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What to Feed Your Baby

What to Feed Your Baby

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If you make your own baby food, always cook it thoroughly, especially meat, poultry, and fish. Never feed raw or even softcooked eggs to your baby. (Indeed, most pediatricians would advise you to hold off on eggs altogether until after your baby's first birthday.)

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Pregnancy: A Word about Vegetarian Diets

Vegetarian Diets and Pregnancy

Pregnancy: A Word about Vegetarian Diets

We appreciate the ethical and moral concerns of those who choose to refrain from the use of animal foods. However, a vegan diet is not the best choice for the pregnant or nursing mother (or, really, the healthiest diet for your body at any point in your life). A nursing or pregnant mother cannot expect to eat a low-fat vegan or vegetarian diet and have a smooth experience during pregnancy and postpartum.

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Tips for Feeding Baby

Tips for Feeding Baby

How Often and How Much Should You Feed Your Baby?

At first, your newborn drinks very little-perhaps an ounce or two at each feeding. But she wants to eat as often as every two or three hours. Within several weeks, however, her appetite increases. Though she eats more at each feeding, she gets full enough to allow you to space feedings further apart.

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Updated: August 16, 2021

Helping Your Kids Through Puberty

Helping Your Kids Through Puberty

Whoever said "appearances don't count" never shared a home with a child in the throes of puberty. Carefree kids suddenly become bundles of self-consciousness between the ages of about 10 and 15. As the mother of a 12-year-old, I've seen my daughter and her friends agonize over body size, shape, hair, complexion, and clothes. At the same time, their moods and energy levels rise and fall with fluctuating hormone levels.

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Choking Hazards

Choking Hazards

Children four and under run the greatest risk for choking. Any food that blocks a child's small airway and cuts off her oxygen supply can lead to death. Some foods are more dangerous than others. Slippery food or foods that are hard, round, and don't dissolve easily in saliva are a kid's worst nightmare.

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Women's Weight Concerns and Body Image

Women's Weight Concerns and Body Image

Body image, or how you feel about the way you look, affects girls and women at all ages and in all aspects of life. If body image is positive, it improves confidence, performance, and success. If body image is negative, it can lead to low self-esteem, shaky confidence, and eating disorders causing poor health and poor performance. Maintaining a positive body image can be very challenging for many reasons.

Society plays a large role in girls' and women's unhealthy obsession with body image and weight concerns.

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Which Fats Are Good for You?

Which Fats Are Good for You?

For years, there has been an incredible amount of hype over fat. Fat clogs your arteries, fat increases your cholesterol, fat causes weight gain—fat is the root of all evil. However, some kinds of fat are not just okay to eat—but are actually good for you. To date, the best types of fats are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, and omega-3s. Monounsaturated fat can be found in olive oils, avocado, and most nuts.

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Combating 'Morning Sickness'

Morning Sickness Relief

Combating 'Morning Sickness'

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Don't take any anti-nausea or motion sickness medications without talking to your doctor first. Also, let him know if you can't keep down your prenatal vitamins.

Daddy Alert!

Don't listen to people who tell you that your wife's morning sickness is all in her head. Certainly, stress can upset anyone's stomach, but the nausea that comes with pregnancy is a very real physical problem.

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Should I Snoop into My Daughter's Private Affairs?

Should I Snoop into My Daughter's Private Affairs?

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Excessive behavior that is socially destructive and characterized by fighting, stealing, arson, truancy, and leaving home is called a conduct disorder.

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Taste and Smell Sensitivity

Taste and Smell Sensitivity

Working together, taste and smell give great pleasure and satisfaction to most of us. For some children with SI dysfunction, many tastes and smells can be repulsive. For kids who are affected, life really stinks – from that minty toothpaste and your coffee in the morning to the musty school bus, detergent on other kids' clothes, wood pencils, the school bathroom, and the typical smelly lunchroom.

Understanding Food Issues

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by: Lindsay Hutton

Are We Too Sweet? Our Kids' Addiction to Sugar

Are We Too Sweet

You'd be hard-pressed to find a child who doesn't love sugary foods, and chances are the processed or packaged food your child eats has some amount of added sugar.

But a sweet tooth isn't as harmless as it might seem. Our country's addiction to sugar is adding up to serious health consequences for families, and experts are saying it should be reined in. 

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Creating a Parent Pamper List

Creating a Parent Pamper List

All this pressure, all this guilt—it sure isn't helping anybody. It's time to do something that will help the entire family. Nurture yourself! This section has a wide variety of suggestions—from the small to the big—to get you started taking care of yourself. The first task is to convince yourself that not only are you “worth it,” but that your family is “worth it,” too.

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What to Expect When You're Three Months Pregnant

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This is a landmark month as you finish up your first trimester! By the end of this month, your baby will grow to more than three inches in length and almost one ounce, about the size and heft of a roll of Life Savers. His head accounts for one-third of his total length, and his tongue, salivary glands and taste buds have formed. You make first contact this month as you hear his heartbeat and perhaps even see him on ultrasound.

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Keeping Your Diet on Track During the Holidays

Healthy Alternatives for Holiday Meals

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Hanukkah

For the kids, the Festival of Lights is all about the presents, but for us adults, it seems to be all about the scrumptiously fried food (and of course, commemorating the Maccabean victory over Antiochus of Syria and how the Maccabees created a miracle and lit the menorah with a drop of oil that lasted for eight long nights). Today, we're a lot more nutritionally enlightened; we realize that fried foods aren't a good base for any meal, holiday or not.

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Nutty Nutrition

Nutty Nutrition

It's true — nuts are loaded with fat. In fact, one cup of nuts contains close to 800 calories and 70 grams of fat. Does this mean that you should never eat nuts again? Definitely not. Everyone needs some fat to maintain good health, and nuts provide the essential fats we need in their most wholesome and natural form.

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Fiber Facts: What Is Fiber Anyway?

Fiber Facts: What Is Fiber Anyway?

Fiber is a mix of many different substances found in plant cell walls and is not digestible by the human body. In it comes and out it goes. How can a substance we cannot even digest (and, by the way, has no nutritional value) be so beneficial? Might sound crazy, but once inside your body, fiber does some pretty amazing things. The term dietary fiber, when listed on a nutritional label, simply refers to the amount of these indigestible substances in a specific food product.

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Expanding Your One to Three-Year-Old's Diet

Expanding Your One to Three-Year-Old's Diet

Even though he's only one or two years old, it's never too early to help a child begin to develop healthy eating habits. You can do this in part by offering a variety of nutritious foods that are appropriate for your child's developmental stage. For the most part, you can put away the baby food now. After age one, your child can eat just about anything, as long as he's not allergic to it, and as long as it's in kid-friendly form—either pureed, mashed, or cut into small pieces.

Build Family Ties Through Family Meals

Build Family Ties Through Family Meals

Your family identity is enhanced the more you eat meals together. Civilization was built around the dinner table. Breaking bread together, a symbolic international peace-making gesture, has more than just a political meaning, it's a vital way of touching base as a family.

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Tips on Beginning Solid Foods

Tips on Beginning Solid Foods

Babies usually start eating true solid foods just around six months, and it's not recommended they start before that. There are many reasons for this, but in a nutshell, it's about baby's digestive tract being fully developed, choking hazards, allergies, and the simple fact that you could overfeed your baby. They just don't need that much food and the difference between breastfeeding and formula versus foods is that they can tell you, by stopping, when they're full.

Pay the Bill

Pay the Bill

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • The bill for dinner out at a restaurant
  • Money to pay it

Directions

The next time you are out to eat, let your child review the bill, count out the money, and pay the bill.

Extensions

  • Teach your child how to round numbers and help her determine the general amount of the bill before it comes.
  • Let your child help you determine how much to tip.

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Updated: February 12, 2020

Do You Really Need to Be Taking a Daily Multivitamin?

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For parents, life is consumed by work, smart phones, social media, drive-thru coffee, and rushing the kids to birthday parties and soccer practice. In all the rush, far too many adults forget—or simply don't make time—to keep themselves healthy. Eating nutritious meals in combination with regular exercise has been kicked to the curb in favor vitamins and supplements. Instant health in a pill. But does taking a multivitamin really improve your health?

The Household Budget

The Household Budget

This is a topic that many married couples dread: tackling the household budget. But it's important to recognize that sitting down ahead of time to determine the budget not only gives a couple a sense of teamwork, but also allows for more freedom about money, not to mention less anxiety. Having a budget will lessen disagreements about money, because you shift the focus from money to thinking about how to meet your household needs.

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