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coronavirus stress

Coronavirus: How to Manage Stress and Talk to Your Kids

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None of us has ever experienced what we’re going through right now — a global pandemic. While some are buying up all the toilet paper, and others are scrambling for childcare, the small people in our lives are watching. They hear us talking about coronavirus or “covid-19”, and they see us behaving differently. Even the youngest babies can pick up stress from us. After buying the groceries and securing some…

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daylight saving time

Daylight Saving Time — 9 Tips for Springing Forward

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It seems like the winter holidays just ended, and it’s already on the horizon — Daylight Saving Time! In the US, we spring forward on Sunday, March 8, and it’s Sunday, March 29 in Europe. The week afterwards is usually one where everyone feels a little tired and cranky, or just a little “off”. Nobody feels it the way babies and small children do. They’re the least likely to understand…

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giveaway for dads

Giveaway for Dads! Keep Calm and Soothe your Baby

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New parents have their hands full, and it seems like nobody becomes an expert at soothing a newborn until AFTER theirs are grown. Do you feel like there’s just nothing you can do to calm your new bundle of joy? We’re going to change that! In honor of Father’s Day, we’re hosting a giveaway for dads. All of these products were chosen with new dads in mind. Read up on…

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happy child summit

Happy Child Summit – FREE! Starts April 8th

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I’m so excited to tell you about a valuable and informative event that teaches techniques for fostering long-term happiness in children and teens — the Happy Child Summit. What could be a greater gift to give your children! And best of all…it’s free! The Happy Child Summit takes place online April 8th – 11th, and you can pick and choose which expert interviews interest you the most! Subjects we will be discussing include:…

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kim's favorite things

Kim’s Favorite Things — Treat Yourself with Sleep Products

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It’s my birthday! Coincidentally it is also National Sleep Week. What better time to celebrate all things sleep with a list of my favorite sleep-related products? With all the energy we spend on our children and loved ones, self-care is a must. This list of “Kim’s favorite things” will calm your body and mind, and send you into a restful slumber. SLEEP MASK ($15) Is that extra hour of daylight…

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gift ideas for grown-ups

Gift Ideas for Grown-Ups — Special Presents for Special People

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What do you get for that special person who is always taking care of others? Our gift ideas for grown-ups is a great place to start. From a good night’s sleep to some pampering, these hand-selected items from our list of favorite things will be sure to please that special person in your life.   Bed Jet From the hit show Shark Tank, this bed temperature system will settle the…

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holiday sleep tips for toddlers

Holiday Sleep Tips for Toddlers — Sleeping on the Road

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No matter how hard you try to keep your child on a predictable and comforting routine, the holidays sometimes make sleep disruptions unavoidable. Some toddlers are more adaptable than others. If you’re worried about getting off-track this season, check out these holiday sleep tips for toddlers. Good Sleep at Home As a general rule, the better a child sleeps at home, the better the odds are that he will sleep…

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holiday sleep disasters

Holiday Sleep Disasters — How to Avoid Sleep Problems on the Road

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No matter how hard you try to keep your child on a predictable and comforting routine, the holidays sometimes make sleep disruptions unavoidable. Some children are more adaptable than others, and get back into their normal routine without missing a beat. Parents also handle change differently. Some moms and dads really strive to keep that schedule in place at all costs. Others consciously decide that the circumstances warrant breaking the…

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unique holiday gifts

Unique Holiday Gifts for the Special Women in your Circle

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We’re taking a little time-out from our usual topics because it’s almost that time of year! Are you looking for a special gift for your sister, mom, or best friend that goes beyond? If you want to step above a pair of gloves or a plain gift card and really wow her this holiday, we’ve put together a list of our most unique holiday gifts. The Granola Girl She’s the…

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well-rested Halloween

8 Tips for a Happy, Safe, and Well-Rested Halloween

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Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays with my girls. I have such fond memories of my mom making me costumes, and later making my daughters home made costumes. My kids went out to trick or treat as mermaids, lemons, lions, fairies, and more! I love to sew — a random fact that you probably didn’t know! But one thing that was really important to me as a…

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