Archive | November, 2009

OTC Medicine Safety: What You Need To Know About Children’s Tylenol, Aspirin, Advil, Motrin, etc.

Posted on 10 November 2009 by

As parents, we never want to see our children sick. It’s often painful for us to see our children in discomfort and it’s also difficult to comfort them when they don’t understand why they’re sick. Sickness leads to bad moods and cranky kids, which in turn leave parents frustrated and often the whole family gets […]

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HELP! My Boy Loves Thomas The Tank Engine

Posted on 04 November 2009 by

If your little one likes Thomas and Friends, then you can probably relate to what I’m about to say. “It’s ridiculously expensive!” I mean, anything and everything that has the Thomas and Friends label on it means that you have to pay double, triple, or more for the same piece of merchandise without that brand […]

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How To Stop Bed Wetting: 5 Tips For Parents

Posted on 02 November 2009 by

If you’re a parent wondering how to stop bed wetting, you’re not alone. It’s a challenge that all parents face at some time, even after their children are potty trained during the day. Here are a few of the most useful tips to try so that you and your child can sleep through the night. 1.  […]

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10 Tips To Ensure Safety In Giving Child Medication

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, […]

Guidelines On How To Give Oral Medication To Your Child

Asking your child to take oral medications can be difficult. Parents often use a lot of imagination just to entice the child to take the medicine. Although it may be hard to convince your child to take oral medication, parents need to take steps in order for a child to receive the needed drug. When […]

Weighing The Risks of Using Over-The-Counter Cough and Cold Medications on Our Children

Picture this with me for a moment: One Saturday morning you are playing with your 2 year old child at your backyard when you notice that he has dry, irritating cough. You take a closer look at him and note the presence of clear watery discharge from his nose. He seems to be up and […]

Head Lice and Other Contagious Health Problems

It can be very frustrating when your child comes home sick from school, but it is typical of school-age children. It is not possible to help your child avoid contact with the contagious diseases; however, you can teach them safety habits that will discourage the spread of further illness. Children can come home with anything from […]

Which Over-The-Counter Medications Are Safe During Pregnancy?

A lot of restrictions come with pregnancy. For an expectant mother, choices become narrow from the foods that she is supposed to eat; down to the things her body can only allow her to accomplish. But amongst the many limitations, the most important one that a pregnant woman must seriously abide throughout the course of […]

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