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Bye-Bye, Crib - Tips for a Smooth Toddler-Bed Transition

Toddlers – and their milestones – move at the speed of light. Before you know it, your child is speaking in sentences, learning to run and jump, and building teetering block towers (only to knock them down again). One of the biggest milestones is also the most worrisome: the transition from a crib to a ‘big kid’ bed. Parents worry that their toddler, freed from the confines of a crib, will wander the house at night or bounce out of bed at the crack of dawn.

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Babies Can Swim! All of the Benefits That May Surprise You!

Swimming is such fun, and it is a wonderful way to stay healthy for life! Did you know that babies can develop a passion for swimming? They are born with a love for the water so parents can go together on an exciting adventure as their child learns about water and eventually learns to swim!

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Building Your Baby's Bookshelf

We all want our kids to be great readers, and one of the best ways to foster a love of books is by creating a personal library for your child. A library of their own gives your child a place they can explore new worlds, have great adventures, and learn new and exciting things without leaving home.

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How To Support A Family With A Baby In The NICU

Because my son Sam aspirated meconium into his lungs when he was born, he was transported to a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) across town within hours of his birth. My husband had to be strong for our whole family while also dealing with stressful work issues. My other children were upset and confused. As for me, my hormones were a mess, and I was overwhelmed with learning the lay of the NICU land while also taking care of things at home… and recovering from childbirth. I was exhausted mentally, physically and emotionally.

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