Archive | February, 2009

What You Need To Know About Your Baby’s Kicks

Posted on 22 February 2009 by

Pregnancy can be a very exciting time for expectant parents, and each day is crucial for a baby’s development inside the womb. Starting from a positive pregnancy test to the first ultrasound, expectant parents treasure these pregnancy milestones. During the first few weeks of pregnancy, a woman may not yet feel any physical indication that […]

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9 Ways On How To Get Your Child To Eat More Fruits And Vegetables

Posted on 20 February 2009 by

It is definitely hard to convince children to eat more fruits and vegetables. Young children are especially very hard to feed, and they choose to eat only foods that they are already familiar with. Since healthy eating habits should be started early, parents should keep on offering fruits and vegetables as part of a child’s […]

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How To Choose The Right Pet For Your Family

Posted on 19 February 2009 by

In choosing the right pet for the family, parents should first consider the health and safety of children. If your child has any allergies, it is best that you consult a health care provider before you decide to adopt a pet. Talk to your child’s doctor whether it is still possible to have a pet. […]

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10 Ways On How You Can Get Your Child To Do Chores

Posted on 17 February 2009 by

Teaching children to do chores may be difficult, but it is one way of preparing kids to be responsible adults in the future. Getting a child to do chores does not only allow a child to contribute to the family, but it also teaches a child valuable life lessons. When a child is tasked to […]

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Should You Be Concerned About Growing Pains In Children?

Posted on 16 February 2009 by

Have you ever heard about growing pains in children? If you have a preschooler or a tween, you probably have heard your child complaining about this. Growing pains occur normally in children, and it can affect around 25 to 40% of children. It is common during early childhood when children are around 3 to 5 […]

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How To Make The Most Out Of Your Child’s Doctor Visits

Posted on 16 February 2009 by

When your child is sick and you schedule a visit to the doctor, do you normally have so many questions in your mind? This is a common reaction for many parents, who naturally don’t want a child to be sick. Thus, parents instinctively think of questions regarding prevention, home treatment, and proper management of a […]

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What You Need To Know About Your Baby’s Five Senses

Posted on 13 February 2009 by

If you try to think about what newborns are capable of doing, do you look beyond what he usually does at home? Newborns are actually capable of more than just sleeping, crying, feeding, and soiling diapers. Even when your baby is still adapting to the new environment, his senses are already functioning. Vision After nine […]

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How To Choose The Right Doctor For Your Child

Posted on 12 February 2009 by

My daughter had her share of childhood infections before she turned one year old. There were times when a viral infection would just run its course, while there were a few that required hospitalization. During those times, I realized that my child’s doctor has a very important role to play in terms of managing her […]

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10 Tips To Ensure Safety In Giving Child Medication

Posted on 11 February 2009 by

Parenting a sick child can be stressful and at the same time confusing. Your child’s simple cough or colds is enough to trigger your maternal instinct, making you head off to the drug-store for some medication. The problem is, there are so many overwhelming over-the-counter (OTC) drugs you can choose from that in the end, […]

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5 Common Mistakes New Parents Make

Posted on 11 February 2009 by

During pregnancy, expectant parents eagerly await and prepare for the arrival of the baby. At this time, parents prepare for their new roles by enrolling in classes, or by reading numerous informative articles that can be found online. While these may help you prepare for the challenges ahead, parenting can still pretty much catch you […]

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8 Tips On How To Make Healthy Food Choices When Eating Out With Kids

Posted on 10 February 2009 by

Families just love dining out and while it can be equally fun for kids, frequent eating out may not at all be healthy for the entire family. According to studies, kids who dine out for at least four times in a week are actually at risk, for heart disease and stroke later in life. A […]

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