Tag: children

How Parents Can Encourage Kids To Eat Healthy

I am a parent of a picky eater. And when he’s not being picky to only wanting the same few foods then he isn’t eating much at all. So I understand the struggle. There are ways are parents we can encourage our kids to eat healthy. As parents, we cannot force our children to like

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Diets Are Not For Teens And Children—But Eating Healthy And Exercise Are

Diets are one of the most unhealthy things teens and children can do. But eating right—by consummating healthy and nutritious food with the right portions—and exercise is the best thing your kids can do. And yes, exercise is even encouraged for children. According to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans set by the U.S. Department

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Here’s Why It Isn’t Bad That Toddlers Watch The Same Movie

 My toddler watches the same movie over and over again. This song is going to get stuck inside my head. And even though we try to persuade him to watch something different, watching the same movie on repeat actually does have some developmental benefits. I have to call it now that my son will become

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Teach Toddlers About Running With ‘Ready, Set Run!’ eBook Release

My followers might already know that I am expecting a baby in exactly one month! But I have also been hard at work on another baby of mine: my first children’s book. It’s been so hard to keep this all to myself. I have only to perfect everything from the illustrations created by the talented Mariya

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When Can A Baby Have Juice? Pediatricians Now Advise To Wait After They Are 1

Once your baby starts eating solids, many parents might be wondering when it’s okay to start giving them something to drink other than formula or breast milk. But even though your pediatrician might say a little water is fine, that doesn’t mean that they should also drink a little juice. According to new guidelines from

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Mother’s Day From A First Time Mommy: Thank You, Son

I wouldn’t be the woman and mother I am today without being raised by such a strong, fearless and selfless mother that I am blessed to have. I always look forward to celebrating Mother’s Day because any day that I can honor how amazing and special my momma is—to me—a great (and well deserved) day.

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When Should I Start Putting Baby In Crib?

It may seem like a small thing, but getting your baby sleeping in their crib is a huge deal. And I’m talking not only as a milestone, but also for their health. Once you have a newborn, there is probably countless times you rush over in a panic to make sure your baby is still

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The Flu Has Now Spread To 43 States in the U.S.

There is doubt that every winter we are cursed with the flu bug. But this year may be the worst strains yet as the influenza outbreak has now reaches 43 states. Think that’s no big deal? Well it is spread from just 36 states to 43 in just one week. Levels spiked during the holiday

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Get “Creatively Fit” with Animal Motions!

By Melissa Pilgrim Being active at an early age helps to develop healthy lifestyle skills for staying active later in life, which is important to having an overall healthy life. Being creative at an early age helps to develop imagination and the ability to dream of what one can do or become later in life,

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