Preparing for Head Lice—Yep, I Said It!

by admin on January 11, 2012

Head lice: it’s the topic no one wants to talk about. Most of us mature adults have been conditioned to be absolutely horrified at the thought of a bug on our child’s head. But it does happen. It can even happen to babies. If your baby has hair, then he or she can catch head [...]

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Help Your Kids Improve Their Writing Skills

October 22, 2011
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Help Your Child to Become a Better Writer When it comes to educating your children, there is really no single subject more important than language.  The ability to read and comprehend is essential to grasping all other subjects.  And as children get older, skill with communication through their writing could spell the difference between success [...]

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Entertainment Ideas for Your Child’s Birthday Party

October 6, 2011
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How to Entertain Kids at a Birthday Party You’ve probably seen the reality TV shows about parents who are willing to spend thousands of dollars to make sure their kids have a one-of-a-kind birthday party (that they’ll have to try to top the next year).  The truth is, most kids are just happy to have [...]

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Taking Care of Your Baby’s Teeth

July 26, 2011
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Caring for Your Newborn’s Teeth When your baby starts teething, the first question that comes to your mind is how to soothe him as he endures the painful process.  But shortly thereafter, you may start to wonder just when and how you are supposed to start cleaning his teeth.  You don’t want to start brushing [...]

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How to Get Adequate Sleep with a Newborn

June 14, 2011
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Getting Enough Sleep with a New Baby Getting forty winks, catching zees, napping, dozing, nodding off, hitting the hay, getting beauty rest, sawing logs, and snoozing are all terms that you may be intensely familiar with now that you have a newborn and none of them seem to be activities you are able to participate [...]

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Keeping Your Kids Occupied in the Car

June 9, 2011
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Ways to Keep Your Kids Entertained on the Road Summertime is rife with opportunities for road trips.  The weather is great, the lake is calling, and every weekend could take you somewhere you’ve never been (provided the locale is within driving distance).  But once you’ve got the kids packed in the car amidst piles of [...]

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Clubs for Kids: The Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

June 6, 2011
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Encourage Your Kids to Get Involved with Sports and Clubs Most kids spend their free time watching TV, playing video games, updating Facebook, and texting with their friends.  If they had the option to jack electronics directly into their brains 24/7 they probably would.  But as a parent, you know that it isn’t good for [...]

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Tips for Building a Childproof Nursery

June 1, 2011
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How to Build a Safe Nursery for Your Baby New parents are faced with a pretty steep learning curve concerning just about everything child-related.  Not only does a mother go through a vast array of changes during the course of her pregnancy, but once your newborn is home, you must learn to feed, bathe, and [...]

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How to Recognize Colic Symptoms in Infants

May 25, 2011
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Colic Symptoms in Babies In infants there is no prevalent a condition as Colic, affecting as many as 25% of all babies. Colic occurs when an otherwise healthy infant suddenly, and seemingly without provocation begins uncontrollable bouts of crying or wailing for long periods of time. The term Colic is a medical catch-all for any [...]

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Is Your Home Safe?

May 23, 2011
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Keep Your Family Safe: Home Safety Tips When it comes to the safety of your home, there are two areas that threats could surface: inside and outside.  And in each case, homeowners may not even know about potential safety issues, much less be prepared for them.  Of course, some things are common sense, like locks [...]

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