Category | Parenting

Ways To Help Your Baby Cope With Immunization Pains

Posted on 10 November 2011 by

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 [...]

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How To Successfully Host A Toddler Playdate

Posted on 19 October 2011 by

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 [...]

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Pre-flight Checklist For Parents Traveling With A Baby

Posted on 04 October 2011 by

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 [...]

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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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How To Prep Your Kids For The First Day Of Class

Posted on 22 August 2011 by

Another school year is about to roll out. For parents and children, this means alarm clocks going off before sunrise and sibling battles in the breakfast table every morning. Sending kids to school every day can be a frantic task for parents especially if their children are not cooperative. Parents can start preparing their kids [...]

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How Do You Handle The Bad Behavior Of Other Kids?

Posted on 23 May 2011 by

Kids love playgrounds because it gives them the opportunity to master both physical and social skills. But even if it is a venue where many happy memories are made, not all kids are friendly and your child can easily be vulnerable to bullies or rude kids who want to be the king of the playground. [...]

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Why Does My Child Prefer Her Dad Over Me?

Posted on 20 May 2011 by

Winning bedtime battles and changing soiled nappies are just a few of the things listed on any parent’s daily to-do list. But even if the tasks seem daunting and even if the list seems to grow every now and then, many parents would readily take on the challenge for as long as it’s for their [...]

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How Do I Deal With My Child’s Public Tantrums?

Posted on 05 May 2011 by

If you have been the recipient of disturbing glares and demeaning stares from onlookers each time your toddler throws a screaming fit, how do you respond? Have you always wished that you had magic spells so that your child will immediately stop screaming or do you opt to be more realistic and head straight to [...]

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Should I Spank My Kids?

Posted on 28 April 2011 by

Spanking is a subject that many parents prefer to be discreet about. With many opposing views on this discipline method, debates are common when the topic is brought up in friendly social circles or even in intimate family gatherings. With kids equipped with extraordinary manipulative talents even at a young age, how do you deal [...]

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How Can I Stop My Child From Biting Others?

Posted on 26 April 2011 by

Aside from piranhas, kids bite too! While we are familiar with kicking, hitting and throwing tantrums – biting is also a behavioral issue that ranks high on the list of problem behavior amongst children. Kids bite because they are easily frustrated, and they can’t vent negative emotions properly yet. For others, biting is an act [...]

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