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Pre-baby Counseling

What Is Pre-baby Counseling?

There is no indignity in admitting that parenting is a tough job; probably the toughest job that most of us will ever do. As such, parenting can be stressful and it can put pressure on a relationship. In fact many studies have been able to demonstrate that having a baby can put pressure on a […]

lego toy

The Importance of Creative Toys in your Child’s Development

It’s natural for parents to want to lavish their children with toys; the joy that playtime brings can often bring magic moments that will live on in the memory for years to come. And while it’s important to strike the right balance between educational activities and out-and-out fun, the two don’t necessarily need to be […]

Single Parent Adoption

Have Doubts about Single Parent Adoption? Consider These Factors

Single people have the desire to adopt a child for the same reasons as do couples – a child is someone to love, nurture and give a happy life to, and is someone who in turn will love and fulfill the adult as well. Single parent adoption can and does receive criticism in that a […]

Good Parenting

Communication – The Bedrock of Good Parenting

Most of us will agree that good communication between parent and child is one of the keys to good parenting though it is easier said than done. Good communication is important not only for a parent’s current relationship with the child, but is also something that will stand the child in good stead throughout life. […]

Back Yard Swing

Children Backyard Swing Safety Measures

For children, when it comes to backyard fun, there is nothing exciting like a swing set. Backyard swing sets bring lots of enjoyment to child’s play. Apart from bringing lots of fun and excitement, they can be extremely hazardous for children. So, if you are thinking to get one, here are few safety measures that […]

Lunch Ideas For Kids

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids – Some Useful Tips

With such a lot of information out there about avoiding prepackaged and fast foods and the negative effects they can have on kids’ health, it only makes sense that a child should carry their own lunch to school. It can be tiresome to pack lunch each day and a challenge to pack something that the […]

Bedwetting

What Is Bedwetting and When Is It a Cause for Concern?

Bedwetting or nocturnal enuresis is the involuntary passing of urine while asleep and is one of the most common child related health issues. Before getting worried and concerned about a child’s inability to control their bladder, it is important to understand that most bedwetting is nothing but a developmental delay. The rule of thumb regarding […]

Low Appetite in Children

How to Deal With Low Appetite in Children?

Is your child low on appetite? Establishing healthy food habits in children mainly involves developing positive view towards food and eating. Before you start establishing healthy food habits in your child, first of all check your eating habits, as they have great influence on children. So, when your child notices that you are enjoying your […]

Wii games for kids

Pros and Cons of Video Games and Wii Games for Kids

Wii Games are those video games that are designed to be played on the Nintendo video gaming console; Microsoft X Box and Sony’s Play Station or other popular gaming consoles. Certain features of the Wii console, such as the Wii remote that lets the user control the game wirelessly and which detects movements in 3 […]

Childs Creativity

How to Nurture Child’s Creativity?

Did you notice that your child has wonderful creativity? With development in number of skills, creativity encourages open thinking in children and also improves problem solving skills. So, if you really want to nurture creativity in children, here are few things that you can do to encourage. Most of the parents fail to realize the […]