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Best Toothpaste For Your Child

Best Toothpaste For Your Child

To enjoy life long dental health, one has to start young, and make sure that the habit of brushing twice daily is so ingrained that the child will stick to a lifetime of good dental hygiene. The rule of thumb is that you should start to clean your baby’s mouth as soon as the first […]

Teaching Your Child Organizational Skills Needed For Life

Teaching Your Child Organizational Skills Needed For Life

There are many things you can do to teach your child organizational skills . One way to help your child stay organized is to have a specific place for everything in their room. As a parent you can help by staying organized too. Your child will look up to you, to learn. What they see […]

When Should You And Your Daughter Have The 'Period' Chat?

When Should You And Your Daughter Have The ‘Period’ Chat?

Better nutrition, more prosperous lifestyles and exposure to medical with sexual connotations are all said to contribute to girls attaining puberty earlier than before. Whereas 150 years ago, the average age of a girl starting to menstruate was mid to late teens, whereas now the average age is 12 and some children do get their […]

Setting Up An Easy And Effective Bedtime For Your Child

Setting Up An Easy And Effective Bedtime For Your Child

When setting an effective bedtime, for your child, time is of the essence. You should choose an age appropriate time. You can also use things like night lights, a teddy bear, or music that they are content with them. You can also try a warm bath right before you lay them down. However you can […]

The Birthday In Shared Parenting

The Birthday In Shared Parenting

For most little kids, their birthday is the happiest most important day of the year; one that they look forward to pretty much all year; as soon as one birthday is done, the next one is being looked forward to! So how is this very special day to be handled when it comes to a […]

Help Your Diabetic Child Live A Happy And Healthy Life

Help Your Diabetic Child Live A Happy And Healthy Life

When your child is diagnosed with diabetes you may feel devastated. You think that they will have a difficult time in school and daily activities. In addition, your child may feel different or strange. However, there are several things you can do to help your diabetic child live a happy and healthy life. As a […]

Parents Worry As Teens Listen To Music

Parents Worry As Teens Listen To Music

The list of worries for parents are always long and they become longer if their children become teenagers. On the list, the fear of hearing loss is added. According to a survey in the spring by the American Academy of Otolaryngology, parents worry more about the damaging of hearing in their children than they do […]

Kissing And Kids: Rules Of Thumb

Kissing And Kids: Rules Of Thumb

It is important that a child be brought up in a healthy, affectionate household where love is expressed freely and openly; whether it is verbal expression or through hugs, kisses and cuddles. Expression of affection between parents is also important because it teaches a child what normal loving behavior between adults is and helps them […]

Four Simple Ways To Deal With Stubborn Teenagers And Keeping Your Sanity

Four Simple Ways To Deal With Stubborn Teenagers And Keeping Your Sanity

It is often said that dealing with stubborn teenagers can be more difficult than having several toddlers in the house. While you would think that parenting gets easier as your children grow older, that is not always the case. [parenting tips] Do you remember being a teenager and thinking that you knew everything? The truth […]

Respect For Elders - An Outdated Concept?

Respect For Elders – An Outdated Concept?

If you think that children these days are just not as respectful towards their elders as perhaps we were required to be, then you are in good company. It is a trend that is increasingly and worryingly widespread, that children don’t have manners as good as they used to; nor do they treat their elders […]