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Sibling Rivalry – What to Do About It

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One of the biggest problems that many parents are faced with is sibling rivalry. In many cases this rivalry even lasts into adulthood and can become very serious. Unfortunately, it seems to be a fact of life that just comes with the territory of having more than one child. Is it really no surprise that some parents choose to have only one? All joking aside, sibling rivalry can cause unrest and...

Keeping Your Children Safe Online

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If your children are using the internet then you might very well be worried about what they are seeing. The greatest thing about the internet is that it’s a completely free and liberated environment where people can be completely themselves and where censorship just doesn’t work; but this is also its biggest downside and particularly if you are a concerned parent worrying about what...

Living With a Violent Child Due to Mental Illness

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It can be quite a struggle for any parent, who is raising a child, who has a mental illness. Usually the symptoms of mental illness start as early as two years old and manifest themselves in the form of temper tantrums or other disruptive behaviors. As the child ages symptoms become worse and in many cases, the child becomes increasingly violent or withdrawn. Since there are such a wide variety...

Tennis Elbow Symptoms

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Symptoms and Description Tennis elbow is an injury that is caused by overuse and results in the outer elbow region feeling sore and tender. It is named ‘tennis elbow’ after the fact that many tennis players get the condition from repeatedly swinging the racket, however it is also a risk in other sports such as table tennis or cricket and is also sometimes called ‘archers’...

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep With a Baby

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If it feels like you haven’t had a good night sleep since you brought your new baby home from the hospital, rest assured you are not alone. All parents go through this when they first bring their babies home. While new born babies do sleep 16 to 20 hours per day, they do not do it all at once. They wake up every 2 to 3 hours, whether it is day or night, to eat. This is because their tiny stomachs...

Cooking With Your Children

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Cooking with children is an excellent activity that has helped many parents to discover benefits of having quality time together. Our children love to cook because kitchen looks like a playground and it is highly recommended that you make this a regular activity at home. Remember that your child usually won’t be able to physically get involved in kitchen business until the age of three, although...

How Parents Should Deal With a Teenager With Food Allergy?

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Being a teenager is challenging, even if they don’t have food allergies. They are just figuring out how to go through a world that is hard for them to understand. They’re young. They’re naturally compulsive and tend to break away from authority figures, such as parents and teachers. They have less to lose. They feel invincible, shatterproof, unbreakable! As a parent, we are trying to fight...

The Advantages of Kids Owning Cameras

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Children these days love to capture every moment in their lives. Because of the innovative technology social networks brought, lots of kids nowadays are into it. Posting their photos and photo blogging are the main reason why most of these kids are very much interested in owning a camera. Regardless of what type of camera they have, whether digital, old fashioned camera or camera phones, it is...

Five Online Sex Education Resources for Teens

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Today, the importance of sex education amongst teens cannot be sidelined on all accounts. It’s a must for teens to understand the changes occurring in their body and various aspects of relationships so that they don’t end up messing up their life. It’s not uncommon to witness news about teens getting dropped out of their college due to pregnancy and related issues in life. As such, teens learn a...

Eat What You Want and Still Lose Weight

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By now, we all know that fat loves to make home in the worst possible areas of our body. As much as you would hate to witness the fat deposit on your hips, thighs and gut, you would see yourself pretty much helpless over the entire situation. Today, it seems next to impossible to trim down, if we don’t pay heed to our food intake. The market is flooded with predetermined menus that can easily get...

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