For preschoolers hopping on one leg is not only healthy, but also great for working on body control.
In order to help a bay to fall asleep you will need to establish a routine. The first step of a sleep routine is a warm bath. After you bathe the baby, you'll need to give the child a massage. Massage one body part at a time with baby lotion. To engage the child, you can name the body parts, as you massage them. Next, you should transition into quiet activities. This is a good time to read to the child or discuss the day. Even very young toddlers benefit from being read to. When the child app...
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.
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,...
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.
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 ...
With all of the new travel laws these days, taking baby formula with you on a long trip can be complicated.
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...
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.
Baby socks are great gifts to give for baby showers and christenings. But they're not always the prettiest thing to present. This video shows you how to transform baby socks into beautiful roses for a great presentation. Use this technique to adorn existing presents, or to present your baby socks as a bouquet. As we all know, babies definitely need to keep their toes warm!
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.
The best way to teach your children good manners is to have good manners yourself, and model them in front of your children. This mother of three goes over several of her favorite strategies for raising a well-mannered and polite child.
Have you been noticing a small stench trailing throughout your home? Is you teen going through "changes" and you don't know how to approach them? Follow these tips to keep your home and teen smelling like roses.
Make family movie night extra special by holding it outdoors! If your backyard is big enough and the weather where you live lets you, you can set up your own home theater in the backyard! All you need is a screen, projector, DVD player and a sound system.
Bed-wetting is a part of childhood for most children, and cleaning up after it is pain for parents everywhere. Watch this video for tips on how to clean up the stains from a bed-wetting incident, restoring the normal pee-free ambiance of your home.
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.
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.
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.
Watch as out hosts show you how to make a pinless nappy/diaper for a newborn baby. This method of folding reusable cloth diapers help to avoid irritating the naval area.
This baby carrying sling position is not intended for newborn babies. Since it does not offer much head support it is better to suite for toddlers. Watch and learn how to use a wrap sling to carry your child in the forward facing position. It is also called the Buddha or kangaroo position.
Looking for an effective way to calm your fussy infant? Learn how to hold your baby in the football hold.
On today's panel discussion the moms reveal the cure to chapped breasts; lanolin cream. Lanolin cream, which can be purchased at any drugstore, helps soothe and heal sore, tender, or chapped nipples. The best part of using pure lanolin is it's edible so it's not toxic to your baby.
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.
In this video, we learn how to make rock salt animals with your kids. You can use any kind of animal including a snake or alligator. To start, cut out the shape on a piece of white construction paper. After this, you will need to mix up some water color in a shallow dish. You can make this by mixing up water with some food coloring. Now, dissolve the rock salt into it and then let the child brush the mixture onto the top of the piece of paper. Let this dry overnight, then when finished it wil...
Toddlers can be difficult to manage in a public setting. This mother of three shows how you can get even a very young child to behave and have good manners when you're in a place like a restaurant or other public place.
Diapering. It's one of those things which you can't avoid. This video shows you a few useful techniques for changing the diapers for your new baby, including how to avoid things like diaper rash - or how to treat diaper rash if your child develops it.
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.
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.
Bath time can be a mess with the kiddies. Make sure your children are comfortable when taking a bath. The important thing is to make sure both the room temperature and the bath water temperatures are appropriate. Use your elbow and not your fingers to test the temperature of the water.
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.
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.
Cloth diapers are a little bit more work than the disposable kind. No need to worry, with some regular laundry detergent and vinegar your baby will be happy as a clam in his clean and irritant free diapers.
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Sign language for infants helps accelerate language development and is also a great way to spend time and bond with your baby. Learn how signing can help you and your child and then learn some easy to do signs that you can practice with your baby at home. Just watch this parenting how-to video.
Learn how you can use an exercise ball to help comfort a fussy baby with this how to video. Using an exercise ball makes comforting your baby easier because of the constant bouncing movement. Quiet your crying infant with the tips from this parenting tutorial.
A baby sling is a comfortable, no-fuss way to carry your baby. In this how to video, learn how you can thread your ring baby sling and carry your baby in style.
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.
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.
Many teenage boys have a unique way of communicating, so resorting to a confined one-on-one discussion may not be the best way to go. Learn the most effective ways to talk to teenage sons.
Babies love to be held, and swaddling them in a blanket offers the same snugness of a good hug. Watch the steps to swaddle a baby, and learn why babies like to be swaddled when they sleep.