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Buy Handmade Baby Quilts for All the Future Presidents

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We celebrate our greatest presidents in February, but the next great presidents are arriving every day, and you can mark these events with unique handmade baby quilts for boys and girls.Now there is no published research on the topic, but it's almost a certainty that Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln had handmade quilts in their childhood, and that's what helped make them great.Now picture George, taking comfort with his favorite quilt after that unhappy situation with the cherry tree. And think of Abe, reading by candlelight in his drafty cabin and enjoying the warmth of his own homemade quilt.Great presidents develop their confidence right in their cradles, when they are soothed and made safe by a soft, warm quilt lovingly sewn by a grandma or a mom, or handed down from a loved one from...

What Is the Best Way to Potty Train a Girl?

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As a childminder, I always told parents that potty training success strongly depends on whether your daughter is ready and motivated to start going to the potty or not. Most children age and develop differently, but once they are ready, it shouldn't be too hard for you to teach them bathroom etiquette.In fact, research has shown that some girls may start as young as 17-18 months, whereas others might not be ready until they are four years old. So, if you want to know when to start potty training, you should keep in mind the fact that most parents choose to start when their girls are between 2 and 3 years of age, which should be the age you start at as well. Additionally, experience has thought me that girls can usually be potty trained faster than boys, and most are ready around three mont...

Choose Handmade Jungle Theme Baby Quilts for Boys and Girls

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When you're looking for something truly unique to bring to baby showers, handmade baby quilts with jungle motifs are ideal for boys and girls. Here's why:Animals Are Baby's First Fictional FriendsLittle babies just naturally love animals and are surrounded by them from their earliest days. They populate their baby books. The stuffed ones occupy the nursery and live in the crib. They'll soon be eating cookies shaped like them. And many decorate the clothes the new little ones wear to sleep and play. Now you can give the baby in your life an animal-theme quilt to cuddle with and relax with at nap time.Every Quilt Is One-of-a-KindA quilter's imagination knows no borders, so the paw prints, pelt patterns and animal designs can work in so many different, eye-pleasing ways that no two quilts ar...

7 Interesting Facts About Vitamin D and Breastmilk That Parents Need to Know

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Vitamin D is very interesting and researchers are studying it these past few years. Vitamin D is for the metabolism of the bone. It is important throughout life and aside from that, Vitamin D has many other functions in the human body which plays an important role in the prevention of chronic diseases. This vitamin is very important and we get enough of it from the time we are born.7 facts about Vitamin D and breastmilk that parents should consider1. Vitamin D level in breastmilk is not deficient. It is not the fault of nature if the Vitamin D level is low in breastmilk. Feeding the baby through breastmilk is the normal and prescribed way to feed babies and if breastmilk is less or plenty, there are also good reasons for that.2. We can get Vitamin D from sun exposure. Human beings are desi...

Preparations for New Babies

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Preparing for the arrival of a newborn is pretty exciting, and not to mention choosing the essentials that they need. As I have gone through this stage before, I would have some advices of the essential items that you might consider it very helpful, if you are going to have a newborn in your house.Preparations for the HospitalA couple of days before your childbirth, needless to say, you have to pack your hospital bag as getting ready for the date. You should go and ask the doctor to figure out how many days you are going to spend in the hospital. Aside from your personal items, items for your new baby are also need to be prepared.Preparations for the NurseryAs far as I'm concerned, preparing my baby girl's nursery is quite exciting, and I still remember that there are lots of things to pre...

Put a Handmade Baby Quilt in the Easter Basket

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That newborn won't be ready for jelly beans and chocolates this Easter, but a handmade baby quilt with a personal design will be the sweetest Easter gift he or she could receive.You can be the smartest Easter Bunny in the hutch when you choose a lovingly hand-crafted quilt in Easter pastels for that favorite new arrival in your life. Here's why:SignificanceOther than the eggs, Easter basket goodies don't really connect with the significance of this meaningful observance, but a baby quilt will. If your choice is Easter pastels, it will always remind the little toddler and growing child of the special day when her quilt came into her life. Easter is a time of religious and happy family observances, and the quilt that arrived on Easter will always be associated with family togetherness and jo...

Importance of Child Health Care

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With their youth and vitality, most children are relatively healthy. Issues, however, can arise that impact a youngster's wellbeing. To ensure that you discover any problems quickly, schedule regular child health care appointments with a practitioner. An active relationship with a physician will enable you to quickly address concerns.Importance of a Healthy ChildhoodKids are vital to the overall future of society. For humankind to continue to prosper and grow, kids must be alive and well to carry on the race. Youngsters will play a vital role in the ongoing creation of families, filling positions in the workforce, and participating in democracy. To achieve these lifetime goals, kids need to have good health. Wellbeing during childhood often carries over into adulthood, resulting in healthi...

Maybe Your Baby Does Not Need Very Much Sleep

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Recently I have had several parents tell me that family members and even people from the medical profession told them that it is "normal for some children to not sleep much". I had a mom of a two-year old tell me that her daughter was sleeping about 4 hours per night! The mother was exhausted but she was being told that was probably normal for her child to sleep only a few hours.Adults require less sleep than children. So, if you the parent are exhausted with the amount of sleep you are receiving, your child is even more exhausted. If you are bed-sharing with your child, remember your child needs a lot more sleep than you do.As adults we might cover up our signs of tiredness by drinking coffee, eating, showing little energy or having a difficult time focusing mentally. But, our babies and ...

Baby Safety 101: Important Crib Safety Alerts To Keep

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FACT: Around 900 babies all over the world die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) everyday. What's more baffling is that most of these deaths happen at their own cribs where they should be safest.But it happens. While SIDS still remains a medical mystery, doctors agreed that it's important to remove the many risk-factors involving it. Infants have lost their lives from various incidents, you don't want any of these from happening to your child, do you? It takes more than just buying the safest crib to prevent all these.Review these safety rules before trying to put your baby on a crib (remember to relay them to your nanny too);Crib SafetyYou may be smitten by the latest crib models at the store, but that is not what we are looking for here. Think safety. When safety is the main concern...

5 Things Not to Feed Your Toddler

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IntroductionIn this present age, most of the foods contain harmful and toxic chemicals that are used either to impart bright and attractive colors to the foods or to impart wonderful taste to them, so that we crave to have them at any cost. Keep in mind one important thing that, our children are our sole responsibility and we should practice utmost care while feeding them. We should be wise enough to judge what is good for them and what is bad.What are the 5 things that you should not feed your toddler?Let us have a glance at the top 5 foods that we should never feed our kids. They are as follows: Fruit snacks: Well, most of the time, we often are too busy to make fruit salads at home, as we feel it will take a long time and will definitely be a hectic work to do. This is the sole reason,...