5 Ways Stacking Toys Benefit Your Baby

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5 Ways Stacking Toys Benefit Your Baby

Stacking toys have likely been around as long as babies have. Whether it's stacking rocks, blocks, or cups, babies and toddlers can't seem to say no to the ch...

Are Plastic Toys Bad for Babies?

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Are Plastic Toys Bad for Babies?

We've heard that plastic is bad for you, but it's terribly convenient--and cheap! Is it really that bad? Wouldn't someone have stopped it by now if it was gla...

25 Questions First-time Parents Ask About Their Toddler's Development

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25 Questions First-time Parents Ask About Their Toddler's Development

Just when you think you're starting to get the hang of this parenting thing, the toddler years hit. The first year is more like a warmup: food, diapers, sleep...

The Dos and Don'ts of Disinfecting Baby Toys: A Comprehensive Guide

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The Dos and Don'ts of Disinfecting Baby Toys: A Comprehensive Guide

Babies can be pretty gross. They slobber and chew on anything they can reach. Of course, they don't know about germs or getting sick yet; they're just explori...

Are Silicone Toys Durable Enough for Toddlers?

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Are Silicone Toys Durable Enough for Toddlers?

Toddlers are nerve-rackingly clever, especially when it comes to destroying anything designed to be "indestructible." There is a lot of hype around silicone t...

10 Tips for Handling Your One-Year-Old's Picky Eating

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10 Tips for Handling Your One-Year-Old's Picky Eating

Don't you love it when you work your tail off to cook a delicious meal you're sure everyone will enjoy, only to see your one-year-old reject it? No? Of course...

How to Handle Separation Anxiety in Your One-Year-Old

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How to Handle Separation Anxiety in Your One-Year-Old

Keys? Check. Wallet? Check. Goodbyes? Not quite. It's tough to get through goodbyes when your one-year-old makes them a heart-wrenching ordeal every day. Wha...

Montessori Education at Home: How to Teach Your Child Independence

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Montessori Education at Home: How to Teach Your Child Independence

We all want the best for our children: success, happiness, and fulfillment in whatever they set their minds to. Montessori education methods build children u...

25 Questions First-time Parents Ask About Their One-Year-Old

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25 Questions First-time Parents Ask About Their One-Year-Old

Just when you feel like you're starting to get the hang of this whole baby thing, your sweet baby turns one. He or she will soon be walking, using more words,...