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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Childproofing and Preventing Accidents

When was the last time you crawled around your home on your hands and knees? As strange as it sounds, give it a go. Kids explore their everyday environments, so it’s important to see things as they do to make sure your home is safe. We often think of babies and toddlers when we hear the […]

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How to get rid of Mommy Guilt

The moment your new baby comes into your arms, a whole new set of emotions rushes in—pride, joy, wonderment, fear, and, yes, guilt. Because everything you do or don’t do as a guardian of this child is all your fault forevermore.  That’s what it feels like anyway, sometimes, as a parent. Who hasn’t brushed off his […]

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How to teach a child to swim

Teaching kids to swim can be a fun yet daunting task for parents. There is much to consider when teaching a child to swim: age of the child, safety, and what aspect of swimming to teach first. Even if you are not a huge fan of being in the water, you can successfully teach your […]

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Dos and Don’ts on how to raise a genius

Contrary to what you might believe, raising smart kids doesn’t necessarily mean hovering over them. Do you wonder if your child is a next wunderkind? Next Mozart or Einstein? According to New Kids Center “If you are wondering how to raise a genius, all you need is love, time and devotion to your child. Many […]

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How to recognize talent in children?

  I came across this informative article by Dr Bob Myers who is a licensed child and adolescent psychologist. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Dr Myers teaches us how to spot talent in children…. What does your child do well? All […]

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