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Getting Your Child to Try New Foods

Encouraging your little one to experiment with new foods can be a bit of a trial. Mainly because, in the end, it’s up to the child whether or not they want to eat any particular item placed in front of them, and also because they have no appreciation for their …

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The Secret to Successful Potty Training

Alright, so maybe there’s no “one” single strategy to getting your toddler to use the potty overnight, but there’s one very simple trick that you can use to make the whole process a whole lot simpler, less contentious, and effective. And the best part is, it’s probably already within arms’ …

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Introducing Your New Baby to Your Toddler

Toddlers are the most curious creatures in the world, and when they’re suddenly presented with a new baby in the house, they’re obviously going to have a LOT of questions. In today’s video, I’ll tell you why it’s so important to maintain the boundaries you’ve already established, and how to …

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Teaching Your Body how to Sleep Well

I’m so happy to see the popular attitude towards sleep shifting away from the old “Sleep is for the weak,” mentality that has been widely adopted in North America. The simple truth is that not sleeping well is a major health detriment, so not making it a priority will actually …

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The Problem With Praise

Every parent nowadays knows the value of encouragement and positive reinforcement when it comes to their kids. When they show good judgement, display good manners, or generally do the things we would like to see more of, we tell them how proud we are of them and what a good …

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When Will my Baby Sleep Through the Night

The million dollar question for new parents is, almost without exception, “When is my baby going to start sleeping straight through the night?” Parents are resilient people, but sleep is an essential component of our health and well-being, so looking forward to a full night of uninterrupted sleep is only …

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How to Sleep Train With Twins

Teaching a baby the skills they need to sleep through the night can be a challenge all on its own, but what if there are two of them? Is there really any way to get twin babies to sleep through the night when one of them wakes the other every …

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What to do When Your Child Throws Their Lovie

One of the most common “stall tactics” babies use to delay their bedtime is the old “Throw the toy out of the crib” game. Although it can be cute at first, it quickly becomes repetitive and irritating for the parent. In today’s video, I’ve got an easy-to-follow strategy to put …

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Restoring the Mom/Self Balance

Once we have kids, we tend to lose sight of the fact that we’re more than just mothers. It’s not hard to understand why, obviously. We’re suddenly responsible for the care and well-being of a new life, so we naturally identify ourselves as “The Mom” from then on. But it’s …

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The Easy Way or the Hard Way

There are some elements of a young child’s life that are non-negotiable, even if they find them mildly unpleasant. You have to brush your teeth, you have to wear sunscreen, you have to go to bed at a certain time. But trying to explain that to a toddler can be …

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