Tag: parenting


Parenting Teenagers

How many parenting magazines are there out there? Countless. However, how many of them advise on issues specifically pertaining to our kids that are tweens, teens and in their early twenties? Not many. No matter what age they are, our children will always be our children, and we’re always going to wonder if there is […]

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Summer Swimming is Fun for the Whole Family

Summer Swimming is Fun for the Whole Family Whether your kid is part mermaid and always in the water or a shy swimmer who stays in the shallow end, summer swimming, especially as a family is upon us. Now that the summer season is here, it is the perfect time to sign you kids up […]

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Choosing The Best Baby Wrap

Choosing The Best Baby Wrap It’s not that difficult to see why moms and dads love wearing their babies in slings and baby wraps. The convenience of being able to do various tasks during the day, while using both hands, is by far one of the best things about “baby wearing.” Mothers also love the […]

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Advice and Tips For Bathing Your Newborn

Advice and Tips For Bathing Your Newborn Creating a routine for bathing your newborn is very important, especially in the first week of life. If a baby is changed frequently, they won’t need to be bathed daily. That doesn’t mean you can’t incorporate sponge bathing into their nightly routine. Bathing in a tub with certain soaps […]

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All About The MMR Vaccine

All About The MMR Vaccine The MMR vaccine protects a child against three viruses which include: measles, mumps, and rubella (German Measles).   The first virus the MMR protects against is called the measles. The measles is a highly contagious illness that has once affected almost every child, but has been reduced because of the vaccine. […]

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From Mommy to Mama and More

From Mommy to Mama and More When you first bring that bundle of joy home you just can’t wait to hear their first words. Of course, what you want to hear from them is “mommy” and for most kids that is the moniker that sticks, at least at first. But have you noticed the switch […]

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The Real Threat of Teenagers And Sexting

The Real Threat of “Sexting” Sexting is defined as a sexually explicit message usually sent as a text message from one person to another. As long as a sext takes place between two mature and consenting adults, there is nothing wrong with sending such a message, although it’s usually not recommended. As we’ve all learned […]

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Teaching Your Child Manners

Teaching Your Child Manners Every parent dreams of raising their child to be polite and have good manners, saying “please and “thank you,” after every question asked. Our children are a reflection of how we parent, and if their behavior is poor, all eyes are on us. When parents understand the core principals of good […]

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Toy Safety For All Children At Home

Toy Safety For All Children At Home Toy safety is no amusing matter.  The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission stated in 2010, more than 250,000 children visited the emergency room for toy-related injuries. Innocent toys that might seem appropriate are presenting safety issues and pose risk being made with toxic chemicals. So how do you […]

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The Wonderful Ways To Enjoy Summer Outside

The Wonderful Ways To Enjoy Summer Outside The thought of warm weather gets most of us excited for summer outside, especially those who live in climates where there are four distinct seasons. Particularly speaking, the people of the Midwest endure cold weather most of the year, so the thought of summer has many people happy […]

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DIY Backyard Games You Can Build Yourself

DIY Backyard Games You Can Build Yourself  Summer is coming and we all know what that means. Before even the first week of summer holidays is gone your kids will be complaining they are bored and having nothing to do. Well here are some great do-it-yourself projects and games they can do in the backyard […]

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Helpful Tips for Those with ADHD Children

Helpful Tips for Those with ADHD Children The biggest issue for most people is getting their children to focus long enough to get a task done. This is important for many reasons. For those with ADHD, self-discipline is a challenge. First, it is important to see exactly where your child is struggling and why. Do […]

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