How To Guide: Preparing for Preschool and Daycare

How To Guide: Preparing for Preschool and Daycare

Many child psychologists encourage parents to send their children to daycare and preschool. The classroom is an important place for children to learn social skills, develop their personalities, and…
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​More than just a “Tribe.”

​More than just a “Tribe.”

It is trendy for women to talk about their “mom tribes” or “girl squads” – our closest group of friends who “get” what we’re going through and with whom we share the obscure details of our daily liv…
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Top 5 tips for easy naps at daycare or preschool

Top 5 tips for easy naps at daycare or preschool

I remember dropping off my two-year old daughter at the Lincoln Park Preschool on her first day, and being frozen. I walked her into the adorable school, hung up her coat in a bite-size cubbie,…
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Eight things all feminist parents do

Eight things all feminist parents do

1. They Maintain An Equal, Respectful Relationship With Their Partner (If They Have One).The main way feminist parents teach gender equality to their kids is by applying feminist ideals to their own r…
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Go Vote, and take the kids with you

Go Vote, and take the kids with you

Go vote, and take your kids with youLearning by living is exactly what election day is about. We talk a lot in our family about making the world a better place, and today is one example of that. I s…
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When your toddler won't nap - tricks of the trade

When your toddler won't nap - tricks of the trade

1. Tucker them out.Kids sleep much better day or night if they have been running around, excited and engaged in fun. Make sure to get outside for a bit, get dirty or sweaty or wet, and if possible, pl…
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3 easy tips for traveling with toddlers

3 easy tips for traveling with toddlers

Tip 1:  Do not try to do everything. Think in terms of one quality excursion per day and "milk it." For instance, perhaps you pick one museum (if in a city) or one trail (if in a nature sett…
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Importance of displaying your child's artwork

Importance of displaying your child's artwork

Displaying children's art work in a school setting is pretty common. But there is far greater importance to your child when you hang their work in your own home. It shows them their creative efforts a…
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