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Help, I Have a Nanny, But I Can’t Let go

You spent a lot of time researching childcare options. Luckily, you found a professional nanny or childminder you like and can trust. Your little one also seems happy with your choice. So why are you having such a hard time letting go? The reality is regardless of how much you like your nanny, it’s often an emotional tug of war …

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Private Matters: Caring for an Uncircumcised Penis

If you have a son, you had to decide if you wanted to have him circumcised or not. If your little boy is uncircumcised, you might wonder if there is any special care involved. The most important thing to keep in mind is to keep the area clean. Properly cleaning a penis may not have been something you were concerned …

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Mom soothing her baby after he had a night terror

Help! My Baby had a Night Terror

One minute, you’re all snuggled up fast asleep and the next, your baby is screaming blue murder and thrashing about like a madman. When you try to comfort her, she seems completely oblivious to your presence and there’s absolutely nothing you can do to calm her down. If this sounds familiar, your baby may be experiencing night terrors. What is …

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Baby sitting with a TV remote in his hands

5 Potentially Dangerous Household Objects

Your home is a huge play center filled with things to climb, explore and play with. Or, at least, it seems that way to your baby. Now that your baby is growing older, you need to make sure your home is child-proofed to provide a safe environment for your baby to play in. Here are five potentially dangerous household objects you …

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5 Things to Remember About Postpartum Weight Loss

Well, it’s been 38 weeks since your pregnancy ended so you may be wondering why your body hasn’t bounced back yet. And why is it taking so long, when most celebrities seem to have rock hard abs just weeks after giving birth? And, more importantly, when are you meant to find the time to exercise when you’re caring for a …

Fiona Peacock5 Things to Remember About Postpartum Weight Loss
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5 Household Chores Your Baby Will Love

Unfortunately, your baby isn’t quite old enough to take on his fair share of the household chores just yet. Don’t be disheartened though, in a couple of years he’ll be begging you to let him wash up (you’ll have to redo it after) and load the washing machine (you’ll need to sneakily remove the red sock from your white wash …

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A toddler being breastfed

5 Amazing Benefits of Breastfeeding a Toddler

If you’re still breastfeeding, you may be wondering when you’re going to stop. Many moms start their breastfeeding journey with an arbitrary end date in mind, often around the six months or one year mark. But what happens when that end date comes and goes and your baby still seems more than happy to keep breastfeeding? Extended breastfeeding (breastfeeding for …

Fiona Peacock5 Amazing Benefits of Breastfeeding a Toddler
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Baby is on the Move: First Steps

Your baby’s first step is an exciting and anticipated milestone. So when can you expect your little one to put one foot in front of the other? It’s hard to say exactly. Babies develop at different rates, which means she’ll go at her own pace. But in general, most babies take their first step somewhere between nine and 12 months. …

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