Whether you have one child or several, spending quality time with them individually is vital to their emotional well-being. Children thrive on having the sole attention of their parents, even if it’s for a short time. Today’s busy schedules make it imperative to spend more quality time together. So keep reading to get five fun ideas
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Without a doubt, pregnancy is the most trying time for a woman. Sorry men, you aren’t the one carrying a baby in your womb for nine months. Pregnancy comes with morning sickness, nausea, intense cravings, and dealing with your husband. Husbands are along for the ride right by your side throughout the whole pregnancy. While
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It seems like grocery prices go up all the time, making it tough to stay within the family food budget. But with some careful planning and habit changes, you can stretch your food order a lot further. Here 10 little tips to save big money on groceries. Try Meatless Mondays Consider regularly having “Meatless Mondays”
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Picky eating is often a part of a typical preschooler’s development. The good news is most children become comfortable eating a greater variety of foods as they grow older. These tips help parents deal with a picky eater and improve their diet. Have Schedule for Meals and Snacks Offering meals and snacks around the same
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A child’s first birthday is a major milestone. So naturally, you want your little one’s celebration to be memorable and fun, yet budget-friendly. Although your baby may not remember their first birthday, you and the rest of the family will. So, here are 14 of the best ways to celebrate your baby’s first birthday. Consider
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Whether it’s rain or snow, long periods of bad weather can leave kids and parent’s feelings restless and cooped up. Instead of relying on screen time alone to get through the seemingly endless days, here are a few fun ways to keep kids active, entertained and burning energy while stuck inside, get everyone working together,
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At some point, every parent needs to face the hard truth: Kids can’t wear Velcro and slip-on shoes for their entire lives. At some point, they will have to learn to tie shoes. Don’t worry, though, we have a huge advantage over our parents and everyone that came before the internet. Relax those muscles and
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Stress is an inevitable consequence of parenting, irrespective of whether you are a working mother or a stay-at-home mom! Being able to successfully deal with stress is apart of being a successful mom. Stress management is necessary for your overall well-being, as prolonged stress can cause various health problems. Here are six ways moms can
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Temper tantrums are a common characteristic in toddlers, as it is how they express their frustration or inability to communicate their needs. However, older kids may also have occasional temper tantrums. It isn’t uncommon for a 5 or 6-year-old child to throw a tantrum when they don’t get what they want, they feel ill, or
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From the time they are babies, children prefer to sleep with their parents. They feel secure when they sleep near their parents, and it is natural for them to want to continue this past infancy. In many families, children continue to share the family bed well into childhood. However, co-sleeping can cause poor sleep for
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As excited as you are about seeing your baby for the first time, you may not be enthusiastic about what precedes it. It is normal to worry about labor and delivery when you are pregnant. However, this is not going to help you in any way. Instead, focus your energy on preparing yourself for this
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When your child was a baby, they needed you to do everything for them. As they grow older, their ability to tend to their needs improves. By the time they are a toddler, they have the capability to do a lot more things on their own. Parents can begin training their child to be independent
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Anyone’s life can be thrown off-balance by unpredictable events like the death of a family member. You may be frightened to think even about what your death could do to your children. However, as a responsible parent, you should prepare for this grave scenario, so your children will not be left without options if such
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No standard method of learning is effective for all children. Different ways of processing information are effective for different children. Educators have broadly classified learning styles into three types—visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. If you identify which of these best describes your child’s learning style, you can help him tailor their study habits for better academic
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Household pets are often responsible for many childhood allergies. Common pets like cats, dogs, hamsters, and birds shed dander, fur, saliva, and droppings which contain proteins that act as allergens and trigger reactions in allergy-prone children. Furry pets are usually the most allergenic. Non-shedding animals like reptiles, fish, and amphibians rarely cause allergies. How They
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Babies fall sick easily, as their immune systems are just maturing it causes them to be more vulnerable to germs in the environment. While you must consult your baby’s doctor for any illness that warrants medical attention, you can also turn to traditional home remedies to handle minor sickness and injuries at home. These remedies
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Save yourself from being overly stressed—5 tips to avoid mummy burnout! Parenting is challenging—both physically and emotionally! When kids are small, there is always so much to do that it can become overwhelming at times. It is pretty common for mothers to do too much for too long until it stresses them out and leads
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Your child’s shoes should not only be the right size and fit, but it should also protect your his feet and function efficiently. Hence, shoe shopping shouldn’t be done in a hurry. The following tips will help you pick a pair of shoes that satisfy these essential criteria. 1. Determine the Right Size Using the
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Raising children is not only a challenging task but also a time-consuming task. Parent’s spend a great deal of time feeding, protecting, comforting, and just taking care of their children, which takes over time that could also be used for daily tasks. Below are nine ways parents can save time on daily tasks that can
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School buses are a safe and popular means of transportation for school-going children. However, accidents are possible, as with any other mode of transport. The good thing is that many likely accidents can be avoided when proper safety measures are followed. Here are the safety aspects that you should be aware of when your children
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Your child(ren) transitioning from kindergarten to the first grade is a significant milestone in their life. Although every child is unique in their capabilities at different ages, there are certain physical, social, cognitive, and emotional milestones that every child should achieve before they begin first grade. While some may be better in some things than
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