How to Make Reading Fun to Your Baby

December 3, 2010

As your little one grows there are a lot of things for her to learn and one of the most important things is reading. People often think that a baby can not learn to read until it is two years old. But this is a misconception. Your baby can actually start reading when it is [...]

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Setting Up a Positive Nanny Experience

December 1, 2010

As a busy mom of four I know the value of helping children learn to enjoy time without their parents. Not only is it helpful to have time to collect yourself or spend quality time with a loved one but also an important part of a healthy learning experience for your child(ren). I know my [...]

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Top 10 Signs You’ve Become a Grown Up

November 30, 2010

There are often times in our lives when we wonder if we are truly grown-ups. We wonder and wait for signs to show that we have crossed a significant threshold in our lives. Below is a list of signs, some humorous some not, that prove your crossover into adulthood. 1. You no longer ask questions [...]

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Babysitter Kits

November 26, 2010
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Do any of your children babysit? If you have babysitters in your household you may want to consider helping them create their own babysitter kits. This pack of supplies can be as detailed or small as you want. Consider the needs of the families your child looks after and he or she will be sure [...]

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Keeping Your Child Safe On Long Car Trips

November 26, 2010
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Long car trips can take a toll on passengers both young and old. However, children have an especially hard time on long car trips due to their inability to sit still for an extended period of time. Boredom and frustration often leads young children to misbehave during long car trips and to engage in potentially [...]

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Helping Baby Sleep

November 25, 2010
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Being a new parent is exhausting, and when baby won’t sleep, you can’t sleep. Here are some tips that might help. Go for a walk. If it’s not too cold out, put baby in a stroller and hit the road. This will often lull her to sleep. Of course, you might be so energized when [...]

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5 Fun Ways to Get Kids to Eat Veggies

November 24, 2010

Vegetables are some of the best life-sustaining foods on the planet. They provide us with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other vital nutrients to remain in tip-top shape. Nutritionists say we should try to consume at least five servings of vegetables a day but while we as adults know this to be true and do our [...]

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Why Your Baby Should Be Green Even if You Aren’t

November 24, 2010
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The costs of having an organic, eco-friendly baby environment are often more than parents can handle. Even formerly eco-conscious folk sometimes have to cut corners when bringing a new family member into the world. Still, some corners shouldn’t be cut, especially when it comes to what goes into the baby’s system and even what touches [...]

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Baby Strollers Recalled in 2010

November 24, 2010

Millions of baby strollers have been recalled this year. Even though most stores generally remove recalled items from their shelves quickly, some stores are slower to respond to recalls. Also, some strollers may have been recalled from store shelves long ago – while many thousands still remain in circulation via yard sales, privately purchased on [...]

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Vision Development in Infancy

November 24, 2010
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The human race has a prolonged period of dependence; years must pass before an individual is considered mature. However, one function that develops quickly over the first few months of life is a person’s eyesight. The sense of vision achieves the greatest percentage of its development in the first eight months of life. Gestation The [...]

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