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Parenting

Real Mom Talk: 5 Tips for Helping Your Toddler with Constipation

Parenting

When our children are babies, it’s so easy to keep track of their digestive health and help them when they’re having issues. As much as parents joke about the horrors of changing babies’ diapers, the truth is that when your baby is an infant, his or her diaper is one of the best indicators as […]

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Celebrating Black History Month: 5 Ways to Preserve Cultural Heritage with Children

Parenting

As a family rich in culture and of mixed heritage, we have lots of stories and traditions to share with our children. I absolutely love when our children ask my husband and I to share stories about when we were little or what it was like to live on our respective islands. I appreciate the […]

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Medicine Safety Reminders for the Holiday Season

Parenting

As busy as December is with the holidays, school functions, and preparations for the end of the year, life sometimes still manages to throw you curve balls. It seems that sniffles never cease to take a break when your children are in school – not even for the holidays. Your kids can get sick regardless […]

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30 Days of Giving Thanks: A Lesson in Gratitude for Both of Us

Parenting

Teaching our children gratitude and to appreciate all they have is challenging in a world where we have oh so much. It’s not impossible, though, and one of the best ways is by modeling gratitude, giving thanks, and showing appreciation yourself. This can be (and should be) done year-round, but Thanksgiving is an extra special […]

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Fevers in Children: Learning to Cope & FAQs on Medications

Parenting

Nearly eight years ago, as a new mom to an infant daughter, it was hard to know what symptoms were catastrophic and which were simply normal and part of everyday life for a newborn baby. When my baby girl would have a temperature above the normal 98.6 degrees I knew to be normal, it was […]

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