In this tutorial, we learn how to use a rectal thermometer with a baby. This is the best to use for an infant six months or younger. Any fever could be serious, especially in the first 3 months. First, apply petroleum jelly to the baby's rectum and lift its legs in the air. Gently slide the thermometer into the rectum and wait until the temperature reads out. This will often stimulate the bowel movements of the baby, so make sure you keep wipes or paper towels near by for when you're finished...
Giving a bath to your baby can be a fun and loving experience for you both. Learn how to sponge-bathe a newborn, and also how to bathe an older infant.
In this tutorial, we learn how to teach kids not to hurt others. Tell them if someone were to hurt them or hit them, that would be hurting them on the outside. Tell that that it is not kind to do this sort of thing. Tell them that if someone says something not nice about them, that hurts you on the inside. This hurts their feelings and that is not nice. Let them know to say sorry for hurting someone's feelings or physically hurting them. Make sure the other person says that they forgive them,...
Not exactly enthused about who your daughter chose to marry? Turn lemons into lemonade by getting along with a deadbeat son-in-law – despite how you may feel about him.
Kids love Cheetos. There's nothing better than those crispy sticks and the joy of licking your orange fingertips when you finish. Or is there? Watch this Food Facts tutorial and learn why you should keep your family far away from Cheese doodles and other types of puffs. This clip will give you a basic rundown of all the mysterious ingredients inside these snacks and offer advice on finding much healthier alternatives for your family.
As a parent, it's important to know whether or not your kids are doing drugs to help preserve their safety and well-being. This video will give you some tricks on how to spot if your child is using.
This video shows you the proper way to change a baby's diaper. First you will want to gather all of the supplies you will need before you begin. You will need a diaper, some baby wipes and some ointment. Next remove the babies clothes, raise their legs and place the clean diaper underneath your baby before you remove the old one. This is to ensure if your baby urinates or defecates it will go into the new diaper rather than all over your table. Now take the old diaper off, hold the legs up so...
Need to carry your baby, but don't have your sling or baby kangaroo handy? Then watch this how to video to learn how to use a just about anything as a baby carrier in an emergency. You can use a towel, t-shirt, or a pair of stretch sweat pants. This particular demonstrations shows how to use your shirt to carry your tiny baby during an emergency.
In this tutorial, we learn how to teach children to be gentle. If children are in a setting with other kids, arguments will arise. If a child happens to try to harm another, you will need to tell that child that it hurts the other one if you harm them. Tell them that it's not nice and that they need to say they are sorry for not being gentle. Tell them that it is a nice thing to be gentle with other people and they will make friends by doing this. This will help your child be gentle and make ...
In this video, we learn how to prepare yourself for baby labor and delivery. First, make sure you bring change for the vending machines, labor and delivery can take a lot of time. Watching the pain of the delivery process can drive you nuts because you want to rescue your wife. Don't be rude to the caregivers and make sure to help your wife by giving her an amazing foot massage. You will also want to give your wife a gift to show her you love her. Make sure you do NOT faint, this will make th...
Becoming a new father can be an overwhelming and extremely challenging responsibility. This parenting how-to video gives some quick tips on how to make the transition into fatherhood smoothly.
At one time or another, every parent has thought about taking off the belt, but that's frowned upon in our current society, perhaps even illegal. Even using you hand could be too harsh for the child's sake, but there are ways to get your unruly tot under control. Toddlers are often headed for trouble, but you can steer them in the right direction without spanking.
Acid reflux can be painful and irritating, and did you know that toddlers can be affected by it too?
The most important part of breastfeeding is getting the baby to latch on correctly. Find out the best breastfeeding positions so your baby can get the proper latch. The second part gives extra advice for women with flat or inverted nipples.
A steroid are a group of fatty substances or lipids found in the body. Sometimes people take steroids for the wrong reason. Anabolic steroids increases muscle mass. Most professional sports and the Olympics test for it. There are many side effects to taking steroids. Many hight school and college athletes take steroids and this is dumb. Help children understand steroids.
Always wanted to use natural cloth cotton diapers for your baby but didn't know how to fold them? Then watch this how to video and learn how to do the boy, girl, and the new baby fold. Keep you baby dry.
Baby / pet gates are a fixture of the modern American family, eager to keep it's freer spirits from roaming where they shouldn't. If you want to install a gate in your home but not put big holes in the hallway wall, watch this video to learn why pressure-mounted baby gates may be right for you.
Need to carry your baby, but don't have your sling or baby kangaroo handy? Then watch this how to video to learn how to use a just about anything as a baby carrier in an emergency. You can use a towel, t-shirt, or a pair of stretch sweat pants. This particular demonstrations shows how to use a towel to carry your baby on your back in any emergency.
In this tutorial, learn all about the controversial and artificial food dye, Red 40. Red 40 is linked to hyperactivity in kids as well as ADHD, migraines, stomach aches and jitters. The UK is actually banning Red dye 40 this year.
In this vintage clip from the American Red Cross, learn how to teach your little tyke to swim in the bathtub. This clip from 1961 seems pretty hilarious these days but actually includes some useful tips on getting your little guy or gal used to water and the feeling of having it on their face. So, if you don't have access to a pool or ocean or just can't wait for the warm weather to start lessons, check out this video and get your kid started learning in your own tub today.
Looking for an effective way to calm your fussy infant? Learn how to hold your baby in the football hold.
Check out this video to learn how to use a receiving blanket to support your baby.
Need a hand figuring out why a newborn baby appears "scrunched up" or otherwise a little strange? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Learn how to make homemade baby wipes. Make your own baby wipes for a quick and easy money-saver. You Will Need
In this video from CullensAbcs we learn a tip for how to children should listen with their "listening ears." This is taught by a girl and a gator puppet. She says to ask children to put on their listening ears so they can hear a story you are going to read to them or if you have something that you are going to say. Children like doing these types of things. It's a great tip to use to get your child to hear what you have to say. They can also make a sound when putting on their listening ears t...
The producers of this film should be applauded for their sensible approach in teaching parents how to talk to kids about sex. The awkward reading of cue cards and embarrassing situations will produce nervous giggles among even the most jaded audiences. This film was produced by some of the pioneers of sex education whose ideas are still being challenged by school boards today.
Are you a parent to a toddler? Do you need information on how to effectively teach your baby about the potty? Then stay tuned as you learn the effective ways in teaching kids potty training. The 3 stages to potty training is bladder, bowel and night control. The key to mastering it is by starting at the right time. Start training when you see your child uncomfortable with a full nappy. You may decide to head on to toilet training or use a potty. Or you may also want to try to buy some roll-up...
Need a hand figuring out how to care for the sensitive skin of an infant? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Did you know that the FTC is coming down hard on Kelloggs for making false health claims on popular cereal, Rice Krispies? Check out this tutorial and know what to look for on your box and who to believe. Make sure your kids start out the day on the right foot with a healthy, honest breakfast by following the tips presented in this clip.
In this crafty parent's how-to, Erin Bried, author of How to Sew a Button (And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew) demonstrates a method for making a simple baby toy, what she calls the Cinchy Ichy Caterpillar.
After pregnancy, having a newborn to take care of can be overwhelming. As a new mom, some aspects of baby care will be intuitive to you, but others--like breastfeeding - may feel strange. These video tips for new moms can help!
Cuddles and comfort are as important for you baby as feeding is. Don't let anyone tell you that your bottle-fed baby won't bond with you. There is no reason why bottle -feeding can't be a warm and loving experience. If it's summer you can let your baby feel your bare skin. Make sure that you are comfortable. Feeding your baby in an awkward position will only compound the aches and pains most new mothers feel. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to bottle feed a baby.
Need to carry your baby, but don't have your sling or baby kangaroo handy? Then watch this how to video to learn how to use a just about anything as a baby carrier in an emergency. You can use a towel, t-shirt, or a pair of stretch sweat pants. This particular demonstrations shows how to use a pair of sweatpants to carry your baby on your back in an emergency.
If your baby falls over or bites something and knocks out one of their baby teeth, it can seem like the end of the world. Watch this video for tips of how to make sure everyone comes through the event healthy and happy.
The death of a pet is often the first really tragic moment in a child's life, and dealing with it properly as a parent is crucial. This video for parents will give you ideas for ways to talk to you child about death and helping them cope with the sadness that ensues.
Money skills are critical for any adult, which means the best time to teach someone financial responsibility is during the teenage years. These parenting tips are meant to teach your child about income and costs. Use allowance as a tool to show your teenager how to manage their own money.
There comes a time, in every young child's life, in which they need to have "the talk" with their parents... about how to tie their shoes! Learn how to teach your children how to tie their shoes with guidance from this free tutorial! Make your son or daughter an independent shoe tying expert in no time at all!
More and more parents are choosing to forego circumcision and leave their newborn sons penises intact. This video is about how to care for your infant's foreskin. In the first few years of life no special form of care is needed for your baby's intact foreskin. Forcing the foreskin to retract is painful and is no longer recommended because it is not necessary. Clean the baby's penis just as you do the rest of the diaper area. Over time the foreskin will begin to retract naturally through norma...
To calm our 8 week old baby Logan, the hair dryer is the foolproof white noise machine. Baby quiets down instantly. (But if he is hungry, then nothing works but milk.)
Watch this how to video and learn how to carry your newborn baby using the head opposite rings position. This method of carrying a child in a sling is a great breastfeeding position.