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Newbies is an audio podcast guiding new mothers through their baby’s first year of life. Episodes feature newly postpartum moms as they celebrate the excitement of becoming new parents, as well as the emotional and physical struggles of recovering from childbirth and caring for a newborn baby.

Recent Episodes

Ease Your Child’s Separation Anxiety

Children separated from their parents may experience extra anxiety, resulting in major meltdowns. What typically triggers separation anxiety in our kids? Do babies react differently than toddlers? And what can you, as a parent, do to help your child tr...

Know Your Work Benefits: FMLA, FSA and More

With a new child comes more costs, so you may need more money. You may also need to take time off work to care for your child. Government and work benefits can help you adjust to your new life as...

The 411 on Playdates

Both mom and dad need a break sometimes, and that's the perfect opportunity for a playdate. But, how do you find a group that's right for you and your child? Is there some sort of playdate etiquette you should know...

Music and Movement for Children

Music is a wonderful tool for young families. It encourages quality time together and is a great motivator that allows your kids to have fun in a safe, nurturing environment. What are some great musical activities you can do with...

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

You want your children to have a great relationship- which is sometimes hard to imagine when sibling rivalry gets in the way. Is bickering and fighting amongst siblings inevitable? How can it change as your children progress through various development...

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 paneli...

Co-Parenting: When Parents Disagree

Parenting differences are one of the top reasons for divorce in this country. So, what's the best way to handle these types of situations? How do you avoid fighting in front of your kids? What do you do when the...

Baby-Proofing Your Home

Your baby is now a toddler and suddenly nothing in your home is sacred. No shelf, cabinet or drawer is unexplored. So, how do you keep your kid safe and keep what little sanity you still have? What are the...

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...

Creating Busy Bags for Kids

When your child is bored, you may become the center of their attention. So, what do you do when your child depends on you for entertainment and the timing just isn't right? Perhaps you're waiting at the doctor's office, maybe...

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