Toddlers: 2 yrs – 5 yrs


7 Tips for Transitioning from Nap Time to Quiet Time

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
7 Tips for Transitioning from Nap Time to Quiet Time | Baby Chick

When my daughter started to show signs of dropping her nap, I went into full-on panic mode. If you’re anything like me, nap time is the only time during the day that you can actually think and get anything productive done. I really think they should make nap time productivity an olympic sport because I […]

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How to Avoid Raising a Super Clingy Toddler

Monday, January 8, 2018 By Keane Spicer
How to Avoid Raising a Super Clingy Toddler | Baby Chick

Let’s get one thing straight. Clingy toddlers are not bad kids. There isn’t something wrong with them that you need to fix. Trust me, I know first hand how incredibly difficult it is when your toddler refuses to entertain themselves and constantly “needs” your attention. It’s intense. Draining. Heck, you don’t even get five minutes […]

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10 Winter Activities to do with Your Toddler

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
10 Winter Activities to do with Your Toddler | Baby Chick

Winter time can get a little tricky for keeping toddlers busy, especially when it gets too cold outside to play. I’ve compiled a list of 10 activities you can do with your toddler this winter. You can still do a lot of outdoor activities during the day in the early winter, but when it starts […]

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Are Electronic Toys Helping or Hurting Our Children’s Development?

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 By Aimee Ketchum
Are Electronic Toys Helping or Hurting Our Children’s Development? | Baby Chick

Is this an arcade or a baby nursery? I often wonder that when I walk into a baby’s space. Brightly colored plastic that lights up, talks, sings, beeps, and makes all sorts of noises is taking over. Electronic toys are everywhere, but are they really necessary? More importantly, are they helping or harming our children’s […]

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The Importance of Imaginative Play

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
Antsy Pants, Imaginative Play, baby chick

Sponsored by: When I was a child, I remember spending hours and hours “playing pretend” as we called it. Whether my sister and I were playing school, or playing with our doll house, or pretending to be adventurers exploring a cave (pillow fort) with flashlights, we were always building, creating, imagining and exploring our world. […]

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7 Tips for Transitioning from Crib to Bed

Thursday, November 9, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
7 Tips for Transitioning from Crib to Bed | Baby Chick

Transitioning from a crib to a big kid bed is a big milestone in any child’s life. It can be a time of real excitement and a sense of growing up, or it can be a scary and hard change for some kids. And as a parent, it may feel overwhelming trying to determine when […]

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Quick Family Friendly Meals with Gorton’s

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
Gorton’s

Sponsored by: My kids are 2 and 4 years old. Dinnertime in our house can be a little tense some nights because of my kids’ various and sundry random aversions to different types of food. And the aversions can change on a nightly basis, by the way. One night my son loves chicken, the next […]

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Baby (and Pet) Proof Your Stairs with The Stair Barrier

Monday, October 2, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
baby chick, stair barrier

Sponsored by: Just after my daughter’s first birthday, my little family and I moved from our first little one-story home into a larger, two-story home. We were excited about gaining more space and watching our daughter grow up in this new home; however, what I wasn’t prepared for was how utterly terrifying it is to […]

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5 Tips for Bringing Home Twins to Your Toddler

Thursday, August 10, 2017 By Joanna Navarrete
5 Tips for Bringing Home Twins to Your Toddler | Baby Chick

I believe the most difficult idea parents with an older child struggle with is how we will be able to give the same attention to our older child now that two babies require their full time and energy. Trying to keep normalcy and consistency is incredibly important for older sister or brother to feel as […]

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4 Tips to Help Baby Sleep while Traveling

Monday, July 10, 2017 By Violet Giannone
4 Tips to Help Baby Sleep While Traveling | Baby Chick

Wondering how to get your baby to sleep while traveling out and away from home? Getting a baby to nap during outings, trips, and vacation can be nerve wrecking. With the warm weather and summer approaching everyone wants to know how to take their baby out without constantly worrying about sleep time. Here are some […]

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