parenting


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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Public School vs. Private School: Choosing What’s Right for Your Family

Thursday, May 17, 2018 By Dave Monaco
Public School vs. Private School: Choosing What's Right for Your Family | Baby Chick

Choosing a school for your child can be one of the most important parenting decisions you make—and one of the most agonizing. How can you know what environment will help your child thrive? Where your child will receive the best education for him or her as an individual? Whether public or private school is best […]

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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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5 Mom and Kid Approved Toddler Cartoons

Friday, May 4, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
5 Mom and Kid Approved Toddler Cartoons | Baby Chick

After recently getting cable installed (I know, we are behind the times) we were thrilled that our toddler would now be able to watch all the super popular kid’s cartoons that she had been deprived of. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed to find that the few shows my picky daughter would actually watch were not […]

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How to Raise a Good Human in a Digital World

Thursday, May 3, 2018 By Sierra Filucci
How to Raise a Good Human in a Digital World | Baby Chick

Originally published on: Real tips for teaching character to kids of all ages using media and tech. As parents, we have many hopes for our kids. We want them to grow up to live happy, successful lives. We hope they’ll find love, maybe have kids of their own, and pursue their dreams. But at the […]

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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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