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What to do When Baby Gets Sick

This is what every mother dreads, a baby that catches a cold or virus. No one wants to see their child in pain and it is a little tricky with babies, because you cannot really give them medication.  So, what should you do when baby (from Newborns through toddler age – 1 1/2 -2) becomes…

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Three Ways to Help Your Child Embrace Happines

We all want to be happy, right? Isn’t that the pursuit so many people aim toward? As a parent, you not only want personal happiness, but you want your child to be happy as well. Some children seem to be born with a happy-gene (if there is one) while other children seem to struggle to…

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How to Help Your Child Make Confident Choices

Some kids just seem to know what they want in life, like deciding at age four they want to be a firefighter and never changing their mind about it. Then there are kids who struggle with the smallest decisions, like what color socks to wear to a friend’s sleepover. Most kids, however, might be decisive…

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Three Tips on Keeping Kids Safe for Halloween

  Okay, I know there are plenty of parenting debates about Halloween and whether children should even go trick-or-treating. Whether the core of the debate is about the sugar content of candy or the origins of the holiday, some parents are for it and some are against it. That isn’t the subject of this post,…

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3 Ways You Should be Reading with Your Child

3 Ways You Should be Reading with Your Child Do you want a smart kid? Of course, you do. Everyone wants to raise intelligent children. Well, one single activity can help you do just that. Read to your child! That’s it? That’s all?  Pretty much, yes, but if you need a few tips on ways…

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3 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Finish Homework

It’s that time of year again. Back to school, which means back to homework. You might be parent to one of those rare children who promptly pulls their homework from their backpack as soon as they get home from school. But probably not. You’re likely parent to a child who would really rather do anything…

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Traveling with Baby on a Family Road Trip

It’s that time of year and summer is approaching quickly.  What do families do?  Many hit the road to embark on creating new memories in the hot sun and visiting the glistening beaches.  I just recently took a trip with our little one who is only a few months old and it was a little…

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Stop Listening to the Pressure…It’s Never Too Late!

This video was a great dill find for our parents blog. Life pressures you and puts a timeline on what you are to accomplish. If you listen to the negative pressure around, you will find yourself living a life of regret and depression. Celebrate the fact and the real truth. The truth that everyone embraces…

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Why Dating Your Spouse Will Save Your Marriage!

Just today, I listened to someone explain how their marriage and family has broken down and that they are now divorced.  It made me feel very sad, because I believe marriage can be the most rewarding gift that an individual can experience.  As I listened, it was quite obvious why the marriage fell apart and…

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Vaccinations To do or Not to do?

I hear and read a great number of confusing information on the topic of vaccinating, that honestly left me petrified when it came to my own baby. I went through a state of mental stress when wondering if my baby would be harmed from the vaccinations or not.  I even know individuals who opted out…

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Happy Easter! A Family Time Moment

The holidays are a large make-up of todays world and societies (especially in the United States).  This Easter, please remember to spend time with family and friends and acknowledge what is important in life. It is not the materialistic things in the world that keep you happy, but the things that money cannot purchase. Such…

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When is it Safe to Give Babies Water?

Lots of mothers (especially a new mommy) still struggle with how to feed their newborn babies.  No matter how many children you birth, each child will be different.  One inquiry that we received is, when is it okay to give a baby water? Some mothers take the risk of giving their babies water as early…

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Are You A Smart Device Addict?

Is your smartphone interfering with your family life? Are you addicted to your phone? The generation today is much different than years ago.  It seems that everyone young and old are wearing their smartphones on their arms as if it were an extra hand. It is a type of technology that many may not have…

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Dangerous Flu! Safe Guarding Your family!

This year the flu has gotten verrrrrrry scary and the media is not making it any better.  I even have friends that are calling saying,” stay in!!!”, because the flu got them as well and it took them down like never before.  I am on maternity long leave (1year) and so far baby and I…

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When Kids Talk Back! 5 Tips to Stop Rude Behavior

Nip It in the Bud! If you do not stop talking back at a young age, kids will grow up to bring you much heartache. Teach Them Respect! Many kids talk back because they do not know how to be respectful. Teach them what it means to be respectful. Have them practice serving and being…

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Preventing Diaper or Nappy Rash!

When changing a babies diaper or if using nappies  (a type of cloth diaper before disposable diapers.) there can be consequences if the diaper or nappy is not changed regularly.  Diaper or nappy rash can occur if the baby is sitting in the diaper too long or if he or she is allergic to the…

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Ten Tips for De-Stressing

As a parent, life can be intimidating, worrisome, and stressful all at the same time.  However, all those traits especially stress have the ability to shorten your life. Everyone deserves a healthy purposeful life filled with joy and longevity with their families.  Below are 10 ways to de-stress or relax when times become challenging. 1)…

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Breastfeeding is Good for The Brain!

Many mothers have different reasons and situations which determine whether or not they want to breastfeed or formula feed. However, recent studies show that breastfeeding not only has great health benefits, but shows a positive relationship with brain development.  It seems that children who are born healthy and were breastfed, have IQ scores that are…

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6 Rose Gold Sweet Treats You Can Get at Disney

Rose gold ears and rose gold spirit jerseys are an essential part of our wardrobe—and now we can add rose gold to our food! A beautiful new batch of rose gold treats are coming to Walt Disney World, and it’s a sweet dream come true. Epcot isn’t the only Park you can find rose gold…

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