Tag: parenting

Here’s Why It Isn’t Bad That Toddlers Watch The Same Movie

 My toddler watches the same movie over and over again. This song is going to get stuck inside my head. And even though we try to persuade him to watch something different, watching the same movie on repeat actually does have some developmental benefits. I have to call it now that my son will become

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5 Toddler Fitness Classes In NJ That Are Fun

I have a very active toddler. So I know toddler fitness classes. It is typical to have a 3-year-old boy that bounces off the walls at times. But my son literally runs around in circles for fun. He is a ball of energy and is used to being out and about with me trying new

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The Modern Dad Movement: Cadenshae Co-Founder Talks Being A Dad And Changing Male Stereotypes At Home And Work

When women take on the role of boss in the business world there is still this assumption that they remain primary caretaker of the children. And yes, we can do it all but what about dad? Even today there is still this stigma that men are the primary breadwinners and it’s the woman’s job to

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To The Mom With Their Sick Baby In The Hospital, You Are A Warrior

To moms staying at the hospital with their sick babies, You are so much stronger than you know. Every day you suit up with a smile no matter how much you are crying inside. You are skilled at using your weapons, the ability to inflict comfort and reassurance done with the gentle stroke of fingers

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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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