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Besides the crib, a nursery recliner may be the most important piece of furniture in your baby’s nursery. Veteran parents will tell you that a comfortable nursery chair is an essential part of that first crucial year with baby. For one, you’ll be spending long hours in your baby’s nursery. In fact, you’ll likely spend a...
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With heavy hearts, we are reposting this article that was put together after the shooting in Orlando, Florida in 2017, and then again after the shooting at Molson Coors. Now tragedy has struck again in Waukesha. We are devastated. Putting out a prayer that this article becomes obsolete, and that it never needs to be...
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  With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us are counting our blessings and pausing to appreciate what’s really important in life. But are we raising our kids to be thankful, as well? Studies have shown that grateful kids are not only happier kids, but are also more likely to have higher grades, more...
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New episodes are available every Thursday on all podcast platforms. Here are the episodes that are currently available: Ep. 1 — Getting ready for baby Are you ready for baby? Listen as Patrick Lehman, MD, a pediatrician from the Children’s Wisconsin Bayshore Pediatrics primary care office, advises expecting parents what they REALLY need to know, do, and...
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MKE With Kids is partnering with the Cudahy Healthy Department to raise awareness and erase any stigma surrounding postpartum depression and other disorders. OVERVIEW According to World Maternal Mental Health Day, as many as 1 in 5 women experience some type of perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD). Postpartum depression is perhaps the most well-known...
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From fire-breathing dragons, to death-defeating superheroes, to magical storybook characters, Halloween is a time for little kids to dress up and imagine themselves in a totally new way, if just for one day. This Halloween season, your little guy will need a costume for Trick or Treating (maybe multiple times, depending on your tolerance for...
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Goldfish Swim
Goldfish Swim School offers weekly lessons for ages 4 months – 12 years. Ancient Wisdom There’s an ancient Jewish teaching that may seem out of the ordinary in a spiritual context. Back in the third century, the rabbis clearly stated that parents are obligated to teach their children how to swim. Why? Because it’s a...
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With Facebook now developing Instagram For Kids, we thought it would be a good idea to republish this article about digital citizenship and helping kids create a positive digital footprint. Cyber-ethics: the discipline of using appropriate and ethical behaviors and acknowledging moral duties and obligations pertaining to online environments and digital media. It should be...
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We know many of you are sticking around the house these days, and we’re guessing you need some fresh inspiration for what to do. Here are 25 *extremely* easy Spring activities that you can do with your kids at home. No extra supplies required! 1. Adopt A Tree “Our Tree” Printable available in The Pond...
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This is the third installment in a series of articles that explore one mother’s journey through the grief of loving a child who has died. It is our hope that by sharing these reflections, we can help grieving parents feel less alone, and help the people who love them better understand what they’re going through....
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