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Updated: January 25, 2022

6 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Little One From Amazon Prime

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If you're a busy parent, you know that you're not going to have time to bake or craft your child a Valentine's Day gift this year. Enter Amazon Prime!

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Your Pregnancy Diet

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

What to eat during pregnancy

In recent years, much has been learned about what constitutes a healthy diet in pregnancy. In addition to the importance of nutrients such as folic acid, there is mounting evidence that a person's health may be influenced by the mother's diet in pregnancy, including whether particular nutrients were received at certain times.

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Updated: April 20, 2022

Pet Care for Kids: Age-Appropriate Ways For Kids to Help

Pet Care for Kids: Age-Appropriate Ways For Kids to Help

When choosing a pet, make sure the temperament of the animal matches your family and lifestyle. Make it clear to the adoption agency or pet store that pet care for kids is important to your family. Pets can bring many years of joy if chosen correctly, and pet care can help teach children kindness and patience. For a fun activity, have your child use this printable to sort animals by identifying ones that make good pets.

More: How Pets Can Impact Kids' Mental Health

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Keeping Up with Your Cat's Hygiene

Grooming and bathing

Keeping Up with Your Cat's Hygiene

Healthy skin and coat begin with good nutrition (see Feeding Your Cat) and parasite control (see Vaccinating Your Cat Against Infectious Diseases), but good grooming helps, too.

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Software Solutions for Preschoolers

Software Solutions for Preschoolers

The best computer programs for preschoolers who can't read must feature bright and entertaining graphics, clear sound, and simple instructions. If your pre-reader has any chance of using them on her own, software programs should require no reading or minimal reading. Instructions should be rendered graphically or through spoken words that your child will be able to understand easily.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

5 Ways to Bond With Your Teen Before College

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The time is approaching to send your teen off to her first year of college. How did this time possibly arrive so fast? Don’t you remember getting dropped off at college yourself like it was yesterday? Though your head and heart may be spinning with questions and emotions, this summer is essentially a milestone moment for your family. Thinking through how you would like to ensure that you get in some bonding time with your teen in advance is important so you can both make the most of this special summer.

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Basics for Nursing Mothers

Nursing mothers

Basics for Nursing Mothers

Although nursing is a natural instinct for both mother and baby, it is not unusual to feel clumsy at first. If you are open-minded, your baby can actually teach you how to nurse without much prior knowledge on your part. Just put the baby's little mouth near your nipple and he or she will find a way.

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Bathing Your Baby

Bathing Your Baby

You can continue with sponge baths for as long as your baby seems to enjoy them. However, anytime after the umbilicus has fallen off and the circumcision (if any) has healed, you can begin bathing your baby in a sink or tub.

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Setting Up Your Changing Station

Setting Up Your Changing Station

Babyproofing

Make sure that the baby wipes you buy do not contain alcohol. Alcohol will make your baby's bottom too dry.

Here's what you should have on hand whenever you change your baby:

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Exploring the Food Groups

Grains and starches

Exploring the Food Groups

Besides the wonderful aromas, flavors, and textures that food has, each food group provides varying amounts of diverse nutrients. Each one of the five food groups supplies some, but not all, of the nutrients you need for good health. For this reason, it's key that you eat from each food group every day.

Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group

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by: Lindsay Hutton

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Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party

Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party

Start planning early

Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party

Sleepover parties can be a blast, but the planning, potential homesickness, and a house full of rambunctious children can put stress on both the parents and kids. These tips for party planning and dealing with a homesick child will help ensure your child's next slumber party is a success.

Pre-plan

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Food Before, During, and After Exercise

Food Before, During, and After Exercise

This section investigates favorable food choices for your pre-event meal, plus the recovery foods to help your body bounce back after an intense workout. It also lays out the guidelines for fueling your system throughout prolonged periods of exercise.

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Symptoms of Iron Deficiency and Sources of Iron

Symptoms of Iron Deficiency and Sources of Iron

Iron deficiency is the most widespread type of vitamin or mineral deficiency in the world. Do you constantly experience sluggishness, irritability, and headaches? Perhaps you suffer from this condition. Let's take a closer look and find out.

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Debunking Myths About Summer Camp

Expense & Homesickness

Debunking Myths About Summer Camp

by Maya Cohen

Thinking about sending your kids to overnight summer camp, but unsure of what to expect? We dispel common myths about camp, so you can confidently send your children packing this summer. For many children, summer camp activities are the most fun they'll have all year!

1. Camp is for the children of wealthy parents; I can't afford it.

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Teaching Kids About What Things Cost

Teaching Kids About What Things Cost

Kids have no idea what things cost. When they're very young, there's no difference to them between the cost of a candy bar and the cost of a video game. To take things one step further, there's no difference to them between a low-priced video game and a high-priced one. Price is meaningless to them.

Older kids may know what things cost, but they may have little idea about whether they're getting value for their money. They may know that a pair of sneakers costs $100, but are they worth the money?

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Preventing Unwanted Behaviors in Your Cat

Stress & fear, separation anxiety

Preventing Unwanted Behaviors in Your Cat

Preventing troublesome behaviors requires some planning and a effort but is usually far easier than fixing them later. Let's review some of the most important factors that affect behavior, both good and bad.

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