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Taking care of cuts and grazes

Knowing basic first aid is a must for all caregivers. It’s inevitable that your child will experience some form of injury in their time,...
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How to deal with sibling rivalry

As a mother of five children aged three to 10, hubby and I have had our fair share of sibling rivalry and fights to...
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Single women vs. single mothers

We often hear women lament their status as a single mother, which implies that they are wholly responsible for their children. But is this...
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5 ways to raise kids who read

I bought my son’s first set of books for him when he was about three months old – in utero, that is. I was...
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Meeting the challenges of being a single father

Single fathers face a litany of challenges that are common to any single parent. On top of the usual worries about finances and keeping...
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Green and red lights on the road of raising siblings

Few things in life are equally as delightful as they are demanding. Having – and raising – siblings is one such a hybrid happening....
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5 things you need to know about raising a bilingual child

If teaching your child to speak more than one language is important to you and your family, there are a few things you need...
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6 ways to make your kids chore champions!

Do your kids help out around the house? Enlisting your kids to help with some household chores not only encourages a sense of responsibility,...
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How to effectively treat acute coughs in children

Coughs are common in school-aged children, occurring seven to 10 times a year. A cough is a particularly bothersome symptom that tends to resolve...
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Life insurance 101: What you need to know about life insurance for young families

If your children depend on you, then you need life insurance, no matter how much you earn, or if you work or not. Life...