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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

Babysitting: Child Care and Costs

9/16/2020
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:00:32:42

Are You a Helicopter Parent?

9/9/2020
As parents, we all want to protect our children and keep them safe and healthy. But it can become problematic when parents continuously remove obstacles to ensure that their kids never experience disappointment discomfort, heartbreak, or pain. What typically causes parents to "hover" over their kids? What are the pros and the cons? And what traits and characteristics typically develop in your child as a result? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:57

Emergency Preparations for Your Family

9/2/2020
Disasters strike quickly and without warning. Are you and your family prepared? Learn more about the different types of emergency situations and what steps you can take to prepare. Also, how do kids and adults react different to emergency situations? And what are some essential items to store in your family's emergency kit? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:03

Baby-Led Weaning: Introducing Solid Foods

8/26/2020
Your baby is quickly approaching six months, which is the time many parents introduce solid foods. But, what if you could skip the puree stage and go straight to whole foods? It's known as baby-led weaning and it's gaining in popularity. So, how does it work? What types of foods work best? And what about foods considered a choking hazard? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:26

Contraception After Having a Baby

8/19/2020
You've recently had a baby, and sex may not be the first thing on your mind. However, it's important to consider your contraception options now or your fertile body may think your baby needs a sibling sooner than planned. What are your temporary and permanent options when it comes to birth control? Today we're talking all about pills, patches, rings, IUDs, condoms, implants, caps, sponges, diaphragms, shots as well as surgical procedures to help you prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Learn more...

Duration:00:43:20

Showing Favoritism with Your Kids

8/12/2020
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:00:36:27

Tummy Time for Infant Development

8/5/2020
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:00:43:12

Toddlers and Tantrums

7/29/2020
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:00:40:37

Baby Names and Baby Name Remorse

7/22/2020
It's time to name your baby. The concept may seem simple, but many new parents put a lot of thought into the naming process. Do you follow family traditions? Are you looking for the most unique name so your child feels more special? And what do you do if you later decide to change your baby's name, possibly due to remorse? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:14

Water Safety: Lessons for Survival

7/15/2020
Whether you're at the neighborhood pool, or enjoying a relaxing day at the beach, water safety is a must. Today we're exploring some tips on how to keep your children safe when around water. Plus, we'll learn more about a great app designed to reduce crime and protect families in your community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:35

Technology and Your Toddler

7/8/2020
Nowadays, most kids can navigate a tablet better than their parents. Is this a bad thing? With all this modern technology, how do we continue to provide a safe environment for our kids but still allow them to learn and have fun on our smartphones, tablets and all the other gadgets on the market? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:36

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

7/1/2020
Your kiddos may not be in school during the summer, but learning never stops. We've got some fun activities you can do at home to help keep your kids entertained, whether you're enjoying the sunshine outside and keep cool indoors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:00

The Importance of Infant CPR

6/24/2020
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:00:31:58

Fathers Day Special- Ask Dad Anything!

6/17/2020
We all love dads, but sometimes moms don't always understand them. We asked our facebook fans what questions they had for dads everywhere, and we have a great all-dad panel that's prepared to answer them. Plus, our dads reflect on how their own fathers influenced them to become the dad they are today! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:20

Preparing for Your Pediatrician Appointments

6/10/2020
You've found a pediatrician, now comes the routine appointments. The average parent gets only 15 minutes of face time with their pediatrician, so how can you make the most of it? What preparation is needed prior to meeting with your doctor? What questions should you be asking to ensure the best care for your growing baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:32

Sunscreen Safety for Kids

6/3/2020
Summertime leads to lots of fun outdoors in the hot, summer sun. How do we protect the delicate skin of our little ones? How old does your child have to be to use sunscreen? What is SPF and what numbers really work best? Plus, are there eco-friendly alternatives that are better for your baby and the environment? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:22

Taking Your Child to the Emergency Room

5/27/2020
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:00:35:14

The Realities of Single Parenting

5/20/2020
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:00:39:55

Building Confidence in Your Kids

5/13/2020
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:00:41:31

Attachment Parenting: The Basics

5/6/2020
Parents everywhere seek an emotional bond with their babies. For some, that bond is created through responsive parenting and physical contact, also known as attachment parenting. So, how exactly does attachment parenting work? What are the main principles? And how do you prevent your kids from becoming too attached in the future? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:42