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  • A collection of the tried and tested home remedies for diaper rash (nappy rash), proven to work quickly and safely to relieve your baby's discomfort.

    Home Remedies for (Nappy) Diaper Rash

    Home Remedies for (Nappy) Diaper Rash

    by Alison Graham9

  • What do you really need for your newborn baby? There are many products on the market, many of which you'll never use. A checklist of items you will need before you bring your baby home!

    What Do You Need for a New Baby?

    What Do You Need for a New Baby?

    by Leah Lefler18

  • All symptoms of ODD and bipolar disorder have resolved in my son since we started using non-flushing niacin (vitamin B3). He has been 95% symptom-free of his conditions for 11 months now. There is hope. Here's my story.

    Niacin Helps Relieve ODD, ADHD, & Bipolar Disorder

    Niacin Helps Relieve ODD, ADHD, & Bipolar Disorder

    by Mrs. Obvious90

  • Is your toddler sick? Learn how to treat and care for sick toddlers who may have a cold, a cough, a fever, a stomach virus, or the flu. Also learn when to call the doctor when your child is sick.

    How to Treat a Sick Toddler

    How to Treat a Sick Toddler

    by Marissa22

  • The song presents various features that made it popular in the 50s and 60s and still make it appealing to contemporary families: parent-child connection, a child’s wish, and an atmosphere of mystery.

    Scarlet Ribbons: Fun Family Activity and Sing-A-Long

    Scarlet Ribbons: Fun Family Activity and Sing-A-Long

    by Dora Weithers30

  • “You're amazing” is what parents today say for every achievement (big or small) their child has. But, parenting experts say such over-the-top praise is not only meaningless to kids but can actually hurt them. It makes them less confident, less resilient, and less likely to take on challenges.

    27 Better Ways to Praise Your Child Other Than Saying “You're Amazing”

    27 Better Ways to Praise Your Child Other Than Saying “You're Amazing”

    by McKenna Meyers5

  • If you're expecting your own little prince or princess, why not consider giving them a "royal" baby name?

    Royal Baby Names

    Royal Baby Names

    by Judith Hancock22

  • Premature infants must fight to survive in a world that they are not yet scheduled to enter for weeks or months. Their immature central nervous system easily becomes overstimulated. The Developmental Care Model seeks to minimize environmental stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and improve developmental outcomes.

    Interacting With Your Premature Infant:  Developmental Care in the NICU

    Interacting With Your Premature Infant: Developmental Care in the NICU

    by rmcrayne17

  • Parenting a child takes commitment and backbone. A parent must give guidelines and discipline, with a lot of love to make a difference in a child's life. Find out the foundations of good parenting.

    Bad Parenting Verses Good Parenting

    Bad Parenting Verses Good Parenting

    by Susan Holland23

  • Car insurance for teen drivers cost more since accidents by teenage drivers are the number one cause of death among teens. Tips to help decide if your teenager is ready to drive are given.

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    by Kristin Trapp8

  • Even natural toothpastes aimed at toddlers can contain ingredients that you would not want your child to swallow. This article reviews several natural toothpastes, taking a close look at ingredients as well as taste.

    Best Natural Toothpastes for Kids

    Best Natural Toothpastes for Kids

    by Yvonne Spence12

  • Parents of young athletes need to be aware of traumatic brain injuries; how to treat them and how to minimize the risk.

    Signs of a Concussion in Children

    Signs of a Concussion in Children

    by LauraGSpeaks11

  • A parent lets go of her child during stages of child development, allowing the child to grow up and eventually become independent. This can be more difficult for the parent than it is for the child.

    How to Let Go and Let Your Child Grow Up

    How to Let Go and Let Your Child Grow Up

    by Janis Leslie Evans77

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  • Getting ready for your child to go to their first sleepover may seem intimidating, but it's not so hard if you follow a few tips. Make sure your child is ready and that you are as ready as you can be too.

    Getting Ready for Your Child’s First Sleepover

    Getting Ready for Your Child’s First Sleepover

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff0

  • Recycle toilet paper rolls into binoculars, a kazoo, race tracks, marble runs, and other fun toys for toddlers. These inexpensive crafts will inspire a lot of imaginative play!

    Using Cardboard Tubes for Toddler Toys

    Using Cardboard Tubes for Toddler Toys

    by Leah Lefler32

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  • If you are a parent travelling solo with a baby or small children, learn from my mistakes and make your trip go smoothly. I’ve run of nappies/diapers while stranded overnight so you don’t have to, I’ve left the toddler’s favourite blanket in a suitcase that went astray so you don’t have to…

    Solo Parent Travel With A Baby Or Small Children

    Solo Parent Travel With A Baby Or Small Children

    by Yvonne Spence45

  • It is important to have cell phone rules for kids. Your family cell phone policy should include limits on cell phones at night and at school, and you should monitor cell phone contacts for young kids.

    6 Cell Phone Rules for Kids and Teenagers

    6 Cell Phone Rules for Kids and Teenagers

    by Kristin Trapp30

  • Helping children cope with death is one of the hardest things you will encounter. But the most important thing is to let them deal with death in their own terms.

    How to Help Children Cope With Death and Loss

    How to Help Children Cope With Death and Loss

    by Angela Michelle Schultz14

  • We recently ran across a picture for Matilda's Activity Tower on Pinterest. We immediately saw the usefulness and made one for ourselves. Learn why we love this tower and see a few changes we made.

    Why We Recommend Building Matilda's Activity Tower

    Why We Recommend Building Matilda's Activity Tower

    by Preston and Kate19

  • Single parenting can be hard and all-consuming. Sometimes, we single parents lose ourselves without even realising it. Have you lost the real you, somewhere beneath the relentless reality of parenting alone? Here is now to find yourself again.

    Single Parenting: Have You Lost Yourself?

    Single Parenting: Have You Lost Yourself?

    by Polly C0

  • Learning how to discipline is one of the most important parts of raising your child. Many default to spanking, but there are many other ways to discipline that does not involve physical force.

    How to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

    How to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

    by Angela Michelle Schultz41

  • If your child's ADHD symptoms include a diagnosis of Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), they may be aggressive, impulsive and highly irritable. Up to 40% of people with ADHD are also diagnosed as having ODD. Here are some approaches you might consider to manage and extinguish these behaviors.

    ADHD Symptoms: Managing Your Child’s Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)

    ADHD Symptoms: Managing Your Child’s Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)

    by Seven Stevens0

  • Children growing up with ADHD are sometimes socially awkward, making it more difficult to make friends. Teaching social skills to our children can make it easier for them to make friends.

    Growing up With ADHD: Teaching Social Skills

    Growing up With ADHD: Teaching Social Skills

    by Seven Stevens0

  • Many of these quirky, old-fashioned girl names are moving up quickly on the trend list: Trudy, Celia, Etta, and Lillian, among others. These timeless "old-lady" names are gaining modern appeal.

    Retro-Cool, Vintage Baby Names for Girls

    Retro-Cool, Vintage Baby Names for Girls

    by SmartAndFun63

  • Staying in the NICU with your premature or sick newborn baby is hard on any parent. Anxiety, loss of control and bonding difficulties with the child are common feelings. What can you do to keep your sanity in these unfamiliar surroundings? Here are a few survival tips put together by a NICU nurse.

    How to Survive in the NICU: 10 Expert Tips for Parents.

    How to Survive in the NICU: 10 Expert Tips for Parents.

    by Harpa Ósk8

  • Many women in today's society suffer from Superwoman Syndrome. These women feel the pressure that they have to do it all and do it all well. Some even turn to pill-popping to help keep them going.

    Superwoman Syndrome

    Superwoman Syndrome

    by Cari Jean27

  • Here are some helpful tips for how to bottle feed a baby, as well as information about choosing the best baby bottles for your newborn. Included is a review of the Phillips Avent baby bottles.

    How to Bottle Feed a Baby

    How to Bottle Feed a Baby

    by Marissa9

  • Danger could come from any direction. It could come when we're not looking, or it could be just around the corner. Hoping children will know how to react may not be enough. Subtle lessons to prepare them and teach them to be assertive and more aware of their surroundings could save them from harm.

    5 Self-defense Tactics to Help Empower Children Against Harm

    5 Self-defense Tactics to Help Empower Children Against Harm

    by Helen Laxner0

  • Most people have heard of the “dive reflex,” which apparently means that babies are born able to swim. But there is more to the dive reflex than most of us assume, and some of its effects may not be what you would want for your baby. If you are thinking about teaching a young baby to swim read this article first.

    Safety Tips When Taking Your Baby Swimming.

    Safety Tips When Taking Your Baby Swimming.

    by Yvonne Spence37

  • From math to science to learning to read, many animated tv shows enhance a child's learning. Here is a list of fantastic shows that will keep your child learning the entire time.

    The Best Educational Cartoon TV Shows for Kids

    The Best Educational Cartoon TV Shows for Kids

    by cardelean19

  • How many children can one woman give birth to in a lifetime? How many children can one man father? Who is the oldest and youngest mother, father, and grand parent on record? How big was the world's heaviest infant? Perplexing questions with startling answer, all right here, along with many other reproductive records.

    The Most Amazing Human Reproductive Records

    The Most Amazing Human Reproductive Records

    by Theophanes51

  • A step by step guide to getting these annoying critters out of your child's hair. Information on what they look like, how to tell if your child has lice, and how to get rid of them.

    What You Need to Do to Get Rid of Lice And Nits

    What You Need to Do to Get Rid of Lice And Nits

    by Amber Lynn4

  • Self-absorption, bitching and moaning, extreme negativity, an inability to plan ahead...these are characteristics of teens that drive us parents nutty. But, if we appreciate that their brains are still developing and their behavior is normal, we can relax, stop worrying, and enjoy their teen years.

    How to Keep Your Sanity While Parenting a Teenager

    How to Keep Your Sanity While Parenting a Teenager

    by McKenna Meyers6

  • Parents easily fall into the habit of nagging their children even when they know it doesn't work. But, what moms and dads might not realize are the harmful consequences of nagging: forcing their children to tune them out, making them feel manipulated, and leaving them thinking they're incompetent.

    Why Nagging Our Kids Doesn't Work and Actually Backfires

    Why Nagging Our Kids Doesn't Work and Actually Backfires

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • With competitive job markets, and a need for people to step up and take leadership roles, it has become important that we instill strong leadership qualities in our children. Here are some tips and ideas on how to shape the future leaders of the world.

    Leadership Qualities: Teaching Kids to be Leaders

    Leadership Qualities: Teaching Kids to be Leaders

    by Jared Zane Kessie17

  • Some parents dread, “the talk.” However, talking to your daughter about puberty can be reframed from drudgery to a rite of passage. Learn how to talk with your daughter with confidence and reverence.

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    by CarlySullens39

  • Fevers are a body's natural method for fighting of viral or bacterial infections. Sometimes, however, it is necessary to lower a fever—a combination of fever-reducing medications and natural fever reducers may be used to comfort a sick child.

    How to Reduce a Child's Fever

    How to Reduce a Child's Fever

    by Leah Lefler17

  • Reading the statistics on what happens as a premature baby grows up can frighten parents. But statistics only paint half the picture. Read this article to see how to look behind them.

    What to Expect as Your Premature Baby Grows Up

    What to Expect as Your Premature Baby Grows Up

    by Yvonne Spence21

  • What parents need to know about teenage drug and alcohol abuse: How to recognize if their child is using, and what to do about it.

    Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

    Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

    by jellygator8

  • Are kids these days being pushed too far with sports, after school activities, clubs, and all the things their parents wished they had as children? Is over scheduling crushing little spirits and minds?

    Overworked Children and Their Parents

    Overworked Children and Their Parents

    by Theophanes27

  • Speech and language delays are a concern for many parents, who wonder if their child is simply a "late talker"or if there is a true language disorder present. Learn the signs of a language delay: early intervention is vital to successful treatment.

    Delays in Toddler Language Development

    Delays in Toddler Language Development

    by Leah Lefler12

  • You can make a rainbow on a window sill, rainbows in the dark, and rainbows in the backyard using simple things like water, a mirror, and a flashlight. You can create rainbows from CDs and crystals and even swirl rainbows in your milk. There are lots of other colorful things to do with rainbows, so don't wait for a lucky rainbow day. Make your own rainbows today.

    Science Project Ideas for Rainbows

    Science Project Ideas for Rainbows

    by Candace Bacon17

  • Be prepared for your newborn with this list of baby essentials. Learn what you need for the baby and how you can save money buying items for your new baby.

    Everything You Need for a Newborn Baby

    Everything You Need for a Newborn Baby

    by Marissa32

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