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That adorable little lump in a blanket is now a toddler! Look out world, here she comes.

5 Tips for Happy, Rested Kids While on Vacation - FamilyCorner.com

5 Tips for Happy, Rested Kids While on Vacation

July 22nd, 2014 posted by Amanda Formaro

The final month of vacation season is here and you’re planning to travel with young kids. Many family vacations are tainted by babies crying, toddlers that miss their naps, and […]

10 Toddler Friendly Fall Activities

November 4th, 2013 posted by Leah Blomberg

Fall is that time of year where the leaves are turning colors and the weather is turning colder. Which means sometimes we have to stay indoors. Here are 10 Toddler Friendly Fall Activities to keep your tots busy without breaking the bank.

5 Kid Friendly Crafts for the Non-Crafty Mom

June 26th, 2013 posted by Stacey Gibbon

There are a lot of moms out there who simply don’t craft with their kids because they think they aren’t crafty themselves. I will say it over & over again: […]

Helping Baby Beat the Summer Heat

Helping Baby Beat the Summer Heat

June 7th, 2013 posted by Rebecca Brea

With bright, sunny days and warmer weather beckoning us outdoors, excursions to the park, beach – even our backyards – are as welcome as a frosty pitcher of lemonade on […]

7 Rainy Day Activities for Kids by Leah Blomberg on FamilyCorner.com Magazine

7 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

May 15th, 2013 posted by Leah Blomberg

It’s raining outside with no signs of letting up. Your kids are getting restless and you don’t want them crying the “I’m bored blues” all day. Who says being stuck […]

Toddler Craft Supplies: 10 Essential Things to Have on Hand by Sherri Osborn for FamilyCorner.com

Toddler Craft Supplies: 10 Essential Things to Have on Hand

May 13th, 2013 posted by Sherri Osborn

Toddlers love to explore and try new things so this is the perfect age to introduce them to different craft supplies.  They will enjoy experimenting with crayons, testing different painting […]

Pajama Games: Getting children to go to bed

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ron Huxley

They know every excuse in the book: I need a drink of water. I forgot to give you a hug goodnight. I heard a noise outside my window. Bedtime can […]

Motor skills in which an object is typically manipulated (usually by the hands or the feet) are known as manipulative skills. Throwing, catching, and kicking fall into this category – […]

As children are in the midst of their first few weeks back to school this year, they’re not the only ones who are starting off a new year of learning. […]

Quality Time After Daycare

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jodi L. Marvin

One of the biggest problems working parents may very well face is the guilt of being away from their children for 8+ hours per day. At times, maybe even feeling […]

Transitioning to the Sippy Cup

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

by Elizabeth Pantley Question : “My seven-month-old baby is breastfed and just starting on solids. Does he need water or juice? When should I teach him to drink from a […]

Finicky Feeding

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ailza Rumbaua, MD

by Ailza Rumbaua, MD Picky eating habits are a major dilemma for most parents, and even pediatricians. Although this may seem disturbing, this is a normal and expected behavior of […]

Seven Tips for Eating Out with Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Carla Beuning

by Carla Beuning Ah… those good old days. Before you had kids, you could eat out just about any time you wanted. There were no worries about wait times and […]

Dealing with Separation Anxiety

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

It’s a common scene at any daycare, playground or birthday party: a crying child clinging to a parent who is desperately trying to convince the child to let go and […]

Get Your Toddler to Cooperate!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Toddlers require more finesse to gain their cooperation, because they have not yet reached the age at which they can see and understand the whole picture. Robert Scotellaro is quoted […]

Teaching Good Manners

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Good manners are a very important key to your child’s social success, but no child is born with good manners. Teaching them is a parents responsibility. Beyond teaching “please” and […]

Helping Kids Overcome Their Fears and Phobias

February 12th, 2013 posted by Patti Teel

Children love the fantasy and fun of dressing up in costumes and Halloween is usually an exciting and fun event for them. During October, however, the television networks begin running […]

Taking a Road Trip with Your Baby

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

by Elizabeth Pantley To Grandmother’s house we go! And you’ll be in the car for five whole hours how can you make the trip enjoyable with a baby along? Learn […]

Baby-sitter Safety Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Harlyene Goss

‘Tis the season parents need their baby-sitters. Whether it is the busy season at work, holiday shopping or parties, they rely on their baby-sitters to keep their children safe. Whenever […]

To Spank or Not to Spank?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

In my house, my father had a belt hanging on a hook in the kitchen. It was a visible reminder to be good or to be put over his knee. […]

Raising Well Mannered Children

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Michele Borba

by Dr. Michele Borba All three of my sons attended a wonderful cooperative nursery school led by an incredibly caring teacher, Jeanette Thompson. The very first impression I had of […]

The Wandering Child: Keeping Your Growing Toddler Safe

February 12th, 2013 posted by Armin Brott

by Armin Brott Question: My year-old child has begun to climb out of the crib at night. How do I keep her safe? Answer: Start by thinking about her environment […]

Can Twins Have Too Much Togetherness?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Joan Friedman

Many twins begin to interact with each other around six to ten months of age. As same-age siblings begin to discover one another, it’s a thrill for parents to watch […]

Chicken Pox Vaccination or Not?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Paul

Q: My family physician has suggested that we have our 18-month-old daughter vaccinated with the chicken pox vaccine. Is there enough information out there to support this recommendation? A: Chicken […]

Tips to Get Your Picky Eater to Try Something New

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Is your child unwilling to taste a new food? A picky eater often has to be exposed to something new as many as ten to fifteen times before even tasting […]

Toddler Sleep Problems

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD, FAAP

Dear Dr. Gwenn, My daughter is 3 1/2 years old. I just spent the last year raising her alone while my husband was in Korea. Since we are a military […]

Other People’s Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Do you have a friend, relative or neighbor with kids who drive you crazy with their misbehavior? I think we all know one family that fits this description. It puts […]

Child’s Play is Anything But

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Child developmental experts have studied children at play for over a century. Their research shows that play is a child’s most important work, a way of learning, growing, and understanding […]

A Perfect Parenting Plan

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Recently, a FamilyCorner.com reader asked our parenting expert about her out-of-control 4 year old: Q: I have a 4 year old son that I can no longer control, and on […]

Toddler Time into the Terrific Twos: Nine Tips for Maintaining Your Sanity

February 12th, 2013 posted by Joanne Baum, Ph.D

by Joanne Baum, PhD You no longer are operating in that sleep deprived state. You rarely have spit up on your clothes. You’ve got the diaper thing down pat, and […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]