Jun 7, 2011
Posted in Older Baby, Toddler and Preschooler

Headache Remedies For Kids That Soothe

Headache Remedies For Kids That Soothe
Headaches are the commonest bother that children experience & are oftentimes linked to elevated levels of anxiousness & pressure. Ninety percent of all school-going kids suffer from headaches, whilst migraines afflict ten per cent of children – duo of these might arise as a result of stress-ridden episodes & could oftentimes be mollified sans medicine. A kid’s thoughts could assist in unraveling several of the knotted nerves & taut muscles which lead to headache & analogously learning stress-pacifying skills would help for an entire lifetime. Constructive reflections have a major effect on pains  [...]

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May 1, 2011
Posted in Parenting, Toddler and Preschooler

Parenting Tips Top 10 Stress-Free Solutions

Parenting Tips Top 10 Stress-Free Solutions
How often in our endless pursuits to be ‘super-mom & super-dad’ do we end up exhausting ourselves, complicating scenarios & creating stress. Here are some truly incredible parenting tips that would surely help in resolving daily dilemmas & the oddest concerns about kids. Getting Attention – Lowering your tone to whispers & then saying your requests. Many children aren’t accustomed to hushed requests. Increasing constructive behaviours – Studies have shown that offering children apt forms of praises (known as positive re-inforcement) is among the finest parenting tips one could inculcate into  [...]

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Dec 23, 2010
Posted in Parenting, Toddler and Preschooler

Parenting Toddlers – 9 Blunders To Avoid

Parenting Toddlers – 9 Blunders To Avoid
Tots are often bursting with energy & keen on testing parental limits which can be rather tricky in handling. Here are nine errors often made when parenting toddlers that are best avoided. Error 1 – Not being Consistent Tots would be doing finest when they are aware of what they could look forward to – be its bathing, studying, sleeping times or the pertinent consequences to their misbehaviours. Greater the consistency & predictability of things, better resilience & agreeability can be noticed in tots. Amends – Maintaining regularity in schedules for kids to as much extent as doable is recommended. Being  [...]

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Nov 11, 2010
Posted in Toddler and Preschooler, Young Baby

How to Stop Thumb Sucking?

How to Stop Thumb Sucking?
Many kids find immense succour when they suck their finger or thumb. ‘How to stop thumb sucking?’ is one query that constantly bothers parents of kids who employ such soothing mechanisms. Most kids generally forego the habit when they are 4-5 years of age – the time when they develop self-consciousness & are not keen on their peers seeing them doing it. However a novel trial printed in the ‘American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics’ indicates that habit breaking must be occurring earlier since study scientists believe that excessive use of pacifiers & thumb sucking post-two years of  [...]

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Oct 21, 2010
Posted in Older Baby, Toddler and Preschooler

Bowel & Bladder Development – Boys vs. Girls

Bowel & Bladder Development – Boys vs. Girls
No sooner has the infant been started on solid foods, one could expect nappies being soiled with lesser frequency. One would continually notice variations in a baby’s bowel movements with the digestive system maturing till ages 5 or 6 years. After the baby has started taking solids for a couple of months, many parents might feel it is only opportune that he/she also uses the potty, however avoid rushing. Infants who are permitted to attain bowel, bladder control in their own speed comprehend using the potty sooner. It is solely when parents start interfering with their kid’s stable progress by imposing timetable or having  [...]

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Sep 29, 2010
Posted in Parenting, Toddler and Preschooler

Tips for Smoothly Transitioning Tots from Cribs to Beds

Tips for Smoothly Transitioning Tots from Cribs to Beds
Parents especially feel it is apt time to begin moving their tot from their room to his/her own bed when prepping for the arrival of another baby. It is particularly pertinent when one plans to welcome the newly born into one’s bed for enjoying co-sleep. In case one’s tot is yet in the bedroom when his/her younger sibling arrives then it is only natural that the toddler too would like crawling into bed with the parents on spotting them nuzzling with the new infant. Majority of the kids would be transitioning out of cribs amid eighteen months to thirty months. At that time it becomes more of an issue about cribs becoming  [...]

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Apr 29, 2010
Posted in Older Baby, Toddler and Preschooler, Young Baby

Special Case Scenario Child Vaccinations

Special Case Scenario Child Vaccinations
There are several vaccinations administered to babies and kids with backgrounds or lifestyles which would place them at risk of contracting particular types of diseases. Tuberculosis BCG (post-birth) The tuberculosis BCG vaccination helps in safeguarding from TB or tuberculosis. It is given to infants with a likelihood of coming in contact with a TB-infected person or who has parents or grand-parents coming from nations that have an elevated occurrence of tuberculosis. In a number of regions, all infants are given the vaccine, whereas in other regions, it is solely administered to some babies. The BCG inoculation is mostly  [...]

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Apr 28, 2010
Posted in Toddler and Preschooler

Fuss-Free Tactics for Instilling Cleanliness in Toddlers

Fuss-Free Tactics for Instilling Cleanliness in Toddlers
Cleanliness in Girls Girls are innately picky and one could take benefit of this as one teaches the child how to keep good personal hygiene. Letting the child brush her hair by herself; she would prefer that and it would mean she could get to select her choice of hairstyles, ribbon, slide or hair bands. Letting her have her own special face cloth, soap dish and wipe towel; she would feel pride that she owns particular items or objects. Allowing your girl child to massage baby lotion into her skin post-bathing. Teaching the child the right way of changing her undergarments and socks on a day-to-day basis. Providing  [...]

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