Growing up in Africa I loved to go visiting with my parents because there was always a baby to hold. The whole time my mom was talking, I was playing with the youngest baby of the family. When it was time to go, the family would make a big show of saying I should take theContinue reading “Breastfeeding in Africa”
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Exercise for Kids
To stay healthy kids need exercise too. Providing active play opportunities is the best way to help your kids reach their fitness goals. Preschool kids should be regularly active throughout the day. At home, buy active toys such as balls, strollers for the dolls, big trucks, or tricycles. Limit screen time to less than 2 hoursContinue reading “Exercise for Kids”
Dental Health for Kids
Dentist, Dr. Zeenat Jakhura, shares practical advice for pediatric dental health.
Each baby arrives into your family with their own little personality, wants, and needs. Until a baby can talk, they express their needs through crying. Here are some things you can do to help your crying baby. First, realize that crying is normal, especially in the first few months of life. As your baby grows andContinue reading “Crying Baby”
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind (My Reflections)
There are a ton of amazing parenting resources out there that approach parenting from completely different worldviews. I have been guilty of sticking to one genre and have missed out on some incredible resources. This website is getting me out of my comfort zone as I explore parenting books from varying viewpoints. The Whole-Brain Child is written fromContinue reading “The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind (My Reflections)”
Living a Life of Transition with Children
An international move is a huge transition for our kids. Here are some tried and true tips through the stages to help your children transition well.
One Change Toward Healthy Eating
Make one change towards a healthier diet this year and stick with it! Here are some ideas and websites to help you make a healthy change: