Kristin Fritz

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There’s a new way to get your baby to sleep: The responsive method

Speaking to the <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i>, Professor Sarah Blunden, director of the Australian Center for Education, says “For 40 years parents have been …

10 Habits to Shape a Kind, Well-Adjusted Child

Parenting is complicated. If we’re not careful, we become too focused on one aspect and let the others fall by the wayside.Many times, I see parents …

Parenting

How to raise kind children, according to Harvard researchers

Eighty percent of the 10,000 students said their parents taught them that their own happiness and high achievement were more important than caring …

7 secrets of highly happy kids

When it comes to kids, people don’t think about happiness enough these days. They think about success. They think in comparisons. They think about …

Kids

7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too

<b>If your son loses his shoe and you see it peeking out from under the bed, try asking leading questions, rather than just handing it to him.</b><p><i>“Where</i> …

Decoding Baby Crying

Read This Next<p>Even though your baby can't talk, she is capable of giving you some clues to help you understand what she's communicating. Since she …

The Fragile Generation

One day last year, a citizen on a prairie path in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst came upon a teen boy chopping wood. Not a body. Just some …

Crime

Travel or have a baby? 7 reasons I chose BOTH

Armed with quick wit and a self-deprecating sense of humor, Erica Levine Weber fell deeply in love with an adventerous lifestyle—before falling even …

Parenting

8 Cheap but Breathtaking Vacation Resorts Under $150 a Night - PureWow

Exotic swim-up bars and luxe full-service spas aren’t just reserved for those jet-setters willing to shell out a month’s rent for a weeks-long vacay …

11 positive parenting techniques to try before breakfast

Oh, mama. We all have <i>those</i> days—when the baby wakes up earlier than expected, the empty oatmeal can was mysteriously placed back in the pantry and …

Raising overcomers: How to teach your kids to do hard things

I haven’t taught any of my children to ride a bike. Not one of the four.<p>I’ve helped, for sure. I’ve held on to the seat and steadied them while they …

Parenting

First 24 hours at home with your baby

You've probably heard that all a newborn baby does is eat, poop, cry, and sleep. Sounds simple, right? It may become simple, but chances are it won't …

Baby and mom gear for the first six weeks

Just for mom<p><b>Nursing bras (2 to 4):</b> For comfort, buy 100 percent cotton without underwire. Some nursing bras unhook from the strap and others unsnap …

Babies Sleep Better In Their Own Rooms After 4 Months, Study Finds

Babies get less sleep at night and sleep for shorter stretches when they sleep in their parents' room after 4 months old, a new study finds. Parents are also more likely to engage in unsafe sleep practices, such as bringing their child into their bed or leaving pillows, blankets or stuffed animals …

Pediatrics

Second Trimester To-Dos

Click the links below for more detailed checklists and Q&As.<p><b>Weeks 16-20</b><br>[ ] Start planning nursery<br>[ ] Look into childcare options<br>[ ] Doctor visit<br>[ ] …

Teach Your Baby to Sleep (In Just 7 Days)

Are you a slave to the baby monitor? Breaking your child's bad sleep habits is one of the most important things you can do for his health -- and yours.<p>Baby Sleep: Get the Facts<p>During the early days of life with a newborn, you're focused on what's best for the baby, so sleepless nights seem like a …

Social Media, Content Marketing Most Effective For Growing Email Lists

Email marketing is still the highest-grossing marketing channel per dollar spent, but return on investment is impossible without a list of …

The 6 Key Components of a Successful Marketing Campaign

Ready, set, launch a campaign! It’s time to push the envelope and plan a campaign that is more creative and delivers better results than the last …

Marketing

The Psychology Of Shareable Content

Sharable content is your gateway to success in content marketing. If you can get your users to share your content regularly, or in high enough volume, you’ll gain access to thousands of new potential followers, earn tons of referral traffic, and you’ll gain permanent links that boost your domain …

Psychology

Six Tips for Creating a Winning Content Strategy

Congratulations are in order if you’re beginning your content strategy! You’ve made the first important step in developing thought leadership, …

Marketing