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Baby-Skim Guide To Traveling With Baby
Jun03

Baby-Skim Guide To Traveling With Baby

Traveling with a baby can sometimes mean that you are so consumed with ensuring that you have everything you need to care for the baby on the trip that you forget things you need for yourself. The best thing to do is to prepare a checklist of what you need and then check off each item as you pack it. A sample checklist should include the following items: Diapers/ pampers Blankets Sleepers Baby wipes Baby lotion and soap Extra...

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Twin And Multiple Births Are On The Rise
Jul15

Twin And Multiple Births Are On The Rise

Did you know that the number of twin births have more than doubled since the early 1970s? Today, about one of every 35 births in the United States are twins. Even more significant is the number of triplet and higher multiple births which have increased 200 percent over the last three decades.  Why the huge jump in the number of multiple births? The most obvious reason for the growing birth rates of twins and multiples is the use of...

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Three Kinds Of Baby Clothes
Jun11

Three Kinds Of Baby Clothes

When buying baby clothes parents are suddenly inundated with multiple choices that can become quite confusing. How many cute and adorable outfits does little Bill or Hillary need? How many “Onesie” body suits are enough? For little people that grow so quickly there are certainly a wide variety of clothing options, how does a new parent know what to get? To help settle the dilemma and answer these questions, parents need to keep in...

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What’s Troubling Your Teenager? – Peeling Back The Onion Layers
Jan06

What’s Troubling Your Teenager? – Peeling Back The Onion Layers

Onion layers are a good analogy for problem solving. Like onions, problems can have multiple layers, and if you do not dig deeply enough, you may end up not solving the real problem. A good way to indicate whether or not you have “peeled back” enough layers is to see how you “feel” during the problem solving process. At times it will seem like you have discovered the proper solution, but something just...

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Teaching Kids To Value Books And Reading
Sep23

Teaching Kids To Value Books And Reading

Joys and Importance of Reading Recent research indicates that seventy percent of high school graduates are unable to read at the twelfth grade level. In many cases, reading is subordinated to other actvities in children’s lives. Is that what you want for your child? If not, get your kids interested in books at an early age. Your voice is your baby’s most beloved sound. Take advantage of your baby’s natural...

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