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Thumb-sucking: Why it happens and what to do about it

Sucking on thumbs, fingers, pacifiers or other objects is a natural reflex for children. It may make babies feel secure and happy and help them learn about their world. Why it happens Kids suck their thumbs because it's comforting and calming. Your preschooler...

Is it normal to have abdominal pain during pregnancy?

Occasional abdominal pain during pregnancy is a common and often harmless complaint, but it can also be a sign of a serious problem. Never ignore severe or persistent abdominal pain. Call your healthcare provider if your pain doesn't go away after several minutes of...
What’s a good way to deal with tantrums?

What’s a good way to deal with tantrums?

Don't Give Them An Audience One thing that helped me when my daughter went through this phase was to make sure she didn't have an audience for her tantrum. I'd put her in her room. If she screamed for an hour, she screamed for an hour; I would not enter the room or...

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Tooth Care for Children

Tooth Care for Children

Dental health is vital for general health and appearance in childhood and all through life. Preventive dentistry is so good these days that our kids can look forward to keeping those pearly whites bright and shiny all their lives. And we now know so much about keeping...

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Age appropriate chores for 7-10 year olds

Age appropriate chores for 7-10 year olds

Make beds Wash sink Fold laundry Vaccum Set table Meal prep Clean counters Clean their own room Dust Straighten up drawers in dresser Sort laundry Empty trash cans Wash toilet Mop floors Wash dishes Put away clothes Clean mirrors Make simple meals Clean up after...

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Top 10 Tips To Get Baby To Sleep – Part 2

Top 10 Tips To Get Baby To Sleep – Part 2

We know the basics: early bedtimes, soothing music, getting junior to settle himself to sleep. But many of our kids still struggle with sleep problems. Perhaps try a scientific approach. Trick her body into producing sleep hormones, or providing it with proteins that...

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