Category: Baby Advice

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Childhood Nicknames – Do They Stick?

Could you imagine being in a crowded restaurant having lunch with an important business associate when suddenly someone yells at you from across the room, “St-t-t-tuttering Stan Wallace from Belville Middle School? Is that r-r-r-really y-y-y-you?!” or, “No way! Pee Pants Pam from Ridgemont High? What’s up, girl?” The restaurant goes so quiet you could hear...

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Breastfeeding: Are You Still a Good Mom, Even if You Don’t?

“Breast is best.” This is the motto of breastfeeding mothers everywhere. Unfortunately, there is also a strong opinion that comes with the above motto, “Breastfeeding mothers are the best moms,” giving moms who don’t breastfeed a burden of guilt that is absolutely unfair. While I am all about breastfeeding and will always choose that for my own...

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Fun Art for Kids – The Educational Value of Visiting A Museum

I remember one time when my siblings and I were taken to a small, local art museum and the tour guide told my mother, “Your children are the best behaved and most attentive I’ve ever had the pleasure of leading. I usually don’t like having children on a tour, but yours are the exception.” My mother...

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Choosing the Best Childrens Beds For a Great Night’s Sleep

Children’s beds are essential part of kids’ bedroom as they can brighten your child’s bedroom. These beds come in an assortment of designs, shapes, sizes and color and most kids love them due to the versatility they demonstrate. From Cophenhagen single beds and princes beds to Sussex single beds and midi sleepers. Searching for the right...

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How to Keep Your Kids Happy on a Road Trip

Road trips present some of the most fun times you can ever have! You are probably thinking of the good old days when you were still in uni, or when you young and single, but who’s to say that you can’t have a great road trip now that you have a family? In fact, if I...

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How Do You Treat Your Baby’s Gas Problems?

One of the worst feelings for a parent is to see your infant cry and not know what to do about it. As a parent, you know to check to see if your little one is in need of a clean diaper, to find out whether he or she is ready for another feeding, or to...

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Prepare Your Child For Braces

As a parents, if you are preparing your child for an orthodontic treatment, chances are you need to clear their doubts. How braces feel like? Will they hurt? Will they still be able to eat their favourite It’s essential for both you as well as your child to go into the treatment journey in a confident...

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My Child’s Friend Is Adopted: A Guide on How To Discuss Adoption With Your Child

My son’s friends, by around kindergarten, started asking him where his dad was.  Since the age of two he had known about his adoption, so he had an answer prepared: I am adopted. This statement would usually end the line of questions, however, as the school year continued, there was a new observation: you do not...