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5 Ways to Make Your Child’s Transition to Having a Sibling Easier

Expecting number two (or three or four…)? It could be a good time to prepare your child to welcome a new member of your family! The transition to the role of big brother or sister can be tough for little…

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Advice for Harry & Meghan & All Families Introducing a New Sibling

“Follow these tips and tricks to help to ease the growing pains families feel when introducing new siblings.”

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Baby Sprinkle

Rain down love on a mom-to-be with this guide to hosting a baby sprinkle, from who to invite and what to serve to activities, gifts and more.

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I Knew My Kids Needed to Have Siblings but We Got So Much More

“All siblings are special and their bonds should be celebrated. But, the bond of a special needs sibling is like no other. It is simple and patient and kind.”

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7 Ways to Welcome a New Baby Home… to Your Toddler

Photo: Whitney Summers Photography
“I peed all over myself and I ruined my new, special, sparkly shoes from my baby sister. It was my gift from my baby sister! It’s all ruined!”
This was not at all how I imagined…

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The Universal Gesture of Parenthood

Photo: Catherine Myman Kaplan
There are times when parenthood can seem terribly isolating. Moments where you feel all alone, hoping for a sign or gesture from other parents that you are not by yourself in this, that someone else understands. …

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How to Raise Empathetic Kids

To learn and practice empathy, we’ll need to begin within.  Yes y’all!  I’m talking about that ‘heart work’.

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The Guilt of Being an Older Mom of a Single Child

“Not being able to give my son a sibling is the one thing I feel most guilty about. But one day I will tell my son about how he was conceived and how we tried to give him a sibling.”

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How We Helped Our Toddler Gently Bond With Baby

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If your family is growing, you’re probably wondering how your family dynamic will change with the addition of a little one. As a mother, you already have a pretty good idea of what to expect .…

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6 Strategies to Stop Siblings Fights & Restore the Peace

“Siblings fight, but they can learn to work it out, makeup, and get their needs met. The important thing is to stay calm and help each child verbalize feelings without throwing a fit or a fist.”

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10 Playtime Activities for Babies & Older Siblings

Fun activities that will have your kids playing nicely together and giving you a much-needed break? Double win!

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This Parenting Hack May Be the Best One Yet

“Role-playing is really healthy. It is also a good opportunity to get to know your child even better and see what they know or what they feel.”

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How Do I Tell My Only Child They’re Getting a Sibling?

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Before answering this question, I always begin by asking a parent to imagine what it would be like if their spouse or partner made an announcement one day, out of the blue, that went something like this: 
“I…

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The Best Ways to Prevent Holiday Meltdowns (According to Experts)

Your little sugarplums may be squarely on Santa’s “nice” list—but all bets are off when they’re hungry and tired and waiting in a 45-minute line to see the Big Guy himself.

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Best Christmas Tree Delivery Services in NYC

It’s not a sin to order it in! (This is New York after all.) Sit back, relax, and let someone else do the work this year!

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Peter Pan Gets a Big Update in New “Wendy” Film

The classic tale gets a new spin when it’s told through the eyes of Wendy.

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6 Ways to Build Unbreakable Sibling Bonds

Building strong sibling relationships among your children not only brings peace of mind to parents, but it also yields adults who understand how to compromise and work as a team with almost anyone. Here are six ways you can positively facilitate that process.

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10 Warning Signs of Sleep Deprivation

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
How many can you check off?
1. You’re sitting up and staring at the computer, in a trance-like state with your mouth typically gaping open, until an awkward head jolt later when you realize you just fell…

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4 Things You Need to Do to Prep for Baby #2

If you’ve got a second baby on the way, here’s are things to do before number two makes their debut.

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The Advantages of Having Siblings (from Someone Who Didn’t Have Any)

Growing up as an only child, I never wanted siblings. But through the mom friends I’ve made, I am beginning to see the plus side to having siblings.

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How to Teach the Art of Good Decision Making

How do you teach your kids to make good decisions? These 4 tips will help them learn how to make good choices, as well as help develop their confidence and independence.

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11 Ways to Promote Sibling Bonding

Nurturing sibling relationships is a gift you can give your children and one that they’ll take with them their entire lives.

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30 Things Only Siblings Will Understand

Brothers and sisters—can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em.

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8 Books to Help Your Kid Prepare for New Sibling

A new brother or sister sounds like a great idea, but once the squalling bundle comes home, it can be a different story! These books can help.

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Don’t Skip Your Prenatal Vitamins, Study Says: They Could Reduce Autism Risks

Those pills might be hard to swallow, but it could be well worth it.

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Dear Parents of Kids with That Dreaded Stomach Bug: I See You. I Salute You

“Every single time it happens you think, surely that’s it, right? This has to be over now!”

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The Bush Twins Are Writing a Kids Book & It’s for All the Sisters Out There

Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush will release their first kids book this fall.

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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Just Dropped Their Biggest News of the Year

It’s only the second day of the New Year and the Kardashian-West fam has big news.

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Boo Humbug: Trick-or-Treating Is Against the Law for Teens in This Town

Trick-or-treating for kids 13 and older is actually against the law in this city.

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10 Books All About Becoming a Big Sibling

Preparing for a new baby can be overwhelming, even when you’ve been around the block once before. There’s the gear you need to get, the plans to put in place, and the tiny but potentially troublesome task of telling your…

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These Photos of Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Baby Crew Are Pure Love

Chip and Joanna Gaines share adorable pics of baby Crew.

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How to Resolve Sibling Rivalry

These tips will help you navigate the war and bring peace (mostly) back to your household.

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