Health & Medical: Children and Vaccines

Children and Vaccines

It can be a scary thing to think about whether or not vaccines could harm your child. I never even knew of such a debate before I had kids. It was only after I had my son that I starting reading about it and got scared!

Health & Medical: How To Choose The Best Children' s Books

How To Choose The Best Children' s Books

Diane Dignan answers the question, "How to choose the best children's books?" She is the author of the award winning book, Bartholomew's Gift, writes stories with morals and positive uplifting tales for children and adults.

Health & Medical: Promise Center

Promise Center

The Promise Center is the first award a Daisy Girl Scout earns. It is awarded when she learns the Girl Scout Promise. It is the center of a flower around which Daisy petals are placed as they are earned.

Health & Medical: Boomers As Grandparents

Boomers As Grandparents

Baby Boomer grandparents tend to be active, well-educated and fun for their grandchildren to be around..

Health & Medical: Things to Know About Infant Slings

Things to Know About Infant Slings

Infants like to be carried. If you even attempt to put them down, they will usually start crying immediately. With an infant sling, you can carry your child around for hours while doing your daily errands. It is actually best to stay moving while wearing an infant sling. Infants normally do not want

Health & Medical: Are YOU a Poor Parent?

Are YOU a Poor Parent?

Times are changing. The way society treats children has changed, and the respect and discipline kids used to have for adults has largely gone. You only have to travel on the bus during after school hours to witness the lack of care many youth have for anything around them, fighting, spitting, and ge

Health & Medical: Toilet Training Boys

Toilet Training Boys

Is there a difference in toilet training boys from toilet training girls? The principals may be the same however the tricks and techniques can be very different.

Health & Medical: How To Treat Cradle Cap

How To Treat Cradle Cap

Infantile seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap is a common ailment affectingmany babies to some degree, however it is easily treated and normally clears up after a few months.Seborrhea is a condition where the sebaceous glands produced too much oil.

Health & Medical: Baby Safety: Measures for Safeguarding Your Home

Baby Safety: Measures for Safeguarding Your Home

Becoming a parent is the most exciting moment of anyone's life. It completes you in many ways. At the same time it is equally terrifying and makes you nervous. You start thinking, what are you ...

Health & Medical: What Are the Duties of a Babysitter for Toddlers?

What Are the Duties of a Babysitter for Toddlers?

When caring for a toddler, a babysitter has a number of duties that they must perform. These include basic care for the child, setting examples, providing consistent discipline and allowing the child time to play. Caregivers must always follow the instructions of the child's parent, so it helps if t

Health & Medical: Are You Ready to Adopt?

Are You Ready to Adopt?

Adoption is a lifelong commitment to your child. However the adoption process may also seem to take forever! But if you are well-prepared for the journey and have realistic expectations, you can be su

Health & Medical: Music Class for Babies. Ottawa!

Music Class for Babies. Ottawa!

Kindermusik with MEA, a music and movement program for children ages 0-7 would like to invite families with babies 0-18 mos to join us for a free demonstration of Kindermusik "Village" on Saturday February 18th, ...

Health & Medical: Child Discipline the Right Way

Child Discipline the Right Way

There is a way to do child discipline that will get you the very best results. This article discusses exactly what we need to do in order to ensure that our kids learn from discipline every time.

Health & Medical: Boys Will Be Boys?

Boys Will Be Boys?

I recently read a great article about parents who excuse their child's behavior because he is a boy. You know, the parents who say, "He's just being a boy." or "Boys will be boys." After the child knocked over a chair, hit another child over the head, and ran off when h