mom teaching her child the proper potty training

What to Expect When Potty Training Your Child

Once you begin working with your child towards successfully potty-training him or her, it’s important to understand that you will be deprived of a substantial amount of time, and be required to shift your schedule …
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Do Active Children Become Active Adults?

According to Familyeducation.com, twenty million kids register each year for youth hockey, football, baseball, soccer, and other competitive sports. The National Alliance for Sports reports that 70 percent of these kids quit playing these league …
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Homework Checklist for Parents

One of your jobs as a parent is to encourage your child to learn and will provide strategies and methods to improve his academic performance and organizational skills, so that he can successfully complete homework …
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A Few Healthy Tips from the Trenches

As a mom who is concerned with healthy lifestyles, I am always intrigued to hear other families’ tips. So I thought you might like to hear a few of mine: –When you shop, let your …
little girl with her family eating in a restaurant

Restaurants and Kids?

As a young parent, I never voluntarily took my children out to a restaurant. If I had a choice between home or a restaurant, it was a no-brainer: we ate at home. Why go through …
kid sitting on his blue potty

Potty Training Regression

You’ve been potty training and everything is going smoothly. Then, out of no where your toddler starts having accidents again. There are many reasons why a child’s potty training progress may suddenly slow. Look for …
babies with different kinds of diapers

The True Cost of Diapers

Disposable diapers have gone through a number of changes over the years. Disposable diapers can still be as simple as plastic covering paper. Or they can be made with high tech super absorbent gels and …