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How to Raise a Child Who is Not an A$$hole

Monday, May 21, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
How to Raise a Child Who is Not an A$$hole | Baby Chick

So, I’m going to be real honest here. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been at the playground with my kids and observed interactions between other kids on the playground and thought to myself, “Wow. That kid is going to be an a**hole someday.” Obviously, I would never say that out loud to […]

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Mom Hacks: Evening Habits to Help You Have Easier Mornings

Thursday, May 17, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
Mom Hacks: Evening Habits to Help You Have Easier Mornings | Baby Chick

I was in a chaotic season of life that left me feeling totally exhausted, worn out and irritable by 5pm every day. I was anxiously watching the clock for bedtime and felt completely depleted by the time I crawled into bed. A good night’s sleep didn’t help me feel any better and I dreaded leaving […]

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Sunscreen: Are the Ingredients Dangerous for Your Baby?

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 By Hannah Crews
Sunscreen: Are the Ingredients Dangerous for Your Baby? | Baby Chick

When we think of “sunscreen,” we literally think of protection. A shield. A screen between the sun and your baby that will prevent burning and nourish their tender little skin all at the same time. However, what most moms don’t know, is that the ingredients in many store bought sunscreens are horribly dangerous. In fact, […]

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Common Childhood Fears (and How to Help Conquer Them)

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
Common Childhood Fears (and How to Help Conquer Them) | Baby Chick

From a very early age, children will start to exhibit some common fears and anxieties. This is not only normal, but it can also be a good thing. Fear can help children to behave in a safe way, and handling fear and anxiety in a healthy way will help prepare your child to manage bigger […]

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5 Tips for Successful Single Parenting

Sunday, May 6, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
5 Tips for Successful Single Parenting | Baby Chick

We live in a society where single parenting is becoming more and more common. While some parents choose to parent solo, others have been thrust into the situation whether by a separation, divorce, or the death of a spouse. For me, single parenthood became my reality very suddenly when my husband unexpectedly died at 36 […]

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Keeping your Kids Water Safe: Tips for Moms of Babies and Toddlers

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
Water Safety Tips for Moms of Babis and Toddlers | Baby Chick

I thought I was doing my first son a service when we taught him to be scared of drowning. Every time he would get near a pond or pool, we would warn, “You better not go near that! You might drown!” This method proved effective for keeping him away from water, but when he turned […]

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6 Toddler Chores Your Little One Can Actually Help With

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
6 Toddler Chores Your Little One Can Actually Help With | Baby Chick

Upon returning home from work to find my home in its usual disastrous state, my heart sank. As is her usual ritual when I get home, my toddler was tugging at my hand to play and I was left reeling about how my house would ever actually get cleaned! Then it hit me, my 18 […]

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A New Parent’s Guide to Social Media

Monday, April 30, 2018 By Caroline Knorr
A New Parent's Guide to Social Media | Baby Chick

With so many options to brag, share, and find support, navigating the ever-shifting landscape of social media safely, responsibly, and productively takes some reflection and planning. Before baby, you were a Facebooking, Instagramming, texting fool, sharing everything from your perfect pasta dish to your hella-good manicure. Now, looking at your little bundle of joy, you […]

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7 Tips For Calming Your Fussy Baby in the Car Seat

Friday, April 27, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
7 Tips For Calming Your Fussy Baby in the Car Seat | Baby Chick

Getting from point A to point B is a necessity in life. And for most of us, doing this involves the use of our cars. But unlike all the happy babies you see on car seat advertisements, some babies do not like their car seats in any form or fashion—as in they act the way […]

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5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 By Sierra Filucci
5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid | Baby Chick

 Originally published on: How do you help your kid be happy and secure in a media-heavy, appearance-obsessed culture? How’s this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. Common Sense Media’s survey of body-image research shows that parents play a huge role in shaping how kids think and […]

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