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Every good parent wants his or her children to play someplace safe. They want them to have a playground that is secure, full of activities and generally enjoyable to go because of the positive environment. Finding a good playground can be difficult if you just moved to the area, however. These tips can help you locate an acceptable playground for your children. Talk to the Locals The first thing you should do is talk to the locals about the playgrounds. Speak with other parents in your community and ask them where they feel is the best place for their children....

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baby, monitors, technology -

Children require a lot of care and attention - as we all know. If you’re a new parent, the amount of things that you need to learn might seem overwhelming, from feeding to bedtime and everything in between. Here are a few tools and techniques for monitoring your sleeping child. Using Technology and Apps to Monitor Your Baby When we think of smartphones, we envision all the different things that can be done with them such as keeping up with friends and family on social media, paying bills, making reservations, checking the weather, and so on. However, our phones are...

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diet, sleep habits, toddler -

Toddlers often don’t want to sleep because they have a lot of energy, but their mothers do require an adequate amount of sleep to function the next day. Fortunately, there are natural ways to soothe a toddler to help your toddler go to sleep faster. Here are four easy ways to help your toddler settle down for the night so that you can also go to sleep. Play Quiet Music That Lulls a Toddler While you might want to play loud music that has a fast tempo during the day, you should use a quieter type of music at night....

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cardio, cardio exercise, strength -

The quest to get your body back in shape can certainly be a challenge, but it becomes a daunting task after having a child. Long sleepless nights, poor eating decisions, and complete exhaustion are only a few of the challenges a new mother will battle in the attempt to get her body back. Follow these four tips to get your figure back after childbirth. Realistic and Smart Cardio You might not be up to running a marathon quite yet, but consistent cardio will help burn calories to help get your weight back on the right track. Take the baby for...

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baby sleep, bedtime stories -

If you have a newborn or even a toddler, nights can be a dreaded time of the day because of the sleeping situation. If you are fortunate enough to have a baby that sleeps through the night, you may not need to do much improvement to your evening routine. However, some of the tips we are about to share can still work to improve you and your baby's sleep. Better Night's Sleep One idea to get better sleep for the both of you is to think about co-sleeping. This is a particularly popular option with mothers who are choosing to...

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