Throughout the year, our board of advisors — a brain trust of the best pediatric doctors, developmental experts, and educators in the country — shares the latest thinking about raising happy and healthy kids in the pages of Parents.
As parents, teachers, Au Pairs, nanny’s, cleaning lady’s etc. we know all too well how difficult it can be to juggle between completing a task while holding your baby in your arms
For young children who are learning to control their bladders, and mastering using the toilet in the middle of the night, bed wetting, (enuresis) can be part of normal childhood development. For older children, bed wetting,can be a response to a stressful life changing event, as well as indicating an underlying medical problem, or the side effects of medication.
* PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS OF 4AKID AS IT IS WRITTEN BY AN UNAFFILIATED AUTHOR. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR DOCTO…
If you’ve ever heard your toddler knocking a spoon on your Tupperware bowls, or your pre-schooler repeating rhymes, you will know that all children seem to love to create and listen to music, and cultivating these musical instincts is
When it comes to hydrating your sports-mad child, the popular word, as well as the most rational option would seem to be through the drinking of an energy drink. Right? Wrong! If you think that your active child needs something extra, like an energy drink, to avoid dehydration, consider again!
Does your child move at an excruciatingly slow pace? Do you find it frustrating when you need to get somewhere and you’re rushing about – yet you have to keep prodding him along? Let’s talk about why this happens and what you can do to get things moving!
4aKid January (2) 2014 Newsletter featured a “back to school” theme. There were giveaways, fantastic products and much more.
Eczema is not always caused by an allergy, but the two often go together. About 10% of babies and young kids have eczema.
The 4aKid December 2013 Newsletter announced the winners of the 2013 Annual competition, as well as telling all fans that Blue Jeans Baby and Smitten Flutter and Smitten by 4aKid are back in stock!
4aKid October 2013 Newsletter was a summertime newsletter aimed at introducing summer and fun filled products and competitions!
Tricks you can try to make Halloween an opportunity to encourage healthy habits, and incorporates eating sweets. Written by Leigh-Ann Silber, registered dietitian.
Nappy or diaper rash is so infuriating for parents, as they are not sure how to deal with it, and it is so uncomfortable for babies. Instead of immediately rushing to the doctor, here are some fantastic natural home remedies for prevention as well as cure.
It is vital that as you bring your child up, and at every age gone by, you give them more independence. This is so important as it allows your child to grow, develop, adjust, instill social skills and allows them to become their own person, even from a very young age. This is most often a very difficult time for moms and dads.
With so many children concentrated in a particular space, it is no surprise that if one child has a cold or flu soon many children are sniffling and sneezing. This is due to the fact that children and small infants are still developing immunity.
The study, led by Andrea C. Tricco, PhD, from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada, looked at the effectiveness of flu vaccines over multiple years and in different studies.
This article encompasses the laws pertaining to pregnancy in the workplace, as well as maternity leave after the baby is born.
For young children who are learning to control their bladders, and mastering using the toilet in the middle of the night, bed wetting can be part of normal childhood development.
A 4aKid’s Fan ( Lee-Ann Laufs) experienced terrible Post Natal Depression after her child was born. Here is her story and we hope this can help numerous mothers experiencing the same devastating depression.
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