Category Baby

Baby Sign Language: 21 Words and Signs to Know

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Baby Sign Language: 21 Words and Signs to Know

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Separation Anxiety Age-by-Age

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Separation Anxiety Age-by-Age

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How to Hire a Nanny and What Not to Do

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How to Hire a Nanny and What Not to Do

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Yes, You Do Need A Will

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Don’t let someone else decide who will take care of your kids

Congrats, you’re going to have a baby! The last thing you’re probably thinking about is what would happen to your baby if something happened to you? But that’s exactly what you should be thinking about even before you’ve given birth.

Creating a Legal Will

Having a last will and testament is vital in today’s world, especially if you have children. While most people think wills are only necessary if you have lots of money or property that you’ll have to divvy up among your relatives, the fact is once you have a child, there needs to be some sort of legal document (a will) that will spell out who will take care of your child if something were to happen to you.

Like most parents, you probably have a list of people yo...

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Take ‘Care’ of Your Nanny’s Taxes

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Take ‘Care’ of Your Nanny’s Taxes

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On Nannies, Love and (of Course) Guilt

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On Nannies, Love and (of Course) Guilt

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Spring Cleaning Baby Proofing Tips

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Spring Cleaning Baby Proofing Tips

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AAP Car Seat Safety Guidelines: Rear-Facing Until Age 2

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AAP Car Seat Safety Guidelines: Rear-Facing Until Age 2

A parents’ must-read guide to the car seat guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In a policy statement published in Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics now advises parents to keep toddlers in rear-facing car seats until age two, or until they exceed the height or weight limit for the car seat, which can be found on the back of the seat. Many parents currently choose to flip their child to forward-facing around his or her first birthday.

Previously, the AAP advised parents to keep kids rear-facing as long as possible, up to the maximum limit of the car seat, and this has not changed...

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