Posts tagged parenting
5 YouTubers Parents Should Check Out

Nowadays, many parents have a YouTube channel. If you’ve ever searched for parenting advice or inspiration on YouTube, you know there are more mommy bloggers than one can count. Some want to let you know which products they loved for their baby, while others want to talk about the hard parts of parenting.

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5 Things Millennial Parents Do Differently

There are more than 16 million millennials in the US. Born between 1980 and 2000, 82% of babies born worldwide are born to this generation. Now is the time that most millennials are starting to have or already have children. However, millennials are doing things a little differently than their parents.

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 5 Gifts New Moms Can Actually Use

Most people want to use baby showers as an excuse to shop for cute baby clothes (me included). However, this leaves new moms with a lot of duplicates and a shortage of stuff she actually needs. And no matter how prepared you think you are, you can never anticipate everything you need for your baby. New parents ultimately always end up buying a lot of essentials they didn’t anticipate after the baby is born.

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Juggling One-Handed: Tips for New Parents

Becoming a parent will be quite a lot like the title says, juggling one-handed. You will be asked to learn many new skills while you are sleep deprived and stressed to your limit. You will not be at your best, and it will be hard to care for another person let alone yourself. Parenting isn't something you can study in school; you have to experience it to become good at it.

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Managing Kids with Learning Disabilities

Dealing with a kid with learning disabilities is not an easy task. Most of us are not endowed with professional expertise and help to understand such incapacities which affect the learning of children. Learning difficulties like autism, dyslexia, and ADHD often is a cause of great concern for both parents and teachers alike. It is often confusing for parents to understand the underlying cause of such conditions.

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Is What You're Feeding Your Kids Harming Them?

A report recently released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states what you are feeding your children may not be safe. The AAP found over 10,000 chemicals used in food additives, food processing, and food packaging that may harm children’s health. These chemicals mimic hormones in the body, blocking the hormones responsible for brain development, development of sex organs, and normal metabolic functions.

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How to Stay Present with Your Children

As a parent, you most likely work, stay home with the kids or do some combination of both. If you stay home with a child, it is a full-time job that is mentally and physically challenging. If you work outside the home, you are equally drained when you get home after a full day’s work. So how do you stay present with your children when you are mentally and physically shot?

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How Motherhood Can Bring Unnecessary Guilt

"You can’t handle that child” these words by an aunt literally broke my heart. Worst words have been said over the course of thirty years but nothing cut me as deep as those. I knew she didn’t mean it but it really hurt me.  What’s about motherhood that makes us mothers so touchy? Are the virtues of sacrifice and surrender in motherhood overrated?

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Harsh Truths You Learn About Parenting

I’m sure growing up, you’ve heard family members telling you what it’s like to be a parent. It’s usually some cliché like, “Wait ‘til you have kids, then you’ll see!” or “Moms don’t get vacation days!” followed by you rolling your eyes. This can actually be damaging because it causes you to write off real advice about how hard parenting is.

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Making More Time For Yourself While Having a Newborn

Having a newborn requires an extensive amount of time to care for him or her. From the constant diaper changes and feedings to the inquisitions about each cry, your life is now consumed by this new, tiny yet wonderful individual. One thing that can be shocking to new parents is to learn the amount of time it truly takes to care for a newborn. Although it may not seem possible, you can make more time for yourself while taking care of your newborn.

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How to Make Sure You're Taking Care of Your Health Along With Your Child's

When you have a baby, you want to ensure that this little being is healthy from the moment that he or she enters into the world. From monitoring the baby’s breast milk or formula to the number of daily diapers, every observation is geared to ensure this child is as healthy as possible. However, when becoming a parent, your health can be the first to deteriorate.

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