Toddler, Fitness, & Nutrition

  • 4 Hidden Health Benefits Of Having A Sibling

    4 Hidden Health Benefits Of Having A Sibling

    With the growing (and more expensive) demands of having more than one child in this generation, you may be one of the many parents who have decided to go the easy route and stick with just one. But with these four research-proven health benefits of having a sibling, you may just change your mind! After all, it’s for your children. Having siblings… 1. …gives kids a higher IQ In the journal Science, a study proved that first-borns who have siblings […]

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  • 10 Things You Should Know About Toddlers (Part 2)

    10 Things You Should Know About Toddlers (Part 2)

    Whether or not you’re a parent, you’re bound to be in the presence of a wild toddler. For your sanity, it’s best to be prepared, or even over prepared, for such an instance because, trust me, you’ll need the heads up! Check out our little guide to toddlers below: (Read the first part of this article HERE.) 6. Intelligence leaps My toddler surprised me a couple of weeks ago when he stole the remote control and pointed it at the […]

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  • 10 Things You Should Know About Toddlers (Part 1)

    10 Things You Should Know About Toddlers (Part 1)

    Whether or not you’re a parent, you’re bound to be in the presence of a wild toddler. For your sanity, it’s best to be prepared, or even over prepared, for such an instance because, trust me, you’ll need the heads up! Check out our little guide to toddlers below: 1. They’re little gods And they believe it, too. Almost as soon as they celebrate their birthday and say goodbye to infancy (with a couple of independent steps, too) they seem […]

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  • 3 Toddler Hazards You May Not Be Aware Of

    3 Toddler Hazards You May Not Be Aware Of

    Hazard #1: Homes of child-free friends. It can be pretty challenging to make sure your toddler’s safe in homes that aren’t set up for small children—especially when it doesn’t house any kids. However, there are ways that you can have some peace of mind. If there happens to be some sort of play yard in there, that’s usually the easiest way to go. Then again, you can’t expect your child to stay there during your entire stay. Once you arrive, […]

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  • Is It Safe? 10 Answers For Breastfeeding Moms’ Common Health Questions (Part 2)

    Is It Safe? 10 Answers For Breastfeeding Moms’ Common Health Questions (Part 2)

    By choosing to breastfeed our babies, not only are we aiming to give them the best for their health but we’re also committing ourselves to become a host for nutrition–just as we were during pregnancy. Although not as direct anymore, there are several things that could worry any first-time breastfeeding mother because of the fact that some of the things that you ingest can reach and affect your milk and, therefore, your baby. Here are several common health issues that may help […]

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  • Is It Safe? 10 Answers For Breastfeeding Moms’ Common Health Questions (Part 2)

    Is It Safe? 10 Answers For Breastfeeding Moms’ Common Health Questions (Part 2)

    By choosing to breastfeed our babies, not only are we aiming to give them the best for their health but we’re also committing ourselves to become a host for nutrition–just as we were during pregnancy. Although not as direct anymore, there are several things that could worry any first-time breastfeeding mother because of the fact that some of the things that you ingest can reach and affect your milk and, therefore, your baby. Here are several common health issues that may […]

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  • Things Expectant Mothers Miss During Pregnancy

    Things Expectant Mothers Miss During Pregnancy

    Pregnancy sure takes a long time, and mothers end up missing a lot of things by the time it’s over. Well, on a different note, how about we see what moms miss during pregnancy? As we all know, there is a long, long list of things that change during this very special time in a woman’s life. And if you’re pregnant now, sometimes you need some assurance that other pregnant moms are feeling—and missing—the same things as you. Read up […]

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  • 15 Things I Miss Most About Being Pregnant

    15 Things I Miss Most About Being Pregnant

    Being pregnant is a wonderful, wonderful time. Unlike many moms, I didn’t experience any motion or morning sickness, and was having one of the best times of my life. And that’s only the beginning. Then again, of course, there are those things that can only happen towards the end of pregnancy that I wasn’t too delighted about but miss terribly anyway. Now that my son just celebrated his first birthday a couple of days ago, I can’t help but look […]

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  • Extended Breastfeeding: Benefits And Tips On How You Can Make It Work For You (Part 2)

    Extended Breastfeeding: Benefits And Tips On How You Can Make It Work For You (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) If you’ve decided that extended breastfeeding is for you and your toddler and that you want to make it work, there are a lot of ways that you can make the challenge easier for the both of you. They can be pretty tough and nerve-wracking at times—especially the part where people will be making comments that might discourage you—but they’re definitely worth the benefits of healthy and extended breastfeeding. Here’s how you can make extended breastfeeding […]

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