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Parent Savers: Empowering New Parents

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.

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Saving Money for Your Kid's College

If you think college is expensive today, just think about the costs your child is going to face in the future! Thankfully, you can help them by investing in the right plans at the right time. Today we're learning all about 529 plans and how they can ease the cost of higher learning.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34mins

20 Nov 2015

Rank #1

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Get Your Body Back After Baby

Becoming a mother means giving everything to your baby- including your body. And while caring for your little one is top priority, so is your personal health and well-being. For many mothers, getting their bodies back in shape is an important step in this process. What areas of the body are typically impacted the most by pregnancy and childbirth? When can you start exercising after having your baby? And what are the key exercises to consider? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

35mins

19 Jun 2013

Rank #2

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Travel with Kids

Many parents wonder if it's possible to successfully travel with young children while preserving your sanity and the sanity of those around you. How can you get over the fear of traveling with kids? What should you pack to help ease this potentially bumpy ride? And what are some helpful travel tips to help you on your journey? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33mins

7 Jun 2017

Rank #3

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Speech Development in Toddlers

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

40mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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Feeding Your Child: Picky Eaters

It never fails. The food your toddler loved yesterday is now his worst enemy. Does this mean your child is "normal", or do you really have a picky eater? Why are some children pickier than others? What foods should your child be eating, and how much? And what are some practical tips for introducing new foods into your child's diet?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #5

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Misbehaving Toddlers: Tips, Tricks and Advice

Parenting a toddler can be challenging. But before you pull your hair out, let's focus on what's causing the behavior. What are the main reasons toddlers misbehave? What common mistakes do most new parents make? Plus, we'll explore several real-life situations as well as the best ways to overcome a potential meltdown- from you or your toddler.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #6

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Toddler Naps: Dos and Don'ts

Naps are important- for both you and your child. It gives everyone a break and allows us to re-boot and prepare for the rest of the day. How often should your child be napping, and for how long? What should you do if you accidentally skip a nap or your schedule is off? And what are your options if your little one is absolutely refusing naps altogether? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42mins

27 Feb 2019

Rank #7

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Potty-Training Girls and Boys

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

45mins

20 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Baby Vaccine Basics

What is the recommended vaccine schedule for newborns and toddlers? What are the benefits and what are the risks? Learn the facts so you can make educated decisions for your child. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40mins

8 Aug 2018

Rank #9

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How Young Children Impact Our Marriages

For most couples, marital satisfaction plummets after couples bring home a baby. Sleepless nights and fights over whose turn it is to change diapers can leach the fun out of a relationship. The absence of downtime and the inability to remember niceties causes unforeseen stress and negative feelings. What are the most common ways children impact our marriages? And how can we lessen the impact of all this child chaos and the effect it has on our relationship with our spouse? Today we’re discussing the secrets to successfully navigating these stormy waters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43mins

11 Sep 2019

Rank #10

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Power Struggles with Your Children

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

37mins

1 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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Terrible Twos or Terrific Twos?

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

42mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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Stay-at-Home Dads: How to Make It Work

Many families "make it work" by having both parents earn incomes, while some are able to keep one spouse making money while the other cares for the kids. In the past, many might assume that staying at home is the mom’s role. However, a recent analysis of US Census Data showed that 1 in 6 stay-at-home parents is a stay-at home dad - and it’s possible the way we use those “stay-at-home” terms is totally wrong. So, what exactly does a stay-at-home dad look like? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

10 Jun 2016

Rank #13

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Montessori Learning Environment for Baby

You may have heard about Montessori schools, but this approach goes far beyond the classroom. Today we're learning about the importance of bringing these tools into your home so you can better understand you baby's developmental needs. Plus, our panelists share their firsthand experience using the Montessori methods in their own homes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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The Dad's Guide to Your Baby's First Year

Many first-time dads are rightfully nervous about how life will change with fatherhood. How will your relationship with your spouse evolve? What's needed to properly care for a newborn baby? How do you handle sleep deprivation and visits from extended family? Today we're celebrating Father's Day with a special all-dads panel of new and expecting dads eager to share their experiences.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41mins

13 Mar 2019

Rank #15