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DIY Bubbles Recipe (No Dawn Required!)

My toddler learned how to say "bubbles" a few weeks ago, and we have basically been on the back porch ever since. My son, Darrol Henry, likes to watch me blow bubbles, but even more than that he …

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5 Toddler Activity Ideas for Sensory Play

Sensory toddler activities are great for kids and for parents: your child gets to have fun and learn while you get a few minutes of quiet time. Experiencing all of those new smells, textures and col…

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8+ Edible Play Dough Recipes

Whether you've got a kid who still puts everything into his mouth or an older kid that needs a change of pace, we've got the edible play dough recipes for you! Some of these recipes taste delicious,…

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7 Kid-Friendly Recipes for Picky Toddlers

Got a kid at home that has decided veggies are for suckers? Check out these kid-friendly recipes for picky eaters, plus some tips on getting through the picky eating phase. I never thought I'd be…

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How To: Upcycled Activity Box for Toddlers

This homemade toddler activity box took minutes to put together, was totally free, and entertains my son Darrol to no end! What is it about toddlers and the changing table? My baby boy refuses to sta…

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10,000 Toddlers are Taking ADHD Medication

The most common behavioral disorder of childhood is Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, experts are concerned with the number of kids being prescribed strong medications for it a…

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Outside With Your Kids!

A dear friend of mine as a child was routinely locked out of the house, along with her brothers and sisters, and, not so gently, encouraged to play outside for hours at a time. This parental mandate f…

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Prevent Accidental Poisoning in the Home

In the time it takes to answer the phone or the doorbell, a child can locate and swallow a poisonous substance. March 20 - 26 is National Poison Prevention Week, a week set aside each year sinc…

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Fever: Fighting Febrile Seizures

Many "green" parents are slow to use popular medicines to treat their children's illnesses, believing strongly in the power of both natural alternatives and the self-healing abilities of the body, alo…

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FDA Recommendation: No Cold Medicine for Infants or Toddlers

In October 2007, the FDA recommended that no over-the-counter pediatric cough and cold medicines be administered to children under age 2 due to the risk of serious and life-threatening side effects in…

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