After school meltdowns why they happen and how to avoid them

Avoid After School Meltdowns: 5 Tips and Tricks

Wondering how to avoid the dreaded after school meltdowns? First, it’s important to understand why kids often struggle when they get home from school: Kids are under an unbelievable amount of pressure today.  Academics in school are rigorous, there aren’t enough hours in the day to play and release energy and our expectations as a society continue to crawl higher

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The Move From a Crib To a Big Kid’s Bed

A major milestone that stands between the exit of infancy and the entrance to childhood is the move from a crib to a big kid’s bed.  If your toddler seems perfectly content with the crib and there have been no escape attempts, it’s to everyone’s advantage to maintain the status quo. Your toddler will be in a safe, comfortable sleep

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Baby Bathtime

Though that first bath with your tiny, wriggly newborn may seem a little tricky at first (babies can sure be slippery when wet), once you both get your sea legs, bath time can become a great way to bond. For a baby, the simple act of bathing is a big sensory experience. Add a song and some silly (or soothing)

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Transitioning from the bottle

Most babies love their bottle. But there comes a time when your child needs to kick the habit. The idea of transitioning away from bottles can be emotional (and slightly terrifying) for you and your partner—it marks the end of babyhood in many ways. It can be an even harder transition for your little one. A few simple steps can

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Finding the Right Doctor for Your Family

A good time to begin your search is about 3 months before the baby is expected. If you’re in a managed health care plan, your choice of participating doctors who provide primary care for children may be limited, so be sure to check the plan’s online list (paper lists get outdated quickly). Call and Ask Questions, Know Your Needs If

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