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5 Things to Check for When Looking for Day Care


Monday, November 21, 2016

With more couples working to provide for their families, child care may be needed for toddlers and preschoolers. Before choosing just any child care facility, however, it is important for parents to carefully screen prospective programs to ensure their children will be appropriately cared for. Here are five key factors to consider. Licensure. Public daycare programs are ...

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Simple Ways To Calm A Crying Baby!


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Mother-Baby Sleep Experts Offer Tips for Soothing Crying Babies, Giving Exhausted Mothers Alternatives to Crying It Out. Recent research reports have encouraged mothers to not respond to their babies when they cry. In response to this advice, a panel of noted mother-baby sleep experts from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Australia have developed a free ...

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Baby Led Weaning


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Throw out the jars, get rid of the boxes of baby cereals, chuck out the ice cube trays and baby food mills!!!! no more steaming and boiling, mashing and blending, mixing and storing: It's time to sit down to dinner and embrace the art of Baby Led Weaning. ....But you might want to hang onto those ...

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Ignoring Insurance For Mom Is Risky Business


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

(ARA) - In these tough economic times, families may be putting themselves at risk by placing more value on the man of the house. Women are less likely than men to have life insurance, and if they die their families could be thrown into financial chaos. “Underinsuring the female, whether she is a working or stay-at-home ...

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Children ‘Should Sleep With Parents Until They’re Five’


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Margot Sunderland, director of education at the Centre for Child Mental Health in London, says the practice, known as “co-sleeping”, makes children more likely to grow up as calm, healthy adults. Sunderland, author of 20 books, outlines her advice in The Science of Parenting, to be published later this month. She is so sure of ...

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Hidden Messages


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Have you ever wondered what your actions say to your children? What does your infant feel when you leave him to Cry it out? How does you baby feel when she is taken off the breast and put on formula? This excellent article by Jan Hunt gives a wonderful insight into how our children feel ...

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