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ProSquad: Keeping an Eye on Your Baby's Development

Posted July 24, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Our Developmental Pro shares child development information and red flags for parents to watch out for in their children.

7 Not-Big-Like-Disney Trips to Take With the Whole Family

Posted July 9, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Disney World may be the quintessential vacation for some families, but if you're looking for something that's easier on the budget (and your sanity), try one of these summer trips!

How to Get Your Kids to Behave in the Grocery Store

Posted July 2, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

A quick trip to the grocery store can quickly turn into a nightmare if you have small children with you. Being prepared and quick on your feet can help.

Chemicals and Toxins to Get Out of Your House Now

Posted June 6, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

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Before we're born there are chemicals raging through our bodies. Cut down on the amount of chemicals your children are exposed to and help protect their health.

Losing Weight After Baby

Posted June 6, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Gaining weight during pregnancy is easy. Losing weight after pregnancy can prove to be one of the toughest things any mom will face. Make it easier on yourself with these tips.

4 Steps to Mastering Your Child's Car Seat

Posted May 24, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

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4 out of 5 car seats are installed incorrectly, and car crashes are the No. 1 cause of death for children. Mastering your child's car seat is a life-or-death situation.

We Reject Mommy Wars: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 05/23 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted May 23, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

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Help us banish The Mommy Wars. Grab a cool drink and join us for this week's chat on Twitter, where we're ready to attack the negativity in our lives for the sake of our children, our families, and our sanity.

Avoiding the Mommy Wars

Posted May 23, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

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So dramatic it could be reality TV show — Mommy Wars. If you find yourself constantly comparing and competing with other moms, it's time to stop.

Hilarious Infant Sleep Advice From a Tired New Mom

Posted May 16, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

When it comes to getting your baby to sleep, every expert has a different suggestion. Tired of all the conflicting advice? You're not alone.

A Day for Moms: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 05/09 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted May 9, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

We're honoring moms today at our weekly Twitter chat. Stop by and enjoy the discussion with us today!

23 Out-of-the-Box Baby Shower Gifts for New Moms

Posted May 7, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

New moms don't really want wipes warmers, do they? This must-read list is loaded with out-of-the box baby shower gift ideas that moms are sure to appreciate.

How to Prepare Your Child for Surgery

Posted May 1, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

At some point, your child may need surgery, Whether minor or major, it will be a scary time. But you can help him feel at ease.

17 Reasons Why All New Parents Should Try Babywearing

Posted April 30, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Expecting a baby? Here's why you really need to give babywearing a try.

7 Steps to Survive Cloth Diapers

Posted April 26, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Have you tried cloth diapering and failed? Do you want to try but you're scared? Here's how to survive cloth diapering and be the envy of your earthy friends.

Is It OK to Hide Medications in Your Child’s Food?

Posted April 10, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

You can't make a child swallow a pill or liquid antibiotics. So we want to know, do you think it's OK to hide medicine in your child's food or drink?

Interview With Tracey Beckerman, Author of Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir

Posted April 9, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Tracey Beckerman, with Lifetime Television's The Balancing Act, talks about her new humorous book, Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir.

6 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund (and 2 Ways Not to)

Posted March 28, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

You only get one tax refund a year. You have a million ideas on how to use it. Choose wisely.

Mom Food Bloggers Team Up Against Kraft and Food Dyes

Posted March 19, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Artificial food coloring has been linked to everything from hyperactivity to cancer. Despite using natural ingredients to color their European mac and cheese, Kraft uses artificial coloring in its U.S. product. Now two moms are taking on Kraft — and you can help.

4 Tips for Organizing Kids' Clothes

Posted March 18, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Kids go through a lot of clothes. But are you hanging on to outfits your child will never wear? We've got the tips to help you organize those overstuffed closets.

Confidently Connected: Interview With Squad Writer, Christa Melnyk Hines, About Her New Book

Posted February 28, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Christa Melnyk Hines answers questions for readers about her new ebook, Confidently Connected: A Mom's Guide to a Satisfying Social Life.

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