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6 Simple Remedies to Soothe a Baby’s Runny Nose

Runny Nose Few sights are sadder than a little one with a runny nose, but as any parent can attest, it’s far from uncommon during baby’s first year — particularly during the latter half. “Thanks to a transfer of maternal immunoglobulins to the placenta late in pregnancy, babies are born with much of their mother’s […]

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9 Tips for Teaching Kids Life Responsibility and Care

Kids Your best friend has a teenager who scrapes ice off the car windshield without being asked. Your cousin has a 1-year-old who puts her bottle in the sink when she finishes the milk, no reminders needed. Where did all these wonder children come from? “Ingraining responsibility in children is not a trick but is […]

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8 Activities to Get Kids Outdoors in Cold Weather

Kids Outdoors Winter weather can make getting outdoors seem like an ordeal – cold temperatures, snow and ice and a lack of summer sunshine can make even the most outdoorsy family want to stay inside. Pooja Tandon, MD, a childhood health researcher with Seattle Children’s Research Institute and a pediatrician, encourages children and families to get out, […]

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Family-Friendly Winter Activities – No Matter the Weather

Family-Friendly When we think of the spring, summer, or fall, many fun outdoor family activities come to mind. When it comes to the winter months, it can be much more challenging to think of fun activities, especially ones that keep the family physically active, due to the harsh, cold weather. Most of the time during […]

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5 Best Foam Roller Exercises To Ease Away All Body Pain

Roller Exercises benefit our body in a lot of ways. It decreases muscle tension, lower neuromuscular exertion, and decrease post-exercise discomfort. Foam rolling can also be performed before a workout session to improve mobility without affecting performance. In addition, the routine can also be good for decreasing muscle fatigue and improving performance. Now let us […]

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Top 10 Amazing Psychological Health Benefits of Walking

Walking Are you looking for a simple, natural and safe way to pump up your immunity levels? Do you want to be adequately prepared against preventable heart diseases, obesity, depression1, insomnia, joint and muscle pain, and a host of other health issues? Off late, has stress been getting the better of you? If you answered […]

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10 Signs of a Safe Day Care

There are many factors to consider when looking for a daycare for your child. But safety should always be at the top of your list. There are safety standards for things like licensing, childproofing, staff-to-child ratios, indoor and outdoor spaces, staff behavior, behavior policies, etc. And you should investigate and approve of all of them. Dr. […]

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Health and Safety in Child Care: What to Look For

More often than not, there are numerous questions a family might have when visiting a centre, especially if this is their first experience with child care. The process can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. A common topic that comes up often when looking for child care is health and safety. Here […]

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Are you showing your work?

A lot of learning happens the hard way or – much worse – is lost because people don’t do a good job of showing their work. They don’t document how they got from point A to point B in performing a task or developing a skill. Or, maybe they do, but they capture only the […]

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5 Key Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Fair enough. But I think it is still worth being clear with ourselves about why we engage in lifelong learning. (I am very fond of asking “why?”) Knowing the reasons can help with clarifying our learning goals and planning; it can help keep us focused at those times when maybe learning does not seem like its own reward, when we need discipline; and, finally, it […]