PARENTING


Dear Working Mom, You are Enough

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 By Lauren McKinley
Dear Working Mom, You are Enough | Baby Chick

Dear Working Mom, I know there are days you feel exhausted. You feel as if the weight of the world is on your shoulders, like there are too many needs swirling around you to ever meet each one adequately. I see you rushing through the morning, trying to soak up as many seconds with your […]

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Top Winter Products for Baby

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 By Nina Spears
Top Winter Products for Baby | Baby Chick

This post is sponsored but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Read our policies page for more information. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. Let’s be honest. Winter time can be tough. It’s cold, windy, snowy and wet. These aren’t exactly my favorite conditions. I don’t think it’s baby’s favorite either. And this is definitely […]

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How to Make Homemade Baby Food to Save Money (and Your Sanity!)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 By Kelsey Napier
How to Make Homemade Baby Food to Save Money (and Your Sanity!) | Baby Chick

Let’s face it, babies are expensive. I love the convenience of walking down the baby food aisle and grabbing jars of ready-to-go pureed foods for my little guy, but spending $3-4 a day on top of all of the other added expenses just seems like nonsense in the grand scheme of things. I want to […]

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Staying on Budget with a New Baby

Monday, February 19, 2018 By Meredith Rines
Staying on Budget with a New Baby | Baby Chick

After your new baby arrives, everything in your life seems to just fall out of its routine. Let’s face it most families budget and spending habits take a nosedive after a baby arrives. You’re tired, you probably haven’t showered in the past day (or two) and you are in survival mode. Well there a few […]

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Three Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids to be Helpers

Thursday, February 15, 2018 By Lauren McKinley
Three Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids to be Helpers | Baby Chick

How many times today have you told your children to share their toys or to be nice to their sibling? 1,000,000? Yup, that’s what I thought. Me too! We’ve all been there, constantly reminding our kids to be nice and share, hoping beyond all hope that someday they will turn into responsible, kind and thoughtful […]

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Tips for Choosing the Right Preschool

Thursday, February 15, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
Tips for Choosing the Right Preschool | Baby Chick

Choosing the right preschool for your baby can be a really confusing (and really nerve wracking!) decision. Trusting anyone to take care of your child for several hours a day can be a scary thing. Luckily, there are ways of narrowing down your choices before you pack up your little learner’s tiny backpack and send […]

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Is Your Baby Shampoo Making Your Child Dirtier?

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 By Hannah Crews
Is Your Baby Shampoo Making Your Child Dirtier? | Baby Chick

Giving your baby a bath is a precious time. It’s a time of bonding, a time of cleansing, a time of splashes and giggles and bubbles and fun. But did you know that the shampoo you use on your baby’s growing hair and gentle scalp could not only be harming them, but it could be […]

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Grandma’s Parenting Advice

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 By Lauren McKinley
Words of Wisdom on Parenting from Grandma | Baby Chick

Who better to ask for advice than those who have been there before us? Grandmas have such wonderful parenting advice for us moms who are in the thick of it. They’ve raised amazing children (us!), they’ve experienced the ups and downs of motherhood, and have learned over the years what really matters. I decided to […]

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12 Tips for Successfully Potty Training Boys

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
12 Tips for Successfully Potty Training Boys | Baby Chick

It’s no mystery boys and girls are different. And while everything cannot be segregated into gender, as a mother of four boys, potty training boys has most definitely revealed some unique differences from my friends that have only potty trained girls—the most obvious being the quantity of pee that ends up on your floor when […]

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How and Why to Encourage Crawling Even If Your Baby Can Walk

Monday, February 12, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum

Your baby is now an experienced walker, but there are still developmental benefits to be had from crawling on all fours. The crawling milestone provides a foundation for a lot of other important developmental skills. During the period of crawling, your baby is strengthening their trunk muscles for core stability, and they are strengthening their […]

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