Tag: children

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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Get Your Family Out the Door on Time

Get Your Family Out the Door on Time By Jennifer Kelly Geddes for Discover and Play   The dog needs walking, the kids are hungry and you can’t find your car keys. Sound familiar? Well, you’re very much not alone. But take heart: The a.m. rush does not have to send you over the edge.

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Babies Who Get Dirty Are Healthy

Babies crawling to chase after bugs or the family pet are off to a healthy start. According to a new study, babies who are exposed to household dirt, pollen, and pet dander have a lower risk of developing asthma or allergies. The study published June 6 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found

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Crack for Kids: Breakfast Cereals are Mostly Bowls of Sugar

A bowl of cereal is one of the stables of the American breakfast diet. Walk down the cereal isle at your supermarket, and you will see boxes with vibrant colors directing your eye to the cute cartoon character that you know so well with his innocent smile, screaming for you to add to the shopping

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