Archive | September, 2011

How To Get Your Child Off The Pacifier

Posted on 26 September 2011 by

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 […]

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Should You Put Your Toddler On Time Out?

Posted on 16 September 2011 by

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 […]

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Healthy But Often Overlooked Home-Cooking Techniques

Posted on 10 September 2011 by

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 […]

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What You Need To Know About Swimming Lessons For Babies

Posted on 05 September 2011 by

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 […]

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The Use Of Pacifiers: Can It Do More Harm Than Good?

Sucking is one of the natural reflexes that a baby can learn in the womb. Ultrasound images are able to capture babies sucking their fingers while in utero. Sucking gives babies a sense of comfort and security when they are sleepy, tired or unhappy. Thus parents usually find the use of pacifiers quite convenient. Parenting […]

Tips On How To Promote Restful Sleep In Babies

Any parent can attest as to how hard it is to get enough sleep during the first few months of a baby’s life. Sleepless nights are common for most parents because newborns are still yet to establish their sleeping pattern. Newborns spend most of their time sleeping. They can sleep for a total of 16 […]

Weaning Your Breastfed Toddler

Breastfeeding does many wonderful things for our children, and it is absolutely the best choice for infants. Eventually, it will be time to wean your toddler from breastfeeding. Either you will feel it is time or your baby will, and there are several things to look for. […]

How To Deal With Common Oral Health Problems In Children

In keeping your child healthy, do you also ensure that oral problems can be prevented? While your child’s baby teeth will eventually give way to permanent teeth, it is still essential that steps are taken to prevent any oral problems from occurring. After all, it is your child’s baby teeth that will guide his permanent […]

5 Easy Tips On How To Stop Nail Biting And Thumb-Sucking

Many parents find themselves clueless as to how they can help their kids outgrow common “nervous habits” in children such as nail biting and thumb sucking. Children normally resort to nail biting when they are stressed, or even when they are bored. But through time, this habit can linger even up to the child’s teenaged […]

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