Teaching Your Child To Swim Without Paying For Lessons

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We all want our children to know how to swim. It is an important life skill that can help them avoid life-threatening accidents, not to mention it is a fun way to be sociable and healthy. Teaching kids to swim safely is not always easy and most of the time the lessons aren’t free. With all the costs of parenthood surmounting as your children grow, paying for swimming lessons can be very taxing. Save yourself some money while giving your kids an advantage in life by personally teaching them how to swim. Lessons cost money because the teachers and facilities … Read More

How to Soothe a Crying Baby

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For a baby, life can be an excitingly frightening place. Babies tend to cry for several reasons and as parents, it is our job to make babies feel as safe and comfortable as possible. Nothing sounds quite like the cries of our little ones, so soothing them becomes one of our main concerns. Having a little help in that area never hurt anybody, and everybody needs some advice from time to time. In fact, soothing a crying baby can be so difficult at times that some parents simply walk out of the room for a moment to gather their wits. … Read More

Tips For Potty Training Your Toddler

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Your toddler will not be easily convinced to use the grownup potty, but such is the case for many kids who are introduced to new and intimidating concepts such as potty training. Saving money on diapers and saving time on changing them is a milestone that most parents dream about, but getting kids to accept their new “duty” is not always an easy task. Hundreds of books have been written about potty training, both for kids and parents. Some techniques work and some do not, mostly because every situation is unique. Among all the advice, these are best tips for … Read More

Easy Morning Sickness Remedies

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Morning sickness is something that most women suffer through during pregnancy – at least for a trimester or so. Even though it’s very common there are some remedies that can diminish or completely remove your morning sickness. When you are pregnant and feel so sick it’s important to try to take care of yourself the best you can! Read on to see what natural remedies to try before immediately jumping to medical intervention. Of course, if you are so sick that you can’t keep any food or water down it’s important to call the doctor right away or go straight … Read More

Quality Crib Mattress For Your Baby

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Let’s be fair right off the bat – there aren’t a lot of people that get very excited about the process behind shopping for the best crib mattress on the market today. Oh sure, we all want to be sure that we purchase a baby mattress that is well-designed, plenty comfortable, and safe for our little one. But that’s about where the extent of our “demands” end up, which can be a big problem considering all of the different options available the market today when it comes to toddler mattress products and the actual importance of making this purchasing decision. … Read More

6 Best Free Pregnancy Apps For iOS And Android

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One of the best ways to connect with your baby in the womb is by understanding her development. Your growing baby develops so quickly, and you definitely don’t want to miss any of the miraculous milestones happening each day of your pregnancy. Modern mothers can now track their babies’ development directly from their smartphones. Here are six of our favorite free pregnancy apps: 1. My Pregnancy & Baby Today   Platform: iOS and Android, free If you actively interact in the BabyCenter community, you will enjoy the way that this app, created by BabyCenter, links directly into their community. You … Read More

Finding The Best Baby Crib

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A newborn baby is going to spend more time in their crib than anywhere else, which is exactly why you need to make sure that you invest in only the highest quality baby crib you can find. And while there are literally hundreds and hundreds of different options available on the market today, the truth of the matter is only a small fraction of these options are safe, sturdy, and trustworthy enough to feel comfortable leaving your baby in for hours and hours at a time. Pay attention to the information in this quick guide and you’ll have no trouble … Read More

Getting Your Best Sleep While Pregnant

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Sleep is a commodity for everyone but seems to be even harder for pregnant women to get a good night’s sleep. This, of course, is a very important time for all women to get as much sleep as possible to be as healthy as she can. But with a belly getting in the way, a baby laying on organs, and hot flashes that can come and go at will, how can a pregnant women get the rest she so desperately needs? Lay on your side – When your baby starts getting bigger you’ll start to feel the weight. When you … Read More

Searching For The Best Breast Pumps On The Market

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On average, roughly 353,000 babies are born everyday. Working out to roughly 4.3 births every second, there are entire industries designed to provide products that help support new mothers and their partners. In particular, some of the most important products to new parents will be those involving milk production. With countless studies showing the importance of natural milk for a baby, ensuring that your child has a constant supply is crucial. For many first time parents, figuring out the right breast pump can be a challenge of awkward terminology and confusing features. To make the process simpler, we review what … Read More

Your First Trimester

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When you first find out that you’re pregnant it’s a very exciting time. Even if nobody else can tell that you’re pregnant there are already some changes going on in your body that you will notice. The first trimester lasts for the first thirteen weeks of pregnancy and contains a lot of changes for you, including body changes, visits to the doctor, and wanting to know what is going on with the baby growing inside of you. Although your body is still tiny – it’s now just a cluster of cells that grows to about the size of a peach, … Read More