Tag: parenting

This Mom Uses Gummy Cuties To Solve Picky Eater Toddler Problems

“How is his diet,” a fellow mom of a 3-year-old asked? This was the start of the same conversation that came up multiple times at a recent toddler birthday party. Us moms reminisced about the times when our kids ate healthy meals filled with fresh vegetables sautéed, pureed or served raw.  In fact, my son

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How To Get Pre-Baby Body Back

One of the best parts of pregnancy is being able to indulge in cravings with little to no guilt. Then the baby comes and reality sets in that we can no longer eat whatever we want all the time.  But with the proper nutrition and exercise, it is possible to get that pre-baby body back.

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What It’s Really Like Post Repeat C-Section

Deciding to face a second cesarian section was a difficult one, especially for an indecisive person like myself. I have no regrets regarding my decision, not to VBAC and have a healthy and thriving newborn. I knew what to expect going in, which made the experience overall even more positive, less nerve-wracking, and at times,

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This Is The Perfect Age For Boys Soccer

I want my kids to have the type of childhood I had when it came to trying sports. Growing up my parents let us try just about every sport or activity that piqued our interest. And while we weren’t forced to any activity we didn’t like, we were encouraged to give it our all. As

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How To Avoid Stroller Running: The Best Ways To Leave Baby Behind

If you thought running is a challenge sometimes just wait until you have to run with a stroller. Strolling running makes the run so much harder. Many runners start off stroller running post-baby when getting back to the sport is already tough. Others start when their little ones are a bit bigger, meaning extra added

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Tips To Traveling With A Toddler This Summer

The summer is here in full swing and with that means summer vacation. But many parents might shy away from traveling because they have a toddler. Traveling with a toddler is absolutely possible. It’s manageable even for those with really fussy kids. Don’t be afraid that the little ones are going to act up or

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This Is What It’s Like To Do Mommy And Me Yoga

With a toddler I often find myself doing a whole lot of OMMMM and Woosha breathing techniques throughout any given day. I also find myself getting into poses like reaching down to pick up toys and curling up in fetal position to avoid getting kicked in my sleep. But in all seriousness, although the times

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Tips To Get Toddlers Interested In Running

As runners we naturally want the extensions of ourselves to be passionate about the activity we love so much. We want our children to live happy and healthy lives, and know what a positive impact running has on ours. It’s a gift that keeps on giving, and we want to share that. But how young

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Healthy Kids Running Series Is A Great Way To Create Tiny Runners

On a warm spring morning families gathered on the freshly cut grass that soon filled up with a sea of white jerseys. The multi-color flags that lined down the field perpendicular blew in the wind, as little ones flew on by down the designated path it created. They were getting there practice in, overly excited

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KiwiCo January Crate Review: Playing Doctor With Your Toddler

My 26-month-old knows his body parts really well. His go-to favorites to point out are “eyes,” “belly button” and “tongue.” Taking anatomy to the next level to also include imaginative play and identification of emotions and feelings, the KiwiCo Tadpole Crate for January is just what the doctor ordered. KiwiCo is a company that sends

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