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Unique Ways to Host a Social Distancing Baby Shower

There’s no doubt that this is the weirdest time in recent history to be pregnant. Typically, a baby shower would be high on the priority list for any pregnant mama, but in the age of social distancing, baby shower plans are all but non-existent.

But they don’t have to be – there are tons of creative ways to host a successful socially distanced baby shower, and give moms-to-be all the love and celebration they deserve.

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Easy Activities that Encourage Independent Play for Toddlers

Is there any greater triumph as a parent, than discovering an activity that facilitates independent play for your toddlers? I think not.

I mean, it’s bad enough that I have to come up with meal ideas to feed these kids for every single meal of every single day, but I have to entertain them too?!

Apparently, yes, according to the toddler and the preschooler. And as much as I would love to just succumb to screen time all day every day, my mom-guilt just won’t allow me to.

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Best Educational Shows for Toddlers

We’ve all heard the guidelines about screen time for toddlers, and we’ve all felt the mom-guilt when we ignore them. But it doesn’t have to be all bad – there are plenty of educational shows for toddlers and preschoolers available!

And if we’re going to be jumping ship on listening to the AAP on this one, we might as well justify it by making sure the content is educational, or at least teaching some sort of life skills, right?

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