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Yes, my kid is on a leash. Don’t judge me.

Photo: Courtesy of Deana Morton As my three-year-old son and I strolled through the parking lot, a group of teenagers started giggling and pointing at us. My stomach tightened and my cheeks turned red. They were laughing at my child. I tightened the grip on the leash attached to my …

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Tips to survive flying with a toddler

Photo: @hennablossom via Instagram You’ve mastered flying with a baby. But air travel with a one- or two-year-old—sorry to say—is actually much harder: Squirmy toddlers take up more lap space, and you can’t always lull them off to dreamland with a boob or bottle. Sarah Price knows first-hand that flights …

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What is impetigo, and how serious is it for kids?

Photo: iStockphoto Parents often have to deal with rashes and skin irritations in toddlers and young kids. Usually, these aren’t a big deal—often the side effect of a cold or mild allergy. But sometimes they signal something contagious that needs to be taken seriously. Impetigo is one of those things. It’s …

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Toddler, I love you but please leave the baby the eff alone

Photo: iStockphoto My firstborn loved her newborn baby sister. LOVED. I couldn’t blame her: The baby was tiny, precious perfection. Her fingernails were like miniature seashells, translucent and round. Her arms and legs were curled up into her body, still downy, and her feet were wrinkled and purplish. She seemed …

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Everything you need to know about sunscreen, just in time for summer

Photo: iStock With summer (finally) in full swing, it likely means you recently found yourself at a crossroads sunscreen aisle: Do you buy mineral or organic? Spray, lotion or stick? SPF 30, 50 or 60? Do kids really need kid-specific sunscreen? To break down the complexities of SPF, we asked …

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Toddler discipline methods that ACTUALLY work, according to a data-obsessed economist mom

Photo: iStockphoto In Emily Oster’s previous book, Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong—and What You Really Need to Know, the award-winning economist used data to disprove common pregnancy misconceptions (the dangers of consuming sushi, for example). With her latest title, excerpted here, she’s graduated to the toddler and preschool …

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What to do when your toddler won’t stay in the stroller

Photo: Getty Images As a mom of three, Terrie Malcolm has experienced pretty much every toddler phase—the good and the bad—at least once. The “hating the stroller” period—where a toddler just won’t stay in the stroller—is one she’s lived through three times. Her daughter Rebekkah was especially anti-stroller for a …

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Should you be worried about your clumsy toddler?

Photo: Getty Images Rose Neale*, a mom of two from Toronto, noticed her four-year-old daughter, Elodie*, was kind of clumsy. “When she first started walking, she’d fall down frequently while running or playing,” says Neale. Elodie often bumped into other kids or furniture and had little bruises on her legs. …

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An age-by-age guide to skin rashes and conditions

Photo: iStockPhoto A self-mending covering that automatically adjusts to changes in body shape, maintains a comfortable temperature, fends off bacteria and even senses environmental changes — no man-made fabric can match the fantastic feats performed by your child’s skin. But even this amazing material can fall prey to problems. Here’s …

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19 kids’ books about poop (and farts!)

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