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What To Do If Your Toddler Is Constipated?

By team | August 21, 2021

Constipation is a common problem for toddlers. If you notice your toddler is having a hard time going to the bathroom, don’t panic.  Toddlers are, by nature, a demanding bunch. Their moods and whims can change on a dime. Even something as basic as going to the bathroom can get tricky.  While some toddlers go …

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How Do I Teach My Toddler Personal Hygiene?

By team | August 21, 2021

Raising a child can be challenging. One of the most critical and often overlooked aspects of parenting is teaching your toddler personal hygiene.  Personal hygiene includes brushing teeth, washing hands, taking showers or baths, wearing clean clothes and more. This blog post will outline some helpful tips to teach your toddler personal hygiene.  Many diseases …

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When Do Toddlers Start Self-Dressing?

By team | August 21, 2021

When your child reaches toddlerhood, there is a burst in development as she begins to walk, talk, and start potty training. Still, self-dressing is particularly essential because it uses so many different skills.  As a parent, you may have noticed your little one has started to take an interest in dressing themselves.  This can be …

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How To Find A Babysitter?

By team | August 21, 2021

How do you find a babysitter for the first time? What should you ask them about their experience with children? How much should they charge?  It can be challenging and stressful to find someone who will take care of your child, so it’s best to plan ahead of time.  It’s tough enough to find a …

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How Do You Give A Baby Its First Bath?

By team | August 21, 2021

A Baby’s first bath can fill a new parent with trepidation. You’re still not entirely comfortable handling this tiny person, and it feels strange covering her body in water. But soon enough, you’ll master the sponge-bathing process—and you’ll get a squeaky clean infant on the way!  Your Baby’s first bath is not only one of …

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How To Transition From Two Naps To One?

By team | August 21, 2021

When your kid suddenly won’t go down without a fight, it may be time to switch their daily snooze routine. Here is everything parents need to know about the “two to one” nap transition. Toward the end of their baby’s first year, most parents have mastered a daytime routine consisting of two naps (one in …

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Is It Normal For A Toddler To Stop Napping?

By team | August 21, 2021

You may be wondering if it is normal for your toddler to stop napping and you’re not alone.  Many parents are worried that this could indicate something wrong with their child, but the truth is there are many reasons why a toddler might stop napping.  One of these reasons could be because they have outgrown …

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What To Do With Your Picky Eater Toddler?

By team | August 21, 2021

Does your toddler eat anything that’s not a hot dog, or worse yet, green beans? You’re not alone. Most toddlers are picky eaters at some point in their lives.  We know it can be frustrating when your child refuses to try new foods and sticks with the same old favourites day after day.  There are …

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What To Do When You Miss Your Baby At Work?

By team | August 21, 2021

One of the most challenging parts about being a working mother is missing your baby throughout the day.  You may have to go back to work after maternity leave, or you might be going in for just a few hours each day.  Whatever circumstance you find yourself in, there are some ways that you can …

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How To Manage Working From Home With A Baby Or A Toddler?

By team | August 21, 2021

We live in uncertain times right now. And as more people suddenly find themselves working at home, many parents discover that working at home with kids (especially toddlers and babies) can turn into another job. More parents are ditching the commute for work-from-home job opportunities. For many, working from home gives parents the best of …

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What Does A Baby Have At Six Weeks?

By team | August 21, 2021

At six weeks, it may feel like your baby was just born, or it may feel like you have known them for a lifetime.  You and your infant have gone through many changes and growth in the past few weeks, and this one will hold a lot of new, exciting developments for both of you—from …

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How To Choose A Baby Bathtub?

By team | August 21, 2021

Baby bathtubs give parents a safe way to wash a wet, slippery baby.  In the past, baby baths were typically plastic containers with holes in them. But these days, there are so many bathtubs on the market to choose from that it can be hard to know which one is best for your baby.  When …

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How Can I Treat Diaper Rash?

By team | August 21, 2021

Diaper rash is a common but uncomfortable skin rash that occurs in infants. Parents and caregivers need to know how to treat diaper rash to prevent the symptoms from getting worse. Diaper rash is a red, painful rash that thrives in warm, moist environments. The rash may cause the skin to be scaly, bumpy, or …

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What Are Organic Cotton Sheets?

By team | August 20, 2021

Many of us spend extra time and money sourcing organic foods. Yet if you polled those same people, I imagine you would find the majority don’t think twice about organic fabrics. So what’s the big deal, you might ask? It’s intuitive to be concerned about whether fruits and vegetables have been treated with chemicals or …

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What Are the Other Uses for Old Bedsheets?

By team | August 20, 2021

It’s a common question and one that can have quite a variety of answers, depending on exactly who you ask. It is a question that we all stumble across at least once throughout our lives and the type of problem that depends on your personal mood; make you change your answer more than once. What …

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What Are the Different Types of Bed Sheets?

By team | August 20, 2021

The linen is the first type of material used in bedsheets. Linen is a textile made from the fibres of the flax plant. This type of fibre is very absorbent. The garments that are made of linen are cherished for their brilliant coolness and cleanliness in hot weather. The flax plant was cultivated for centuries …

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What Is the Difference Between the Bedsheet and Bed Cover?

By team | August 20, 2021

Maintaining a household is not always easy. In addition to furniture, there are many other things that a house essentially needs, such as drapes, curtains and bathroom fittings. Among these seemingly minor yet extremely essential items, bed sheets and bed covers too are two items that are often confused with one another. Many of the …

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How To Get A Toddler To Eat Vegetables?

By team | August 20, 2021

If eating vegetables is one of your toddler’s least-favourite activities — right up there with sharing toys and taking “no” for an answer — consider this: One of the simplest ways to get your child interested in eating vegetables is to eat yours. Not convinced it could be that easy? If you’ve ever caught your …

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What Happens If You Don’t Wash Your Bedsheets?

By team | August 20, 2021

No one likes making their bed, let alone washing their sheets—especially single men. In one survey, 55% of single men between 18 and 25 reported changing their sheets only four times a year. And to be clear, those are beds that you would not want to sleep in. You shed about 15 million skin cells …

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How To Ease Your Toddler’s Separation Anxiety?

By team | August 20, 2021

Does your toddler cry or cling as you’re leaving the room? She may be experiencing separation anxiety.  Separation anxiety varies widely between children. For example, some babies become hysterical when the mom is out of sight for a short time. At the same time, other children seem to demonstrate ongoing anxiety at separations during infancy, …

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What Age Should A Child Be Able To Bathe Themselves?

By team | August 20, 2021

Bath time is a daily activity that should gradually be delegated to children as they grow.  Of course, when children are tiny, it’s the parents’ responsibility to assist them during baths.  However, parents start to wonder: When can my children start bathing on their own? When Can Children Start Bathing on Their Own? When it …

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What To Expect In My 1 Month, Old Baby?

By team | August 20, 2021

All babies grow at different rates, but as a rough guide, here are the development milestones to expect when your baby is one month old.  In the very beginning, it may seem that your baby does nothing but eat, sleep, cry, and fill his diapers.  By the end of the first month, he’ll be much …

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How Can I Make My Toddler’s Bedtime Easier?

By team | August 20, 2021

Whether you have an infant, toddler, kindergartner, or preteen, practical discipline strategies and a good bedtime routine can be the difference between good sleep habits and a lot of sleepless nights.  There are dozens of books about kids and sleep problems. Even though they all use different methods, most parenting experts advise that a good …

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What Are The Tips For Photographing Toddlers?

By team | August 20, 2021

Toddlers are notoriously hard to photograph. Toddlers are endless bundles of energy. This makes toddler photography about as easy as snapping the Looney Toons’ Tasmanian Devil. There are three main obstacles:  They don’t want to sit still for ANYTHING, and certainly not for a photo.  Even if they do stop moving, it’s hard to get …

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How Do You Discipline A Child With Positive Reinforcement?

By team | August 20, 2021

When your child misbehaves, rewards might be the last thing on your mind. But, positive reinforcement can be one of the most effective behaviour modification techniques. You can use positive reinforcement to encourage prosocial behaviours, like sharing or following directions.  And, you can use it to prevent misbehaviour, like hitting and rule violations. Positive reinforcement …

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How Do I Teach My Toddler Table Manners?

By team | August 20, 2021

The words “kids” and “table manners” are hardly synonymous.  Whether you have a toddler who delights in making a mess, a preschooler who spends more time running around than eating, or a school-ager who gobbles and runs back to his video games, there are plenty of ways to get your kids to mind their p’s …

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How To Set Up A Quiet Time?

By team | August 20, 2021

What happens when your kids outgrow naps, but you still need a break in the afternoon? So you make a guilt-free move to quiet time.  Quiet time can be a fantastic, relaxing, simple break in the day for all involved, but it does take a little planning. What Is a Quiet Time for Toddlers and …

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How Do I Get My Toddler To Use Cutlery?

By team | August 20, 2021

What is the best way to get my toddler to use cutlery? The answer depends on how old they are, what you are trying to achieve, and your child’s skills.  Many different strategies can work, but it is important for parents not to give up if their first strategy doesn’t work.  Introducing a spoon or …

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What Are The Common Mistakes Parents Make When Preparing A Baby For Bed?

By team | August 20, 2021

There’s a lot about parenting that’s instinctive, but getting a baby to form solid sleep habits isn’t Something you automatically know how to do.  And while you’re probably an expert now in safe sleep habits—like putting babies to sleep on their back and keeping their crib free of blankets, pillows and toys—it’s easy for parents …

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What Baby Items Should I Not Buy Used?

By team | August 20, 2021

There are many reasons you may be interested in shopping for used baby items—they’re cheaper, so they’re great for your wallet, reduce waste, so they’re great for the environment.  New parents are often shocked at how much all the newborn baby essentials cost before the little one even arrives.  While thrifty new parents might be …

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How To Choose Your Baby’s Pediatrician?

By team | August 20, 2021

Choosing a pediatrician to care for your baby is an important decision you will want to make before giving birth.  The pediatrician you select will come to know your family well and provide you with medical advice during the various stages of your child’s development. During your baby’s first year alone, you will be visiting …

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What Are The Signs Of Speech And Language Delays?

By team | August 20, 2021

Knowing the signs of speech and language delays in children between birth to 4 years of age is essential in detecting communication disorders. As with other skills and milestones, the age at which kids learn the language and start talking can vary.  A bit of knowledge about speech and language development can help parents figure …

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What Is Good About Organic Bed Sheets?

By team | August 20, 2021

Chemicals make their way into your home every day. They hide in common household products, including your sheets. Organic bed sheets are free from many harmful chemicals and let you sleep with peace of mind. Independent organizations test the raw materials and ensure the sheets are made organically. Organic bed sheets come with a higher …

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How To Explain Cultural Appropriation To Your Kids?

By team | August 20, 2021

Cultural appropriation is a hot-button issue that is often misunderstood.  Like all the big, uncomfortable topics that can be daunting to explain to children, we are not always armed with the exact right words the moment we need them.  But now, perhaps more than ever, it is vital that parents take the time to learn …

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How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs?

By team | August 20, 2021

Bed bugs and dryer sheets aren’t two things we normally hear together. But with endless lists of household hacks flooding our inboxes and social media feeds, could they be connected in some way?  The short answer is that although dryer sheets are on a list of home remedies to combat bed bugs, unfortunately, many of …

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How Often Should You Wash Bed Sheets?

By team | August 20, 2021

While we feel like we’re in a never-ending stream of washing, scientists are now saying this probably isn’t enough to combat the amount of bacteria around our homes. Thanks to a recent study looking into just how filthy everyday objects can be, we were left feeling extremely grubby and wondered if there is such a …

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What Is the Highest Quality Cotton?

By team | August 19, 2021

When you’re building your dream bedding set, you probably think about the colour, pattern, and even thread count. And if you’re someone who knows that a high-quality, natural fabric stays soft and strong longer than a synthetic, you’ve probably decided you want cotton sheets. Smart choice! But did you know that there are different types …

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How To Travel For The First Time With Your New Baby?

By team | August 19, 2021

Travelling for the first time with your baby can be stressful. But there are steps you can take so that you and your newborn have a safe and happy trip. Travelling with a baby (or two!) can present its own unique set of obstacles, especially when it’s your first time.  On top of that, everyone …

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What Is the Best Doona Filling?

By team | August 19, 2021

A quilt is often called a “Doona” in Australia, which is a trademarked brand name registered to bed manufacturer, The Tontine Group. What Kind of Filling Should I Choose for My Doona? There are several options for what type of filling you can choose for your doona, and different types of filling will provide different …

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How To Help Your Baby Sleep Better And Longer?

By team | August 19, 2021

If you haven’t had a good night’s sleep since your baby was born, you’re not alone. Sleepless nights are a rite of passage for most new parents — but don’t despair. You can help your baby sleep all night. Honestly! Getting your baby to sleep through the night is a common challenge among parents. As …

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Is Swaddling Safe For Babies?

By team | August 19, 2021

Swaddling has been part of caring for babies for centuries — millennia. It makes a baby feel like he’s back inside the womb — or like he is being snuggled close. It has been shown to help many babies sleep better. In addition, it can be beneficial for babies with neurologic problems or colic or …

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Can You Go Camping With A Baby?

By team | August 19, 2021

Camping with a baby requires some essential items and need-to-know tips. Introducing a small child to the wonders of the outdoors is something many new parents look forward to.  But, the prospect of camping with a baby can be a bit daunting, even for experienced campers.  For couples who enjoy camping, having a new baby …

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What Is Mulberry Silk?

By team | August 19, 2021

Mulberry silk is the best silk that can be manufactured in either natural or human-made environments. Each strand of this pure white substance is both smooth and unbroken, and when woven together, results in a beautiful fabric that is pleasing to all of the senses. Mulberry silk, also called ‘Natural silk’, is a continuous fibre …

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What Should I Do Financially Before Having A Baby?

By team | August 19, 2021

Preparing for a baby isn’t just tiny clothes and heartwarming ultrasound photos; it involves much financial preparation. This guide will lay out the most important financial tasks on your plate from pregnancy to baby’s first years, including: Estimating your medical costs Planning leave from your job Budgeting for the new arrival Some parenting preparations are …

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What Is a Quilt?

By team | August 19, 2021

A traditional quilt is composed of 3 layers that are stitched together to give it a finished look. These three layers are top, batting (middle) and bottom. The top layer is usually crafted by using different techniques for giving different patterns to a quilt, and the most common is called patchwork in which different fabrics …

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How Do I Put Sheets on My Bed?

By team | August 19, 2021

Whether you want to or not, learning to put sheets on a bed is an essential skill. A properly sheeted bed can make all the difference for a room’s overall look. Plus, when sheets are placed on a bed in the right way, you’re sure to feel an increase in comfort. This article will help …

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What Is Tummy Time?

By team | August 19, 2021

‘Tummy time’ means giving your baby time on their stomach while they’re awake and you’re there with them.  Tummy time is essential for your Baby’s development. It helps them learn to crawl and walk. In addition, infants have a variety of reactions to being placed face-down on the floor. Until they develop the muscles necessary …

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What Is a Doona?

By team | August 19, 2021

In Australia, a duvet is called a “Doona “, from a trademarked brand name derived from the Old Norse “dunn” meaning “down feathers”. In Danish and Norwegian a duvet is actually called a dyne, which is pronounced similarly to “doona “. The name “Doona” has become a generic term for a duvet or down quilt. …

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What’s The Best Way To Introduce New Foods To A Child?

By team | August 19, 2021

Encouraging children to try new foods can be irksome – and let’s not forget thankless – tasks.  If you have pasta on repeat or cheese with everything because those are the only foods your children will happily eat, mealtimes can be hugely frustrating and dull on the palate.  However, a varied diet for children is …

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How To Teach A Toddler To Sleep Alone?

By team | August 19, 2021

Not getting enough sleep can lead to a host of other issues with toddlers, such as tantrums, meltdowns, crankiness, and a disagreeable demeanour.  Sleep is essential to make life easier for the whole family. When it comes to establishing good sleep habits with your toddler, the earlier you start, the better. Some parents don’t realise …

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What Are the Benefits of Bedtime Stories?

By team | August 19, 2021

Reading bedtime stories may be the perfect opportunity to offer some precious time and attention to your child, but did you know that this simple reading activity brings more benefits than simply preparing them to sleep?  Reading bedtime stories is an excellent approach to enhancing your child’s learning abilities, from brain development to language skills …

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How To Choose The Perfect Baby Coming Home Outfit?

By team | August 19, 2021

Are you waiting for your baby to arrive in the next few weeks? Have you already gathered your bag for the hospital? Then, it is the right time to think about baby homecoming outfits.  Every parent has got a different attitude toward the choice of kids’ clothes. However, every mom and dad will agree that …

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What Position Is Best for Sleeping?

By team | August 19, 2021

Let’s face it. Sleep is a big part of our lives — even if we’re not getting eight hours — but there’s more to it than you might think. If you’re having problems getting enough sleep or have an injury, there’s more to it than laying down and catching some Zzz’s. Your sleep position plays …

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What Does Lack of Sleep Do to You?

By team | August 19, 2021

Find out why a lack of sleep may negatively affect weight loss by increasing the likelihood of weight gain through increased caloric consumption. New research is bolstering how important sleep is for a healthy weight. When you’re awake between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., you’re more likely to take in extra calories, says a study …

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What Is Sleep Hygiene?

By team | August 19, 2021

‘Sleep hygiene’ is a term used to describe good sleep habits. Considerable research has gone into developing a set of guidelines and tips which are designed to enhance good sleeping, and there is much evidence to suggest that these strategies can provide long-term solutions to sleep difficulties. There are many medications which are used to …

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What Is Sleep Anxiety?

By team | August 19, 2021

Many of us toss and turn or watch the clock when we can’t sleep for a night or two. But for some, a restless night is routine. More than 40 million people suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, and an additional 20 million report sleeping problems occasionally. Stress and anxiety may cause sleeping problems or …

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What Is Melatonin?

By team | August 19, 2021

Insomnia is a serious worldwide health threat, affecting nearly one-third of the general population. Melatonin has been reported to improve sleep efficiency, and it was found that eating melatonin-rich foods could assist sleep. During the last decades, melatonin has been widely identified and qualified in various foods, from fungi to animals and plants. Eggs and …

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How Can I Help My Baby With a Cold?

By team | August 19, 2021

Little noses get a lot of colds. Babies can catch eight or more during their first year alone.  Though these sniffles and sneezes in babies are rarely severe, they’re tough on parents, too — and one of the biggest reasons for pediatrician visits.  When you know how to help your child feel better and call …

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What Are The Tips For Choosing A Gift For Your Kids?

By team | August 19, 2021

Christmas, birthdays or just because choosing gifts for kids can be tricky!  Now let’s begin with the 1-year-olds. We learned that the key to pleasing this age is in finding toys that will stimulate and surprise their growing minds.  Babies’ brains develop so quickly — something like a million neural connections per second. So to …

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How Long Should A Toddler Nap?

By team | August 19, 2021

Napping is an integral part of your toddler’s day as well as yours. Your child needs to recharge and reboot, or everyone will suffer the consequences. And you count on nap time to get the things done you need to do.  But why are naps so critical to youngsters, and when do they outgrow the …

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How to Stop Toddlers from Breastfeeding?

By team | August 19, 2021

All good things must come to an end, and breastfeeding is no exception. If you’ve nursed your baby into toddlerhood, congratulations!  That’s a lot of work, and while you’re probably looking forward to being near the end of it, it’s normal to have mixed emotions about the transition away from breastfeeding.  However, you can help …

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What To Do If Your Baby Has Dry Skin?

By team | August 19, 2021

Finding the proper treatment for your baby’s dry skin can be tricky. Children’s skin is delicate and dries out more quickly than adults, so they’re more likely to have itchy, red, rough, or peeling skin.  Dry skin can be caused or made worse by swimming, sweating in the summer heat, or the cold, dry air …

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What Foods Make You Sleepy?

By team | August 19, 2021

What you eat and how you sleep, go hand in hand. Certain foods and beverages will perk you up (hi, coffee!), while others will send you scrambling to find the nearest nap spot. And it’s not just huge meals and fast food grub that can cause you to nod off midday: Seemingly healthy foods can …

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What Causes Us to Sleep?

By team | August 19, 2021

We tend to think of sleep as a time when the mind and body shut down. But this is not the case; sleep is an active period in which a lot of important processing, restoration, and strengthening occurs. Exactly how this happens and why our bodies are programmed for such a long period of slumber …

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What Are the Five Stages of Sleep?

By team | August 19, 2021

Every night, without fail, people across the world climb into their beds and shut down for hours. This phenomenon we call “sleep” is something we are all very familiar with, but how exactly does it work? Up until the 1950s, it was widely believed that sleep was just a passive period of unconscious rest, but …

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What Are Sleep Disorders?

By team | August 19, 2021

Sleep disorders are a group of conditions that affect the ability to sleep well on a regular basis. Whether they are caused by a health problem or by too much stress, sleep disorders are becoming increasingly common.  Most people occasionally experience sleeping problems due to stress, hectic schedules, and other outside influences. However, when these …

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Is it Important to Drink Water Before Bed?

By team | August 19, 2021

When people sleep, they can lose about one to one-and-a-half pounds of water. That’s why it is typically a good idea to weigh yourself in the morning if you want the lowest number on the scale! Breathing, sweating, and even getting up to urinate in the middle of the night all contribute to fluid loss. …

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What to Consider When Buying a Baby Carrier?

By team | August 18, 2021

Keeping your baby snuggled close to you while you’re also getting things done can seem like a pipe dream. But you don’t have to choose between doing one or the other when you have a baby carrier. It does all the work of keeping your baby next to your body, so your hands are free …

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What Age Should a Baby Go in a Stroller?

By team | August 18, 2021

Are you eager to get your baby to migrate from their car seat to the stroller? Maybe you already have a travel system and want to know when your baby can sit in a stroller? Strollers come in various types with many different features. They are an indispensable part of our arsenal of baby gear. …

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How Long Can a Baby Be in a Baby Carrier?

By team | August 18, 2021

There are so many wonderful benefits of babywearing. From supporting the baby’s natural posture to reducing infant crying, strengthening the bond between the baby and her caregivers and more, using a baby carrier is a win-win for you and your baby, emotionally, cognitively and physically. But if you’ve never used a baby carrier, everything is …

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Are Baby Carriers Worth It?

By team | August 18, 2021

Are baby slings and carriers worth it?  Is there any truth in these claims? The best people to ask will, of course, be those who work with slings and carriers daily and know how to use them, and a wide cross-section of families! One person’s experience is not enough to make an informed decision, so …

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How Do I Choose a Pram?

By team | August 18, 2021

Let’s be honest: A stroller is a big-ticket item, but unlike all those adorable onesies you scored at your baby shower, a good one will last more than a few months. So how do you make sure you buy a stroller (or two, but not four or five) that has everything you need for every …

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Can I Put a Newborn in a Carrier?

By team | August 18, 2021

Babywearing is a healthy, natural, and fun way to bond with your baby. They get to go along on adventures, and you get to cuddle up with them and enjoy the closeness. And the best news? You can start using a baby carrier right away! There are baby carrier options suited for all ages, from …

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Are Baby Carriers Bad for Babies?

By team | August 18, 2021

Baby carriers may be used for short-term purposes during transport or occasional parental activities. It is the opinion of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute that periodic short-term use of a baby carrier is unlikely to have any effect on hip development. In contrast, there is evidence that carrying a baby on the mother’s body (or …

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What Are The Causes Of Baby Drooling?

By team | August 18, 2021

When the saliva flows out of a person’s mouth unintentionally, it is known as drooling. We have six salivary glands that produce saliva for us, and when excess saliva is made, we tend to drool.  Drooling is a common occurrence in babies. Babies start drooling at about three months of age. Some babies drool a …

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What Are the Signs of Autism in Toddlers?

By team | August 18, 2021

One of the most important things you can do as a parent or caregiver is to learn the early signs of autism and become familiar with the typical developmental milestones that your child should be reaching. Catching autism early makes a huge difference. By recognising the early signs and symptoms, you can get your child …

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Is It Normal For A Toddler To Grind Their Teeth?

By team | August 18, 2021

If you have noticed your toddler grinding their teeth, you may be wondering if the behaviour is expected. Of course, the unpleasant sound can cause concern, but usually, it’s safe. Only in some cases do you have to step in. Learn why toddlers grind their teeth and when you need to take action for your …

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How To Plan Your Baby’s First Birthday Party?

By team | August 18, 2021

Your baby is now officially a toddler—which means you’ve survived your first year of parenthood!  Congrats! It’s a significant milestone, so celebrate the moment in style.  After months of sleep deprivation, countless diaper changes, and about a million smiles and giggles, it’s finally time to plan your baby’s first birthday party. No, your child won’t …

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How To Encourage Good Behaviour In Toddlers?

By team | August 18, 2021

As a parent, you want the best for your child. You want them to grow up and be successful in life. To accomplish this goal, your toddler must develop good behaviour habits early on in their life.  This blog post will explore how you can encourage good behaviour in toddlers! Life can be frustrating for …

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How Can I Make My Twins’ Life Easier?

By team | August 18, 2021

Taking care of twins or multiples can be challenging, demanding, tricky, and overwhelming.  Parents will try anything to make it a little easier, and they are very adept at developing solutions, strategies, and shortcuts that accomplish that goal.  Diaper changes, nap times, getting dressed, and meals can be challenging to navigate with one baby. However, …

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When Should I Worry About My Toddler’s Weight?

By team | August 18, 2021

Are you worried about your toddler’s weight? Here’s when it is a cause for concern and why. For parents, it’s usually a good sign when a baby gains weight. It means they’re healthy and growing. But how early is too early to wonder if your child is too heavy? The truth is that toddlers can …

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How Do You Celebrate A Baby’s First Birthday Without A Party?

By team | August 18, 2021

It’s your baby’s first birthday, and you’re not sure how to celebrate. You want to do something special for them, but without a party! One-year-olds are great at many things, but opening presents, blowing out candles or even staying awake for an entire party aren’t their best strengths.  The good news: There are lots of …

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Why Should Toddlers Do Chores?

By team | August 18, 2021

Sometimes parents wonder if they should give their kids chores.  After all, isn’t it the parents’ responsibility to manage the household? And don’t kids need an opportunity to ‘just be kids’ for now because they have the rest of their lives to worry about chores? Most kids have hectic schedules too. They rush from one …

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How to Help Your Toddler Manage Anger?

By team | August 18, 2021

If you’re raising a toddler, you’re likely familiar with their ability to feel and express many strong emotions.  They may be quick to giggle for joy and then, seconds later, dissolve into an angry tantrum. Unfortunately, tantrums are an expected toddler behaviour.  While your toddler is much more capable than they were as infants, they …

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What To Do If Your Baby Has A Fever?

By team | August 18, 2021

If your baby wakes up in the middle of the night crying and feeling flushed, you’ll need to take their temperature to determine if they have a fever.  When your child has a fever, it is a sign that their immune system is fighting off an infection. There are many reasons why your little one …

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Why Is Collaborative Play Important?

By team | August 18, 2021

Collaborative play is essential for some reasons. It helps kids develop skills like sharing, taking turns and empathy.  It can also help them learn how to resolve conflicts without resorting to violence. But the most crucial thing about collaborative play? It’s fun!  Collaborative play, also known as social play and cooperative play, is a type …

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Is It Ok To Co-sleep With A Toddler?

By team | August 18, 2021

The decision to co-sleep (or not) with your toddler is a personal one. However, because babies are so cute, it’s often difficult to resist the urge to cuddle up next to them.  Co-sleeping with your toddler can be fun, but it is not safe with an infant. Co-sleeping is a controversial topic among parents and …

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What to Do When Your Child Refuses to Do What You Ask?

By team | August 18, 2021

It’s a familiar drill. You’ve asked your child to do some task, but they flatly refuse to do it.  Much to the universal dismay of moms and dads, children often ignore requests and directions from their parents.  While it’s possible that kids sometimes don’t hear what’s being communicated, often, they purposefully ignore what they hear …

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What Are Signs Of Stress Or Distress In Babies?

By team | August 18, 2021

We usually attribute stress to adults and adolescents, but even babies can feel stressed during the earliest months of life. Babies usually respond to their parent’s emotions and the environment, which means a stressful parent or environment can also make the baby stressed.  Studies show that babies who receive plenty of attention and share a …

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Why Is My Child So Disobedient?

By team | August 18, 2021

What can be done about a chronically disobedient child?  Children disobey. From time to time, most children defy the wishes of their parents. This is a part of growing up and testing adult guidelines and expectations. It is one way for children to learn about and discover themselves, express their individuality, and achieve a sense …

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When To Transition From High Chair To Booster Seat?

By team | August 18, 2021

Toddlerhood is full of transitions, and mealtime is no exception. Moving your child from the high chair to a booster seat is an exciting change that can help create a more all-inclusive environment while eating, especially during family meals. It probably seems like just yesterday that you were strapping a barely steady baby into a …

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How Do I Teach My Child Healthy Habits?

By team | August 18, 2021

It’s essential to start teaching your healthy child habits as early as possible. But rather than simply telling your child how to take care of his body or how to keep himself safe, it’s essential to teach your child the reason behind your rules. Parents can help their children develop healthy habits early in life …

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What to Do When Your Toddler Climbs Out of the Crib?

By team | August 18, 2021

If your toddler has been climbing out of the crib, it is time to take precautions. Toddlers are curious and want to explore their surroundings, but they need supervision until they can do so safely.  You may notice after your child turns one that your house might as well be a jungle gym. You’re likely …

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How To Keep Bamboo Sheets Clean?

By team | August 17, 2021

There are so many amazing benefits to sleeping with bamboo sheets. Not only are bamboo sheets unbelievably comfortable, naturally, and hypoallergenic, they also require very little work in maintaining. This may come as a surprise to some people since they do not know exactly how to care for bamboo sheets and assume that these incredible …

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Are Bamboo Bed Sheets Good?

By team | August 17, 2021

Bamboo sheets are a type of bedsheet that has four distinct subsets – determined by the process and fabric in which they are made. The first is a style that is made from bamboo rayon and named as such; the second is a style that is made from a modern fabric and constructed to form …

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What Are The Types Of Silk Sheets?

What Are The Types Of Silk Sheets

By team | August 17, 2021

If you know the difference between different types of silk, you can quickly find the right one while buying silk products. Charmeuse Charmeuse, light and elastic, is a familiar method of weaving silk fibres. Charmeuse weave is perhaps the most versatile type of silk fabric. Charmeuse offers a natural combination of features that makes it …

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What Are Bamboo Bed Sheets?

By team | August 17, 2021

Bamboo is a plant originating from Asia. It’s technically a grass and is known for being one of the fastest-growing plants in the world. Highly versatile, bamboo is used in cooking, building, construction and textiles. It’s very strong with better compressive strength than concrete and a tensile strength that is higher than steel (when calculated …

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Are Silk Bed Sheets Worth It?

Are Silk Bed Sheets Worth It?

By team | August 17, 2021

If cotton sheets are your thing, fine, but I have to ask you something—have you ever experienced the cool slide of silk hugging your body when you snuggle into bed after a long day? It’s a dang treat. Plain and simple, silk sheets are where it’s at. And that’s not just because they look pretty …

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Are Bamboo Sheets Better Than Egyptian Cotton?

By team | August 17, 2021

When discussing sleep quality, bedding is often overlooked as a factor. Little did you know that it contributes to creating a sleep environment that could potentially make or break your slumber. This is why some can compare sleeping in hotels to heaven because these establishments invest in higher quality bed sheets, ensuring your snug and …

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