Category Archives: DIY

Insect Repellents and Kids

Good article from Consumer Reports (and I helped). More info here.

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Stranger Things 3?

Nosebleeds are common, and generally not a sign of telekinesis. They happen more often with colds and allergies and when we put the heat on and dry out the air. Read more about preventing and treating here.

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Portable Electrolytes for Home and Away

Oral rehydration salts store well and are easy to carry for travel. Kids (and adults) get stomach viruses, and having these at hand to mix with water make giving clear fluids quick and easy. Lots of manufacturers market and sell … Continue reading

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Baby Mani Pedi

Babies grow fast! They double their size in the first three months, and that means cutting baby’s nails every few days. The best time to do this is when the baby is sleeping because the hands (and feet) will be … Continue reading

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Baby Entertainment

Wondering if you are doing enough to keep your baby–newborn or otherwise–entertained? Check out the interview I did with the Bump on this topic here.    

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Play and Explore with Babies and Toddlers

What to do with baby? Explore the world! Find great ideas from the Bananas Childcare Bunch here.    

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Pumping Iron for Babies and the Rest of Us

Humans need iron. Babies triple their size in the first 12 months, and when the body gets bigger, the blood supply must get bigger. Iron is a critical mineral to build red blood cells. Without red blood cells, the body … Continue reading

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Dog Bites

Teach all kids how to be safe around dogs. Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics are here.   https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/Pages/Dog-Bite-Prevention-Tips-2016.aspx?nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=ERROR%3a+No+local+token

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Constipation and Bedwetting

If your child has struggled with hard stools and constipation or wetting accidents during the day or night, check out this book with explanations and home strategies.

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Car Seat Fitting

    Buckle¬†your baby up right!   Schedule a car seat fitting close to home.      

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