Month: April 2020

Risky playground antics? Lousy sleeper? With high-spirited kids, “it’s as though their brain is stuck on ‘Go!'” My first son wasn’t much older than two when I figured it out: he’s what they call “high-spirited.” A high-spirited child is just a little… extra, in almost all the ways they can be: more intense, more persistent,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Sugar water is a solution made with sucrose or glucose and water. It is used in medical care as an effective remedy for pain relief in babies. Besides, in some cultures, it is used as a traditional supplemental feeding along with breast milk. However, the use of sugar water in
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Photo: iStockPhoto In ordinary times, a baby’s first year is full of checkups, adorable weigh-ins on the scale at the doctor’s office, and a pretty packed vaccine schedule, with shots administered every few months. During the coronavirus pandemic, however, venturing into any healthcare setting with your little one can feel very risky—we’ve been told to
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Acellular pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines are popularly called painless vaccines.However, there are other painless variants too. For instance, mucosal vaccines are also considered a painless vaccination since they do not require an injection to deliver it to the child. The pain and other reactions associated with injections can be a
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Your toddler is ready to transition out of the crib into a regular or an adult-size bed. However, the thought of your child rolling over and tumbling out onto the hard floor seems scary. As a parent, there is nothing worse than seeing your child in pain. So let’s help put your mind at ease
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IN THIS ARTICLE Massaging your baby with oil has many benefits. It helps them grow, reduces gastric problems, strengthens the primary systems, and regulates sleep (1). However, it is essential to use the right baby massage oils that are free of harmful substances as babies have delicate and sensitive skin. Keep reading this MomJunction post
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It feels wrong to complain or dwell on the negative right now, but a lot of moms are mourning the “typical” mat leaves we’d looked forward to, pre-pandemic. As I try to stop a pants-less threenager from jumping on the couch, my five-month-old whines after being abandoned in her Exersaucer for a little too long.
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge And ❤ share this video with 10 friends (https://youtu.be/NfSaphK2N1w) The Parenting Junkie illustrates how to spark solitary play with a psychological trick that sparks independent play is. How can we facilitate independent play? Often we inhibit it by doing the exact things we are recommended to do to
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