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Baby Bedroom Furniture

When it comes to baby bedroom furniture, many new parents may be confused about what to purchase. There are so many options available, it can be difficult to decide what is needed and what you can do without. Bassinet or Cradle This is a small piece of baby furniture in which the baby can sleep in f

How to Make Pancakes With Children

Weekend mornings are typically when families have time to make a big breakfast together. It's also a good opportunity to get young children familiarized with the kitchen and cooking. Pancakes are among the easiest foods to teach children how to make. Kids can help add ingredients, mix the batter and

Live in Nanny Or Live Out Nanny? The Advantages and Disadvantages

Before you start looking for a nanny there is one major factor to bear in mind - do you want that nanny living in your home or not? When considering hiring a live-in nanny there are definite pros and cons you should consider. While this article is written mainly for Canadian families who are thinkin

Portable Crib Directions

Portable cribs offer parents the peace of mind that baby is in a safe and familiar environment even while traveling. Portable cribs are designed with travel in mind, so they are relatively light, compact and simple to set up. The Graco Pack 'N Play will be used as an example in this article.

Sometimes Grandparents Should Just Say No

They love to say yes, but sometimes need to say no. These hints and scripts will help grandparents when they have to decline a request from a child.

The Alarming Effects Of Cigarettes On Unborn Children

Smoking has been known to affect the unborn children of pregnant mothers. It is popular knowledge that women who are with child should not smoke. However, the reasons for this have not been explained very well. Also, not a lot of studies have been done on the effects of cigarettes on unborn children

Planning a Gender Neutral Nursery Can Be Fun

Planning and decorating your baby's nursery will probably be one of the first items on your list of things to do after the first few days of extreme excitement from finding out the great news that you are pregnant has passed. Planning your baby's nursery is always a blast, but if you choos

Teach Your Baby Math - 3 Tips in Developing Their Math Skills!

You want to teach your baby math, and let me be the first one to congratulate you on your decision. You are now going to need to know how to develop their math skills, and here I come to save the day, lol. Continue reading my friends to see how you can do this quickly and easily.

What Is Self-Advocacy?

Parents who advocate hard for their kids may have trouble imagining a time when those kids can speak for themselves. Start thinking about it now.

Safely Feeding our Children

There is an abundance of added chemicals, hormones, farm pesticides, and artificial fillers in foods eaten by small children. Add to that crops grown from genetically engineered seed, and one must ask what on earth is industry feeding our children?

Lessons Learned from the Gloucester High School Scandal

In 2008, news broke of a 'pregnancy pact' out of a northeastern community. The stories that followed were more than a little disturbing, and ones The Quiet Witness followed closely. How could seventee

How to Focus Attention on Math Worksheets

A big worksheet full of math problems can be big trouble for kids who have trouble focusing. A "forced focus" sheet can help you keep your learner's mind and pencil on the problem at hand.

Baby Formula - Is it Right For Your Baby?

There's a lot of heated debate surrounding the issue of baby formula, with countless parents willing to take one stance or another.While many mothers feel as though breast milk is the ultimate form of nutrition and that baby formula can be harmful, other mothers believe that infants should be i