“Back to Sleep” Campaign

Despite a 23-year campaign urging that babies be put to bed on their backs, only 43.7% of US mothers report that they both intend to use this method and actually do so all the time, according to a new study. The Safe to Sleep campaign has been telling both caregivers and parents to use this position since […]

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Children’s whims – the tactics of behavior for parents

Childhood – a time of constant change and attempts to adapt to them. Preschool and school children of younger age scare happening to them change, it causes stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis   and a variety of forms of reaction, including – children’s whims. When the children cry at his younger brother or sister, […]

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Tips to Help You Raise Kids Who Love Reading

  Helping your children to enjoy reading is one of the most important things you can do as a parent and well worth the investment of your time and energy. Kids will learn reading skills in school, but often they come to associate reading with work, not pleasure. As a result, they lose their desire […]

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When to Have a Second Child

Now that your precious baby’s gone from a bundle in your arms to a walking, you may be wondering if this is the right time to have a second child. While only you and your partner can decide the ideal time for spacing children in your family, the following questions may help you come up with […]

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Kids and Pets

We surround our children with images of animals from the day they are born. We decorate nurseries with stuffed puppies and penguins and hang mobiles with dangling bears and bunnies over cribs. There are animals on the wallpaper; sometimes we even paint animal murals. Caring for a pet really is a childhood rite of passage. […]

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Tips for Choosing a Child’s Car Seat

The car seat is an essential piece of child safety equipment. Here are some tips that will help you get the right one. Read your vehicle owner’s manual carefully before going shopping — to see exactly where the car seat should go and how it should be installed. Having scanned the manual will ensure a […]

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How to get children involved in chores

Research shows that children learn in many ways about family relationships and how their family functions. Being involved in household chores is one way they can learn. When children contribute to family life, it also helps them feel competent and responsible. Sharing housework can minimise stress in a family. Getting kids involved in chores helps […]

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3 Year Old Children’s Behavior Crisis

  If your child is three years old, do not be surprised if he/she tries to assert independence. At this age, the child becomes aware of his/her being an individual, and you need to accept this fact. In a crisis situation, help your child feel that you are not just mom and dad, but real friends, who […]

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What is the “child’s drawing” talking about?

Children’s drawings are their earliest attempts at writing and an important phase in their overall development. It is a phase when they represent what they have experienced with their senses when drawing in dry or wet sand, with water on a dry wall or on paper. It is not easy to use stubby and clumsy […]

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Don’t underestimate the flu

I came across this article on CNN and it made me cry… This brave mum shares her story, how she lost her daughter to flu. She is raising awareness of the flu and how dangerous and deadly it could be. How my daughter died from a simple case of flu I’ve cried more times today […]

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