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This One Surprising Thing Can Boost Your Baby’s Language Development

Did you know that babies begin developing the ability to speak and understand language BEFORE BIRTH?!?? I just learned there’s one HUGE way to boost language skills in babies and it might surprise you… It’s music! Studies have shown that babies who make and move to music start to express themselves and communicate earlier than those who don’t. In fact, …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing With Tantrums

You’ve heard of the “terrible twos,” right? Well they don’t always end at 2. Sometimes it’s the terrible threes and fours, too—at least it was for my sons! Dealing with meltdowns is never easy, so our ParentsTogether team reached out to an expert for some Do’s and Don’ts. First, the Don’ts: If your little one starts to have a meltdown …

Parents Share Their Tips For Promoting a Positive Body Image

I think my kids are the most beautiful children on the planet (yours too, I bet!) – but that doesn’t mean they always love their own bodies. I collected some great tips from REAL moms about how they’re helping their kids develop a positive body image – I hope it inspires you as much as it inspired me! “We tell …

Top Tips For Keeping Your Kids Healthy

One time at a routine doctor visit, a nurse changed my son’s diaper, went to the sink…and washed my BABY’S hands! That surprised me, but the reason she gave surprised me even more. She told me that hand washing is the best way to prevent illness—and that goes for babies, too! Once babies are past the newborn stage, washing those …