Toddler Sleep Transitions From Crib to Bed

Toddler Sleep Transitions: From Crib to Bed

The transition from crib to bed marks a significant milestone in a toddler’s life, but it often comes with its fair share of challenges for both parents and children alike. As toddlers outgrow their cribs and move into beds, parents may find themselves navigating a new set of bedtime struggles, from nighttime wakings to resistance…

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Nurturing Well-Rounded Kids A Holistic Health Guide

Nurturing Well-Rounded Kids: A Holistic Health Guide

As parents, ensuring the health and well-being of your children is a top priority, and fostering a foundation of habits that lead to overall health includes teaching healthy eating, engaging in physical activities daily, and maintaining regular medical check-ups. And sometimes, even more needs to be done, including mental health and physical therapy for kids…

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Picture Perfect A Comprehensive Look at Ultrasound for Parents

Picture Perfect: A Comprehensive Look at Ultrasound for Parents

Embarking on the journey of parenthood is a thrilling and transformative experience, marked by various milestones and moments of anticipation. Among the most cherished tools that provide a window into the world of the unborn child is the ultrasound. In this comprehensive exploration, we’ll delve into the intricacies of ultrasound technology, its significance for expectant…

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Co-Parenting After Divorce Tips for a Healthy Family Dynamic

Co-Parenting After Divorce: Tips for a Healthy Family Dynamic

Divorce can be a challenging and emotionally taxing experience for all parties involved, especially when children are part of the equation. However, despite the dissolution of a marriage, the responsibility of raising children continues. Co-parenting after divorce is a journey that requires patience, understanding, and effective communication to ensure a healthy family dynamic. In this…

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Democracy in Play

Children’s play is rich with wonderings and imagination.  At The Overfield School, we know that play is also full of opportunities for growth: testing, hypothesizing, discussion, negotiation and critical thinking. A tub full of Legos donated to our Kindergarten classroom provided just such an opportunity for play-based learning.  The children seized the chance to discover…

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No more telling my daughter she killed the dog and other resolutions

It’s here: The first post by could-be-new-to-you-but-will-become-your-new-virtual-bestie Mary Graham, of Trusty Chucks. We’ve followed her humorous yet real tales about parenting for a couple years now and after much begging kind conversations, she has agreed to grace DaytonParent.com with her voice on a monthly basis. We know you’ll love her. We do. So here goes… I…

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