DVD is preferable […]

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