young baby with a rashHow To Help Your Overweight Child

It’s becoming more common, although many parents fear the diagnosis. Children are becoming overweight in startling numbers. There are many factors helping to cause the growing problem, but it is up to parents to help their child learn to live ... - test

84Your Kids and Your Marriage

It can be hard to balance all aspects of life equally, especially when one area, such as your marriage starts to unravel. Too often your marriage is put on the back burner while you wrestle with other obligations, only to ... - test

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What To Do When Your Baby Gets Sick

What To Do When Your Baby Gets Sick

When a baby gets sick, it can be terrifying. A baby is so small and can’t tell you what hurts, so you must try and find the problem as well as the solution while trying to fight down your own ... - test

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What Can You Blame on Teething?

What Can You Blame on Teething?

Teething is a likely scapegoat for lots of things, and many medical experts try to tell mums that most of the teething symptoms are not actually from teething. But most of these experts must have been work-a-holics who didn’t spend ... - test

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Wear Your Hat! A Collection of Wise Words of Mommy Wisdom

Wear Your Hat! A Collection of Wise Words of Mommy Wisdom

As much as we bucked the truth growing up, it seems mothers were full of wisdom regarding our health. Now, it’s time to transfer that wisdom to our own children in hopes that they will listen better than we did. ... - test

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The Truth about Milestones

The Truth about Milestones

As much as they try not to, parents put a great stock in the milestones advertised in doctor’s offices and popular parenting books. According to these milestones, a baby should be rolling over by four months, sitting by six months, ... - test

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The Effects of Divorce On Children

The Effects of Divorce On Children

Children of divorce are up against some serious odds. Children whose parents have divorced are more likely to be injured, suffer illness, misbehave, have trouble in school, and made seriously poor choices such as drug and alcohol abuse at an ... - test

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Ten Reasons Why Your Child Is a Poor Sleeper

Ten Reasons Why Your Child Is a Poor Sleeper

Only the parent of the poor sleeper can understand what it feels like to have less than eight hours of sleep for three solid years. The parent of the poor sleeper knows that taking a shower in the morning is ... - test

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Teaching Proper Hygiene

Teaching Proper Hygiene

Hygiene is a learned behaviour although most children do show a desire to stay clean. From a very young age, you should actively work to teach your children healthy habits both by example and by demonstration. Most of what your child learns, ... - test

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Making Injections Easier on Baby and Parents

Making Injections Easier on Baby and Parents

When you hold your tiny baby, there is nothing more terrifying for a parent than thinking of the many inoculations, or injections, that your little one will have by her first birthday. The number of vaccines has jumped substantially in ... - test

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Fat Baby, Thin Baby

Fat Baby, Thin Baby

In our unfortunately image conscious society, there is a great deal of pressure on mothers to have children that conform to the correct image of how a baby should look. Some mothers worry a great deal about their daughters chubby ... - test

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How to Handle Hot Weather and Protect Children from the Sun

How to Handle Hot Weather and Protect Children from the Sun

It’s almost summer time and the temperature is starting to climb. As it gets warmer outside, you need to start thinking about how to best protect your little ones from the sun’s rays and heat. Young children are especially prone ... - test

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Family Exercise

Family Exercise

Medical professionals and parents agree that our children are simply not getting enough exercise. Children as young as toddlers spend hours sitting on the couch playing video games or watching television without spending time outside playing or riding bikes. Parents ... - test

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Eight Tips on Teething

Eight Tips on Teething

It’s almost comical how many things get blamed on teething. And even more comical how you start doing it yourself when that first bit of white appears in your baby’s gum line. Every child shows some signs of teething, but ... - test

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Encouraging Toddler Fitness

Encouraging Toddler Fitness

We hear a lot these days about overweight children and the ill effects of television and video games on the health of our children. Intellectual aspects aside, sitting around all day with the television on or even playing quietly with ... - test

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Early Signs of Autism

Early Signs of Autism

Autism rates continue to rise, and parents want to know more about what is causing the disease and how to identify signs of autism in their own children. While there is no definite answer about causes of the disease, there ... - test

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Does My Child Have an Ear Infection?

Does My Child Have an Ear Infection?

Ear infections are trying for both parent and child. As they occur most often in very young children, babies suffering from ear infections are cranky, cry often, sleep poorly and are generally miserable until the infection clears. Parents dealing with ... - test

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Dealing with Infant and Toddler Constipation

Dealing with Infant and Toddler Constipation

For the most part, babies and toddlers seem to fluctuate between loose stools and constipation. Only a parent can appreciate the daily barometer that is their child’s diaper. But either extreme of the spectrum can make mothers very nervous. Diarrhea ... - test

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Baby Has a Cold

Baby Has a Cold

There is nothing more upsetting for a parent than the sight of a runny nose or a tiny cough. When a baby gets a cold, parents ante up for the long nights ahead and come armed with nasal aspirators, saline ... - test

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety

5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety

5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety Children tend to become anxious easily, and they are ill-equipped to deal well with that anxiety. Helping your child through the tough spots is one of the most important aspects of parenting. 1. ... - test

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5 Simple Solutions to the Everyday Injury

5 Simple Solutions to the Everyday Injury

Kids who play get injured, and every child plays. If you encourage your child to be active and to try new things, she will fall down and she will get hurt. Dealing with these injuries often requires nothing more than ... - test

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3 Signs You Need a Break

3 Signs You Need a Break

As a parent, you’re always working. It is a twenty-hour job after all, and even the best parent can find herself worn down and ready to pull her hair out if she has to make one more sippy cup or ... - test

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Why Use Formula?

Why Use Formula?

Breastmilk and formula are often paired up against each other as contestants in one of the hottest parenting debates. While some mothers have a choice as to which to feed their child, others do not. For every woman, the decision ... - test

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Why Breastfeed?

Why Breastfeed?

The benefits of breastfeeding continue to expand as study after study is performed on the advantages of nursing for both mothers and babies. Most mothers choose to breastfeed for a variety of reasons and enjoy the other benefits by happenstance. ... - test

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Toddlers and Table Manners

Toddlers and Table Manners

Watching a baby eat is a delight for the senses – his perhaps. The rest of us can get rather squeamish as he mashes food on his face and into his hair. We wait anxiously for the day that he’ll ... - test

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Tips for a Cleaner Meal

Tips for a Cleaner Meal

Baby food is delicious for babies and exciting for parents. It is also a huge mess until baby learns to eat neatly – and some never do. Help keep mealtime only marginally messy with a few tips for a cleaner ... - test

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Sneaky Toddler Meals

Sneaky Toddler Meals

Toddlers can be notoriously picky. Not only are they picky, they can also change their mind about what they are picky about in a matter of hours. Parents trying to help their toddlers eat a balanced, healthy meal are at ... - test

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Safe Handling for Baby Food

Safe Handling for Baby Food

Your child’s health is your first priority and the food he eats from birth through his adult years plays a tremendous part in his health, growth and well being. Along with the food selections your make, you must also pay ... - test

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Raising Healthy Eaters

Raising Healthy Eaters

In a world of delicious fares that are not always healthy, it can be hard to raise children to make the right choices when it comes to selecting meals. While it may be challenging, it is certainly not impossible to ... - test

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Packing the Perfect Picnic

Packing the Perfect Picnic

If you’re ready to head out in the warm weather, you simply need a picnic to take along with you – but what kinds of picnic foods should you bring for your children, especially young ones? Healthy and delicious ones, ... - test

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Packing Lunch for the Picky Child

Packing Lunch for the Picky Child

Woe is the mother of the picky toddler- especially if that toddler becomes a picky preschooler. It’s one thing to send your child to a care center that provides a meal at lunchtime that’s freshly prepared and kid friendly. It’s ... - test

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Pack a Healthy School Lunch

Pack a Healthy School Lunch

If your child brings lunch to school, it can be tempting to fill that lunch bag with quick bags of snacks and goodies that have little nutritional value. Granted, its unlikely your child will be eating a salad with no ... - test

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How to Stop Middle of the Night Feedings

How to Stop Middle of the Night Feedings

If your baby is waking up to eat in the middle of the night, the drain on you and your energy resources can be substantial. Getting up multiple times to fix a bottle or nurse a hungry baby can make ... - test

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How Old is Too Old for the Bottle?

How Old is Too Old for the Bottle?

Experienced parents will tell you that parenting experts, doctors, conventional wisdom and real life all offer different opinions and different advice on everything related to children and childcare. One renowned expert will tell you to have babies off the bottle ... - test

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Help! My Baby Refuses To Be Fed!

Help! My Baby Refuses To Be Fed!

There will likely come at time after you begin baby food on a spoon but before your child is ready to eat a full and balanced meal that he refuses to eat off a spoon. He’s not interested in pureed ... - test

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From Bottle to Cups

From Bottle to Cups

For many babies, there is no comfort greater than that offered by the bottle (or breast.) The bottle provides food and the soothing rhythm of sucking that babies love. Unfortunately, the bottle is just another case of too much of ... - test

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Formula Feeding Basics

Formula Feeding Basics

Formula feeding is very common and companies that manufacture formula are constantly striving to make it as wholesome and healthy as breastmilk. While it can never be the same as breastmilk and doesn’t contain all of the components that breastmilk ... - test

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Food Strikes

Food Strikes

Parents of toddlers worry about their child and fear for their health when they suddenly stop eating after one year of age. There is nothing magical about the first birthday, and some child continue to eat as though they are ... - test

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Finger Foods for Baby

Finger Foods for Baby

Around nine months of age, many children are ready and willing to start finger foods. They have been gnawing on crackers and cookies for awhile in their chubby fists, but now, with the development of the pincher grasp, most babies ... - test

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Feeding a Toddler

Feeding a Toddler

Toddlers are notoriously picky when it comes to eating. Not only do toddlers need far fewer calories than they did as babies, they also have discovered they can voice their opinions and be stubborn about food. Whether they do this ... - test

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Feeding a Family on a Budget

Feeding a Family on a Budget

It can be tricky to feed a family well when you’re on a tight budget. But if you’re looking to save money at the grocery store that can be passed on to the dinner table, you’ve got more to do ... - test

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Breaking the Habit of Unhealthy Diets

Breaking the Habit of Unhealthy Diets

It is far easier to eat an unhealthy diet with your family than it is to eat a healthy meal. This is especially true for the families who are hard pressed to find time to cook or even shop for ... - test

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Baby Food Stages

Baby Food Stages

Starting solid foods is an exciting time. The first messy spoonful is a major milestone, but when exactly should you offer that spoonful? And what should be on the spoon? The baby food aisle offers little assistance – there are ... - test

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5 Tips for Feeding Toddlers

5 Tips for Feeding Toddlers

Toddlers are a special breed. With an age range spanning ten or twelve months through the third year of life, there are many battles to fight, skirmishes to win and a dinnertime war to settle. 1. Toddlers Don’t Need to ... - test

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5 Tips for Feeding a Picky Child

5 Tips for Feeding a Picky Child

Picky children are tough to have around. Unless you’re a picky eater yourself, it’s hard to imagine why someone would need to pick out all the raisins before eating an oatmeal cookie. Or why a hamburger tastes best without any ... - test

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10 Tricks for Feeding Baby

10 Tricks for Feeding Baby

Feeding your baby seems simple when you watch others do it or when you see it done on a television commercial. But in reality, feeding a baby can be rather complicated – especially as babies move from one stage to ... - test

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10 Tips for Working Mother Diets

10 Tips for Working Mother Diets

When you’re a working mother, meals can quickly become more of a battleground than a time for reflection and socialization. And these are the meals you plan for yourself – not the ones you’re trying to feed your kids. Dieting ... - test

Reading

You Are Your Child’s First Teacher

You Are Your Child’s First Teacher

Ready or not, you have one of the most important roles in your child’s education. You are her first teacher. Learning begins in the womb to a certain extent, but within days of birth, your child is alert and ready ... - test

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Writing Styles Your Child Should Know

Writing Styles Your Child Should Know

If you want to help your child develop her writing skills at home, it’s important that you know the different styles of writing that are being covered in schools. In most cases, these are the same writing formats that you ... - test

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Working with Your Child’s Teacher

Working with Your Child’s Teacher

Parents should be involved in their child’s education, but it can be challenging to know where to begin and what sort of involvement is best. As every child and every relationship is different, there is no standard answer to this, ... - test