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Thursday, August 6, 2020
Age 3 Is Actually the Best Age

Age 3 Is Actually the Best Age

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Photo: ShutterstockIt is a common refrain among parents of young children that the Terrible Twos have nothing on age three. When they hit age three, we start calling them “threenagers,” a tip of the hat to their increasingly disgruntled disposition. But that word is nowhere near strong enough to depict what it’s actually like to…
Protect Your Baby From Strangers’ Germs with a ‘No Touch’ Sign

Protect Your Baby From Strangers’ Germs with a ‘No Touch’ Sign

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Photo: ShutterstockThere’s this thing that happens when a person sees a brand new human. Their hands, which just moments before they had complete control over, turn into large magnets that pull straight up and out with a primal need to touch that baby. It’s bad enough to endure months of randoms rubbing your pregnant stomach;…
Your Favorite Hacks for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Your Favorite Hacks for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

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Photo: ShutterstockThe American Dental Association tells us that our kids should learn how to brush twice a day for two minutes per session. Two minutes sounds like a relatively short amount of time—until you’re trying to wrangle a kid who would rather clamp their mouth shut for all of eternity then let that brush anywhere…
The Best Way to Store Your Kid’s Bath Toys

The Best Way to Store Your Kid’s Bath Toys

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Photo: ShutterstockChances are, if you’ve got little kids, you’ve also got a vast assortment of rubber bath toys in varying states of mold infestation. We’ve already told you how to clean them up (and even how to prevent the mold in the first place), but once they’re clean, where do you store them?You don’t want…
Buy Your White Kid a Black Doll

Buy Your White Kid a Black Doll

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Photo: ShutterstockIt may be something you’ve never really thought too much about: You walk into the store to buy your white child a doll and you reach for the palest version (which is often also the only version). In fact, there’s a good chance that if your child is white, the vast majority of their…
How to Rest When You’re in Charge of the Kids

How to Rest When You’re in Charge of the Kids

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Photo: ShutterstockWhen my son was little, we used to play a game I liked to call “Tuck Mommy in for a Nap.” It kept him busy, helped him to practice his nurturing skills, and I got to lie down for a while. I know I’m not alone; parents of little children everywhere are trying to…
Introduce Your Kids to Diverse Books With This Service

Introduce Your Kids to Diverse Books With This Service

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Photo: ShutterstockFilling our kids’ bookshelves with diverse characters, storylines and family structures is something many parents would love to do. Being able to actually find a wide selection of high-quality inclusive books, though, is easier said than done.Many books that feature diverse characters are published by foreign presses or smaller publishers that don’t have large…
To Break the Pacifier Habit, Poke a Hole in It

To Break the Pacifier Habit, Poke a Hole in It

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Photo: ShutterstockThe pacifier is a wonderful thing. It helps our littlest ones soothe themselves to sleep when nothing else will quite do the trick. Eventually, though, you want them to be able to self-soothe. They grow from babies into toddlers and you pine for one picture without the binky in the mouth. And as tooth…
The Best 2019 Stories About Kids and Gaming

The Best 2019 Stories About Kids and Gaming

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Photo: ShutterstockBest of LifehackerBest of LifehackerWhether we’ve made a complicated recipe absurdly simple, illustrated how to survive a natural disaster, or explained a political crisis in terms even your great-grandma would understand, these are some of our favorite stories from the past year.There is a lot to talk about when it comes to kids and…
Find Out How Much Your Parenting is ‘Worth’ With This Calculator

Find Out How Much Your Parenting is ‘Worth’ With This Calculator

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Photo: ShutterstockWhen I left full-time employment to stay home with my son years ago, I often thought about the value of my time to our family. I used to joke with my husband that every time I managed to save a little extra at the grocery store because I had the time to gather coupons…

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