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Establishing A Bedtime Routine For Your Child

"Just 10 more minutes?" "Where's my bear?" "Can I have a glass of water?" If this sounds familiar to you, you know that kids tend to fight going to bed — even when they're tired. That's why establishing a consistent bedtime routine is worth the struggle. "Children... more

14 Cheap Goody Bag Ideas For Kids

With all the stress of planning your child's party, it's easy to overlook the party favors — but that doesn't mean you have to resort to last-minute junk. To help decide which items are worth including in a party treat bag, Cherie Lowe, author of the money-saving blog Queen... more

How To Tell If A Cat Is Pregnant: 5 Tell-Tale Signs

It can happen to the best pet parents. Your indoor cat slips outside and now you're wondering if she's expecting kittens. If she isn't fixed, just one single encounter can result in pregnancy. "Cats are incredibly efficient breeders, so if you have an unspayed female cat who... more

How To Eat A Balanced Diet On A Busy Schedule

Some days, you probably find yourself snacking on baby puffs more often than eating a sit-down meal. In fact, finding the time to fix yourself home-cooked, nutritious meals can seem impossible.  "Many parents prioritize their children and forget to work on their own health," says Kristen Smith, registered dietitian... more

4-Month-Old Baby: An Overview Of Milestones From 4 To 7 Months

At 4 months, your baby is about to hit some serious growth and development. Here are some of the major milestones between now and 7 months.   Are you ready for a burst of growth and development? A 4-month-old baby starts to reach some major milestones that allow her to... more

9 Tips For Working Moms Who Want To Keep Breastfeeding

Your maternity leave is winding down, you're preparing to transition back to work and suddenly it hits you: You're going to have to pump at the office. Until now, you've been breastfeeding your precious baby several times a day, and you want to ensure she continues receiving... more