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How To Make Your Kids Love To Eat Vegetables

How To Make Your Kids Love To Eat Vegetables

How to make your kids eat vegetables and love them? is a question that most mommies ask themselves at some point of their daily lives, making your children eat their vegetables will ensure that they are getting the needed nutrients and fibers to grow healthy physically and mentally but unfortunately it often happens when you see your kids playing around with the vegetables served on their plate, leaving them or even throwing them in the pin. Forcing them to eat it or talking about it often may get them to be even more stubborn so how can you solve this problem? Here are a few tips to encourage your kids to eat all their vegetables everyday with joy. – Start …

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KIDS' WORRIES AND HOW TO REASSURE THEM

MORE ABOUT KIDS’ WORRIES AND HOW TO REASSURE THEM

Children may feel pressure to wear the right things and look good among their peers so they can fit in otherwise nobody will like them, and as a parent you should understand and acknowledge that. Boys and girls may think they are not in the right shape or too fat. Try to get your child to be positive about his/ her body image. Let your children know that they are loved for who they are not for their looks, and you need to be a role model, i.e. do not let your child see you put yourself down for your looks. Getting all homework done can be a major worrisome for children not to mention tests and grades. Try to …

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How to organize a birthday party for kids

How to organize a birthday party for kids

Birthday parties are always fun and exciting. Kids’ parties are more fun than adults’ parties; as it is way easier to satisfy kids compared to adults. First of all set a budget for the party; otherwise things will get out of hand. Let your child participate in the preparations; that will make him so excited and happy. With your child, pick a theme for the party. There are several options concerning that matter; either you set a general theme for the birthday (pirates, cowboys, princesses…etc), or set a certain character (a certain Disney princess, spider man, ben10, minions…etc). Setting the theme will help you determine the shape of the cake and all the decorations for the day (tablecloth, napkins, paper …

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Cartoons You Should Not Let Your Kids Watch

3 Cartoon Characters You Should Not Let Your Kids Watch

The time when kids watch Cartoon Characters is probably the happiest time in their parents’ day. They are in involved in a harmless activity before your eyes giving you few moment – or hours – of piece, or that is what it used to be. Many Cartoon Characters and animes today carry multiple negative massages and deliver them to your kids, as we shall see in the article. 1- Angelo Rules is a slice of life cartoon about a hip clever boy who thinks for different solutions for the problems that face him in his everyday life, or that is what it seems to be in the surface description of this cartoon. The kid, Angelo, uses whatever means possible to …

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KIDS' BRAINS GROW BIGGER

WHAT MAKES YOUR KIDS’ BRAINS GROW BIGGER

It is important to know how to practice love in your kids’ lives in a way that helps them to lead a balanced happy life. The last decade of research supports that love is the most significant variable in our children’s well- being. As a matter of fact, the more you show love to your children with a kiss, a hug, more of the nurturing type of communication and being interested in them, the bigger their brains grow. Beyond the basic needs of food and housing, nurturing and love build the pathway for our children’s survival and happiness. Studies show that talking to our children about how and what they think increases emotional understanding, social relatedness and verbal ability. We, …

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Crunchy Oats Coated Apples For Kids

Crunchy Oats Coated Apples For Kids

If you children love sweet foods and you don’t have enough time to bake cakes then try this easy, quick recipe, I’m sure your kids will love it just like my kids love it, not to mention how healthy it is. Read on to learn how to prepare the delicious crunchy oat coated apples. – The Ingredients You Will Need Are. 2 tablespoons of oat. 2 tablespoons flour. 2 tablespoons brown sugar. A tablespoon of melted butter. Little cinnamon powder. Direction:- – Wash the Apple properly first then cut it into slices (It is recommended to use green apple but any type of Apple can still work). – Add all the ingredients (flour, oats, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon) in …

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Ideas That Will Make Your Kids Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

6 Great Recipe Ideas That Will Make Your Kids Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

Making sure children eat their vegetables is probably one of the most difficult tasks mothers face when feeding their young ones. However, this does not need to be the case. There are some great recipes and serving ideas you could do to significantly increase the quantity of fruit and vegetables they eat, such as: 1- Fruit kebobs is a fun idea your kids will love. Just get the usual wooden skewers you use to make kebobs of fruits such as kiwi, grapes, strawberries, bananas, apples cantaloupes and melons. Your kids will love this treat. 2- Make satellite snacks by skewering pieces of cheese and bread you have already cut in fun shapes in a pretzel. You can add pieces of …

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Dog Breeds You Should Not Have When You Have Kids

Types of Dog Breeds You Should Not Have When You Have Kids

Dogs are wonderful pets. They have many wonderful breeds. They are loyal and loving. And the list of why dogs are nice and all goes on and on. But there is another list people should really consider, which is why having certain dogs when you have kids is not a wise decision. Here are some of the dog breeds you should not have in case you have kids: 1- Jack Russell Terriers are a great and friendly dog breed. However, they cannot tolerate rough play from small children. Neither can they tolerate any screaming or squealing. It scares the dogs and frightens them so they bite to defend themselves. There have actually been cases where this breed has attacked humans. …

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Tips to Bring Out the Businessman in Your Kids Early

Handy Tips to Bring Out the Businessman in Your Kids Early

Did you know that one of the most prominent causes for depression is thinking about the future in terms of how you will afford to live and how to save up for retirement funds? Moreover, people do try to save up for their future, but they fail at it because they weren’t taught or trained early how to plan ahead financially. SO how do you prepare your kids for the future with a businessman’s mentality? 1- Start as early as your kids could get the concepts “saving up” and “the future”. This means you could start this with your kids when they are four or five, but it may be before or after these ages for many others. Instead of …

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How to Make Sure You Are Not Over-Helping Your Kids

How to Make Sure You Are Not Over-Helping Your Kids

Did you know that how you help your kids do different things – and how you treat them in general – has a lot to do with whether they turn up dependent or independent? In other words, your way of helping your kids with their chores and homework can majorly affect how they function in their lives and what they expect from others afterwards. So how do you make sure you are not turning your kids to dependent leeches-in-the-making? 1- Wait. Yes, I am telling you should wait before helping your kids or offering them help. Yes, I know it is aggravating to see chores done sloppily and take much much more time than what they ought to, still waiting …

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Disastrous Things That Can Happen to Your Kids After Watching TV for Hours

Disastrous Things That Can Happen to Your Kids After Watching TV for Hours

Kids require a lot of attention. Otherwise they will either let their curiosity lead them into harm, or whine and bother their parents. So what is the solution parents come to for this problem? Turn on the TV and let their kids watch for hours. Although this solution looks easy and much more affordable than hiring a babysitter or buying books and educational games for them, it can cause different types of damage, such as: 1- Several elementary studies have proven that kids who play videogames or watch computer or TV suffer from problems in their emotions, attention and even their behavior. Some kids who watch TV for long hours show a tendency to bully others. 2- Some parents put …

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Benefits You Reap from Sowing Good Manners into Your Kids

4 Benefits You Reap from Sowing Good Manners into Your Kids

Most parents teach their kids good manners (or at least try to). And let’s face it, without good manners; our kids are more than a burden to us or the society, they are a burden to themselves as well. Not only does teaching your kids good manners make their communication with others easier, but it also has many other benefits including: 1- Other’s love and gratitude. Kids who learn good manners learn that kindness is a virtue. When they are kind to others, they are loved and respected and this motivates them to be more kind and compassionate. 2- Like we have just said, having and practicing good manners helps kids in communicating and interacting with others. This means that …

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Teach Your Kids the Concept of Respect

Great Activities That Will Teach Your Kids the Concept of Respect

Respect is one of the most important qualities one must learn and teach to others. And among those to whom you must be able to teach the concept of respect, your kids are the first. Moreover, when teaching your kids the meaning of respect, they should be capable of distinguishing between admiration and respect, or fear and respect. In this article, you will learn some activities that will help you with that: 1- You can watch a show with your kids. It shouldn’t be a long one (about 30 minutes or less), and it should be recorded so it wouldn’t be interrupted with commercial or other things that can distract your kids. After that ask your kids about those in …

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Kids Should Play Outside

Reasons Why both You and Your Kids Should Play Outside Often

Ok, so maybe I am not the best one to toot this horn. After all, I have grown up in a very confined environment where fun and games simply meant playing videogames and watching TV. However, as I grew up (with below minimum levels of stamina and extra pounds) I came to realize how unnatural my style of living was. I started to change it and now I am trying to do that with my kids too. Here is why I think you should do it as well; 1- Did you know that some schools promote teaching outside? Not just science practical lessons and such, but any type of lessons. Did you also know that students at these schools achieve …

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SHOULD PARENTS KEEP THINGS TOO CLEAN FOR THEIR KIDS

SHOULD PARENTS KEEP THINGS TOO CLEAN FOR THEIR KIDS?

The basic nature of young children is to touch every thing in their environment including things that their parents find disgusting. Contagious diseases give a legitimate cause for concern, but some would argue that we have gone overboard with regard to protecting our kids from germs. Research and experts reveal that exposing infants to germs can protect them from illnesses like asthma and allergies. This hygiene hypothesis says that when exposure to viruses, bacteria and parasites is limited early in life, there is a good chance to have autoimmune diseases during adulthood. Kids who attended daycare in early life or grow up on a farm show lower rates of allergies. As baby’s brain needs interaction and stimulation to develop, the …

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LET YOUR KIDS PLAY IN THE DIRT

WHY SHOULD YOU LET YOUR KIDS PLAY IN THE DIRT?

Naturally, parents seek the best for their children, especially in relation to their health. Actually, the growing focus on hyper- cleanliness, partly due to the constant advertising that guilt and scares parents into buying more products, does more damage than good. We will tackle here the reasons why it is better to let your children play in the dirt every now and then. Kids always put dirty things in their mouths, which is a universal behavior and there may be an evolutionary reason for it. Many researchers have concluded that the millions of viruses and bacteria that enter the body are important for the development of a healthy immune system. The bottom line is organisms that are present in untreated …

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KIDS' TOP WORRIES AND HOW TO REASSURE THEM

KIDS’ TOP WORRIES AND HOW TO REASSURE THEM

Sometimes, children’s worries are obvious like the worry from exams, and other times are subtle like falling out with friends. Children can be inseparable friends one day and distant enemies on the next; and this can be due to misunderstanding or the fact that children- as they grow- get interested in different stuff and different friends. Listen to your child and find out if this falling out can be patched, and let your kid know that not all friends last for ever and people move on. It is also important for your child to know that it is natural to feel sad from now and then, but this sadness will pass. Falling out with sisters and brothers is natural in …

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How to keep yourself and your kids healthy during flu season

How to keep yourself and your kids healthy during flu season ?

All parents dread their children getting sick- having a child not sleeping well, not eating well and missing school. It could be worse and the cold develops into something requiring medical attention. Before talking about what a sleep- deprived, overworked parent can do, we need to some facts to help you keep your kid safe during cold and flu season. First, cold and flue are caused by viruses, which are type of germs infecting our body cells and making us ill. Several colds are caused by rhinoviruses that infect the nose causing runny noses. There is also stomach flu caused by enteroviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting, nausea and diarrhea, and there is the actual flu caused by …

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR KIDS FROM GERMS AT SCHOOL

HOW TO KEEP YOUR KIDS FROM GERMS AT SCHOOL?

Back to school for many parents means much less joy and a time filled with flu, coughs and diarrhea. Whether elementary of high school, infections are known to spread causing misery and absenteeism. There was doubt that classrooms are an area for infections until the influenza epidemic in 2009; since then there are efforts to find a way to prevent the spread of disease. The obvious means to prevent the spread of infections is the safety of the environment by using hand sanitizers and disinfectants, which may be enough to reduce gastrointestinal illness; however the result was not impressive to reduce the spread of colds and flu. This lack of change is not because of the inability of the products …

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amazing-shared-kids-room-ideas

Amazing Shared Kids’ Room Ideas

Decoration is a very confusing process that may cost you a long time of thinking and doing a lot of tests especially when the matter is related to your kids’ room! If you decided to start to change the decoration of your kids’ room there are many points to put in consideration to make the room look amazing and attractive. The first and most important thing is whether if the room is for a single child or it is a shared room. A shared room is much more difficult for deciding the theme, colors, and decorations. The taste of the two children may differ and hence you are trapped to pick the most appropriate decoration suitable for both of them. …

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