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Tinybeans app is a ‘nurture network’ that keeps parents connected with family, friends, and experts

Tinybeans app is a ‘nurture network’ that keeps parents connected with family, friends, and experts

Part of becoming a parent means streamlining things whenever possible — like buying in bulk, finding please-all healthy recipes, and discovering ways to keep in touch with loved ones without

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6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

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CDC issues updated guidelines concluding health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks

CDC issues updated guidelines concluding health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks

Along with choosing the right crib and seeking out breastfeeding advice, parents-to-be of baby boys have another decision to make: whether or not to circumcise their son. According to the recently

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10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

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Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

A New York City-based weight management and nutrition program for overweight and obese children is going back to the basics. Instead of pills, intense exercise regimes, and body shaming, the health care

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Study Finds Over Half of Babies are Still Being Put to Bed with Blankets and Other Suffocation Hazards

Study Finds Over Half of Babies are Still Being Put to Bed with Blankets and Other Suffocation Hazards

In 1993, an astonishing 7 out of 8 parents used blankets or soft bedding for their babies when putting them to sleep. With sleep safety campaigns such as the “Back to Sleep” campaign (in which

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BOOK REVIEW: 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids

BOOK REVIEW: 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids

Figuring out easy and fun craft and playtime activities for little ones can be more complicated than one might think. In this Pinterest-pretty society, we see scores of beautiful projects that quite

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Research Shows Older Children Benefit from Having Stay at Home Parents

Research Shows Older Children Benefit from Having Stay at Home Parents

Stay at home parents are often categorized as moms and dads who are home to raise their young babies and toddlers during their early formative years. But a new study highlights the fact that older

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Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Milk: it does a body… bad? According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal which followed 100,000 Swedish people over 20-30 years, drinking more milk was equated with higher

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Minbie Bottle Nipples Mimic a Newborn’s Instinctive Breastfeeding Technique

Minbie Bottle Nipples Mimic a Newborn’s Instinctive Breastfeeding Technique

Any mother who has ever tried to breastfeed her baby will tell you that the process doesn’t always come easily or quickly. The folks over at Australian company Minbie spent 13 years testing out

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The Switch Witch: Solving the Halloween Candy Conundrum

The Switch Witch: Solving the Halloween Candy Conundrum

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INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter Essie Jain on Writing Original Lullabies & the Importance of Music for Children

INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter Essie Jain on Writing Original Lullabies & the Importance of Music for Children

Photo by Brock Fetch My daughter and I listened to singer-songrwriter Essie Jain’s album of orginial lullabies all the time when she was a tiny baby, and we continue to listen to Essie’s music

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Alyson Aliano Captures the Essence of Stepmothers & All Types of Moms in Her Photo Series ‘Real Mothers’

Alyson Aliano Captures the Essence of Stepmothers & All Types of Moms in Her Photo Series ‘Real Mothers’

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Get a Behind the Scenes Look at Sesame Street at The New York Public Library’s Special Exhibit

Get a Behind the Scenes Look at Sesame Street at The New York Public Library’s Special Exhibit

You won’t need to ask for directions to get to Sesame Street anymore. The beloved show that taught you and your kids your ABCs and 123s is making its way to the New York Public Library this fall to

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7 Vegetarian School Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

7 Vegetarian School Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

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Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

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6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

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Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

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