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SHOP FOR THE RIGHT HIGH CHAIR

By | January 9th, 2017|Health|

High-chair shopping might feel as daunting as getting your little one to sit still for a feeding, but choosing a chair you love is worth the effort. Just think about how many meals your munchkin will munch there — and how many hours you’ll spend in front of (and cleaning) that chair. To find a chair that sits right with you both, check out these

Nutrition For Pre-School Age Children

By | December 31st, 2016|Health|

The preschool age of 1-6 years is a period of rapid growth and development. Toddlers (1-2yrs) have a short attention span and are easily distracted from eating. They have limited muscle coordination. Their eating behavior can be describes as messy. As the child enters 3-5 yrs old group, attention span is longer and muscle coordination is better. Children like adults enjoy attention and are quick

How to Choose the Best Toddler Pillow for Your Child

By | December 7th, 2016|Health|

As your kid continues to grow, there will come a time when your little one will need a pillow to remain comfortable throughout the night. Toddler pillows, also known as infant pillows were designed for the sole purpose of providing your baby with a comfortable nights sleep. Why you shouldn’t give your toddler a regular pillow If you have not heard of toddler pillows before

11 Car Seat Dos and Don’ts

By | October 29th, 2016|Health, Tips|

Prevent common car seat buying, installation and usage mistakes with this simple list of dos and don’ts. 1. DO take your car (and its manual) with you when buying a car seat, and try installing a demo seat to make sure it fits. 2. DO ensure there’s a National Safety Mark on the seat, which tells you it complies with Canadian standards. 3. DON’T cross-border shop for

5 Reasons Your Kid Should Not Have A Cell Phone

By | October 19th, 2016|Health, Tips|

1. Privacy Concerns You may be surprised to find out that only 61% of youth use privacy settings on their social media sites and 52% don’t turn off their location or GPS services. This leaves their locations visible to strangers. But the scariest revelation to me was that 14% of children have posted their home addresses online. And before you say, “OH my child would

CUT DOWN YOUR CHILD’S SUGAR

By | October 12th, 2016|Health|

A child’s body gets all the sugar it needs from that naturally occurring in food. Added sugar just means a lot of empty calories that contribute to hyperactivity, mood disorders, and increase the risk for obesity, type 2 diabetes, and even suicidal behaviors in teenagers. How to cut down sugar? The American Heart Association recommends that sugar intake for children is limited to 3 teaspoons

LET YOUR KIDS FALL

By | September 22nd, 2016|Health|

The most experienced part of our lives is - failure. Failure so that we can rise up, learn and don't repeat the same things again. The same thing goes with children. Let your little ones fall and it's OK for them to fall. When children fall, they learn to get back up all by themselves and wipe them off. Falling is also a part of

How to Baby Proof Everything Electrical

By | September 3rd, 2016|Health|

Whether you like it or not, electrical products form a major part of our everyday lives. You can find them in every room of your home. Power outlets, extension leads, phone chargers, computer cables… The list goes on. Unfortunately, none of these electrical products were designed with your baby’s safety in mind. Okay, lets do some basic kiddie math… Baby + Electricity = Disaster When

BABY KNEE PADS: THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT SCRAPES AND BRUISES

By | August 27th, 2016|Fashion, Health, Infants|

Bloody knees? A hard or rough floor can quickly bloody or bruise your baby’s knees as he crawls a few laps around your living room. Because your baby’s skin is so soft and delicate it does not take much to mark it. Floors like marble and concrete pose a particular problem. Even carpet can rub your baby’s skin red raw. If you have ever had

FOODS TO AVOID WITH BRACES

By | August 11th, 2016|Health|

Braces can give you straight and attractive teeth. You need to take care of your braces so that they can work correctly. This means keeping them clean and in good shape. The foods that you eat can damage your braces over time. Sticky Foods and Candy You will want to avoid any sticky foods. This includes chewy candies and peanut butter. One reason is that these

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