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Raising a toddler can feel like a roller coaster ride as you follow their extreme highs and lows. Use our tools and tips to find out how to deal!

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The Five Stages of Bargaining with my Toddler

There are basically five stages of bargaining I will cycle through with my toddler almost daily. Each time I return to stage one, I...
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Choosing Toys for an Infant-Toddler Household

I was recently asked for advice on choosing toys for a toddler when there is also an infant in the house. Interestingly, I wasn’t...
Tips for Teaching Older Siblings to Share When Baby Arrives

Tips for Teaching Older Siblings to Share When Baby Arrives

Sharing is caring, but sharing is hard! This is the motto we lived through after my second child joined our family when my oldest...
3 Steps To Getting Your Child To Sleep on Vacation

3 Steps To Getting Your Child To Sleep on Vacation

I'm going to go out on a limb here, people - vacation with kids is hardly a vacation. Our family rents a beach...
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5 Potty Training Tips That Will Help You On This Journey

This is a sponsored post. Potty training your little one? Here are five tips to help you on this rollercoaster ride. My first tip stems from...
Six Tips For Managing Two Kids (Or More) At The Playground

Six Tips For Managing Two Kids (Or More) At The Playground

It is starting to warm up here in the Northeast, and we are finally (FINALLY) heading into my beloved outdoor season! We have been...
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8 Foods to Tempt Your Picky Eater

Picky eaters have to be one of the biggest challenges of parenting. My gut instinct is to say, “Eat what I prepare or don’t...
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Crapping Your Pants, and Other Reasons Toddlerhood is Amazing

We adults tend to look back at certain points of our lives and think, “Man, if only I could go back….” You know, the...
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Products That Help Control the Kid Clutter

I am always trying to refine and minimize the clutter around our home. While we live in a nice, average - sized home, there...
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5 Great Thanksgiving Crafts for Toddlers

Thanksgiving is our next big holiday and Pinterest is overflowing with fun ideas for crafts. Since my toddler is always bouncing off the walls,...
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The Struggle: Letting Your Child Do Things

“Oh gosh, and now the cake batter is all over the counter, dripping onto the floor,” I think, as I recover from the shock...
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Reward Ideas for Potty Training

I am beyond happy to report that my son is officially potty trained. Here's why I insert every "party" emoji I can find at...