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General Parenting Advice

Parenting tips compiled from PSP members on topics ranging from traveling with children to eating, big transitions teethbrushing and much more!

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Santa Claus

The ins and outs of creating (or not creating) the Santa Claus myth.

 

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From Princesses to Girl Warriors

How do you grow a strong, confident girl?

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Putting Shoes on the Right Feet (and Underwear too!)

Tips on how to get your child to put their shoes on the right feet and underwear on 'frontwards."

 

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Too Many Presents/Gifts

Getting too many presents for your kids? Here's some ideas on how to decrease the consumerism.

Quick link: Looking to just get rid of stuff? see PSP’s list of places to donate any unwanted toys, gifts and household items

 

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Cloth Diapers -- How?

Considering cloth diapers and wondering how the logistics of them work? Park Slope Parents member share advice from what brands to use, what happens at daycare, how laundry works (especially in multi unit complexes in NYC), and special diaper services.   

 

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Noise & Kids - Apartment Living

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Well, we got our first kid-noise complaint today. My downstairs neighbor wrote: I can hear your son running back and forth, back and forth. I can pretty much hear everything down here. Its a bit much, especially at 7:30 AM. "

 

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Considering going T.V. free?

See what our members have to say on the subject

 

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Sibling Rivalry: The Big Sister Perspective

A discussion about making sure we don't fuel the fire of Sibling Rivalry....

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Raising Bilingual Kids

Parents talk about raisining bilingual kids.

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Secular Kids, Religious Relatives

Dealing with pressure from family members

 

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Left-Handedness

Got a southpaw on your hands?  This information may help.

 

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Time for the Big Tub?

How to tell when it's time to move a toddler out of the inflatable baby tub, and how to keep kiddo safe.

 

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Setting Up a Savings Account for your Child

Parents share their tips on setting up savings accounts for their kids.

 

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Together Tuesdays: This Valentine's Day Love Yourself

Today is Valentine's Day-- the day that we express our undying love to our partners and let people know they are important. While it's ALWAYS important to say you care, I really want to focus on LOVING YOURSELF and not losing your whole self in someone (or something) else. This is especially true when we become parents (and, okay, mothers in particular) because our identity becomes so attached to this wonderful little creature that depends on us for survival and love.

 

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Understanding Race in Today's Times

Over the past few months, PSP members have brought up race, racism, inequality, and white privilege and its complexities in everyday life.

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How to Handle Holiday Stress

Christmas can bring more than presents, cookies and Santa Claus. With it can come stress, worry and anxiousness.  It's easy to get overwhelmed by the Holiday buzz and feel like yourself spinning out of control.

 

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