Baby Steps A Child Development Blog

It's that time of year again: While some parents are planning 1970s-inspired summers of long days outside and campouts with friends, others are carefully planning each moment ...

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Parents say a lot of things to their kids. We chit chat, we ask questions, we make jokes, and we try to sneak in a few life lessons here and there ... but we never do know ...

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If you’re looking to minimize the “stuff” of baby and toddlerhood and create a clean and organized playroom, check out these tips. ...

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Want to know what your little one does when you’re not around?  She talks. He squirms. She wiggles. He moves. Oh wait, you already knew that. They do that when they're ...

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It seemed like a good idea at the time. Just months ago, your child was full of enthusiasm and ready to conquer the great outdoors…away from home. But now that the ...

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has long warned against co-sleeping.  However, a new analysis shows that the risks of co-sleeping vary greatly from baby to baby as ...

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Check out this shopping list to make sure you have everything you need (and nothing you don’t) to dress your baby this summer. ...

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“No” is one of the most commonly used words in parenting.

Some of you are nodding your heads in agreement while some of you are shaking your heads. Does ...

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We all want to raise kids with a strong sense of gratitude, but teaching gratitude can actually be a bit tricky.  Young children are egocentric by nature, and gratitude ...

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Parenting is hard work and life can get stressful at times.  It can be very difficult to manage finances, family, work schedules, childcare, and marriage.  The normal ups ...

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