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.
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.
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.
Do you feed your kids the yellow box lunch? Sure, it's easier than making a sandwich from scratch - but what's easy is usually not healthy. Check out this clip and learn all about the dangers lurking inside the iconic yellow box. Lunchables are full of chemicals, fats, sodium and calories.. watch this Food Facts clip and keep your family healthy.
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 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.
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!
Nearly every little girl wants to be one of the Disney princesses, to live in a castle and dance every night with Prince Charming! This video shows you how you can take your child on a trip to a Disney park and turn them into a beautiful Disney princess!
Acid reflux can be painful and irritating, and did you know that toddlers can be affected by it too?
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...
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.
Attention first time mothers and fathers! One thing you will need to know when your baby comes to town, is how to change a diaper. A lot of them. This instructional how-to video takes you step by step through the process of changing a diaper and reminds us, that diapering your baby is a great time to spend with your baby.
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.
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.
This video is a demonstration of how to change a baby's diaper. Step by step instructions are given and discussed. Lots of helpful tips for you clueless new Dads out there.
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.
Children hate going to bed, but they certainly need their sleep. How can you get a toddler to accept that it's bedtime without having to deal with a temper tantrum? Here are a few good stratgies for getting a toddler to go to bed peacefully.
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,...
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.)
It's a common problem, but bedwetting can be embarrassing for your child and a hassle for you. In this how to video Parents TV's Anne Ebeling talks to a urologist about why it happens and how to handle it. You can stop your child from wetting the bed with this parenting tutorial.
The better you know the signs of alcohol and prescription drug abuse, the better able you'll be to seek treatment should you find that your teen is suffering from one or the other. Also learn how to keep your children away from drugs altogether with this video from Health Guru.
The bunny goes over the hill, down the slope, and through the hole...no matter how you taught yourself to tie your shoes, the skill cannot be taught using a one-method-fits-all scheme. In fact, most adults tie their shoelaces using one of several different methods.
A nasal bulb syringe is the perfect tool to help clear a baby's nose when she is suffering from nasal congestion. See how to suction a baby's nose with a bulb syringe.
Following through with discipline is the best way to get your kid to behave. Don't threaten to throw child's toys away if they don't clean up. A follow through would be to throw the toys away! Avoid empty threats when disciplining children.
Teach your children responsibility by having them do chores. But sometimes, the stress of getting your children to do their chores seems more than it's worth. Here's a useful tutorial to set up a chore matrix or chore chart and get your children to do their chores.
Is your kid begging for a cell phone? Are you worried about giving them that much responsibility? Here's how to decide if your child should have a cell phone, and how to manage talk time and other aspects of kids with cell phones.
Stuttering is a communication disorder affecting over 3 million Americans. Stuttering can make school and other social interactions difficult. Although there are no instant cures, these tips will help your progression toward speech fluency.
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!
If you are breastfeeding, learn how drinking alcohol while breastfeeding can effect your baby and how your child's age helps determine your alcohol allowance.
Are you a new parent? Changing a diaper can look a bit complicated- see an experienced mom demonstrate the simple steps required so you'll be an expert in no time. First things first, gather all the items that you need: a diaper, any ointments or creams that your doctor may have recommended, wipes or soft towels a large towel or changing pad and some of you might want to use a changing table if that is your choice.
Dealing with a teething baby is probably the worst time of raising a child. This video shows parents how to manage teething and help your child through a painful period in their life. A few good strategies involving food and medicine are laid out for desperate parents.
Think your baby might be ready to walk? Looking for a way to encourage those first few baby steps? 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.
The benefits of reading aloud last well into the teen years, so don't stop now. As kids get busy with homework and extracurriculars, it's easy to give up family reading time. Resist. They still gain a lot from your special attention and the sound of your voice.
Wouldn’t it be great if your baby could just tell you when he was hungry, thirsty, or getting tired? He can, if you teach him to sign. You will need a sign language dictionary, time, and patience. Research shows that a six month or older baby has the ability to use and understand language, although it will be months after that before a baby can learn to speak. Sign language will allow mothers and fathers to communicate with their young baby. Watch this video parenting tutorial and learn how t...
A baby sling is a great, no fuss way to carry your baby or toddler. This how to video gives instructions using a baby sling in the kangaroo position safely with your child. The kangaroo position is comfortable for children between the ages of approximately 8 weeks to 10 months.
Do you struggle taking your child to the dentist? Well, taking your children to the dentist doesn't have to be like pulling teeth. Watch this video to learn the best ways to keep your child happy during this doctor visit.
Learn how to be a stay at home husband. It's not an easy job and as time moves on more and more blokes are making the move to staying at home. It is a hard job as you have to be a psychologist, doctor, nurse, mother, cook, cleaner and teacher to name a few!!!
Do you remember playing “dress up” as a kid? or pretending you were “daddy home from work?” As fun as these activites are, they play a more important role than you may think. Dramatic play or “imaginative play” helps children bring the complicated grown-up world down to size and develop important skills for dealing with the outside world. Learn how to encourage these ideas in your child. Encourage dramatic play and imagination.
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...
Crawling may be the first way your baby gets mobile. See the signs that she's ready to crawl, and find out why it doesn't matter how she does it -- or whether she skips crawling completely. Know when your baby is ready to crawl.