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.
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.
Have you ever battled with your children at bedtime? I bet you have. Find out what you can do to help.
"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime." It's better to teach someone to do something themselves than to give them what they want. This same idea applies to kids when they're old enough to do things independently.
Here’s a list of 125+ acts of kindness that kids can do to make the world a better place to live in!
Researchers have discovered that over-the-top praise is not only meaningless to kids but can actually hurt them. Find ways to build your child's resilience by offering meaningful feedback.
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…
Should children have the right to participate in decisions or should they be protected from decision making? This hub discusses the options and pros and cons of each.
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.
I am sharing with you the things I've learned being a parent to an 11-year-old boy. Topics include independence, girls, setting rules, friends, and the importance of family time.
Teaching your kids to be responsible is an important life skill. Here are nine simple ways to help them learn it.
It's a common belief that bribes are a bad idea, used only by desperate parents. But used correctly in the form of positive reinforcement, this parenting strategy can help children learn what's expected of them and become compliant with parental instructions.
Parenting is hard work. If most parents could ask for anything it would be a break, but you'd be surprised how including your kids can be the best gift you give yourself. Teaching your kids valuable skills and letting them help you may just be the ticket to getting that break you so desire.
My daughter, now 5, wants to wear make-up and paint her nails, just like her Mama. My question is: When is she old enough to do it herself? Should a 5 year old really have painted nails?
Eating out can be a respite from having to cook (and clean up) a meal at home. Plus, it should be a fun experience! Here are some tips for eating our with your children that will help keep it a fun experience for everyone—kids, parents, and other guests alike.