Month: November 2018

The air is crisp, the trees are losing those last few leaves and sweater weather is in full swing. Closets are now displaying cozy knits, leggings and boots to stay warm and comfy during the chilly season. If you’re looking for some fall and winter fashion inspiration, read on to see our top outfit ideas
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Let’s face it—when you’re a busy mom, some days you don’t even have time to worry about how little time you have. And when the house is a mess, the kids are hungry again, and due dates are quickly approaching, your to-do list might feel like its piling higher than the dirty laundry basket. Here
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Micropenis refers to an abnormally small penis. Micropenis is rare and hormonal or genetic issues are most often the cause. Doctors will usually diagnose and treat the condition at birth. In this article, we look at the definition of micropenis, the symptoms and causes, and the ways a smaller-than-average penis may or may not affect
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Image: Shutterstock Brain development is a lifelong process. But its development in the childhood years is important because that forms the foundation for the growth later in life (1). Therefore, parents have to focus not only on the physical growth but also on brain development of the child. And just like the body needs exercise
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More than likely when someone says “adoption,” you picture a family adopting a newborn baby. That’s probably because when adoption is portrayed in movies and on television, it is generally portrayed as parents adopting an infant. More often than not, those parents are adopting because they are unable to have a baby of their own.
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Some research suggests that melatonin can help treat children with sleeping difficulties. However, it is best to try lifestyle changes or speak to a doctor before giving melatonin to a child. Sleep plays an essential role in overall health and well-being. Sleep is especially important for children as their bodies and brains are still growing
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Image: iStock As a mom, I’m quite proud of myself! Since I’ve introduced my children to nutritious food early in their lives, they actually love to eat vegetables and fruits at any time of the day. Whenever they are hungry, they grab an apple or orange instead of potato chips or chocolate bars. But recently,
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Although all pregnancies are different, certain symptoms tend to occur in each trimester. For some women, the second trimester means the end of morning sickness and fatigue, but it also means the onset of specific types of pain. Pregnancy consists of three trimesters. The second trimester lasts from weeks 13 to 28. In this article,
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Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome is when food allergies affect the gastrointestinal tract of babies and young children. It is rare but may be more prevalent than doctors previously understood. The main symptoms of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, or FPIES, are recurring, severe diarrhea and vomiting. An infant may experience these symptoms from time to time,
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Kids often say hilarious and nonsensical things. But sometimes they make some really good points that make you think, “Can’t argue with that!” Thanks to Lacey Ellis’ LittleHoots app, which lets parents document their kids’ funniest lines, these moments of persuasion can be saved for posterity. Here are 27 examples of cute, funny and downright
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Image: Shutterstock Nail art is one funky way to make a point, delve a bit further into that locked-away version of you, and experience a bit of life on the cool side. The ease of creating nail art and the simplicity of application make it an excellent option for teen girls looking to try something
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Getting ready for a new baby is an exciting time  — and also an overwhelming time. There’s a long list of supplies to purchase and preparations to make before the baby comes, and this can feel financially (and emotionally) overwhelming. You want everything to be perfect from the nursery to the maternity photos, and every
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As smartphones become more a part of our daily lives, many parents question how old their kids should be to have a device of their own. At HuffPost Parents’ How To Raise A Kid conference in Brooklyn on Friday, technology and children’s media experts discussed what parents should consider before handing over a cellphone to
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Death and grief are natural parts of the human experience, but mourning a loss is also an incredibly complex process. When a young child loses a loved one, parents often grapple with the challenge of explaining the concept of death and helping their little one through the grieving process (all while grieving themselves). To help
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Image: Shutterstock Did the pediatrician tell you that your child is suffering from malnutrition even though he is overweight? That could confuse you but is, unfortunately, true. Malnutrition is not just about underweight but overweight too. And interestingly, obesity also occurs due to starvation. Don’t be alarmed yet. There is a way around this, and
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Image: Shutterstock An occasional cough wouldn’t bother you. But if your baby coughs continuously and for days together, it is definitely worrisome. They wouldn’t sleep or feed, and can even get breathless. You want to help them in whatever way possible but may not know what to do. MomJunction tells you about the various reasons
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Image: Shutterstock Abdominal or stomach pain is common among children and most cases are treatable. Kids up to the age of 11 may suffer from these problems. However, abdominal pain in teenagers is not common and could be a cause for concern. A frequent or recurring pain should be examined and medical help should be
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Image: iStock Jump To Specific Section: Anna has reached the age of puberty. Her mom Debby was expecting Anna’s first period to begin any time now. This has been bothering Debby for some time as she did not want Anna to face any embarrassment at school. Moreover, it could be painful for Anna and she
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