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Five Bedtime Mistakes to Avoid with Your Baby

Five Bedtime Mistakes to Avoid with Your Baby

The early years of your child's life are going to cause disruptions to your sleep pattern. It is completely normal for your baby to awaken several times in the evening for the first couple of months of their lives.   After three or four months, most babies are...

The Importance of Teaching Children Empathy

The Importance of Teaching Children Empathy

Most people will say that one of their goals in life is to make the world a better place. While not every good deed will make the news, they still bring light into the darkness. One of the easiest ways to do good in the world is to teach a child empathy.    By...

Developing Healthy Bedtime Habits

Developing Healthy Bedtime Habits

Children need to have healthy bedtime habits. Parents need to work on this when their children are young. With good habits, their children will get good sleep each night. Get Into A Bedtime Routine One of the healthiest bedtime habits is a routine. Kids need...

The Importance of Kindness for Kids

The Importance of Kindness for Kids

Teaching children to be kind is an essential value. It’s far more than a social development skill to teach them how to get along with others. In fact, it should be considered more of a developmental milestone. Many studies have been done on the physiological,...

Prioritizing Child Psychology as Schools Reopen

Prioritizing Child Psychology as Schools Reopen

Although doctors and nurses are warning the public of a new surge in COVID-19 cases spurred on by the delta variant, child psychologists are warning that the new school year will bring about a surge of kids facing mental health crises as well. In pre-pandemic years,...

Top Parenting Podcasts

Top Parenting Podcasts

Whether it is a new parent or one in the process of raising teenagers, there are a few podcasts that offer helpful and relatable advice for all stages of parenthood. Here is a list of some highly rated podcasts for parents organized by age. For parents to be, there...

Effectively Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Effectively Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Parents can build their children’s self-esteem using these three tips. Let children choose Children want to be independent. They want to freely express themselves. For example, they may want to decide what to wear in the morning. Parents can help by giving them a few...

Maintaining Your Baby’s Sleep Schedule While Traveling

Maintaining Your Baby’s Sleep Schedule While Traveling

Planning to hit the road with a toddler in tow is both exciting and a bit daunting. After all, keeping your baby on a solid sleep schedule can mean the difference between having time to yourself and reverting back to the time when your own nights were sleepless and...

4 Styles of Parenting to Know

4 Styles of Parenting to Know

Parenting is a whirlwind even months before the baby arrives. Sometimes in the midst of choosing nursery decor, car seats, and a pediatrician, thinking purposefully about parenting goals can get overlooked. There are 4 main parenting styles. Permissive Parent These...