Parenting : Health & Medical
Kindergarten kids work hard and learn a lot in very short time. Not only is kindergarten a year to get used to the routine of school, the idea of being accountable to a new authority figure and to make new friends, but, as kindergarten teachers will tell you, it's a crucial year to build the fo
Expecting your first baby is an exciting time in any couple's life. There are a lot of things to prepare for. Most couples spend a considerable amount of time preparing the home for the arrival of their new baby.
Whether you are pumping your breast milk or letting your baby latch onto your breasts, the letdown reflex is essential during both of these processes. During the letdown of breast milk, the hormone oxytocin stimulates milk-making cells to contract and eject milk from the breasts. Some women have an
Your Children Parents share different views when it comes to disciplining their children. Some advocate spankings and others do not. However, we can all agree that discipline along with love, affection, and guidance is necessary in order to rear healthy and mature adults.
Learning toilet skills, and no longer having to sit in one's own excrement may seem like a reward by itself. Your toddler might not agree. Toilet training is a skill just any other and his of sense of personal hygiene may not motivate regular potty trips for quite some time. Enter the rewards. Your
Summer Camp is an exciting thing for parents; as their child is going to learn loads of new thing in the camp. However it could be a nightmare for the child if he or she is not ready for camp.
Does the color of toddler clothing have any impact on a child's emotional state or wellbeing? This article discusses what has been said about this issue. It also offers some tips for helping your child to become more confident and independent with dressing him or herself and making choices abou
Bringing up children in two very different countries and cultures raises some interesting differences in approaches to pregnancy, giving birth and baby care. This first of two articles looks at the apparent differences during pregnancy and labour.
You enter a toy store and what do you suppose you will see? Vast and vast of toys of course.Parents are naturally the first educators of their children, so when shopping for a toy, they put a great deal of thought into whether their children can learn from it or not before actually buying it.
Children's bibs endure a lot of wear and tear over time, collecting food and residue that leaves behind odor. Your regular wash cycle typically will clean the bibs but will not deodorize. This makes it important to include cleaning elements that deodorize the bibs without use of any harmful chemical
When some parents think of high-achieving or gifted students, what comes to mind is a child who shines in every aspect of life - one who can be expected to get straight A's in school, have tons of friends, and be a star in sports.The idea is, if you're smart, you're smart, and you sho
One of the biggest concerns most parents have when bringing home a new baby is how well their baby is going to sleep through the night. I know you only want the best for this your baby, and I'm quite certain you do not want to have to buy another baby crib in another year or so.
Potty training dolls for boys can be a great toilet training aid. Turn the tables on this idea, have some fun with it, and help the potty process along all at the same time.
Faith is believing in something that you cannot see. Hope is the feeling that what you want can be attained, or that things will work out in the end. Charity refers to generous actions to aid other people. When a child comes into the world, most parents want that child to learn at least one, if not
Infants are usually ready for finger foods between 8 and 9 months old. At this age, a baby is starting to use her thumb and forefinger to pick things up. Introducing Cheerios helps advance her motor skills while giving her palate a new taste. As long as your baby can sit unassisted and has been eati
Think you are too busy for family meetings? Thing again! This short investment of your time will pay dividends you can't even imagine until you try. A strong sense of connection, in this busy world, is so valuable to families and deserves to take priority in your life.