CategoryKids

27 Easy Indoor Activities for Kids to Get Them Moving!

These are fun and easy indoor activities for kids to get them moving! Our schools in Ohio are closed as of last week as a precaution to stop the spread of the coronavirus. So, I need a lot of ideas to keep my daughter busy and active. These are all easy to set up and don’t require many materials. And they are great ways to have fun with your kids! You could use these anytime your kids need to burn […]

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Resources and Tips to Help Families During the Coronavirus Outbreak

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I’m writing this on the first day of our school closure in Ohio due to the coronavirus outbreak. When I heard the news that Governor Mike DeWine announced that all private and public schools are mandated to shut down for 3-weeks starting on March 16th I was pretty shocked. I knew it was likely to happen since nearby colleges were closing, but I didn’t think it would happen in our city as well. Initially, I was just annoyed by the […]

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7 Essential Tips for Raising an Intuitive Eater

7 Powerful Tips for Raising an Intuitive Eater

We all want our kids to eat healthy foods…or just to eat something at mealtimes. It can cause stress for us as parents when our child plays with their food or just eats bread and leaves everything else on the plate. It causes stress because we care. We don’t want our kids to be hungry. And we want them to get the nutrients they need for their health. Yet, what most people don’t know is that kids have an amazing […]

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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 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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