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Things For Baby To Make Parenting Easier

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5 Myths About Having a Baby

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My Child is Obese: What Do I Do?

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helping kids with homework

The battles, the constant harassing, and the lost papers— is kids’ homework a chore for you? Turns out you’re not alone, a study done by Education Week found that nearly 50 percent of parents struggle to help their children with homework.  With expectations constantly rising and with distractions like iPads, iPhones, and extracurriculars increasing it’s …

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By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD, Founder The incidence of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC). Currently about one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) are obese. In addition, “about one-third of American youth are overweight, a problem closely related …

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Social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Tumblr are swarming around us. How can parents possibly keep up? With the amount of kids using smart phones, it’s nearly impossible to keep away. Instead of fighting it, use social media to your advantage! Here are a few tips and tricks to help use these …

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Baby products reviews magazine

Product Reviews Dockatot (Healthy Magazine Favorite) The DockATot is built to provide a snug and soothing environment for babies, where they can rest, play and lounge. It facilitates tummy time, helps facilitate strength and motor skills, and eases babies into their next sleeping space, like a crib. Many parents say their babies sleep through the …

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By Dr. Stephanie Higashi, DC Our children are our future and our most important asset to invest in for our long-term survival. We can either nurture them and create health and happiness or we can mishandle their health in a way that will be detrimental to their future function, production, and health. A growing trend …

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Written by Maureen Ferrin I remember hearing stories about the wooden spoon hanging from the rear view mirror of our ’87 Chevy Caprice Station Wagon. As the stories go, mom never actually used the spoon for spanking, but it sure worked well as a threat for good behavior. Although my siblings and I weren’t victims …

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Midwife use is on the rise. Here’s what expecting mothers should understand. Written by Michael Richardson The proportion of births attended by a midwife is the highest it has been for decades, putting midwifery in a spotlight that has attracted both praise and criticism. Safety concerns some who see this rise in foregoing OB/GYNs, but …

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Written by Krista Bowen Whether you are a first-time parent or you’ve been driving a minivan for years, pregnancy can be a stressful nine months. Luckily, technology is working hard to lend a hand through pregnancy apps that help you stay organized, happy, and healthy. But not every app fits what you need. Some parents …

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Flying is already stressful; here are some tips and tricks to make your first flight with baby easier! Written by Maureen Ferrin The day our plane tickets to Hawaii were finalized, I jumped so high I could have reached the clouds. I could already picture us lounging on the beach, sipping ice cold coconuts and …

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newly delivered baby

The idea of having a newborn to care for is intimidating, but don’t get ahead of yourself. Written by Maureen Ferrin 1. No time for yourself. It has been said a time or two before, that once you have a baby, everything changes. You forget the last time you showered, put on makeup, or really …

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