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The Best Car Activities for Toddlers: 30+ Fun Road Trip Ideas

When you think of a long road trip with two or three year olds, what comes to mind? Whining, crying, temper tantrums? Trying to get out of their car seat? It doesn’t have to be that way, not if you have the right car activities for toddlers! If you’re taking a road trip with young …

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Oh Crap Potty Training Method: Tips & Cheat Sheet

Ready to say goodbye to diapers? Here’s how to use the Oh Crap potty training method to successfully potty train your toddler! Parenting is a fantastic job with many rewarding benefits, but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. From the moment your baby is born, you are learning how to parent day after day; you …

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16 Beach Essentials For Toddlers: Best Products for the Beach

If you’re heading to the beach with toddlers (or toddler twins!) you need to know what the best beach essentials for toddlers are! It will make the day way easier and way more fun! Growing up in Rhode Island, the majority of my childhood summers were spent at the beach. I have amazing memories of …

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Parenting Toddler Twins: A Survival Guide

If you’re a parent to twin toddlers, congratulations! You survived the baby years! You’re probably getting used to the fact that you have twins, and hopefully a bit more sleep. Unfortunately, parenting toddler twins is a whole new level of difficulty than newborn twins. There’s a new level of frustration that parents with one toddler …

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How to Handle the Crib to Bed Transition Without Losing Your Mind

how to handle the crib to bed transition and keep your toddler in bed Ohhhh, transitions. Right when you think you’re nailing parenting, BAM! It’s time for potty training or the crib to bed transition, and you question everything you ever knew about parenting You then decide that your children can wear diapers and sleep …

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How We Started Independent Playtime and the Amazing Results

Independent playtime is something I did with my first, Theo from the beginning, even though I didn’t really know it was a ‘thing.’ My instincts just told me that it’s good for children to learn to entertain themselves; it’s good for them to be bored sometimes because that stimulates creativity. So although I encouraged him …

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Tactics to Use When Your Toddler Calls For You at Bedtime

Today we have a guest post from one Katrina at Mama’s Organized Chaos. You can find me over at The Journey of Parenthood with a post for my twin mamas. Does your toddler call for you a gazillion times at night? Does she need water, or to go potty AGAIN, or hugs? Does she claim …

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How to Help Children Deal with Big Transitions

Most children are very apprehensive about change, which is understandable. They’ve lived most of their short lives a certain way and when things change, it seems as if their entire world has been thrown upside down. While fear of transition in children is normal, it also can be frustrating in the midst of things because things must get …

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