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car life we don’t use the iPad in the car but I included the one we do own and love. There is also a compartment on the car organizer for the iPad. JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content.

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back to school for outdoor play I know many of the more traditional preschools are moving more towards outdoor play because of the current COVID situation. Knowing my boys go to nature-based preschool definitely made me feel at ease about sending them back this fall. Last year they probably spent 50/60 percent of their day […]

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QUESTION FROM READER: This is great and totally echoed everything we learned from our childbirth class this past weekend!! One thing I would like to know more about is post-partum care and the best tips/tricks for making it through those first few weeks of uncomfort. ANSWER, DR. GILMORE: The best way to approach postpartum is to do […]

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time, space, people, place As you know, I’m not an infectious disease physician or an epidemiologist, but I’m just a mom that has done her research and has made a decision around what works best for our family. My favorite articles/interviews have been with infectious disease physicians and epidemiologists where they are not afraid to […]

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written by couples + family therapist Amanda Craig, PhD, LMFT One of the hardest commodities to come by in life has now been mandated… TIME  As hard as it is to slow down and change habits, this is our present reality. To support the health and wellness of our communities we must make changes to […]

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anxiety in the face of COVID-19 Emily is part of Team Nipple! She is from Long Island and once sold ad space, taught kindergarten and now spends her days raising her kids Bobby (1 years old), and Mary Clare (2 years old) and then writing about it. She will tell you she is both wildly obsessed […]

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Working parents home with their kids Caroline Birman is full-time working mother of two young children: Annabelle (3) and Finn (8 months). She and her husband Todd have ample experience balancing their demanding careers with unforeseen gaps in childcare, mainly due to the ever-germy Chicago winters. We have a 3.5 year old and an 8 […]

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TO AU PAIR OR NOT TO AU PAIR…THAT IS THE QUESTION Every family is unique in its needs. When it comes to childcare for parents who work outside the home, the options can seem endless and cause some analysis paralysis. Nannies, daycare, part-time babysitter, family help, or au pair – these are just a handful […]

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I’m a Certified Child Life Specialist, which I’m sure many of you have never heard of, so let me tell you a little bit more about what I do every day. Child Life Specialists are educated and clinically trained in the developmental impact of illness within the hospital and outside in the community. Our role […]

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KIDS & TEETH After high school I had zero clue of what I wanted to do in life. I mean I wanted to get married and have babies, but in order for that I needed to find my future spouse and I hadn’t yet. I was a typical teenager working a minimum wage job, somewhat […]