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We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

Location:

San Diego, CA

Description:

We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

Language:

English


Episodes

Germs: Friend or Foe For Your Family

1/25/2023
It never fails. Your child picks up an object and tries to put it directly into their mouth! Or perhaps your toddler sneezes all over the toys and forgets to wash his hands. Germs are probably all over your home- but does it really matter? Do we really need to be lathering our kids up with antibacterial wipes and disinfectants? Can some of these germs actually be helpful? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:39

Showing Favoritism with Your Kids

1/18/2023
Parents with more than one child typically try to keep an even playing field with their kids. After all, it wouldn't be fair if only one child was rewarded for finishing their brussel sprouts at dinner, right? But there are times when parents may unintentionally show favoritism toward a specific child based on the situation. So, how does this impact your children and the relationship they have with you as well as their siblings? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:01

Creating Busy Bags for Kids

1/11/2023
When your child is bored, you may become the center of their attention. So, what do you do when your child depends on you for entertainment and the timing just isn't right? Perhaps you're waiting at the doctor's office, maybe you're making dinner or giving your other children a bath? How do you keep older children occupied without handing them some sort of electronic device? They're called "busy bags" and creating some in advance might just save your sanity. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:36:28

Taking Your Child to the Emergency Room

1/4/2023
It's a situation most new parents dread... their first trip to the emergency room! What type of injuries require a trip to the emergency room as opposed to urgent care? How do emergency rooms operate and what can you expect to happen when you arrive? Plus, our check-list of crucial items to bring with you and important information the doctors will want to know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:59

Baby Skin Conditions: All About Rashes

12/28/2022
If your baby breaks out with bumps on his skin, you may start to freak out a bit. Where did these bumps come from? What caused it? And is it serious? Today we're continuing our ongoing series focused on baby skin conditions with a closer look at rashes and how to treat them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:12

Babysitting: Child Care and Costs

12/21/2022
Every parent needs a break, and babysitters can be a great benefit to you and your family. But how do you find the best sitter possible? How much do they typically cost? And what do babysitters wish parents knew in advance to help ease any concerns? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:49

Feeding Your Child: Common Food Allergies

12/14/2022
You probably know a young child with a food allergy- perhaps that child is even your own. What exactly is a food allergy and how does it differ from intolerance or sensitivity? What symptoms and signs should new parents look for in their children? Plus, we'll break down the top 8 most common food allergy culprits causing most of the fuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:29

Childcare Options for Working Parents

12/7/2022
The dreaded time has come when you have to find someone else to watch your child. With all the options out there, how do you determine what type of childcare is best for you and your baby? What factors should you consider? And what should you expect to pay? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:28

Tummy Time for Infant Development

11/30/2022
Shortly after birth, babies must transform their weak muscles into fully functioning and responsive tools. Putting your baby on his tummy is one of the most important a parent can provide during this transition from womb to world. What are some great exercises to do during tummy time? What are some of the common problems parents face? And what do you do if your child just doesn't like it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:25

Toddlers and Tantrums

11/23/2022
Temper tantrums are one of the most frustrating times during toddlerhood. So, why do little kids throw these bursts of rage in the first place? Are tantrums designed for the toddlers emotional benefit, or are they really just trying to get their parent's attention? Plus, what are some simple ways to diffuse a toddler ready to explode in a serious meltdown? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:06

The Realities of Single Parenting

11/16/2022
The percentage of single parents is on the rise- whether by choice or due to unfortunate circumstances. What are some of the main challenges associated with being a single parent? What are some of the common misconceptions? And what type of impact does single parenting have on kids? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:28

Creating and Organizing Your Family Calendar

11/9/2022
Families today are busy, and the family calendar is typically the glue that holds everything together. There are lots of different apps to help you keep track of everything, so how do you determine which one is best for your family? Which apps are compatible with which devices? And what about the good ole' paper calendar? We have some great tips to keep your family on track! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:51

Feeding Your Child: Picky Eaters

11/2/2022
It never fails. The food your toddler loved yesterday is now his worst enemy. Does this mean your child is "normal", or do you really have a picky eater? Why are some children pickier than others? What foods should your child be eating, and how much? And what are some practical tips for introducing new foods into your child's diet? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:15

The Importance of Infant CPR

10/26/2022
As a parent, you try to protect your kids as much as possible. But accidents do happen, and when they happen it's important to be as prepared as possible. Learning infant CPR could save your child's life in an emergency situation. What exactly is infant CPR and how does it differ from adult CPR? We'll discuss specific examples of how and when to use this invaluable skill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:27

Making Baths Fun and Safe for Kids

10/19/2022
Bath time can be fun, but it can also be a scary place if you aren't taking precautions to help protect your child. Today, we'll explore some tips to help keep your kids safe, all while having fun and teaching them valuable lessons to help make them self-sufficient. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:02

Celebrating Halloween with Infants and Toddlers

10/12/2022
Halloween is big deal for most kids. But, what do you do when your kids aren't quite ready for all the haunted houses and Halloween candy? What are some alternatives to trick-or-treat night? We're chatting with some experienced moms to see how they celebrate this spooky holiday with their little ones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:30

Newborn Screening Tests

10/5/2022
Newborn screenings identify conditions that can impact your child's long-term health. Which tests are commonly offered and why? How and when are the tests done? And what are the odds your child's tests may come back abnormal? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:36

Building Confidence in Your Kids

9/28/2022
One of the greatest gifts we can give our kids is confidence. Why is it important to raise confident children? What steps can you take to improve confidence in your kids whenever possible? And what's the main difference between self esteem and confidence? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:15

Sibling Fighting: How To Keep the Peace

9/21/2022
Fighting among your kids can really frustrating for parents. How do you know where to draw the line? What role should parents have during these disagreements? What are some of the positive and negative consequences of sibling rivalry that can sometimes lead to fights? Plus, we'll discuss some strategies to help you keep the peace! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:21

Speech Development in Toddlers

9/14/2022
Our heart melts every time our children say new words, even if we're the only ones who can understand it. Despite all the cuteness, how do you know if your child is having difficulty with speech development? What milestones should we be monitoring for babies and toddlers? And what differences should we expect in speech patterns between boys and girls? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:04