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101193-admin posted on November 21, 2015 14:40

mother and daughter 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

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parenting tips, child behaviour

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101193-admin posted on June 27, 2015 09:49

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

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child safety, baby playpen, baby gate

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101193-admin posted on October 10, 2014 16:53

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.

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bedwetting, tips to potty train

101193-admin posted on October 03, 2014 08:40

* 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…

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hiv positive, breastfeeding and hiv

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101193-admin posted on October 02, 2014 16:20
Why early Musical Education Rocks!

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 

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music education, music for babies, music for children, teach music

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101193-admin posted on August 22, 2014 14:33

Energy drinks and your childWhen 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!

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child safety, Energy drinks and your child, healthy child

101193-admin posted on March 14, 2014 10:18

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! 

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parenting tips, child behaviour, dawdling

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Kerri posted on February 10, 2014 10:31

4aKid January (2) 2014 Newsletter featured a “back to school” theme. There were giveaways, fantastic products and much more.

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4aKid newsletters, giveaways, app, monkeynastix

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101193-admin posted on February 09, 2014 15:03

Eczema is not always caused by an allergy, but the two often go together. About 10% of babies and young kids have eczema. 

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parenting tips, eczema, baby rash, baby skin, baby soap

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Kerri posted on December 06, 2013 09:41

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! 

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newsletter by 4aKid, petti tutus, smitten flutter, blue jeans baby, petti dresses

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Kerri posted on November 01, 2013 14:18

4aKid October 2013 Newsletter was a summertime newsletter aimed at introducing summer and fun filled products and competitions!

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child safety, 4aKid newsletters, child gear and accessories

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Kerri posted on October 30, 2013 15:03

Tricks you can try to make Halloween an opportunity to encourage healthy habits, and incorporates eating sweets. Written by Leigh-Ann Silber, registered dietitian.

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Kerri posted on October 07, 2013 14:14

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.

nappy rash

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nappy rash, diaper rash, solutions to nappy rash, home remedies for diaper rash

Kerri posted on September 30, 2013 15:54

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. 

kids independence

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child safety, child, independence, letting child go, children and independence

101193-admin posted on July 06, 2013 03:38

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.

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colds and flu, child immune system

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101193-admin posted on June 29, 2013 12:35

got the fluThe 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.

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baby health, flu symptom, flu immunisation, flu shot

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Kerri posted on June 13, 2013 11:00

This article encompasses the laws pertaining to pregnancy in the workplace, as well as maternity leave after the baby is born. 

pregnancy

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101193-admin posted on April 14, 2013 11:53

books,boys,childhood,children,concentration,educates,educations,Fotolia,homework,kids,knowledge,learning,learns,males,Photographs,readings,reads,schools,students,studiesFor 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. 

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potty training, bed wetting, child behaviour

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101193-admin posted on April 06, 2013 17:16

Co-Parenting During Divorce

Many of us, married or otherwise committed, find it difficult to agree on the best approach to positive guidance for our children. It would seem, then, that for divorced or separated parents this would be an even more difficult task. 

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child behaviour, divorce affect child, positive child guidance, counselling for child divorce

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Kerri posted on March 06, 2013 12:59

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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post natal depression, depression, post natal, sad after having baby

101193-admin posted on February 07, 2013 16:46

Source: http://www.brighthorizons.com

Why does one child bite while another child does not?
There are a number of possible reasons that child…

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child safety, child bite, biting at playschool, teething baby,

101193-admin posted on February 04, 2013 16:49

Top tips for fussy eaters

Be a good role model.
Ask your child to help with the preparation of a meal.
Your child is more likely to…

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weaning baby, feeding children, fussy eater, meal ideas for kids

Posted in: Feeding Safety
101193-admin posted on December 17, 2012 17:18

Where are the dirtiest places where germs live. Here are some surprising areas: 

Toothbrush holder – the toothbrush holder was named the…

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toddler hygiene, germs, wash hands, common places for germs, child hygiene

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