Preparing for Baby

Getting yourself and your home ready for a new member of the family can be daunting. Take steps now to plan for the birth, the homecoming, and the first days with your new baby.

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Have the Perfect Baby Shower

Recipes, printable baby shower games, and more -- we've got you covered for your special day.

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Planning to Breastfeed?

Breastfeeding your new baby is bound to be rewarding, but it may bring challenges. Be prepared for the obstacles you may face to help ensure success.

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Setting Up the Nursery: Safety First

Before you bring your newborn home, do this nursery safety survey.

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Need Some Guidance?

While you still have the time to read, stock your home library with these top parenting books for the best go-to advice.

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7 Tips for Reading Aloud to Babies & Toddlers
The AAP advises reading aloud to babies and toddlers because it boosts brain power and has many other benefits. Get some tips for making the most of story time with your tot!

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

How to Survive Summer Boredom
When the kids are home all day, every day, summer boredom strikes hard and fast. Learn the best summer boredom busters and tips for surviving until September.

12 Birthday Party Favors that Won't Get Thrown Away
The next time you're planning a birthday, forgo the penny candy and cheap toys. Send your guests home with one of these fun and creative party favor ideas!

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