Chad Scanlon

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7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally.<p>No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult. This article …

Parenting

8 Ways To Be Intentional In Your Parenting

Some people call parenting a job, but when I think about it, that doesn't seem like an accurate description of what this beautiful and messy thing really is. This is a relationship -- a relationship that takes thought, self sacrifice, love, compassion and intentionality. This is not a relationship …

23 Ways to Calm a Fussy Newborn

Here's help to hush your little baby.<p>The first time you hear your baby cry is a thrilling experience; it's a sign she's entered the world healthy with a great set of lungs! But as the weeks go by, the thrill may quickly give way to concern and frustration.<p>As you will inevitably learn, babies cry a …

Pregnancy

How to Teach Your Toddler to Talk

You, your partner and other primary child-givers are going to be teaching your children how to talk. Here are some tips to promote clearer communication and to help you foster increased self-esteem, confidence and understanding through this process.<p><b>Learn sign-language and start by six months of age.</b><p>…

Parenting

19 Ways To Be A Better Parent Right Now

Because "good enough" isn't.

101 Things To Do With Kids

23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be

This makes me laugh. specifically, "rabid chipmunk." Survive your teething baby and know what to expect with this great teething infographic!<p>See …

23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be

Are You Ruining Your Baby's Sleep<p>23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents<p>23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents ** NO baby should have …

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ISPs

Tips for a Nervous Dad In Training!

23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be. A great "baby proofing" checklist.<p>See more<p>How "Baby" Changes the Body: See the Power of Pregnancy. …

23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be

There are just so many little things to keep track of when you're expecting. Just remember: "There's a chart for that."

Pregnancy

A newborn survival guide

A newborn survival guide: 23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be. Or friends/family of moms-to-be<p>See more<p>Baby wearing - Benefits of …

Tips for a Nervous Dad In Training!

VERY interesting read. Ways to carry your baby and how it effects your their development. Research-based info on the effects of strollers, buggies, …

Mama Natural

The New Rules to Raising Girls

Our daughters will enjoy more opportunities than any generation before. Everywhere from the playroom (gender-neutral toys!) to the boardroom (CEO? …

10 Daddy Tips for Raising Daughters

When my wife first told me that we were expecting, I found myself flooded with emotions – the largest of which was sheer excitement. I was going to …

Parenting

Quirky Discipline Rules That Work

Tired of nagging and scolding? Try these 7 surprising solutions.<p>Shutterstock<p>I've made a lot of bad rules in the decade I've been a mom, from …

10 Ways to Absolutely Improve Toddler Communication

Shares 45.8K<p>{Psst...Don't forget to subscribe to our eNewsletter.}<p>Struggling with how to talk to kids is a right of passage for parents and …

The ABCs of Raising Girls - Day 1: Letters A-E

Shares 109<p><i>I am a mom of 3 girls. So we have lots of pink, lots of drama, lots of princesses, lots of tangled hair. So I do consider myself something</i> …

How to Lay your Baby Down Awake, but Drowsy

Shares 9K<p>Like I said in my Top Ten Newborn Baby Sleep Tips, laying your baby down awake but drowsy can be kind of tricky sometimes trying to get the …

Top 10 Baby Sleep Tips That Will Help You Get More Sleep

Shares 255K<p>Our son gave us a run for our money when he was first born! We really struggled trying to figure out the whole baby sleep thing for quite …

Pregnancy

How to Play with Your Newborn Baby (0-3 Months)

<b>Caring for a newborn baby is hard work, isn’t it?</b> Who knew that a tiny human who sleeps 18-20 hours a day could make life so exhausting?!<p>THE FIRST …

Potty Training Part 2

Click here for Potty Training Part 1Hi! I am back to share how I have potty trained all 4 of my children. I was lucky enough to have a neighbor and …

Our latest news…{Potty Training Part 1}

It is about time I put a new post on this blog of mine! I have been MIA…again. I am starting to make a bad habit of that. I have a lot of catching up …

How to Make Baby Closet Dividers

I’m going to give fair <b>WARNING</b>: over the next few months there are going to be lots of baby projects & posts. When blogging, I try to stick to what is …

37 Big Milestones Baby Will Hit in the First Year

Wondering how quickly baby's senses and motor skills develop in that first year of life? Hint: It can all seem pretty fast! In just 12 months, your …

5 Easy Steps to Organizing Baby Clothes

To follow up on my previous post How to Organize Baby Clothes, I thought I would share some additional tips and tricks I’ve discovered over the years.<p>…