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MinimaLIST: 10 Newborn Items I Couldn’t Survive Without

I am a devoted minimalist. While pregnant I refused a lot of different items because they seemed like gimmicks that would clutter my tiny apartment. However, after having a baby and actually dealing with the daily habits of taking care of her, I found there are 10 things I absolutely couldn’t live without: 1. Pacifier …

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10 Must Have Baby Shower Gifts Under $20

Ten Must Have Baby Shower Presents Under $20

There are those people who follow registries and those that don’t. If you’re feeling like a maverick and want to get your expectant friend something unique that she doesn’t yet realize she can’t live without, follow our guide below. (And each item has detailed explanations so upon giving the gift, you can tell her exactly …

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Get Better Sleep with a New Infant

The Amazing Rock ‘n Play*

  Acid Reflux Reducer Dealing with a baby that suffers from serious acid reflux, I found I couldn’t just lay her on her back or I would be faced with a giant projectile spit-up. Yet the bed with a pillow, or Boppy-propping alternatives, all had their own downfalls as well. I found when I propped …

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Tumble Bumble by Felicia Bond

10 Lesser-Known, Must-Have, Perfect Board Books Make Ultimate Baby Shower Gifts

Beyond Goodnight Moon and Pat the Bunny … past Sandra Boynton and Eric Carle – there are so many absolutely wonderful, lesser known board books that we wanted to share them with you. These are baby shower gift ideas the expectant mom will love receiving – and that will stay on the bookshelf for years …

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“I Overreacted and Gave My Child Too Harsh a Consequence…. Now What..?”

Dad: Kerry, I’m a single dad and wondering how I can gracefully back out from having overreacted and given my son a harsher consequence than I should have? He’s 4 and was throwing water out of the bathtub. I got mad and told him he had to go straight to bed with no stories. I …

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One, Two, Boom! Connecting with Your Shared-Custody Child

Do you share custody of your children with their other parent and feel excluded from the other half of their lives? A single dad told me how he didn’t like that he doesn’t know about a full half of his kids’ lives because they are at their mom’s house 50% of the time.  This innovative …

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Do You Think These Parents Should Feel Guilty?

Do you think the following parents ought to feel guilty for their actions? Parent A: I said to my teenage daughter, “I wash clothes that are placed in the hamper.” They’ve been lying in a heap in her room…so she doesn’t have anything else to wear except her least favorite outfits. Parent B: My son …

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Rowdy at Dinner

I frequently receive letters and emails from my readers sharing their successes and failures as parents. While I prefer reading the success stories, I also find value in parenting failures because it gives me an opportunity to reach out and offer advice on a topic that I’m passionate about, Love and Logic® parenting. I look …

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Unhappy twin boys

Happy Starts to Preschool

Dear Kerry, I’m a stay at home mom of twin boys and I knew that starting preschool would be difficult for them to deal with. New places, new faces, a new routine and the absence of mom would be a lot for them to digest so; I decided that instead of dreading this wonderful event …

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