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Dealing With Young Children When You Work From Home

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Working from home with small children can be a challenge, and it may be difficult to establish a routine that is both productive and keeps kids entertained. While you may feel frustrated by the interruptions that can interfere with your work, children may be upset that you are not focusing on them throughout the day. There are some ways to ensure you are able to be productive, while also understanding your child’s need for attention and interaction. Read More»

Child Care For The Attachment Parented Baby

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Attachment parenting is a common catchphrase that describes parents who tend to embrace certain parenting practices, including breastfeeding, cloth diapering and baby-wearing (with a sling or wrap). While many attachment-parenting couples choose to have one parent home with the baby, others choose or have the need to work outside of the home. If you are a parent who is trying to use the attachment parenting philosophies, choosing a child care facility can prove a challenge. Read More»

3 Ways To Encourage Your Child To Read And Write

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Reading and writing are the most important skills your child will learn. Being able to effectively read the written word is the key to remaining successful not only in school but also for the rest of their lives. It fosters a love of literature and writing, and promotes an overall well-rounded human being. Unfortunately, there are some kids that struggle with reading and writing. The key for parents is to work early on with the child as he or she begins to demonstrate their inability to comprehend the written word. Read More»

Three Questions To Ask When Choosing A Daycare For Your Infant

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Having a newborn can be quite stressful because there are many new situations that you will encounter along the way. One important situation that will arise is the fact that you will need to find someone to take care of your child when you need to go back to work. Use the guide below to learn how to choose the right daycare for your infant. Ask for Proof of Infant First Aid Training Read More»

5 Ways Swimming Lessons Can Boost Your Child's Development

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Year-round swimming lessons seem like a major commitment. You’ve considered once a week (or more) classes that continue through all four seasons, but aren’t completely sold just yet. Maybe you remember swimming as a summertime only hobby or think of it as a vacation ‘treat’. Why not just sign your little swimmer up for lessons from June through August? Check out the reasons why year-round swim lessons are becoming an increasingly popular trend and how they can benefit your child’s development! Read More»