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I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone.

I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone. Do I need a part time nanny? I am not sure what to... more


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They just stop responding, and I am so exhausted and frustrated from it. I want to cry!

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5 warning signs your kid is overscheduled

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25 fun babysitting games to play on the job

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Toddler tantrums and antics: 5 tips for parents managing the ‘terrible twos’

It seems like just yesterday I had a sweet little baby, all smiles and coos. Sure, he cried and pooped a lot — and those round-the-clock feedings nearly did me in — but at least he never threw himself howling onto the ground because I wouldn’t let him dip his... more


27 moral stories to read with your kids

The only thing better than curling up with a good book is curling up with your little one and a good book. Introducing reading to children at a very early age has numerous educational benefits, such as rapidly increasing their vocabulary and their understanding of sentence structure. But the benefits... more


15 Mother's Day breakfast ideas kids can make

Breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day is a time-honored tradition, and it usually goes a little something like this: Wake up to adorably excited mini “chefs” who have a creative menu planned. Said chefs don’t necessarily ask mom what she’s in the mood for on her special day but instead... more