Charity Curley Mathews 

Charity Curley Mathews is the former Vice President of MarthaStewart.com turned writer, editorial web consultant and mother of three. She writes about raising babies and toddlers for Disney Baby, covering everything from making your own baby food to taming toddler tantrums. She's also a contributor for HGTV.com, Shine from Yahoo! and The Huffington Post. And from her home in Rome, Italy, she heads up a blog about cooking for kids called Foodlets: Mini Foodies in the Making...Maybe. Wish her luck!

Keep ‘Em Thinking: 11 Ways to Stimulate Your Baby

From newborns to toddlers, every baby wants to have fun — and learn along the way. Here are 11 ideas to engage your baby every day.

Fatherhood 101: Ready, Set, Dad!

You hear it over and over again: “Get ready, your life is about to change!” And while this cliché may be true, it’s not really that helpful. So what should dads-to-be know ahead of time? We’ve got advice to grow on right here.

First few weeks

12 Ways to Tame a Temper Tantrum

If you’re reading this now you’ve likely reached a rite of passage, the tantrum stage. Some kids start as early as 12-15 months, but almost every one of them joins in before their second birthday. But take heart, millions of moms and dads have lived to tell about it. Here’s what parents who’ve seen it all recommend.

Hug and hold

10 Ways Your Toddler Is Tops

True, the meltdowns can be maddening, but just when you think your parenting skills (and your mind) have reached the limits, you can count on a toddler to turn all adorable on you. We’re talking melt your heart, bite your finger, couldn’t be cuter cute. Here are some of our favorite things about the not-so-terrible twos.

They're hilarious
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