Looking for a Plus-One: 5 Tricks to Help You Get Pregnant

Planning to get pregnant is a big step. You may be feeling pretty excited about this decision and probably have a lot to think about. Now, you want to increase your chances of conceiving, and the following five tricks may help.

Natural Boost

It may be a good idea to start using natural fertility boosters. There are a number of foods you can start adding to your diet, like bee pollen, oysters, and eggs just to name a few things. You can talk to a nutritionist to get more ideas, but make sure you are changing your diet.

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Protective Parents: 5 Important Facts about Filing a Child Injury Claim

When it comes to the safety of your child, nothing could be more important as a parent. So if you are a protective parent, you are probably wondering how to get justice for your children in the case that they are potentially injured. These are the things you need to know to avoid common pitfalls and file correctly.

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4 Care Instructions to Employ When Your Children Get Injured

No one wants to experience their child being injured, but if that situation should ever occur, knowing how to react could make a big difference in the final outcome. If you make a plan in advance, you will be able to react correctly to ensure the well-being of your child, even when your emotions are trying to lead you in the wrong direction. Here are the most important things to remember if your child is injured.

Stay Strong

Your child depends on you for guidance and strength and that is no different when they are injured. In fact, it is more true, since your child will likely be frightened themselves. In many situations, a child becoming more panicked can actually make the situation worse by increasing their heart rate and blood pressure. If they see you panicking, though, they will panic as well. That’s why it’s so important to not only stay calm throughout the situation but to stay strong, as well. Your child needs to see you taking initiative to provide for their care to truly know that “everything will be alright.” By doing this on their behalf, you help calm them down, thus aiding in their treatment.

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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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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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Braces Phase: How to Know When Your Child May Need Orthodontics

Contributed by Meghan Belnap

When you think of a child who needs braces, you might imagine a kid with a mouth full of crooked teeth. However, crooked teeth don’t just appear overnight. There are warning signs that can indicate that your child might need orthodontics. You will have to pay close attention since the way your child’s teeth look right now aren’t always a clear indicator of what’s actually going on in their jaw.
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Painful Dilemmas: What to Do When Your Child Has Been Stung by a Bee

Guest post contributed by Hannah Whittenly

While playing outside during the warm spring and summer months is a lot of fun, there are some risks that your child will face by doing so. One risk is being stung by a bee. If a bee stings your child it can be a painful and shocking experience. When this does happen, here are four things that you should do to help your child and prevent it from happening again.
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Baby Growing Up? 4 Steps to Take When Your Child Starts Teething

Guest post contributed by Hannah Whittenly

It’s never comfortable watching your baby go through the teething process and feel extremely uncomfortable. While it’s a normal part of every baby’s development, it’s still hard to see them endure so much pain. There are a few things to remember when it’s time you’re dealing with a baby who’s in the middle of teething.
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You Know Your Child is Smart, But Why Can’t Their Grades Show That?

Guest post contributed by Hannah Whittenly

Even if your child doesn’t make straight A’s in school, you know your child is smart. This is a common scenario with many families. You see the brilliant mind of your child, but the grades that are brought home don’t reflect the intellect that you know is present. Fortunately, there are a few ideas to keep in mind that might offer a reason as to why you don’t see an exceptional report card.
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How to Support a Child with an Eating Disorder

Guest post contributed by Dixie Somers

Anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating are the most common types of eating disorders. If your child has an obsession with food, overeats, eats very little, vomits after eating and/or eats in secret, he or she may have an eating disorder. There are several things you can do to help your child.

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