Archive | September, 2010

What to Do When Your Child Eats Spicy Food

Posted on 30 September 2010 by

Spicy food is known to be unfriendly to a child’s palate. It creates a stinging sensation in the mouth when eaten. Young children may not like spicy food, that’s why it is usually introduced to older kids, even in Asian families who are famous for having a fiery diet. Children, curious as they are, will […]

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7 Things You Shouldn’t Buy for Your Newborn Baby

Posted on 25 September 2010 by

It’s so easy to get carried away when shopping for baby items. Parents like to get the latest and the cutest things for their babies. They usually find themselves making unnecessary purchases, which run up the bill. Think ‘simple’ when buying baby stuff to save money. Don’t compare yourself to other mommies and don’t fall […]

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How To Choose A Halloween Costume

Posted on 22 September 2010 by

For Halloween last year, I bought a ready to wear costume for my daughter. I figured that with my hectic schedule, it would be quite reasonable to just purchase one from the store. I took my sweet time without considering the fact that there were too many eager parents and children, who wanted to purchase […]

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Kids Tea Party Sandwich Recipes

Posted on 22 September 2010 by

Tea sandwiches, biscuits, and an assortment of sweets can be served in a kids tea party. To make your little lady’s tea party stand out , try to serve creative but kid-friendly snacks. It would be a thrill for the young guests to see something more than the usual peanut butter and jelly. Here are […]

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Ways to Create a Good Study Environment at Home

Posted on 21 September 2010 by

A child’s academic development depends largely on parental involvement and support. Education takes place not only in the classroom, but also at home. Aside from effective studying skills, having a good study environment can help increase learning efficiency for your student. Good academic performance contributes to a better and brighter future for your child. Making […]

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What to Do if Your Child Doesn’t Want to Go to School

Posted on 20 September 2010 by

School is a necessary part of a growing child’s life. It’s like a second home for them since they spend a lot of time there. Children have different attitudes toward school. Many children leave home without a fuss because they enjoy going there. But no matter how fun school may seem, some children refuse to […]

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What You Need To Know About Gestational Diabetes

Posted on 20 September 2010 by

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during the second trimester of pregnancy. In healthy women, the stomach and intestines digest carbohydrates from the food in order to form glucose. But for the body to utilize glucose properly, insulin is needed so that it can move from the blood to the cells in […]

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9 Practical Household Uses for Charcoal

Posted on 16 September 2010 by

You probably have a bag of charcoal sitting in your tool shed, not knowing exactly what to do with it. It may be leftover firewood or barbecue fuel you haven’t gotten rid of. It’s fascinating to know that this black, high-carbon, porous material has many wonderful uses. Here are some ways to use charcoal around […]

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How To Raise A Gifted Child

Posted on 15 September 2010 by

When my brother was two years old, my parents noticed that he had very good memory skills. As a toddler he could already sing the national anthem without missing any word and with proper pronunciation at that. Further, he was also able to memorize every word from his story books, which naturally scared the wits […]

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How to Make Long Distance Parenting Work

Posted on 13 September 2010 by

Long distance parenting happens for a number of different reasons. Children feel lonely when their parents are away from home. Whether it is temporary or permanent, physical separation should not be the reason for parent-child bonding to stop. Parenting from miles away is not as hard as it used to be. Time and effort must […]

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Kiddie Party Safety Tips

Posted on 10 September 2010 by

Kiddie parties are fun and entertaining for children. Colorful decorations and exciting games contribute to the merry party atmosphere. But underneath all the enjoyment, parents worry about their kids safety. Having many kids together in one area is a recipe for an accident. It’s normal for parents to feel protective of children, whether a child […]

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How To Deal With Canker Sores In Children

Canker sores or aphthous ulcers are shallow sores, which can be found inside the mouth, tongue, cheeks, lips or throat. Canker sores occur in 1 out of 5 people, and if you get canker sores from time to time, your child will also have a 90% chance of having them at some point. And although […]

When, What, and Where to Introduce Solid Food?

Milk has been the staple diet of babies since they were born. It is complete with all the nutrition they need to thrive. As they continue to grow, their needs change and so do their appetite. Other sources of nutrients are introduced to babies to complement milk, not replace it. It may be in the […]

Easy Ways to Eat More Calcium

Nutritionists and medical professionals alike explain how important it is to get enough calcium in your diet. If you don’t like to drink milk or you’re a vegetarian you may need help meeting the body’s need for this mineral. Here are some easy ways to eat more calcium. Smoothies are a great way to get calcium […]

Jumpstart Your Metabolism

We can all use a metabolism boost once in a while. Sometimes we just feel sluggish or heavy and other times we’re ready to embark on a fitness routine and need a little “oomph” to get us going. Whatever the situation, these tips will help you kick-start your metabolism into its optimum point. #1 – Eat […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Encouraging Children to Become Healthy Eaters

If you’re a parent, you want your children to be healthy. To accomplish this goal, you encourage them to be active, avoid too many fatty and sweet foods, take baths and wash their hands. However, you may have a picky eater. Here are some do’s and don’ts of encouraging children to become healthy eaters. It’s not […]

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