Nurture

When you think of parenting styles, or at least in my house, you realize there are two distinct styles—Dad who is the authoritarian, and Mom who is Imelda Staunton in Harry Potter. Imelda Staunton was the lady that was obsessed with pink and made all those rules that all of the kids broke. This is
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“I just can’t get him to latch.” “She isn’t sleeping through the night.” “He is wetting the bed and we have tried everything. Nothing is working.” Parents hear these words frequently, and, more often than not they speak them, too. What if there was a way to help our families achieve better overall health without
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Are you getting ready for a family adventure on a tropical island somewhere and you aren’t sure what travel must haves you will need? Exploring new places, building sandcastles, trying new foods and being in a whole new country is going to be a fun-filled journey for your family. However, getting everyone organized, making sure
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If you are a parent, then you have probably heard your kids saying ‘I hate reading’ almost every day. But, if you have tried asking them to explain why they hate reading, they were probably stuck with no answer. The reason behind that is that children don’t really hate reading, rather they really find it
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Do you recall learning to carefully link your letters together, forming those odd-looking letters that somewhat resembled the print you were so used to? Cursive handwriting, the graduation from writing print, block letters to fancy curvatures with a smooth finish. Do our children of the 21st century still need to learn this traditional form of
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Dining out with kids can be… an experience. We’ve had some doozies over the years, with slow service + starving children, tantrums, massive spills, and picky eaters. But let’s face it, some restaurants just handle kids better than others. And from your child’s perspective, most “typical” restaurants are pretty boring.  So, without further ado, we
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When you’re coping with depression as a mother, whether it’s situational depression (meaning a friend or loved one has died, or maybe you’re getting divorced) it can be exhausting. Inevitably your children will notice your mood shift. You’ll be able to articulate your feelings to them in a concrete age-appropriate way if you take the
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It is almost Valentine’s Day! Babies and toddlers can be some of the hardest people on your holiday list to shop for. You don’t want to leave them out on this special day, but what do they really need? We’ve compiled our top Valentine’s Ideas for Babies and Toddlers under $50, helping you to keep
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Managing anxiety as a mom is challenging. From the time that your children are babies to the time they turn 18, you’re continually worried about them. Children cause us as mothers to worry, no matter what. When you first have a baby, as a new mom, you’re concerned about your baby surviving the night. You
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Managing anxiety as a mother is challenging. From the time that your children are babies to the time they turn 18, you’re continually worried about them. Children cause us as mothers to worry, no matter what. When you first have a baby, as a new mother, you’re concerned about your baby surviving the night. You
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Congratulations! Your bundle of joy is finally here and now it’s onto breastfeeding and bonding. There’s no doubt that breastfeeding is best when possible, however, when reality hits, there are some breastfeeding challenges you may encounter. For example, when those little fingers start exploring more body parts during feeding and discover…the other nipple! Mom’s life-giving
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Can we ditch the terms stay-at-home mom (or SAHM) and working mom? As mothers, we all work. We work to raise our kids and do the best job we possibly can. So why haven’t we come up with a better, more empowering term for referring to the strong mothers that raise their children?  Whether you
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There is nothing more real about adulting than when your parent gets sick. As teens and twenty-somethings we not only believe ourselves to be invincible but we also believe that of our parents too. Seemingly they will always be there to catch us when we fall…whether that catch means bailing us out of a financial
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Nowadays, many children have easy access to electronics such as computers, tablets and smart phones. This makes it easy for them to browse the internet, go on YouTube, use social media platforms and more. While children use the internet for innocent purposes, they could easily be exposed to content that is not suitable for them
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Gone are the days when most young men and women graduated college in four years, bought a home by age 25 and started their own financially independent family before age 30. Blame it on the rigged economy, mounting debt, or just plain ignorance, but today’s “grown youth” are not prepared for adulthood. According to a
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Have you ever come across a baby product and thought “that’s genius!”.  As parents in this busy world, we are constantly looking for new ways to make life easier. This series of articles is dedicated to finding the most innovative products for babies and children for 2019. These items are guaranteed to simplify your daily
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No matter your age, doctors recommend a good multivitamin to ensure that you are taking in all the nutrients you need to be healthy. At different stages of life, the various vitamin types and formulas change. While it’s possible to obtain all the vitamins you need from a healthy diet, it’s incredibly hard to keep
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Some parents deem baby hammocks as the most comfortable alternative for their child. While their coziness is undeniable, many safety concerns have been raised over the years as to whether or not they are the right option for infants. In this article, we will discuss the suitability of baby hammocks to help you decide if
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