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Even Royal Second Babies Are Easier

The royal family recently made a discovery that many parents could have told them. In an interview Prince Charles said they were finding Princess Charlotte is a much a easier baby than her brother, first born Prince George. It seems even in royal households, second babies are easier on the parents and even the grandparents. […]

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11 Year Old At Home – Neglect?

Would you consider leaving an 11 year old alone in your own yard for an hour or so child neglect? Apparently the police in a Florida town do. Whether it is because of an overprotective neighbor who called it in or the result of an over-zealous police officer who arrested the parents for child negligence, […]

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Mother’s Personality & How It Affects Breastfeeding

The fact that some women can breastfeed and others can’t, is a topic on the tongues of most new mothers. The proclivity to breastfeed and wanting to continue to breastfeed is found to have a lot to do with a mother’s personality. Before delivering, a new mother may need to acquire additional help to confidently […]

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All About The MMR Vaccine

The MMR vaccine protects a child against three viruses which include: measles, mumps, and rubella (German Measles). The first virus the MMR protects against is called the measles. The measles is a highly contagious illness that has once affected almost every child, but has been reduced because of the vaccine. Before the measles vaccine was […]

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Causes & Theories of Autism In Children

In the United States, one in every 68 children have autism spectrum disorder. It can affect any child, of any race, but is four times more common in boys than girls. Autism has many different symptoms displayed differently in each child, and therefore its classified as being a “wide spectrum disorder.” Every single day, we […]

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Your Toddler’s Speech Milestones

It’s always a thrill to hear your toddler talk away, and watch their vocabulary blossom as they grow older. The way a child enunciates and combines new words, is a joy to watch and see. As time passes, you’ll start to see your child put sentences together, learning different sounds from those around them. During […]

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Is Your Child Considered Sensitive?

Does your child enjoy quiet time alone, or do they love big, noisy groups? Does your child tend to read your mind, and ask tons of questions? Is your child incredibly perceptive regarding all minor details in life? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may be raising a highly sensitive child, […]

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The Importance Of Brushing Teeth

Let’s face it, taking care of your teeth may be your least favorite thing to do, but we know we have to do it. Especially when it comes to taking care of your child’s teeth, it should be a priority because this will help to get your child in a good habit of keeping their […]

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How To Spot A Gifted Child

One would think it would be pretty apparent to ones eye to spot a gifted child. Sometimes, it can be the fact that these children stand out from other children, and they aren’t like the rest. However, some parents may question whether or not their child is gifted, but they don’t question the fact their […]

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Racist Facebook Rant Gets Teacher Fired

Racist Facebook Rant Gets Teacher Fired The McKinney pool party video that went viral last week has sent reverberations throughout the country. But nowhere has it been more obvious than in the town of McKinney itself. There a now former elementary school teacher was fired for her racist Facebook rant in reaction to the resignation […]