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It IS Possible to Have Healthy Toddlers
Guest Post: I know how rough it can be. Toddlers are so sweet, chubby and adorable; but they’re also fickle little things. We finally get them to eat the broccoli on their plate, and it seems like they can’t get enough of it! Yes! Mom win! And then just as suddenly as they started liking this new food, they now refuse it. It leaves us wondering what on earth just happened, and we are back to square one in the fight to help our toddlers eat healthier.

It IS Possible to Have Healthy Toddlers


How to Soundtrack Your Baby's Life 2
What is soundtracking? You know how in movies there's a song that goes along with what's going on? It may be in the background and instrumental but it subconsciously tells your brain something about what's going on. Or it may be a full-on musical and they're signing about what is going on.You can do this with your own life to teach your baby to respond to the music you play or sing!

Why You Should Soundtrack Your Baby’s Life


Realistic Toddler Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms 14
I am not a Pinterest Mom or a Crunchy Mom. I'm not going to make anything that has kale or quinoa in it. I don't have a lot of time in the morning to make breakfast because I have to get ready for work. And on the weekends, I'm just too tired to cook a whole big breakfast. So here are my go-to toddler breakfast ideas that real moms can do!

Realistic Toddler Breakfast Ideas For Busy Moms



The process of introducing your baby to your cat is a lot longer than you think. It’s not just a howdy-do here’s your new roommate type of situation. Since your baby is going to grow so fast, your cat is going to have to get used to each stage of the baby’s life just like you do. Spoiler alert: your cat will hate your child as a toddler. Here’s how to introduce your baby to your cat.     { Post contains affiliate links }

Introducing Your Baby to Your Cat


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GUEST POST | I’m at that age when all of my friends are getting married and having babies. While I’m waiting for my own little ones, I am having a lot of fun being the awesome aunt. For my part, I have a ‘niece’ and a ‘nephew’ whom I love dearly, and for whom I would do (or buy) just about anything. And with Christmas fast approaching, I need a lot of different ideas.

5 Ways to Spoil Your Nieces and Nephews




Is Your Child Behind in Development? A Helpful Guide | Toot's Mom is Tired 13
One of the first questions on every parent's mind is: "is my child behind in development?" It's a big fear that we have. We want our kids to excel and be ahead of the curve but we also worry that they are falling behind. But how are you supposed to know what skills they're supposed to develop and when they should be fully developed? Luckily, your doctor will keep you on track. Here's how they assess your child's skill development.

Is Your Child Behind in Development?


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After your little one is finished with their stuff, you have to get rid of it somehow. Most of it has only been used a few times since babies grow so quickly. So why not resell it to make some extra money to then spend on new stuff for your toddler? There are a few different ways you can sell your baby stuff. They each have their pros and cons so figure out what works best for you and even for each type of item.

How to Sell Your Old Baby Stuff


5 Things You Can Do with Ball Pit Balls | Toot's Mom is Tired 7
What's one of the most fun memories of your childhood? I bet it involved ball pits. All kids love ball pits. Did you know you can get the same kind of balls for your own home so you don't have to deal with smelly kid feet at McDonald's or Chuck E. Cheese? You totally can. And there's more than just one use for them! Here are 5 things you can do with ball pit balls.

5 Things You Can Do with Ball Pit Balls