Tag: Mother & Child

Baby proof Your Home

Baby proof Your Home

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 […]

The Magic of Play

The Magic of Play

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 […]

A Guide to Kids’ Coughs

A Guide to Kids’ Coughs

As miserable as a cough can make your kid — and you — it does serve an important purpose: “That forceful exhalation of air propels mucus, bacteria, and other irritants out of the airways,” explains Thomas Ferkol, M.D., director of pediatric allergy and pulmonary medicine at Washington University, in St. Louis. While that’s all well […]

Diapers Duty….

Diapers Duty….

You already know it’s a dirty job and that you’ll be doing a lot of it. Still, you can make diapering your baby a lot easier if you follow some easy tips: Cloth diapers…. Some parents choose cloth diapers because they say they’re softer against baby’s skin, are less expensive than disposables, and are less […]

Toys For Baby

Toys For Baby

To help your baby become a confident toddler, you need to supply your baby with toys and games that address specific needs according to their development. In fact, play is the way a baby learns cause and affect, shapes and sizes, even how to socialize with others, and it’s best to get the earliest start […]

Breastfed Babies Need Extra Vitamin D

Breastfed Babies Need Extra Vitamin D

Because of vitamin D deficiences in the diet of breastfeeding mothers, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is doubling the amount of vitamin D it recommends for infants from 200 IU per day to 400 IU per day beginning in the first two months of life. And the recommendation also extends to all other babies, […]

Pregnancy Does Not Affect Mother’s Cognitive Function

Pregnancy Does Not Affect Mother’s Cognitive Function

Pregnancy and motherhood may make us all go a little gooey, but it’s not turning mums’ brains into mush according to mental health researchers at The Australian National University. The study – conducted by the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) at ANU – suggests that despite fears mothers may have that pregnancy affects their […]

How to Be a Good Parent

How to Be a Good Parent

Written by : Radwa samir Being a parent is one of the most amazing experiences a person can have. There’s not just one right way to raise children. And there’s no such thing as a perfect parent, But here are some guidelines to help your children grow up healthy and happy: