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How to calm the itching during pregnancy

Itching during pregnancy is a normal complaint Itching during pregnancy is a normal complaint from most pregnant women. As the abdomen, hips, and breasts expand, the skin becomes stretched and dry. The skin may even crack open and lead to painful itching and discomfort. Hormones can also affect... More

How to wean a toddler off the pacifier

TIps for getting your toddler to give up the pacifier Some parents simply refuse to give their baby a pacifier because it is so hard to wean a toddler off a pacifier. In some cases, toddlers throw the pacifier down on their own, but in the majority of cases, parents are sorry they ever used one... More

How to teach your children to love prayer

Using prayer as a great together time The manner in which children perceive prayer comes from the way they are shown its use. From being very young, children are influenced by what they see around them, and learn from it. A parent can make a child say their prayers, though a healthier approach... More

How to soothe your infant after vaccination shots

Effective ways of calming your baby While it is not the most pleasant procedure parent and baby have to endure at the pediatrician's office, many parents have opted to ensure their infants receive the recommended and often required scheduled vaccinations. The idea that vaccinations do inflict a... More

How to help a teething baby or toddler

Teething relief for babies and toddlers It is a bane to the existence of both parents and baby - the pain, frustration, and anxiety caused by teething. Teething is often characterized by mild irritability, crying, low-grade temperature, a strong urge to chew on hard items, and excessive... More

How to give a safe Halloween party for children

This time every year we begin to enjoy the bright fall colors and watch as the pumpkins begin to grow in the fields and fill our outdoor markets. It's that time of year again when we think of Halloween, and how much we enjoy seeing the smiles on the faces of our costumed children as they... More

How to exercise safely during pregnancy

Tips for getting the exercise you need during pregnancy Doctors will tell you that it is essential that you get in your daily exercise when you are pregnant. By keeping active, you are able to strengthen the muscles that are going to be getting a workout over the next 40 weeks. By exercising on a... More

How to get grown children to leave home

Getting grown up kids to grow up After having given a lifetime to your kids, it's time for a little "me" time, but what do you do when grown up kids decide home is where they still belong? Although parents want the best for their kids, they also want a little quality time alone. It's easy to... More

How to donate used baby clothes

Tips on donating used baby clothes Babies grow so fast that parents often find themselves overrun with outgrown baby clothes and shoes, and with absolutely no where to put them. Therefore, donating them to charitable organizations or to others in need is always the best solution. If this is your... More

How to change a baby’s diaper

Changing a diaper is second nature to seasoned parents, but for those who are about to bring their first child home from the hospital, it can be a daunting task. Fortunately, it's not that difficult -- once you've done it a few times, you'll be a pro. [donate]Instructions Step 1 Place the... More