How to Help Your Child Deal with Grief

November 7, 2010
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When an unfortunate circumstance comes into the life of a child, perhaps from the loss of a loved one, or a beloved pet for example, children react differently than adults. Many times the children will not display their grief in what we would consider the normal way, but will act out in other ways, such [...]

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Pursuing Family Interests with Quality Childcare

November 2, 2010
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Modern life places many demands on parents and on their children, encouraging quality family time while also insisting upon a clear and dedicated attention to careers, educations, and interpersonal relationships – all of which can make childcare a regular part of a family’s day to day operation. As work requires occasional long nights spent away [...]

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Baby Carriers – a Practical Alternative to Strollers

November 2, 2010
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Strollers are on the list of absolute “must-haves” for most expectant parents. And for many, strollers are truly invaluable. But there are situations in which strollers are simply not practical, and there are times babies do not want to be in them. In those cases, baby carriers become just as essential as strollers. If you [...]

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The Competent Babysitter

November 2, 2010
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Parents need time off once in a while, and when they do, they rely on the babysitter to look after their children while they are out. The problem many parents face is where to find such a person. They don’t want to leave their children with just anyone, so they usually ask friends for recommendations. [...]

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Six Innovative Indoor Games For the Family

November 2, 2010
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The virtual vacation If it looks like it is going to be an all day circumstance that you have to remain indoors. Then plan a virtual vacation. Start off the day by researching some far off land that everyone would love to go to. Let’s say Japan for example. Once the destination has been decided, [...]

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How to Help Your Child Beat Bed-Wetting

November 2, 2010
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Prevent Your Child From Wetting the Bed Many children suffer greatly from the incidence of bed-wetting.  It is not only an uncomfortable and humiliating problem at home, but it can stop them from enjoying normal activities like sleepovers with their friends.  In some cases it can be caused or exacerbated by physical ailments (such as [...]

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The Benefits of Reading to Your Child

October 27, 2010
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Why Reading to Your Children is Important Reading is an activity many young children love. Whether they’re being read a fairy tale before bed or hauling out their favorite Dr. Seuss book after snack time, children seem to be born with an innate need to read. In addition to the great fun children seem to [...]

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Fun Christmas Activities to do with Kids

October 22, 2010
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Activities for You and Your Children for Christmas One of the greatest things about the arrival of the holiday season is that it heralds a certain amount of quality time to be spent with your family, and especially with the kids.  Winter afternoons spent over a steaming mug of cocoa provide an excellent opportunity to [...]

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Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease in Children

October 18, 2010
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Recognizing the Signs of Crohn’s Disease in Kids Crohn’s disease is caused from inflammation of the lining of your digestive tract and is considered an inflammatory bowel disease. The inflammation can penetrate the deepest layers of your bowel tissues causing ulcers and abdominal pain. Although there is no medical cure for Crohn’s disease, there are [...]

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Giving the Gift of Birthstone Jewelry

October 18, 2010
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From sparkling gold and silver chains to nostalgic wedding rings and beyond, fine jewelry stores are full of tempting items central to traditional gift giving for centuries. Browsing through the cases and displays of a favorite or recently-discovered jeweler can strike up plenty of ideas for making someone special feel appreciated, and for presenting them [...]

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