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Get into the holiday spirit with these adorable books that celebrate messages of kindness and giving back. Ramadan Books Ramadan Books 1 / 20 Credit: Albert Whitman & Company The Gift of Ramadan Written by Rabiah York Lumbar and illustrated by Laura K. Horton, Albert Whitman & Co., (ages 4+).  $11, indigo.ca Stay in touch Subscribe to Today’s Parent’s daily
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Dishing out hundreds of dollars for your kids’ eyeglasses every couple years can be frustrating, but these free programs offer a helping hand. When Today’s Parent editor Kim Shiffman’s son was three years old, he was prescribed glasses for near-sightedness. This unleashed a cycle of dishing out about $100 for a pair of kids’ frames and
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We tried Apple’s newest model of the budget-friendly smartphone to see just how kid-friendly it is. Once you’ve made the decision to get your kid their first phone, you quickly realize just how overwhelming it is to figure out which device to buy. It’s a pricey investment, so you want to get one that lasts—but
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Most of us spend a significant amount of time in our vehicles, so making sure our children are safe along the way is very important. Car seats play a huge role in protecting children. However, to be most effective parents need to follow the recommended car seat guidelines. Dr. Lisa Ryan explains these guidelines and
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After years of bottling my emotions, I’ve found my way back to feeling. As a young child, I was quick to tears. My emotions were not tended to by my parents and, at some point, I stopped tending to them as well. To my mother, a child of Ukrainian immigrants, and my dad, an immigrant
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Your first instinct may be to shield your children from conflict, but these conversations can actually be comforting for kids of all ages. The early months of 2022 have already included several distressing world events. From the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, to protests against vaccine mandates and COVID-19 restrictions, to the Russian invasion of Ukraine—there has been a lot
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Get your *FREE* 20 Ways to Naturally Improve Your Child’s Focus cheat sheet → http://www.theparentingjunkie.com/focus-free “There are large variations in attention span and temperament that we can attribute simply to the diversity of the human experience. I feel we can view this as a strength and not the disorder it’s painted to be.” – @parentingjunkie Go
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Here are the pros and cons of popular parenting styles I preached about – but may have changed my opinion on! I hope this liberates you from any kind of dogmatic thinking or perfectionism so that you have the freedom TO CHANGE – to truly love parenting and to parent from love. 0:00 9 Ways
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If your locks are low on your to-do list (we feel you!), these hair-savers will buy you a few more days between washes. 1. She’s Like the Wind Invisible Dry Shampoo and Conditioner Photo: Voir Haircare Multi-taskers are a mom’s best friend. Reach for this two-in-one dry shampoo plus conditioner when you need to add
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