CategoryKids

My Son Cries When His Dad Holds Him: What Should We Do?

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I am honored to have the opportunity to partner with Mamas Uncut. This article is part of a series of answers to common parenting challenges from their community members. This post was originally shared on Mamas Uncut. My son cries when his dad holds him: What should we do? A Mamas Uncut Community Member asks, “I am a mom to a baby boy, and I am curious if any other couples where one partner is a stay-at-home parent have experienced […]

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My Friend’s Four-Year-Old Refuses to Potty Train: Advice?

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I am honored to have the opportunity to partner with Mamas Uncut. This article is part of a series of answers to common parenting challenges from their community members. This article was originally shared on Mamas Uncut. My friend’s 4-year-old refuses to potty train: Advice? A Mamas Uncut Community Member asks, “I have a friend of mine who has a 4-year-old who refuses to potty train. She’s tried everything from treats to special underwear. She wants to get him potty […]

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How Can I Help Calm My Son Who Has ADHD?

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I am honored to have the opportunity to partner with Mamas Uncut. Their mission is to provide expert advice to questions asked by real moms like you! In addition to answers to your parenting questions, they feature product reviews, entertainment news and much more! This article is part of a series of answers to common parenting challenges from Mamas Uncut Community Members. This article was originally shared on Mamas Uncut. How Can I Help Calm My Son Who Has ADHD? […]

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The Best Essential Oils for a Cough

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A cough is one of the most frustrating parts of having a cold because it can linger on for a long time. Since my family has been using elderberry syrup we haven’t been sick (knock on wood!). But, since I’ve been using essential oils in place of traditional medicine for things like a cold, I wanted to know all about the best essential oils for a cough. What I found is that there are a few great options! What Exactly […]

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The Dangers of CBD Oil: How to Keep Your Child Safe

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CBD oil is becoming a popular option for a variety of health conditions. However, is CBD oil a safe option for kids? Due to its popularity, the number of CBD products has exploded in the last year or two. I’m sure you have seen them…CBD gummies, lotions, coffee, pet treats, patches, etc. They are everywhere! While I support natural and alternative treatments, I always do my research before using a new product. So, I was originally looking into whether CBD oil […]

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Essential Tips and Tools for Packing Healthy School Lunches

School will be starting soon and that means early mornings, getting everyone ready for school, and packing the school lunches. Luckily, I’ve put together a list of all the best Tips and Tools for Packing Healthy School Lunches to make your mornings run smoother. I know that a lot of parents, including me, find it frustrating to come up with healthy school lunches. So, I’ve established a few guidelines that make this process a whole lot easier and hopefully will […]

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Smart Solutions to Your Child’s Sleep Difficulties

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Sleep difficulties are the worst. At the end of a long day the last thing you want to do is battle your child at bedtime. I always pictured myself gently tucking in my daughter at night and then quietly closing the door as she drifts off to sleep. This is far from reality. We have experienced all of the typical bedtime struggles. Some of these include: avoiding sleep by asking for things (a snack, another story, a drink, etc), kicking […]

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Proven Ways To Improve Your Child’s Sleep Hygiene

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When your child goes to bed does it take forever for them to fall asleep? Or do they fall asleep quickly, but wake up at 2 am wide awake and asking to play? If this describes your child, then you are definitely not alone. Many kids do not have a sleep hygiene routine that can help them fall asleep fast adn stay asleep. According to the CDC, it is estimated that 30 to 40% of children do not get enough […]

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Have Fun at Mealtime with Noshi Food Paint

When I first saw Noshi Food Paint on Instagram what caught my attention was their fun packaging and that playful little mascot on the Noshi logo. Initially, I was thinking, oh great, another company trying to advertise sugary toppings for kids. But this is definitely not the case with Noshi Food Paint. Noshi Food Paint is organic and vegan. It contains no gluten, no processed sugars, no salt, and no artificial preservatives or artificial colors. Yay! I am all about […]

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