4 Steps Parents Can Take to Develop Their Children’s Global Mindset

Contributed by Hannah Whittenly

As technology evolves, it is easier than ever to interact with people around the world. This can provide an excellent opportunity for children to learn about different cultures and attitudes toward life. Let’s look at some ways that parents can help a child develop a diverse and inclusive worldview.
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Losing Baby Teeth: Things Parents Should Know

Contributed by Sawoni Chowdhury

Kids will lose their baby teeth as they grow up. This a natural and predictable process. There will be no pain when the tooth is lost. And yes, the new permanent tooth will come through to fill the space and complete the cycle. However, parents need to know how to take care of the gums and new tooth to handle a natural process in a comfortable manner. You should also know the timetable for the teeth coming in and falling out to care your little one better. Sometimes, things however don’t follow that predictable a trajectory for which you should be ready in advance.
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5 Things You Can Do to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

Parents naturally want to raise healthy, happy kids. Fortunately, it’s often easy to keep children happy. As far as the healthy part goes, however, a little more work is involved. Yes, there are some health problems that are commonly seen in children, with some being serious and others not so much. The good news is that children are very resilient. In fact, today’s children have an average life expectancy that ranges from 75 to 80 years. If your goal is to do everything possible to raise healthy, happy children, keep the following tips in mind.
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4 Reasons Your Child Might Be “In a Mood” More Often

When it comes to moods and emotions, young children can be all over the map. Partly this is due to their age and that they are still learning how to manage their emotions and partly this is due to their lack of real understanding of what their “normal” is. Parents who are in tune with their kids can often pinpoint quickly what the culprit is when their mood changes suddenly. It could be something as simple as needing a nap or having consumed too much sugar, both of which are fairly quickly remedied. In other cases, however, their moodiness may have a more serious cause. Here are 4 reasons why your child might be “in a mood” more often.
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Kids & Crumbs: How to Get Your Kiddos to Stop Making Big Messes

Contributed by Hannah Whittenly

As a parent, you might be spending a whole lot of time cleaning up messes. Younger kids are prone to spilling things, but it can be incredibly frustrating. Rather than grinning and bearing it, you need to teach them better. Here are four tips on how to get your kiddos to stop making big messes.
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Looking to Adopt? What to Know Before Starting the Process

Contributed by Hannah Whittenly

Adoptions are becoming a more popular option for many families. While the reasons for adoption vary, the goal is always the same. This is to place children with the loving families they need. If you are looking to adopt, you must do your research and learn what to expect. Here are some of the things you should know before you start the process:
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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Love Their New Glasses

New glasses can open up many opportunities for your child as it brings into focus things she may not have been able to see previously. This can be an exciting time, but it’s also a big transition for your child as she gets used to having something on her face that’s never been there before. In order to set her up for a lifetime of glasses success, here are a few tips to help make the transition easier.

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What to Do about a Child Injury While Traveling

When you’re traveling with the family, one of your children suffering an injury can feel like a complete nightmare. You’re away from all of your regular healthcare providers, you’re not sure where to go for the best care, and you may be worried about your insurance options. Thankfully, there are some steps you can take to make this type of unexpected emergency a little less nerve-wracking. Read the following list before traveling to make sure you’re prepared to handle any child injuries that may occur while you’re traveling.

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Celebrate! 4 Tips for Throwing the Perfect Birthday Party for Your Kids

Throwing a birthday party for children is a wonderful way to show them how much you care, but it can also be a stressful time. You want everyone to enjoy themselves and you especially want your kid to have as much fun as possible. These four tips can help take the stress out of the planning, and help turn your party into a one they won’t forget! Follow these tips for throwing a great birthday party.

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