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Childbirth and Childcare

Childbirth and Childcare
Knowing your children will be well cared for when you are in the hospital giving birth and recovering can bring you great peace of mind. Under optimal conditions, you will have family and friends your children are familiar with near by to help care for them. Grandparents, friends, even long term caregivers can provide your child with familiarity and...

Coloring Tips to Help You Create Lifelong Memories With Your Kids

When I was a child I colored, sketched and painted every day. It was a certainty. One other certainty in my heart at that time was that I'd one day be a "mom."Much time has passed. I've been so many different things along the way, and my path was often winding. But here I am today; all grown up...

Childbirth and Childcare

Childbirth and Childcare Knowing your children will be well cared for when you are in the hospital giving birth and recovering can bring you great peace of mind. Under optimal conditions, you will have family and friends your children are familiar with near by to help care for them. Grandparents, friends, even long term caregivers can provide your child with...

Taming The Beast – Social Media And Teens

Social Media And Teens
Taming The Beast - Social Media And TeensSocial media and Teens: the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. (Wikipedia)Sounds harmless enough, doesn't it? Sounds almost necessary and educational according to the above definition.As a parent, if I was asked to visually define social media, the...

7 Simple Steps to Handle Any Parenting Situation

1. Listen. Pause and listen to your child before springing into action or firing back a response. This means zipping your lip, biting your tongue, and accepting that a little parental silence can go a long way.2. Let your child know you “get it.” Validate your child by repeating back a bit of what he or she said, even...

3 Time-Saving Hacks to Make Going Back to School Easier

While parents may not readily admit it, back-to-school time is bittersweet. On one hand, they don’t have to worry about child care while school is in session. On the other hand, they have to worry about transportation, lunch and snacks, homework, school projects, and time management once school resumes. If you dread your children going back to school because...

2015’s Top 10 Baby Formulas

Every mom wants to feed her baby the most nutritional formula, but if you've never shopped for baby formulas before, it can be a little bit overwhelming with all the choices out there.  And naturally, every brand claims that it's the best, so how are you supposed to know for sure?To make things easier on moms who are trying...

How To Discipline A Child – 5 Effective and Creative Ideas

discipline a child
One of the many, many challenging parts of parenting is finding the correct way to discipline your child so they learn right from wrong, and understand that there are consequences for willful bad behavior.  How do you make it fair but effective?  How do you get your point across without feeling like the Wicked Witch of the West?  How...

Up And Coming Baby Name Trends For 2016

baby name trends
Like everything else in this ever-changing world, the trends in baby names is always developing, and always shifting.  One year, Madison might be the most popular name in the world, and next year, general opinion towards that particular moniker could change.  That's how swift and sudden it is.  That doesn't stop scores of parents from following those trends.If you...

10 Thing To Remember When Potty-Training

potty-training
Ah, potty-training...  The horrible, looming task that hangs in the back of every parent's head from the day their child is born.  Everyone hears the horror stories and the tales of endless frustration.  There is unlimited literature on the subject, but still potty-training continues to frustrate parents (and their toddlers) all over the world.Relax.  It's just potty-training, after all....

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