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When you have a child, how-to be a good mom is a always a question. Following a few simple steps and be the good mom for your kids.

How to Meal Plan for Those of Us Who Can’t Even

My family eats out. A lot. I really don’t like cooking. Or cleaning up. Plus, I’m terrible at planning. But since we’ve moved from an urban area to a small town, we’ve found that the healthy (or at least healthier) options that we used to rely on when we ate out are simply not available …

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How To Start Saving For Your Kid’s Future

Bank teller at drive through window: “I see you have a little baby! Have you set up a savings account for her yet? Gotta think of her college fund!” 3-month postpartum, new mom me: “I haven’t even gotten her birth certificate yet so her own savings account? College? That’s a hard no.” Overzealous bank teller: …

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How To Teach Your Little Ones To Take Care Of Pets

If you’ve got pets, it’s crucial to teach your kids how to take care of them. It also teaches them so many important lessons, most importantly, the importance of taking responsibility. While your children shouldn’t be the primary care givers of your animals, there are so many things they can do to help out with …

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Ways to Know Your Child Is Learning Without Making Them Write

In a world where writing seems to have become the deciding factor on whether or not a child has retained information, adults are often putting pressure on children to write what they’ve learned. We often hear parents say “My kid hates writing,” but could it be that we are are asking them to write too …

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Apologizing 101: Teaching Your Child How to Apologize

Apologizing. That has to be one of the toughest relationship skills to learn. Even though just a little bit of time with Google will show article after article talking about how beneficial it is to receive an apology, sometimes, they can be so hard to offer, right? Given the physical and mental benefits, and their …

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What to Watch Out for with Teenage Bullying

We’ve covered the subject of bullying many times on Baby Gizmo. As a matter of fact, we’ve made multiple music videos tackling this sensitive subject from our original viral parodies “Nothin’ Holding Me Back” and “In My Feelings” about bullying from the child’s perspective to one that was a message to the parents called “Memories”. …

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