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How to make baby shower word search games

Word-searches are popular for various reasons, but here are two good ones: You don't have to be a good speller to play AND they're lots of fun! This how-to guide explains how to make a baby-shower word-search puzzle in just a few easy steps. You can even include special words geared to the baby's... More

How to travel with children under 4 on an airplane

Making your flight with children under 4 less stressful Traveling with small children can be stressful in the best of times, but when they are confined on an airplane it can be even more so. Children do not understand that they are not permitted to move about the plane and may become very... More

How to choose a name for your baby

The name game Choosing the name for your baby can be one of your most important decisions when you are having a baby. You will need to balance your interests and tastes to find a name your child will use for life. Parents often want the unusual, a name that stands out, while kids more often just... More

How to get a toddler to sleep all night

Sleep is important for the whole family Getting a good nights rest is important for your toddler's growth, temperament and over all health. Sleep affects brain function and the immune system among other body functions. There may also be a correlation between a lack of sleep and obesity, since... More

How to clean a baby stroller

Babies and toddlers spend a lot of time in the stroller. As parents and grandparents it is important to remember to keep the stroller clean and in good repair. It is a good idea to put cleaning the stroller on the list of weekly chores, if one actively uses the stroller. If grandparents have... More

How to develop a close relationship with your children

Parenting is among the most rewarding activities you will ever have the opportunity to experience. Your daily dose of love is full of new and exciting adventures. At the same time, it will also be one of the most difficult aspects of life that you will ever encounter. There are no days off, days... More

How to handle toddler night terrors

Terror in the night... Things are going well. The baby is sleeping soundly, and you have just gotten settled in bed and are headed off to dreamland, when BOOM! The baby pops up in his crib, screaming at warp decibel. Tears are pouring, he is trembling and turning red, and nothing you do to try... More

How to find free printable Christmas coloring pages

Printable holiday coloring pages and activity sheets (Photo credit: kapkap) Finding the best online and printable holiday coloring pages and activity sheets is easy when you use Google Image Search. By investing a little time now, you'll have enough coloring and activity pages ready to keep... More

How to help children stay cavity free

Healthy teeth and gums are important for children. Habits that began in childhood will help lead to healthy life time habits. Baby teeth are soon replaced by permanent teeth. If the child is introduced to brushing before those permanent teeth arrive, the habit has already been established. It is... More

How to apply for the WIC program

Woman, Infants and Children (WIC) In Need. The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program is a federally funded program that provides health care referrals, supplemental foods, and nutrition education for low-income women who are pregnant, women who are breastfeeding, as well as non-breastfeeding... More