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  • 10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 2)

    10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) 6. The antibodies in your milk protect your little one. Perhaps the most amazing thing about our milk is how it makes a child healthier and more protected from sicknesses! We pass essential antibodies and immunities through our milk. And when our child does get sick, the magical “baby spit backwash” allows our body to detect what the baby has so our body can produce whatever antibody is needed for the baby […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 1)

    10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 1)

    1. It cements the bond between you and your child. A good way to improve your relationship with your child is to maximize your physical interaction with her–by breastfeeding! You form the habit of getting really close to each other, skin-to-skin, and you nourish your child with your body. Your child will have gotten used to your warmth and smell, and vice versa. You will later learn that you’re already losing yourself with each precious nursing moment. 2. Less hassle without […]

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  • 5 Annoying Things People Without Kids Tell Parents

    5 Annoying Things People Without Kids Tell Parents

    Parenting sure is a lot harder than most people think it is. You can tell a soon-to-be parent about all of the hardships that come with it, but her new role as a mom still welcomes a whole lot of challenges that she’s never faced before. I’m sure any parent would agree that you don’t know true hardship if you’re haven’t tried raising children. That said, it probably also irks them when someone without kids complains about how difficult life is for them. Seriously, you should […]

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  • 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Cloth Diapers

    7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Cloth Diapers

    In previous, lengthy posts, I talked on end about everything that you need to know about cloth diapers, as well as the many benefits of using them over disposable ones. And yet here I am, revealing several reasons why you shouldn’t be using them. Here goes: 1. It’s addicting. You probably already know where this article is going, but do continue! For the first item, I’m here to warn you that deciding to go the cloth diaper route involves preparation–to be helplessly addicted […]

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  • 4 Kinds Of Tantrums And How To Deal With Them

    4 Kinds Of Tantrums And How To Deal With Them

    Tantrums are notorious for making your child’s toddler years both difficult and unforgettable. No parent will ever be lucky enough to raise a child without having to deal with lots of them as throwing tantrums is the only way that children under 3 know how to react to strong emotions and learn how to communicate with the world better. We all really have to be prepared (and with solutions!) in order to get through them as quickly and easily as possible. Therefore, […]

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  • 5 Things Your Toddler Wants To Tell You When They Throw A Tantrum

    5 Things Your Toddler Wants To Tell You When They Throw A Tantrum

    Your child screaming his head off again? The “terrible twos” have certainly come and your patience is already thinning out. The toddler years wouldn’t be the same without tantrums that definitely put every parent and toddler to the test. Thankfully, there are a lot of tried-and-tested tips that will help improve communication and assist your toddler during this time. Toddlers want to tells us a hell of a lot in the middle of tantrums, but here are just 5 of the most […]

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  • 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 2)

    4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 2)

    (Go back to the first part of this article HERE.) Learning how to “best” manage your child’s temper tantrums can make you search for all sorts of strategies. However, I’ll bet that none of those would work as well as you wish it would. The truth is, there is no “secret” or “magic solution” to handling your child or toddler, especially when they’re throwing a major tantrum. The only person who can tell you what to do is you. From experience and trial-and-error, you’ll […]

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  • 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 1)

    4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum (Part 1)

    Learning how to “best” manage your child’s temper tantrums can make you search for all sorts of strategies–Googling about it, asking other parents and seeking your own parents’ (and grandparents’) advice. However, I’ll bet that none of those would work as well as you wish it would. The truth is, there is no “secret” or “magic solution” to handling your child or toddler, especially when they’re throwing a major tantrum. The only person who can tell you what to do is you. That’s […]

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  • 7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 2)

    7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) Weaning your child off the breast is (and should be) a personal, well-informed decision. Many moms wean their babies early or stopped pursuing it in order to go back to work while others waited until the child stopped on his own. Only the mother and the child would know when it is time. A breastfeeding advocate like myself wouldn’t dare give advice about stopping your child from nursing, but it’s also important that you take […]

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