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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 […]

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 […]

Simple Mommy Secrets to Choosing the Right Chores for Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Michele Borba

by Dr. Michele Borba Several years ago I learned a Mommy Secret from my girlfriend about kids’ chores that I’ve never forgot. Cindy and I were busy chatting away when […]

Despite Some Mature Moments Kids Will Still Be Kids

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

Whenever we get together with family and friends who have small kids I can’t help but to think to myself “I’m so glad we’re out of that stage!” I recall […]

Been There Done That! Toilet Training Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa Julian

Toilet Training should be a fun and exciting experience for both you and your child. Remember, your child should feel in control of the process, not you. Take a slow, […]

Toddlers and Meal Time

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

It never fails at our house that our toddler gets fussy as soon as I start fixing dinner. Occasionally she plays with her Dad or brothers, but often she wants […]

The Frequent Mover’s Card

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

More and more people and families are relocating to new cities, states, and sometimes countries for their companies. For those folks who do this often, there should be a frequent […]

The family bed, also called co-sleeping, is an extremely common practice in which babies and young children sleep with one or both of their parents. It’s estimated that approximately 1/3 […]

Daycare Dilemma: When Your Child Cries

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

by Elizabeth Pantley Does your child cry when you try to exit the daycare center and head to work? Leaving your child in the hands of another person is stressful […]

When Toddlers Bite Other Children

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

A worried mother asks , “Today at our play group my son BIT my friend’s daughter! My friend acted like it was a normal childhood problem, and told me not […]

10 Tips for a Peaceful Holiday Season: Helping Kids Relax

February 12th, 2013 posted by Patti Teel

Kids get pretty anxious over the holidays. It’s a time of excitement and wonder, and they often have a hard time relaxing, staying calm and sleeping well. Here are some […]

Helping Your Child Say Bye-bye to Ba-Ba

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

“Mommeeeeeee! Ba ba!” It’s the third bottle already today for your two year old, and it isn’t even lunch time yet. Did you wait too long to take the bottle […]

Early Bird: Waking up too early

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

by Elizabeth Pantley Q: “I don’t need an alarm clock. Every day my daughter wakes up early – usually before 6:00. Is there any way to get her to sleep […]

All You Need to Know About Birthday Parties

February 12th, 2013 posted by Elizabeth Pantley

Kid Cooperation The Penny Whistle Birthday Party Book Planning Keep it simple. At all ages, simple events tend to be successful and more fun. Complicated parties usually require extensive planning […]

Hotel Stays With Small Children

February 12th, 2013 posted by Laurie Neal

Packing up and flying or driving with small children can be stressful enough. You certainly do not need to add hotel hassles once you arrive at your destination. Staying in […]

Find Your Best Friends in a Playgroup

February 12th, 2013 posted by Carren W. Joye

by Carren W. Joye From board meetings and deadlines to board games and diapers, I transitioned from a public relations professional at a university to a full time stay-at-home mom. […]

Dealing with “Monsters” and Nighttime Fears

February 12th, 2013 posted by Stacy DeBroff

by Stacy DeBroff It can be difficult to think straight when your crying child shakes you awake in the middle of the night frightened and tearful by a nightmare or […]

In Search of the Perfect Playgroup

February 12th, 2013 posted by Carren W. Joye

Many parents these days are seeking playgroups for themselves and their children. Although the perfect playgroup does not exist, one will likely be better suited for you and your child […]

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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 […]