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How Hot is Your Tap Water?

Scalds: What are they? A scald is a second-degree burn caused by hot liquid or steam. Although scalds caused by hot coffee, tea or hot foods are more common, hot tap water scalds of children are often more...

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The natural whiner

Blarching: The act of lurching, arching, and general squirming about that a toddler performs when being unjustly and involuntarily put into a stringent torturous device known as the “car seat”. Can...

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Ear Infections

What is an ear infection? An ear infection is a bacterial infection in the middle ear, which usually occurs after a cold. Colds can cause fluid to build up behind the eardrum which can then cause your Eustachian...

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Sing Along

As an early childhood educator, songs and circle times are a key factor in running a fun and creative classroom. Although it's fun to learn and teach new songs, there are a few staples that always find their way back to...

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The family bed, co-sleeping, shared sleep - no matter what you call it, it means that your child sleeps with you. Sharing sleep is popular with parents (particularly nursing mothers) of babies who wake throughout the...

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Introducing Fish to Your Baby

What is the age for introducing Fish to your Baby and what type of fish should be introduced? Courtesy of www.wholesomebabyfood.com Is Fish an Allergenic food? Fish, specifically shellfish and "bony" fish, are...

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Common Tests During Pregnancy

Being pregnant means lots of trips to the hospital before your little one even makes an appearance. It may seem like you are being poked and prodded a lot, but every test is important and allows your doctor to track...

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Immunization: recommended vaccines for Canadian children What is immunization? Immunization may also be called vaccination, baby shots or needles. It is the best protection against many serious diseases. How...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding

We've all heard how beneficial breastfeeding is to both mommy and baby. Here are some interesting facts: Did you know? 1. Breast milk has natural antibiotic qualities, and many mothers swear that a squirt in...

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Lullaby and Goodnight

Lullaby and Goodnight As a new parent you may find yourself rocking your baby to sleep and struggling to remember the simplest of lyrics to the lullabies that you remember from your childhood. We thought we'd help...

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Daddy, Play with me

The clock in Jeff's car glows 6:40pm as he rolls into the driveway after another long and tiring day at work. He opens the door to his home with a weary sigh and drops the mail next to the answering machine, which is...

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