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Focus On The Family: Can Working Mothers Have Their Cake And Eat It Too Without Parenting Burnout?
Nov30

Focus On The Family: Can Working Mothers Have Their Cake And Eat It Too Without Parenting Burnout?

Not long ago “bringing home the bacon” was the father’s role but now working mothers are “bringing home the bacon” too. Today, 50% of the mothers in our country (with children living at home) are working full time and most experience the stress of trying to balance it all especially when it comes to parenting. Sound familiar? The Only Way Working Mothers Can Have It All Although working mothers bring home some of the bacon (and if you...

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Helpful Tips For Overcoming Sleep Problems For Your Baby And You
Oct26

Helpful Tips For Overcoming Sleep Problems For Your Baby And You

Sleep needs Did you know that newborn babies need 21 hours sleep a day and children from six months to two years of age need at least 12 hours sleep? Sleep deprivation can cause problems for everyone in the family: fractious babies during the day, exhausted mothers and an anxious, stressful atmosphere. Sleep deprivation Sleep starvation is a huge problem for today’s parents. A survey of 2,000 new parents and 2,000 people aged 55 to 65...

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Teaching Children The Lessons Of A Lifetime
Jul06

Teaching Children The Lessons Of A Lifetime

It’s been said, time and again, that for a child to learn what is most important, he must be shown the lessons through example, not through words. And, if we are to nurture certain traits within our children, we must first develop those traits in ourselves. Parents and teachers must come to understand that our children learn more from what we do than what we say. The old saying, “do as I say, not as I do,” is more...

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The Wacky Eating Habits Of A Toddler
Jul10

The Wacky Eating Habits Of A Toddler

Once your child begins to leave the world of baby food behind, meal times can be a roller coaster ride. Toddlers are notorious for being fickle and picky eaters. But, how you handle your toddler’s eating habits at this age can have an impact on their eating habits for life. Toddlers thrive on routine, including mealtime routines. When you disrupt this routine, it can wreak havoc. Unfortunately, sometimes this need for routine means...

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Keeping Your Baby Relaxed Throughout The Day
Jul02

Keeping Your Baby Relaxed Throughout The Day

One of the greatest challenges for any new parent is getting their child to sleep throughout the night. This is very difficult at first, as the child has to make a transition from sleeping with his mother to sleeping on his own. Like anything else in life, this isn’t something that happens instantly – it takes time for your child to learn how to do this. There are some things you can do, however, that will create a better...

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