Parenting Hacks

Whether you are a first-time parent or you’ve done this before, there is always more to learn! Discuss things like tips for weaning your little one off of the pacifier, potty training hacks, and how to put a child in time-out.

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THINGS TO DO

Tips for parents wanting to help 4 year old learn at home?

Does anyone have any tips for supporting our little ones now that they are in preschool? We try teaching what we can at home, but want to be able to support what they are learning in school.

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BEHAVIOR & DEVELOPMENT

How do I encourage my kids to be creative thinkers?

How can we encourage creativity in kids? What type of things can we have in stock for our kids as child care providers and parents? Kids spend so much time in front of screens nowadays. I feel like it is so important that we encourage and help them to foster creative minds.

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BEHAVIOR & DEVELOPMENT

How do I find a balance when trying to help encourage my child to grow?

How can we best encourage our little ones without pushing too hard or hand holding too much? It's something I really struggle with and I feel like no matter what I do things are out of balance. Anyone else deal with these feelings? Maybe this is the "mom guilt" everyone has been talking about?

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BEHAVIOR & DEVELOPMENT

How to I keep my child from getting pink eye? He keeps getting it!

My 4 yr old has gotten pink eye twice this year and I don't why or how to stop it. I feel so guilty because i think it's my fault!

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TOUGH TOPICS

My son is afraid to use public restrooms - help please!

My kiddo's been potty trained for the past 3 months now but refuses to pee anywhere in public. Begs to go home. Any ideas?

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LEARNING & EDUCATION

How do I teach my child not to use curse words?

I accidentally said a bad word in front of my 5 year old last week and now he won't stop repeating it. Any suggestions?

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BEHAVIOR & DEVELOPMENT

Why is my preschooler always in trouble?

Does anyone else get notes sent home about kids losing focus when they are at their daycares or preschool? I have a 4 year old and I feel like he is ALWAYS in trouble. Makes me feel like a bad parent.

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BEHAVIOR & DEVELOPMENT

How much tummy time is healthy for my baby?

How much tummy time is healthy for my baby? I've been struggling with knowing how much is productive and if there can be too much tummy time?

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PARENTING HACKS

Weekend ideas for kids in the fall and winter?

What are some fun fall things we can do with the family?
My husband I both work so our evenings and weekends is the only time
we get to spend quality time with the kids and teach them new things.
We would like to use our fall activities to both have fun and learn new
things. Any tips help!

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LEARNING & EDUCATION

How to help my child improve at math!

This is our first child and we want to help our son develop strong math skills as we prepare for school. Any tips on how to math seem like part of daily life rather than a scary subject?

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