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20+ Quiet Activities for Preschoolers (a must have list for parents)

Peace and quiet…something all parents can appreciate. When you have a preschool-aged child running around, however, those moments are few and far between. Some kids are non-stop until bedtime. While it’s tempting to sit them down to watch TV or a movie – and don’t get me wrong, that’s a good idea sometimes – it’s nice to find something a …

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How to Play Heads Up 7Up (and variations of this game)

As a parent (or anyone who has to look after young kids), you can really appreciate the value of quiet games.  And one of the easiest places to start is by teaching your kid(s) how to play Heads Up 7Up.   It’s a super easy (and more importantly, quiet) game to learn. Kids love to play it because, every time you play, there’s …

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Best Diaper Wipes for Sensitive Skin 2017 (your baby will thank you)

Diaper wipes are one of those things where I would have thought (before having a child) that you can just buy any kind and they’ll be fine. They’re just wipes, after all. Having been through a variety of brands and types, I can say with certainty that the type of wipes matter, a lot. Without getting too graphic (in case you’re …

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Baby Naps Too Long: Is That Even Possible?

It doesn’t take long before new parents understand that naps are the key to a lot of issues. They help your baby sleep better at night and they give you breaks during the day (or allow you to nap too).  But what if a baby naps too long? Or, is it even possible that a baby naps too long?  It …

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Best Baby Carrier for Summer 2017 – Which Should I Get?

There’s a period of time after your baby is born where you feel like your hands are always tied (unless the baby is napping). I know we felt that way while our daughter was only a few months old. It’s hard to move around the house (or out of the house) when you’re either holding a baby in your arms …

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Best Diaper Disposal System in 2017 (this one won’t stink)

As a new parent, one of the things you become really aware of before your baby is born is the concept of diapers. Buying them. Changing them frequently. People would lead you to believe that your world revolves around it. And in some ways, they’re not wrong (at least, for the first couple months of your baby’s life). As you …

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32 Fun Activities for 1-Year Olds (You’ll Never Run Out of Things to Do)

While it doesn’t always take much, continuing to find fun activities for 1-year olds can sometimes be a chore. If you don’t provide them with enough stimulation, they can get cranky. And if your little one is mobile already, he or she can get into trouble as well. Keeping them occupied with fun activities is key.  And it’s not only so …

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Parents with Different Religions: What Should You Do?

In today’s world, it’s becoming increasingly common to find parents who are of a different religion (or at least, were raised with different religious beliefs). It’s not surprising, as this melting pot of a society grows larger and larger. It’s something both of us have dealt with – not only do we have different ethnic backgrounds (one of us is Caucasian, …

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