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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

The Dirty on Diapers

3/25/2020
For most parents, diapers are a necessity. We changed between 6-8 diapers every day for every child, which is quite an investment. So, what are your options? How do you choose what's best for your family? And what about baby wipes? Whether you prefer disposable, cloth or some sort of hybrid, we'll help you get to the bottom of this diaper dilemma. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:21

Simple Baby Food Recipes

3/18/2020
Your baby has entered the whole of solid foods. What are the benefits of making your own food? What are the easiest foods for them to eat? And what are some quick and simple recipes that won't break the bank? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:08

Baby Skin Conditions: Common Skin Irritations

3/11/2020
Your baby's skin is a unique and essential shield that offers protection from the outside world. As such, it's virtually inevitable that your child will eventually experience some sort of skin irritation. Today, we're continuing our series focused on baby skin conditions. What are the most common ailments new baby's encounter? How can you recognize them? And what are your treatment options? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:25

Childcare Options for Working Parents

3/4/2020
The dreaded time has come when you have to find someone else to watch your child. With all the options out there, how do you determine what type of childcare is best for you and your baby? What factors should you consider? And what should you expect to pay? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:58

The Milk Mystery

2/25/2020
Does milk really do a body good? As a new parent, you may be overwhelmed at all options for milk at the grocery store. Are there benefits to drinking cow's milk that other milk simply can't provide? What are some of the biggest milk myths? Plus, what are some alternatives to cow's milk that might be a better fit for your family? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:49

Cloth Diapers: Getting Started

2/18/2020
You've considered cloth diapers, but you haven't quite made the commitment. It may seem a bit overwhelming at first, but today we're going to help demystify the process. What exactly are the current cloth diaper styles available? How do they differ from one another? Plus, the question everyone wants to know... what do you do with the poop? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:24

Speech Development in Toddlers

2/11/2020
Our heart melts every time our children say new words, even if we're the only ones who can understand it. Despite all the cuteness, how do you know if your child is having difficulty with speech development? What milestones should we be monitoring for babies and toddlers? And what differences should we expect in speech patterns between boys and girls? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:55

Newborn Screening Tests

2/4/2020
Newborn screenings identify conditions that can impact your child's long-term health. Which tests are commonly offered and why? How and when are the tests done? And what are the odds your child's tests may come back abnormal? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:37

Sex After Kids?

1/29/2020
You had sex to make a baby, but now the thought of having it seems more disturbing than changing your toddler's dirty diaper. How do you make sex a priority in your relationship after having kids? What are men (and women) really thinking before they hit the sheets? And what is a "rejection-free" zone and how can it dramatically improve your relationship? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:39

Your Baby's Vision

1/22/2020
Your baby continues to develop every day, and sometimes these stages of development aren't obvious. How do you know if your child's vision is reaching necessary milestones? What are some factors that put your baby's vision at risk? Plus, information on a program allowing all babies under one to get their vision tested for free! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:43

Home Schooling Your Toddler

1/15/2020
We all know education is an important part of growing up and finding your place in life. And as a parent, you have several choices on how your children receive that education, such as home schooling, which begins even when children are toddlers. How has homeschooling changed over the years? What resources are available to you? And what are some of the common misconceptions about the homeschooling process? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:52

Baby Skin Conditions: Eczema

1/8/2020
If your baby's silky, smooth skin develops red, dry, itchy patches- it could be eczema. What's really happening when your baby develops eczema? How early can symptoms appear? And what are your treatment options? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:06

Power Struggles with Your Children

1/1/2020
Power struggles with your children are often common, but they can be stressful and negatively impact your relationship. What typically triggers power struggles in infants and toddlers? What are some strategies for defining and measuring good (and bad) behavior? And what common mistakes are most parents making that actually make the situation worse? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:24

Know Your Work Benefits: FMLA, FSA and More!

12/25/2019
With a new child comes more costs, so you may need more money. You may also need to take time off work to care for your child. Government and work benefits can help you adjust to your new life as a new parent. What are the ways to utilize these programs while pregnant? What exactly is the Family Medical Leave Act and how does it work? Plus, saving money with Flexible Spending Accounts and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:28

Terrible Twos or Terrific Twos?

12/18/2019
The baby days are over. One minute they give you a kiss and a smile and in the next moment are screaming and hitting. How can you handle this situation with your toddler without throwing a tantrum yourself? What triggers this type of behavior and how can it be prevented? How can we turn the "terrible twos" into the "terrific twos"? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:01

Ease Your Child's Separation Anxiety

12/11/2019
Children separated from their parents may experience extra anxiety, resulting in major meltdowns. What typically triggers separation anxiety in our kids? Do babies react differently than toddlers? And what can you, as a parent, do to help your child transition into a more independent stage in life? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:45

Music and Movement for Children

12/4/2019
Music is a wonderful tool for young families. It encourages quality time together and is a great motivator that allows your kids to have fun in a safe, nurturing environment. What are some great musical activities you can do with your kids? How can music help with chores and other activities kids may not like. Plus, how you can make music out of any noise around you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:27

Toddler Playdates: What to Expect

11/27/2019
Both mom and dad need a break sometimes, and that's the perfect opportunity for a playdate. But, how do you find a group that's right for you and your child? Is there some sort of playdate etiquette you should know about? How do you go about starting a new playgroup in your area? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:04

Potty-Training Girls and Boys

11/20/2019
You spend most of your day changing diapers and coming in close contact with some sort of bodily fluid from your child, we get it. The idea of potty-training may seem like the perfect solution. But, how do you know if your child is ready? And perhaps more importantly, how do you know if you're ready? Plus, helpful tips for getting your boy or girl off to a great start! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:42

Debunking "Only Child" Myths

11/13/2019
The number of families having only one child has doubled since the baby boomer generation. So, why are more and more families planning to have only one child? What are some of the benefits and trade-offs of siblings? Is only "lonely"? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:09