Tamara Robbins

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How to Discipline Toddlers

When and how should you begin to discipline toddlers?<p>Kids begin knowing what “no” means at around seven months on average, and, once they can speak, …

Healthy eaters for life: 3 strategies to create veggie lovers out of picky toddlers

<i>Recent research shows that unhealthy eating behaviors begin much sooner in toddlerhood than parents might realize. Early in infancy, babies are</i> …

3 Secrets to Happy Travels With Toddlers

Although travel can be tough with kids this age, you can minimize the hassles and maximize the fun with these tips.<p>If you thought leaving town with a small baby was challenging, just wait till your child turns 1. Unlike infants, who are readily portable and sleep much of the time, toddlers are …

DIY-Impaired? This Dad Has 10 Brilliant Halloween Costumes for Your Toddler

When your toddler refuses to wear a store-bought costume at the last minute, these suggestions might just come in handy.<p>Not all of us are Martha Stewart, and not all of us have the time or dexterity to recreate all the cool projects we see being shared on Facebook and Pinterest on the daily. But …

Fussy Eating Toddlers - Blame It on Their Genes, Not Their Parents

Aim of the Study<p>Researchers at the University of London embarked on the study to investigate the influence of genetics on the eating habits of …

Parenting

Cute DIY SandBox For Toddlers

<i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreeToBe #CollectiveBias</i><p>It’s been a month …

Kids

Are You Expecting Too Much from Your Toddler?

A national survey shows most parents believe their toddlers have the capacity for more control of their emotions than is developmentally possible at their age.<p>Sometimes when my 3-year-old melts down, and just. Won't. Stop. Crying. And screaming, and making a spectacle, and rolling around on the …

Parenting

Motherhood and mesh undies: one mom's incredibly honest postpartum photo

There’s an underwear photo that’s being celebrated around the web this week, but it’s not what you might think. The undies the woman is wearing aren’t skimpy or sexy, lacy or racy. In fact, they’re just the opposite.<p>And that’s exactly the point. In their oversized glory, they signal the joyful …

Pregnancy

How I Became a Stay at Home Mom in a High Cost Area

<i>Guest post from Aileen of Aileen Cooks</i><p>I never thought I would be a stay-at-home-mom before I had my first child. I took pride in working and did not …

Personal Finance

Cool Things To Do With Baby Indoors

“Throw on a sing-along DVD and have a dance party!” — <i>Sara E.</i><p><i></i>“I let my toddler use Cheerios as pebbles to dig with his construction trucks; then my …

Best Bacon Recipes

Savory chive-studded French toast is topped with that irresistible trio, bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Serve this easy, creative open-face BLT for brunch, lunch, or dinner.

Our Best Slow-Cooker Recipes

Ginger, cumin, and cinnamon take ordinary chicken to a new level without any extraordinary effort.<p><i>Need recipe inspiration? Sign up for our Everyday Food Newsletter and get the most delicious recipes delivered to your inbox.</i>

First Aid for Choking: Key Steps You Should Memorize to Save Someone’s Life

Knowing how to take action when someone is choking can save their life. Here, a step by step guide everyone should know.<p>If a small object “goes down …

Choking

Johnson & Johnson Admits: Our Baby Products Contain Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde

Parents everywhere were shocked to learn that the No More Tears baby shampoo from Johnson & Johnson contained formaldehyde, which has been shown to …

Johnson & Johnson

Baby Sign Language: 21 Words and Signs to Know

Open up the lines of communication with your infant with signs for "more", "done", "eat", "change" and other signs for everyday items.<p>According to …

Pregnancy

Doctors need to actually listen to the women they treat

Ignoring mothers' concerns about their unborn babies' movement is just the tip of the iceberg. We need to stop relying on machines and focus on people<p>UK maternity care is steeped in patriarchy. Statements like this can sometimes cause outrage or ridicule, but I’m not sure why. We live in a world …

Common (Sleep) Sense: How To Help Baby Develop Healthy Sleep Habits

It typically takes 12 to 24 weeks for baby to start sleeping through the night, but it’s never too early to help baby develop healthy sleep habits. …

Parenting

Finding Free Books For Your Amazon Kindle

If you have an Amazon Kindle, then you’ve probably already discovered that the site has a pretty nice library of free books available for download. …

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Get a Full-Body Workout at the Playground

You don't need to head to the gym or buy exercise equipment when you can get a great workout with just your body. If you happen to be taking your …

How to Lower Your Food Budget (Without Giving Anything Up)

My wife and I have three children. According to the official USDA statistics on food costs, the monthly cost for our family to eat per month assuming …

Personal Finance

Book a Doctor's Appointment at 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM to Avoid Waiting

Few people love a visit to the doctor and wait times make matters worse. The solution? According to redditor bartmycbartbart, who once worked in a …

Electronic Medical Records

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Give Most Fruits the Sniff Test to See If They're Ripe or Not

When in doubt, use your nose. That's how you'll know pineapples, peaches, and other fruits are ripe.<p>Secret Tips from the Yumiverse illustrated a …

Food