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How to have Bedtime without the fighting

Coping with your active children!

"Zachary, time for bed.",  "NO", Two year old Zachary responds running forward to the playroom.  Mother runs quickly behind him, "Cmon honey, it's time for bed now."  This is a never ending problem in most toddler run households.  
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Early Pregnancy Symptoms -- How to detech pregnancy at home

How Your Body Tells That You Are Pregnant

During pregnancy, women undergo many changes. Drastic hormonal changes in body are because of the physical and psychological changes a woman undergoes during pregnancy. This hormonal change takes place to support the development of the fetus inside. All women tend to experience some common symptoms in the early trimester of the pregnancy period. Each early pregnancy symptom appears in the same manner, but slight differences can be expected. Now let us discuss about pregnancy symptoms and how to identify them – Continue reading this article.



How to conceive a boy -- With a little help from mother nature


There are several very important factors for conceiving a boy

  • You must know when you ovulate.
  • Be prepared to alter your diet slightly.
  • This also goes for your partners diet.
  • Have knowledge about your partners sperm.
  • Certain sexual positions are favourable.
  • Timing is crucial! 
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or find out How to Conceive a Girl



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Overcoming Toddler Tantrums and Meltdowns


Eliminate frustration beyond your toddler's limits:

Challenges are necessary for children to develop, but try to step in before a challenge becomes a frustration. Guide gently, but don’t take over. For instance, discreetly turn the puzzle piece over so he can put it in by himself. When you sense your tot is reaching the brink, create a diversion towards a calming, soothing activity – a different place, a toy, a hug, a story, a song or perhaps a snack.

Look for Triggers

Do tantrums seem to happen mostly when your tot is tired, hungry, rushed? Are there situations he finds difficult to handle such as playgroup, shopping or being strapped in a car seat? Keeping a tantrum diary might help you understand triggers. Try to think ahead and limit overwhelming situations. For instance, plan short shopping trips when he isn’t tired, take nutritious snacks and water whenever you go out, and don’t wait for difficult behaviour before you offer food or it can seem like a reward.


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June 17, 2008: Posted by: ladylove

What is Attachment Parenting
Dr. Sears does not require a parent to strictly follow any set of rules, instead encouraging parents to be creative in responding to their child's needs ....

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June 17, 2008: Posted by: ladylove
Back from 37 week appt!
Baby's heart rate is great, in the 140s, did the group b strep test, then she checked my cervix.  Since last tuesday, when I went into L&D, I have dialated a little tiny bit more and thinned out....

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Celebrity Pregnancy Alerts!
Who's Pregnant?

Counting down all the latest in the Hollywood Baby Boom.

  Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Bonjour, beaux bébés! After months of staying mum, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt announced at the Cannes Film Festival that they are awaiting twins.

  Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson
Newly-married couple Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson will be adding a new member to the family band.

 Matt Damon and Luciano Barossa
Bourne Dad? Absolutely. Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso are expecting a sibling for 1-year-old Isabella and 9-year-old Alexia. "Being a dad is just amazing," Damon has told People. "These stages go by at warp speed…I can see why parents [start thinking], 'I want another one.'"

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