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Ways To Help Your Baby Cope With Immunization Pains

Posted on 10 November 2011 in Parenting

A doctor’s appointment makes up one of the most stressful days for a newborn. A monthly visit to the doctor is critical during the first six months of a baby’s life. Aside from the regular monitory check-up, his scheduled immunization shot is also administered that day. These painful shots can cause a baby to get [...]

Is Soy Milk Better For Your Child?

Posted on 03 November 2011 in Food & Nutrition

There are a lot of milk varieties in the market these days to fit the different nutritional needs of babies. After breast milk, dairy-based milk formula is known to be the next best complete food for babies. Cow’s milk is rich in calcium, protein and fats that are similar to human milk. However, some parents [...]

What To Do On Your Baby’s First Halloween

Posted on 25 October 2011 in Halloween

Halloween is always an exciting time for kids because it’s the only time of the year when they can get free candies while dressed up as their favorite character. Parents can also enjoy this time by taking lots of pictures of their child or even take part in the celebration by dressing up as well. [...]

How To Successfully Host A Toddler Playdate

Posted on 19 October 2011 in Parenting

Imagine trying to keep up with a toddler’s energetic activities. It can be tiresome, particularly if you are a stay-at-home parent who needs to tend to house chores as well. But staying in the house for days on end can be boring to the child and the parent, too. A playdate is an excellent opportunity [...]

Starting Daycare: How To Deal With Health Concerns

Posted on 06 October 2011 in Health & Safety

Parents have mixed feelings when the time comes for their child to start daycare. One of their biggest concerns is the child’s health. Child daycare is notorious to look after many kids, so germs and diseases have a very high percentage of getting passed along. Most daycare facilities look after children of different ages ranging [...]

Pre-flight Checklist For Parents Traveling With A Baby

Posted on 04 October 2011 in Parenting

Boarding pass on hand, any parent flying with a baby for the first time must feel excited, but nervous at the same time. Having packed complete baby essentials can feel like an achievement. More so, once you clear the all security checks. However, some parents may still feel uneasy before boarding a plane. Traveling with [...]

How To Get Your Child Off The Pacifier

Posted on 26 September 2011 in Parenting

Some babies find it hard to settle down without sucking on their pacifiers. This self-soothing habit is a natural reflex infants learn even while still in the womb. While some children suck on their thumbs, others are given a pacifier to help them calm down. The comfort and security pacifiers bring can indeed help a [...]

Should You Put Your Toddler On Time Out?

Posted on 16 September 2011 in Parenting

Parents have different ways of instilling discipline to their child. They mostly rely on their own judgement when a child does something wrong like throwing a tantrum or hurting others. Some parents may simply turn the other cheek while others may resort to punishment. Somewhere in the middle lies the “Time Out”. A child typically [...]

Healthy But Often Overlooked Home-Cooking Techniques

Posted on 10 September 2011 in Food & Nutrition

A home-cooked meal is most often the healthier option when deciding what to eat. That’s because you know exactly what goes into your food when you cook it, and that means less grease and sodium to start with. Cooking healthy food for the family ought to be a household priority because healthy food makes up [...]

What You Need To Know About Swimming Lessons For Babies

Posted on 05 September 2011 in Health & Safety

Babies spend the first nine months of their life in fluid. It’s probably not a coincidence that as they grow older, they get fond of playing in water! Babies can be enrolled in “mommy and baby” swimming classes as early as 3 months old. During this time, the babies are allowed to play and socialize [...]

Hurricane Safety Tips For Families

Posted on 30 August 2011 in Health & Safety

Hurricanes can be fierce and unpredictable so it’s important for families to be prepared for their safety. The hurricane season falls between the months of June and November for the Atlantic, while it starts a month earlier in the Pacific rim. Families caught in the middle of a hurricane’s path must keep themselves updated by [...]

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