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  • 7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 1)

    7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 1)

    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 not of and be prepared for these things […]

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  • 5 Things To Keep In Mind When Getting A Gift For A Baby’s 1st Birthday

    5 Things To Keep In Mind When Getting A Gift For A Baby’s 1st Birthday

    Surprise! You’ve gotten an invitation to a close friend’s kid’s 1st birthday party. You’re probably excited and committed to go, and yet there’s one problem: What do you get the kid? Many moms resort to buying clothes because they’re the easier choice, but then you realize that the child will already probably be getting a whole pile of clothes from his family members alone and you just want to get something that the child could actually enjoy and play with—like […]

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  • 5 Oral Care Tips For Healthy Baby Teeth

    5 Oral Care Tips For Healthy Baby Teeth

    Proper dental care starts as early as under one year. This might come as a surprise for some parents, especially those who don’t know how important milk teeth are. To put it simply, baby teeth and healthy gums have a lot to do with the spacing between permanent teeth that come out later on during childhood, so caring for baby teeth is crucial for having healthy and (hopefully) better aligned permanent teeth. Having a good set of teeth is actually pretty easy. […]

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  • 7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 2)

    7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 2)

    Breastfeeding is truly a wonderful thing that is shared between a mother and child. As a mother of a 14-month-old, I can definitely agree with all the complimentary descriptions and relate with many sentimental experiences that come with nursing. But as with all good things, there are also the quite annoying downsides, many of which I wish didn’t exist but wouldn’t necessarily say ruins the experience in any way. If anything, it only adds to the entire short-lived experience that makes the early childhood […]

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  • 7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 1)

    7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 1)

    Breastfeeding is truly a wonderful thing that is shared between a mother and child. As a mother of a 14-month-old, I can definitely relate and agree with all the complimentary and sentimental descriptions of and experiences that come with nursing. But as with all good things, there are also the downsides, many of which I wish didn’t exist but I wouldn’t necessarily say ruins the experience. If anything, it only adds to the entire short-lived experience that makes the early childhood stage […]

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  • 20 Things I Would Warn My Pre-Baby Self About Motherhood (Part 3)

    20 Things I Would Warn My Pre-Baby Self About Motherhood (Part 3)

    Oh, my naive younger self. There are a lot of things that I could tell my old self about her future (today), particularly the part where I’ve become a full-fledged parent with a complete new set of priorities. I now realize that no matter how “prepared” you think you may be for parenthood, there are things that will surprise you, challenge you and make you miss your old life. Hence my list below. (Read about the first and second parts […]

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  • 20 Things I Would Warn My Pre-Baby Self About Motherhood (Part 2)

    20 Things I Would Warn My Pre-Baby Self About Motherhood (Part 2)

    Oh, my naive younger self. There are a lot of things that I could tell my old self about her future (today), particularly the part where I’ve become a full-fledged parent with a complete new set of priorities. I now realize that no matter how “prepared” you think you may be for parenthood, there are things that will surprise you, challenge you and make you miss your old life. Hence my list below. (You can read the first part of this […]

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  • 20 Things I Would Warn My Pre-Baby Self About Motherhood (Part 1)

    20 Things I Would Warn My Pre-Baby Self About Motherhood (Part 1)

    Oh, my naive younger self. There are a lot of things that I could tell my old self about her future (today), particularly the part where I’ve become a full-fledged parent with a complete new set of priorities. Not that I was a teen mom or anything and that I wasn’t ready at all to have kids. I gave birth to my child at the age of 27, and I’m glad I can confidently say that I’ve graduated from all the partying and […]

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  • 5+ Kinds Of Toys You Shouldn’t Give Toddlers (Part 2)

    5+ Kinds Of Toys You Shouldn’t Give Toddlers (Part 2)

    Being a little kid is a fun time for toys, games, and more toys. And as a parent, we revel in our children’s happiness whenever they have something new to play with. Although our kids actually benefit from having fewer toys (develops familiarity and value for things), by all means, go ahead and buy whatever toy you think your child could enjoy and learn from. However, if you’re getting a toy for your (or someone else’s) baby or toddler under […]

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