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Ways to Comfort Your Child Following a Nightmare

Night terrors and nightmares come in the form of frightening dreams and could scare both children and parents especially if it is recurring. Usually taking place during REM or Rapid Eye Movement in the phase of sleep, nightmares could vary in length or intensity, a nightmare is usually remembered by

What Is A Paternity Test?

This article discusses provides readers with an overview of paternity tests. It also provides them with information about various types of tests (blood or cheek swab) and discusses how specimens are collected and tested to determine paternity.

Relationships - What Do Your Adult Children Need?

I was recently visiting with another professional in the community who teased me about wanting pro bono services for his staff. I quickly informed him that everyone wants free therapy - except my adult children!

Baby Shower Invitations and Projects to Please

Baby shower invitations are great tools for letting guests know about any special surprises or projects that may be in the works during the baby shower. If you have a project that may get a little bit messy you definitely want to let the guests know not to come in dressy clothing or their Sunday bes

Mom, Can I Have A Pet Dog?

What is your first reaction? Do you jump with joy that your child is growing up or groan in despair at the thought of another thing to care for?

Helping To Stimulate Your Childs Imagination With A Cardboard Playhouse

There are plenty of avenues we could go down with this article, however we are not going to go down the sanctimonious lecture route of how it is bad for children to be stuck in front of an Xbox all evening, we’ll leave that for the “parenting experts”I’m sure we would all agr

How to Make Homemade Baby Food With Frozen Vegetables

Making your own baby food takes time compared to simply purchasing a jar off the grocery store shelf. However, the decision to make your own food for your baby gives you the peace of mind of knowing exactly what ingredients have been put in it. There are no added sugars or preservatives in your own.

Pamper Your Child With Luxury Toy Cars

Pamper your child by gifting him or her toy car like the one owned by David Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn. The rich kid drives his own 77 425 U.S. dollars Porsche toy car powered by ...

Bike Helmets for Kids

May is National Bike Helmet Safety Month. Whether your child is riding a bicycle, ride-on toy, or scooter, bike helmets for kids are a must for their safety and to prevent brain injury from a fall or traumatic event.

Johnny Appleseed Activities for Preschoolers

Johnny Appleseed, also known as John Chapman, has become a legendary figure for his role in planting apple trees across the country in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Teach preschoolers about him during apple season in the fall, which conveniently occurs near Johnny Appleseed's birthday on September

How to Know If You're a Depressed Teen

When you're a teenager, your body is going through a number of difficult changes, such as increased hormones and added stress from your school and social life. Adding depression to the mix can be very troubling, often leading to trouble with family and school, along with an increased likelihood to a

Learning Respect For Adults

I wanted to write about something wonderful that my 14 year old son did for me yesterday. He bought me a bunch of flowers. Big deal you say.

How to Ensure Your Children Are in Safe Hands

Never be polite at the expense of your child's safety. If you have concerns over anything to do with their welfare, speak out, check out and sort out whatever is worrying you.

Quick and Healthy After-School Snacks

Kids often want a snack after school to tide them over until dinnertime. Here are some great ideas and tips for kids' after-school snacks.

Parenting Tip: 10 Ways To Make Up Great Child Stories For Your Kids

It's fun to read child stories to your kids, but it's even MORE fun to make up your own. You don't need to be a creative genius to do so. All it takes is a little imagination and patience (with yourself). Follow these 10 suggestions, and you'll find that making up entertaining ch

5 Tips For Single Parents With Teenagers

As a single parent, are you wondering what you can do to help your teenager cope with your divorce?Here are some tips for a single parent living with a teenager:

A Baby in the House

There's a baby coming.Should you child-proof the house?Or should you plan on saying, "No, no, no" repeatedly?

Old Wives Tales Baby Gender - Top 5 Prediction Myths

There are several old wives tales about baby gender prediction that claim they can tell you if your baby is a boy or a girl well before an ultrasound. Ultrasounds can't predict baby gender until ...

How to Stop Their Child From Crying in 30 Seconds Or Less

Have you ever been at a restaurant, and your child wanted what your other child got? Your other child would not share, and all of a sudden your 2 year old started screaming? No matter what you tried he or she would not calm down.