Are You a New Parent? Here Are 5 Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy

As a new parent, protecting your baby is of the utmost importance. You want to make sure they’re safe. That safety should also apply to their health. It’s only their health that should be kept in mind, but also the health of everyone in your family. If one person isn’t feeling well, that could soon apply to everyone else in the house. You want to be able to prevent illnesses before they begin. Here are five tips on how to keep your family healthy.
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How to Treat a Child’s Broken Bone

Whether it’s little league baseball or conquering the jungle gym, it seems like your kid can tackle anything. While it’s uncomfortable to think about, accidents can and do happen. When your child suffers a broken bone, it’s important that you take careful and immediate action to ensure the injury is protected so that it can heal properly.

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Stay Calm at the Dentist

Fear of the dentist is a very common form of anxiety for children to have. Fear of the dentist may keep some children from getting the dental care they need. If your child gets anxious at the dentist, there are several things you can do to help keep them calm during their visit.

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Finding Equilibrium: How to Re-center Your Life’s Balance

Life seems to take us in different directions, often to extremes. A grouchy boss can make our life at work difficult. A sick kid can make our evenings miserable. A weather event, like a blizzard or hurricane, can make a lousy week even worse. With so many things going on, finding your life’s balance is tricky. Let’s look for a way you can re-center your life’s balance.

Become Aware

What parts of your life are out of balance? Identifying these out-of-balance extremes helps you determine where you need to make changes. For example, you may be spending 60-70 hours a week on the job, while not getting any time with your spouse or kids. Your work life and your family life are extremely out of balance. This should become a step that you return to periodically to measure how out of balance life is.

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Infant Dental Care: How to Avoid Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Parents, especially those who just had their first child, are constantly worrying about their infant’s health. Tooth decay doesn’t have to be another reason to stay up at night. Apart from the obvious measure of avoiding sugary drinks and food for your infant, here are some tips to avoid baby bottle tooth decay.

Wipe Their Teeth—Even after Milk!

It’s important to remember is that sugary liquids aren’t just soda and juice. Milk and formula also contain sugars that can cause tooth decay in infants. Of course, these are the two mainstays of an infant’s diet. After feeding your baby, the experts at Pedodontic Associates Inc. recommend gently wiping the child’s teeth with cloth or gauze. This helps remove plaque and bacteria that can lead to tooth decay.

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5 Ways to Treat a Child’s Earache

There’s nothing quite so miserable as a child with an earache. The worst is when the ache starts in the middle of the night; both you and your child are in for a sleepless night unless you can get the pain under control. If the pain is severe, you can take your child to a facility like Emergency Care Dynamics for help; however, you might want to try one of the following home remedies first.

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Home Remedies for Weak or Thin Nails

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We all dream of having beautiful, healthy nails but it is sometimes difficult to achieve this when your nails are weak or thin. The good news is that you don’t have to spend hours at the nail salon to get the nails you desire. That’s because you can help your brittle nails with things you have right in your kitchen. Here are some amazing home remedies for weak or thin nails.

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Home Remedies for Poison Ivy

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Did you know that 7 out of every 10 people are allergic to poison ivy? There is a resin in poison ivy called urushiol.  If you’ve had poison ivy before, you know exactly what I’m talking about. When you come into contact with the poison ivy plant it gets on your skin and forms a terrible streaking rash. 

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Home Remedies for Quick Energy Boost

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So, it is two in the afternoon and you just feel sluggish and need a pick-me-up. Or you need to stay up late tonight to finish a presentation for work and need an energy boost. Don’t grab any of those energy drinks you see in stores. They will give you the jitters from too much caffeine and will give you insomnia. Instead, try some terrific home remedies for a quick energy boost.

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