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Tooth and Gum Care Tips for Infants and Toddlers

by Marnie Bii October 23rd, 2023| Care, Infants/Toddlers
Preventative care is key when it comes to dental health. For kids, this means starting dental care as early as possible to give them the best chance at avoiding cavities and other dental problems in the future. Regular tooth and gum care can also make the teething process much
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Teething Tips for Mothers of Babies

by Tania Cowling March 27th, 2023| Care, Infants/Toddlers
Has your baby been drooling steadily? Does she mouth every toy she picks up? Your little one may be teething. Teething can be annoying to babies – the gums can be painful. Here are some important tips to learn when those

Conventional Versus Organic Milk

by Tania Cowling March 2nd, 2020| Care, Infants/Toddlers
Organic has been trending these days especially when we talk about fruits and vegetables – but what about milk? There are several reasons that concerns us about buying milk for our youngsters, and believe me children go through a lot of milk per day. We have to consider the cost,
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The Change From Daycare to Summer Vacation

by Tania Cowling May 9th, 2016| Care, Infants/Toddlers
Change, at any age and especially toddlers, can be difficult and sometimes produce anxiety. When school is over, this change is a time for growth – not only skills and concepts, but also emotional growth and gaining independence. With more unstructured time during the summer, young children have the opportunity
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4 Tips for Easy Infant Nail Care

by Marnie Bii January 4th, 2016| Care, Infants/Toddlers
As you cuddle your perfect bundle of joy for the first time, you might be surprised to see that his or her nails are already in dire need of a trim. Infants often grab onto their face and body due to incomplete spatial development, which can result in deep scratches
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Toddler Care – How to Get Your Toddler Exercising

by Jessica B. August 24th, 2015| Care, Infants/Toddlers
These days, everyone is busy talking about the dangers of childhood obesity, mostly because the long-term effects can be devastating. It can be difficult for a parent to relax when faced with the constant stream of information about keeping your kids healthy while also being bombarded with tons of

Preventing Medical Errors in Children

by Editorial Team July 30th, 2015| Care, Infants/Toddlers
When your little one (or your big kid) is unwell, who do you turn to? If it's a simple thing, like a stomach bug or the sniffles, you probably treat him with a home remedy.  Sleep, crackers, and some tissues are all your child needs. Other times the symptoms require
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Tackling Colds With Infants and Toddlers

by Tania Cowling June 1st, 2015| Care, Infants/Toddlers
No matter the season, your little one will have a least one cold during her first year. And if your child has siblings or is in daycare that number will probably climb. Some feel that colds are more prevalent in the winter because of the cold weather and being
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Keeping Allergens Away From Children During Winter

by Tania Cowling February 9th, 2015| Care, Infants/Toddlers
Is your child sniffling this winter? Maybe it’s not a respiratory cold, but allergies. Yes, you can get an allergy flare during the winter too! When the house is airtight due to cold weather and snow there are things you need to do to ensure an allergen-free environment for
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Plant Safety for Parents of Babies and Toddlers

by Tania Cowling January 12th, 2015| Care, Infants/Toddlers
As decorators we love to see living plants adding beauty and a sense of nature in our homes. But as parents, do you know which plants are safe to be added to your décor or even the plants you encounter outdoors?

Whether the plants are in your home, yard, or
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Healthy Snack Ideas for Toddlers

by Tania Cowling December 1st, 2014| Care, Infants/Toddlers
When children play hard they get hungry. And we know they love to snack. So, when your child gets these hunger pains between meals, here are some suggestions that will provide him with good nutrition and fill his need for something to eat. To encourage new and healthy foods,

How to Deal With Your Child’s Fears

by Tania Cowling November 3rd, 2014| Care, Infants/Toddlers
There is more to a child’s fears than just the scary things that happen during Halloween and monsters. What about fear of separation or the fear of animals? With young children scary things can leave a long-lasting impression. So, how do we deal with a child's fears? Remember all