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The Nest Cam Indoor camera is a pretty slick piece of technology and does a lot of the things you’d hope a baby monitor would do. It’s easy to install and set up, streams HD video to your smartphone or...
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  • A preview of HowToHackParenting's Guide to Superfoods for Babies and Kids
The word “superfood” generates a lot of buzz. People in the media throw it around. Companies put it in their ads and on their products to boost sales. Superfoods for babies tends to be even more charged – who wouldn’t...
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When my daughter turned one and started drinking cow’s milk, I started to see DHA all over the place. Especially at Whole Foods. Milk with DHA. Eggs with DHA. Food packets with DHA. This really started to get to me...
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) are horrific things, but there are actionable steps parents can take to decrease risk. In October 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released updated recommendations on reducing risk....
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3 years ago, when our first daughter was born, I’d installed a car seat in our car, doing my best, looking at the instruction manual, but counting on the fact that the hospital where my wife was delivering offered free...
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The latest expert thinking suggests BPA, even at low levels, can be harmful. BPA has been labeled a villain by some sources for a long time. While in recent years many studies are animal or test-tube studies, more and more...
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More than 17,000 reports were filed with US poison control centers in 2012-2013 of kids under the age of six (two-thirds or these were kids 1 or 2 years old) who swallowed or bit into laundry/dishwasher detergent pods. If you...
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Two words for you: blackout curtains. Sure, you (or your significant other) wants cute curtains for your kid’s room. But humans are supposed to sleep in the dark. Kids are not an exception to this rule. Your child will sleep...
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