What is the number one concern most parents have today? It should be keeping their child safe. Whether you are at home, in the car or out shopping, you always want your child to be as safe as they can be. For years companies have been coming out with new products to help keep your child safe, just be aware that not all products are tested the same. As a responsible parent, always double check the current recalls to make sure that the items you are purchasing are as safe[...]
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Do you need help unspoiling your kid? “You need to buy me…” “I need…” “I want…” “Give me…” We hear these phrases so many times a day that it’s easy to just let them wash right over you. But should you be paying closer attention? Is there a chance your children have become too spoiled living in the land of Target where instant gratification isn’t fast enough? And if the kids are spoiled is there anything you can do?
Online games Our online games and learning activities are a great way to spend quality time with your toddler. The activities for toddlers requires a level of keyboarding skill: for example, infant activities require little more than eager hands batting at the keyboard. Have fun, and let your child advance through them at his or her own pace! Check out our child web safety adviceSit the child beside you or on your lap, and enjoy these online games and learning activities together.
Night terrors and nightmares can be frightening for both a child and his parents, especially when they start occurring in regular times. Nightmares happen during the rapid eye movement (REM) phase while sleeping. They may vary in length but the child will typically recall the things that happened in that nightmare and
One of the major milestones in your infant’s first year will be the development of his baby teeth. There is just something exciting about discovering those first pearly whites peeking through your little one’s gums. You’ll have to tell everyone! Of course, by the time your baby celebrates his second birthday, he’ll have a mouthful of teeth. Until then, what can you expect, and how do you take care of your darling’s teeth?
Infants are susceptible to common illnesses particularly in the first year of life as the immune system develops, and in that time problems such as infant fever, coughs, colds and tummy bugs are to be expected. The most important thing is to know how to recognize and better still how to treat these illnesses.
You know to cover the electrical outlets, but other hazards in your home are less obvious. Here’s how to recognize the trouble spots and make them safe for your little daredevil. 1. Pet Food Dry kibble is a choking hazard. Keep the dish in an enclosed area that Speedy can get to but your baby can’t. Otherwise, stand guard as your pet chows down, and take the dish away as soon as he’s done.
I felt a strange wave of nostalgia mingled with pity for kids today as I read Beverly Cleary books with my child the other night. Cleary’s characters Henry Huggins, Beezus, and Ramona play “brick factory” and smash bricks into dust. They tie a jump rope between two trees to make a tightrope. They put on plays and build boats out of scrap lumber. Compare that to our kids’ carefully structured and supervised playtime.