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A Parent’s Responsibility to the Psychological Well-Being of Their Children

Posted on January 28, 2015 by Stephens Family Daycare in Health, Parenting.

Responsibility. This is a word that parents are all too familiar with. As soon as that little miracle enters our lives, we, as parents, are bombarded with a whole level of responsibility that we had never experienced prior. Feeding, changing diapers, bathing, and burping are parts of a very small portion of the responsibility endured […]

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5 Websites to Check Out if You Want to Buy Baby Gear

Posted on January 27, 2015 by Stephens Family Daycare in Parenting, Products.

When you are expecting a bundle of joy, there are so many things to do to get ready for his or her arrival. One important aspect of getting ready for the baby is making sure that you have everything you need for the day that they arrive. Thanks to the technology age, many things can […]

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Internet Safety

How To Protect Your Children From Accessing Inappropriate Content Online

Posted on January 25, 2015 by Stephens Family Daycare in Child Safety, Parenting.

In this digital age, it’s hard to imagine life without internet access, even for kids. Many educational reading courses require internet usage for research, homework and other activities. As a result, modern children have access to web-based resources beyond what their parents had in their youth. However, there are threats lurking in cyberspace that parents […]

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Singing Lessons

Grow Your Bond With Singing Lessons

Posted on January 14, 2015 by Stephens Family Daycare in Parenting.

It’s a new year. I’m sure you’ve already made your resolutions, but I’m just going to make a suggestion: make a resolution to try something completely new this year. Find an activity you can all enjoy as a family. I’m going to suggest you all take up singing lessons. Your first thought is probably “Ugh, […]

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Cribsters on Good Morning America!

Posted on December 1, 2014 by Darcy in Crib Notes, Parenting.

A while back, Cribsters’ blogger, Darcy, wrote a blog admitting that when she was expecting her second child, she wondered whether she would love her him as much as her first child. (The answer was a resounding YES!) The blog got picked up on the Huffington Post, and this morning, Darcy and the blog were […]

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A Kinder, Gentler Elf on the Shelf

Posted on December 1, 2014 by Darcy in Crib Notes, Parenting.

Today the Elf on the Shelf arrived at our house. And no, he did not land on a shelf. He surreptitiously landed on our knife block, which might symbolize my feelings about this merry visitor. That’s right – the creepy, silly, annoying, overpriced plastic Christmas chap, who has the power to send shivers of fear […]

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The Things I am Most Thankful For… As A Mother

Posted on November 24, 2014 by Darcy in Busy Parents, Crib Notes, Nursery School, Parenting.

  Thanksgiving is a time of year for reflection on all of the things in our life for which we are grateful. Thus, in honor of my favorite holiday (stuffing, people, stuffing), I have compiled a list of the top 12 things I am most thankful for as a mother. Wine. At the end of […]

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Keep The Peace (And Quiet) This Holiday Season With Duracell

Posted on November 20, 2014 by Stephens Family Daycare in Crib Notes, Products.

I participated in a sponsored campaign on behalf of SheSpeaks for Duracell. I received samples to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. When my daughter was first born, the only surefire way to get her to fall asleep was to put her in her swing. She could literally nap for hours in that […]

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Febreze Holiday Collection

It’s Beginning To Smell A Lot Like Christmas – DIY Holiday Gifts Courtesy Of Febreze

Posted on November 1, 2014 by Stephens Family Daycare in Crib Notes, Products.

I participated in a sponsored campaign on behalf of SheSpeaks for Febreze. I received samples and a promotional item to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. The holiday season seems to start earlier each year and, in my house, it actually started a few weeks ago thanks to the Febreze Home for The […]

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The Last Time

Posted on October 25, 2014 by Darcy in Crib Notes, Parenting.

My aunt just sent me a poem she came across on the Internet. In light of my last blog post in which I discussed how I have frequent nighttime visitors in the form of my two children, she thought I would appreciate the sentiment. Not only did I appreciate it, I must admit I cried! […]

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