Basic Tips For Keeping Your Kids Healthy And Safe This Summer

Summer is undeniably one of the most amazing moments of a child’s life. School lets out and the kid has plenty of time to spend with their family and friends. However, this also means that they’re going to be venturing outside and exposing themselves to new risks. It is pertinent to take precaution to ensure […]

8 Proven Ways To Lower Child’s Fever Without Medication

8 Proven Ways To Lower Child’s Fever Without Medication Any parent who has a sick child can often experience fear and anxiety when attempting to improve their health. For many children, it’s normal to experience a fever due to various types of illnesses or when receiving vaccinations. When you want to avoid rushing to the […]

5 Questions Every Couple Should Ask Themselves Before Having a Kid

5 Questions Every Couple Should Ask Themselves Before Having a Kid The decision to have a child is one of the most important choices you can make. That’s why couples should give this matter careful consideration and not rush into it. The following are five essential questions you should ask yourselves before deciding whether to […]

9 Life Threatening Symptoms In Children to Never Ignore

Temporary Pain Relief Tips before Visiting the Pediatric Urgent Care Center When it’s after hours and your child comes down with a sudden fever or develops a burn after trying to help with dinner, you may need to take your child to a pediatric urgent care center. If you’re away from your home or hospital, […]

Colic: Warning Signs and What to do

Colic: Warning Signs and What to do Babies cry, they cry often, and sometimes it’s difficult to say why. Extreme crying in a baby between three weeks and three months is called colic. It can be upsetting, but it is normal for some babies. Doctors diagnose colic when healthy babies cry more often than usual; […]

The Secret to Smarter Children

The Secret to Smarter Children As parents we want happy and healthy children, many would like them to also be smart. For today’s parents this desire is often made easier with the help of educational toys, technology, and a better understanding of brain processes through science. Despite the publicity over mass media, there is no […]

Preschool children and divorce; Are they too young to understand?

Preschool children and divorce; Are they too young to understand? By Danielle Jacobs, LMHC About 50 percent of all marriages in the United States end in divorce and in many cases young children are involved. Divorce is a stressful process and a time of change for all members of the family. Everything that once felt […]

How Birth Order Affects Child’s Personality

How Birth Order Affects Child’s Personality [nextpage title=”…”] Everyone on earth is a different individual with different personality. There are many factors that play significant roles making us what we eventually become. Traditional families often wish to have more than one child. Apart from genes and personality traits of the parents the order of children […]

The Healthy Diet for Pregnancy

Eating a healthy diet before and during pregnancy is one of the best things one can do for the future health of her baby and herself. During pregnancy, the body’s metabolism and requirements are different and therefore, the pregnant women require a shift in their diet. One of the main important principles of diet during […]

Kids Kicking Cancer

A fantastic program that teaches young children with cancer how to control their mind and practice karate has helped many kids to fight against this disease. The “Kids Kicking Cancer” program originally started from Detroit is now gained popularity all around the world. Watch this amazing video to learn more: [Image: AalonBreads.net]

Are Infant Reflux Drugs Worth the Risks?

Parents are increasingly likely to put their newborn children on anti-reflux drugs that keep them from spitting up when they cry. In fact, the number of babies prescribed acid suppression drugs such as H2 blockers and PPIs has been increased 8-fold from 2002 to 2009, but less than 1 in 10 of them received any […]

Breastfeeding 101

Yesterday we posted something on the benefits of breastfeeding, now here is something about how it works, and some general guidelines. It is not quite as easy to figure out as you might think if you have never done it. I learned from a nun when my daughter was born, my mom took a picture, […]

The Breastfed Baby

I think by now everyone knows that breastfeeding makes healthier babies, but I am stunned by how much healthier they are. I am so glad I was able to do that for one of mine, and my granddaughter was breast fed as well, she is so healthy and happy!

Everyday Poisons… What’s in Your Cupboards?

There are so many toxic things everywhere in our homes! This is a great quick look at where they are, what they are, and how to keep our kids and pets safe from them. Things that we use every single day can be toxic in the wrong hands! (or paws!)

Soda’s Evil Twin

Many studies, including 3 new studies that published this weekend reaffirm that fruit drinks are linked to the obesity epidemic. Consumption of sugary drinks has more than doubled since the 1970s, and the rate of obesity among Americans during the same period reached 30% of the adult population. Learn more about the dangers of fruit […]

How Independent Are Vaccine Defenders?

[Last Updated: January 22nd 2013]   For many years some parents and independent scientists have questioned the effectiveness of many vaccines and many are suspicious that some vaccines are linked to different conditions, such as autism and ADD in children. Many “independent” experts have sided with government officials who say there’s no possible connection. But […]

Teething Guide

Teething is the process of new teeth rising or erupting through the gums. Classic signs and symptoms of teething are: Drooling Chewing on solid objects Irritability or crankiness Sore or tender gums The symptoms of teething usually appear 3-5 days before the tooth coming out and disappear as soon as the tooth erupts the skin […]

Everyday Poisons In Your Home

Did you know, millions are unintentionally poisoned each year, and a majority of those are children under 6-yers-old? The designers of this infographic did some extensive research into everyday poisons in people’s homes, and uncovered some interesting findings — In 2010 there were over 2.3 million human exposures and almost 100,000 animal exposures (90% dogs). […]