How Old Should Your Child Be Before You Adopt a Pet?

Each year, millions of families welcome a furry friend into their homes. Having a cat or dog can be emotionally rewarding for children and adults. Owning a dog also can get the family out of the house for fresh air and exercise on daily walks. The age of your children is one factor to consider […]

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The Importance of Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

Some children are “easy”. They are predictable, calm, and approach most new experiences in a positive way. Other children have more challenging traits. They often have a harder time managing and expressing their emotions. Of course, no child is one way all the time. But, in general, each has their own usual type. Read on […]

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Helping a Congested Baby Sleep Safely

Welcome to the weary club of adults caring for little ones with¬†respiratory illnesses. Nasal congestion from colds, flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), or COVID can make it harder for babies to breathe. This may keep them awake at night (and upset family routines, too). At this point, you’re probably desperate for a solution. But, first, […]

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Baby Products to Avoid

Having a baby is an incredibly exciting time! Many parents set up baby registries for items that they believe their baby will need. You may also start getting hand-me-down items from friends and family. However, it is important to know that some popular products are unnecessary and can actually be dangerous for infants. Examples include […]

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Autism Resources for Newly Diagnosed Families

An autism diagnosis can cause a mix of emotions for a family. On one hand, you may finally have the answers you’ve been searching for to get your child the help they need. On the other, you now have the task of learning everything you can to best help your child live their life to […]

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8 Parenting Goals to Start the New Year Strong

Helping to make your family safer, stronger, and more harmonious in this new year may not require a complete overhaul, but rather a few strategic tweaks. Here are some concrete and tangible parenting goals you can set for the year ahead. (Kids can have fun setting goals, too! See Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Children […]

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