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DIY: Chore Chart

July 17, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Maintaining a home that’s fairly clean and presentable can be a challenge for busy parents with busy kids. Don’t take it upon yourself to do everything, however. Put together a chore system that works for your family and teach your kids that we’re all in this together. We’ve rounded up a few of our online…

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Nursery Ideas for Your Little One

July 10, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Your parents have probably told you decorating a nursery was simpler when they were expecting. Without Pinterest and social media to fuel ideas, they simply walked into a store and picked out a crib set, bumper included. Gone are the days where the nursery motif revolves around a room that really only suits your child…

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DIY Confetti Poppers for July 4th

July 3, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Make these quick, easy, and safe confetti poppers for the little ones who might not make it through the fireworks this July 4th. Celebrate before dark, and don’t worry about a scary or loud noise for sensitive, little ears. Plus, these are so easy to make you’ll have found another summer activity to make the…

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Healthy Popsicle Recipes

June 26, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Summertime invites a break from the rigorous routine of traditional meals. It’s time to eat outside, pack a picnic, and indulge in the bounty of farmer’s markets with fresh fruits and vegetables. But if your kids are getting tired of melons and berries only offered whole, mix things up with these healthy summer popsicle recipes,…

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Parenting Books for New Parents

June 19, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Expecting your first bun in the oven? Whether you’ve been around children your entire life or you feel you need an instruction manual for changing a diaper, first-time parenting comes with its challenges for all. That’s why we’ve found five of the best parenting books for new parents for you! Moms on Call Hailed as “the…

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5 Free Kid-Friendly Activities for this Summer

June 12, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Whether you’re saving up for your July vacation or pinching pennies to help cover the cost of summer childcare, chances are every family could use some ideas for FREE and fun activities to do with the kids over the summer. That’s why we’ve found 5 ideas for you! Hear a Story (and More!) at Your…

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5 iPad Apps to Promote Toddler Learning

June 5, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

It’s no secret that iPads provide a means to fabulous educational tools for children, and kids typically love the visual, auditory, and hands-on stimulation they provide. So why not use yours to keep the learning going all summer with these fun iPad apps that suit toddler temperaments–and long car rides? Endless Alphabet This hands-on app allows…

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5 Songs to Soothe Your Little Ones

May 22, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Embrace your inner karaoke singer, and soothe the bedtime woes with a sweet lullaby. Parents have always known children respond–and relax–when music is played or sung. Select a few tried and true songs as your bedtime chorus, and soon your sweet babe (and maybe yourself!) will be drifting off to dreamland. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Sung…

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Unplug to Connect with Your Kids

May 15, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Did you know our children experience, on average, five hours of screen time a day? This includes everything from television to educational apps on the iPad to texting with friends or family. Only now are child psychology experts and doctors beginning to grasp the full impact screen time has on our families. Too much time…

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Craft Ideas for Kids Under $5

May 8, 2017  |  Categories: General Child Care

Crafts are a wonderful creative outlet for kids of all ages. Not only can they practice fine motor skills like coloring, cutting, stringing beads, and more, but they also learn simple skills like finishing a task to completion and following directions, too! So the next time you have some free time with your little ones,…

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