Category Archives: Fave Baby Geek

8 nursery-rhymes-made-into-YouTube-videos your toddler will love (and learn from)

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I’m the mom of a toddler. My husband and I love using YouTube as a supplementary learning tool and visual aid for our son. All of the videos in this post come with our son’s full endorsement and, if you think that’s not enough, we’ve tested them with three of his closest toddler friends.  Parents and babysitters: bookmark this page or save the videos as “favorites” in your YouTube account. Thank us later!

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4 monthly subscription services that save money, time on frequently used products

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Is managing your shopping list an overwhelming or time consuming task? You may want to consider monthly subscription services. These services typically require a monthly financial commitment, but the vendor does all of the work for you –and send stuff right to your door. While not all are money-savers, they can be major time savers.

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Would your kids pass the predator test? Find out with #RaisingAmerica TV segment and Twitter chat

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It’s one of every parent’s worst nightmares, someone abducting your child. We can talk to our kids about strangers and dangerous situations ad naseum, but real life scenarios are completely different. On Friday, July 2, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET, HLN’s (@HLNtv) Kyra Phillips shares “The Predator Test,” kids who fall victim to the most common tactics used by child predators. Following the segment is a live Twitter chat with hashtag #RaisingAmerica.

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2 ways to be the first to get news of the royal baby’s birth (and one way to avoid it)

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Seeing as though “royal baby” is the number one search on Google right now, people around the world are eagerly anticipating this little royal’s arrival. If you can’t get enough of all things Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, we have two ways you’ll be among the first to get the big news.

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5 ways to use a tablet device to help your kids learn

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There are specific ways to integrate tablet devices into your home learning curriculum. Instead of thinking about tablets as entertainment or pacifiers, learn how to use them to engage kids and help them get ahead. These expert tips come courtesy of  speech language pathologist, Jessica Benesh, M.S., CCC-SLP for the Clark County School District.

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