Flexible parenting techniques

Flexible parenting techniques

Skip the bells and whistles; traditional toys are best for bab...

The best toys for the baby are the traditional ones, without a doubt. A baby’s development is centered on increasing strength a...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 7 of December, 2017
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Does swaddling increase the risk of SIDS in infants?

What does swaddling mean? Swaddling is the snug wrapping of a blanket around an infant to reduce or minimize the movements of the arms and legs. Swaddling is a common infant calming tool a...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 9 of November, 2017
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When can my child return to school? Part One – Prevention ...

Not all illnesses require that a child be excluded from school. Some only require prevention to avoid spreading the illness to others. Learning some new infor...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 19 of October, 2017
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How to survive a plane trip with an infant or small child

This knowledge can be horrifying for parents when they must fly with their infant or small children. Luckily, having some basic information and a goo...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 6 of July, 2017
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Prevent sunburn: healthy skin begins in infancy

Young babies have delicate skin that needs to be protected. There is a common misconception among parents that babies’ skin needs to “develop a tolerance” for the sun...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 8 of June, 2017
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Are there risks to introducing solid foods early?

Baby’s gut is not ready for solid food before 6 months When babies are born, their gut is sterile. They do not yet have bacterial colonization in their gut to help with b...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 23 of February, 2017
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Social media – The good, the bad and the ugly: A parent’s guid...

Nearly all children and teens that have access to a computer, tablet or telephone use the Internet daily.  Children and teens most com...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 9 of January, 2017
Feel confident and in control

Giving up the Game Face: The importance of showing your true f...

When we live abroad, particularly if we live in an exotic or famous place, people can expect us to be enjoying ourselves on a moment-to-moment basis. From the outside our lives can appear to ot...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 12 of December, 2016
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Telling tall tales: Have you caught your child lying?

Developmental influence on the concept of lying As a child’s brain develops, it has different capacities to think and reason. The child’s ability to understand the cons...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 21 of October, 2016
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What really is the harm in eating processed foods?

To help understand why sometimes foods should only be consumed sometimes, it is important to know what makes them different from foods that should be consumed all the time. All...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 9 of September, 2016
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