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How to plan a vacation that every member of your family will enjoy. Planning Family Vacations When it comes to family vacations, naturally it’s the parents who cover the costs. But that doesn’t mean we should [...]
During springtime, flooding, thin ice and rushing waters can lead to tragedy. But there are ways to keep kids safe from spring water runoff and rains. Every year we hear of someone who has drowned in [...]
Helping children overcome their fear of the dark. Fear of the Dark Does your child dread going to bed because of a fear of the dark? It’s not uncommon for children to feel this way. In [...]
A look at how your child’s temperament affects his sleep cycle. Temperament and Sleep Many experts say that sleep is a learned behavior and that as parents part of our job is to help our children [...]
One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the love of music. Fortunately it doesn’t require expensive lessons and instruments to do this. Singing, even speaking in a sing-song voice to children is [...]
Last week in Wales a young man died of measles, a highly contagious disease and one that is easily preventable with vaccination. It is a reminder to parents everywhere of the importance of vaccinating children against [...]
What every parent needs to keep in mind when it comes to outdoor poisons. Outdoor Poisons Now that spring is here, so is the gardening season and with it, potential hazards. While many municipalities now ban [...]
From the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, to school shootings, to wars and natural catastrophes, it can feel like a big, bad world to children. As parents, how do we explain such frightening events to our [...]
How to tell if your child is ready to give up naptime. Outgrowing Nap-Time By the time babies are three months old, they’ve settled into a more regular sleep pattern, generally sleeping longer periods at night. [...]
A few cycling safety tips for children who are too young to cycle! Bikes, Trikes and Safety Well now that spring is upon us, out come the bicycles. Of course, bike safety is important for all [...]
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