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First Foods| Your Baby’s Nutritional Needs

May 13, 2014 Healthy Living Central

This is article is written by Eve Smithson. Weaning your baby from breast milk or formula onto solid foods can be a daunting experience for new parents. Figuring out the right time is the first hurdle and this can be hard to determine, particularly if you feel that your child is developing at a different […]

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3 Ways To Instill Confidence in your Child

February 27, 2014 Healthy Living Central

This is a guest post by Ernest Dancy.     As parents and caretakers, we must lay a solid foundation for our children’s self-confidence; a foundation on which they can build a strong sense of self and assuredly grow their capabilities. The more confidence that has been instilled in us, the less likely we are […]

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Batter’s Up: Baseball Injuries and Children

December 23, 2013 Healthy Living Central

This is a guest post by Lewis Wild. Baseball is a sport favored by many children, and many parents fill the stands of little league games during each baseball season. But many of those parents have a shared concern: the health and safety of their children while they play baseball. Injuries are almost inevitable for […]

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How to Choose a Great Nanny for Your Child

May 17, 2013 Healthy Living Central

Having a child is obviously a huge thing in the parents’ lives. Whether it is for managing the job or for just lending one extra hand in getting everything done, hiring a nanny to raise children is always a responsible step. Many people would be in a fix to find the best candidate to become […]

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Are Your Kids Being Taught About Public Health Risks

May 15, 2013 Healthy Living Central

In 1995, the National Health Education Standards were written as a framework to suggest the types of health education issues students should know about before they move into 2nd grade, 5th grade, 8th grade and 12th grade. The standards cover topics related to personal, family and community health. Furthermore, the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Making Bath Time Fun and Safe For Your Baby

May 1, 2013 Healthy Living Central

This is a guest post by Pam Johnson. Whether you have a newborn or a 3 year old, bath time with your baby can be nerve wracking. Knowing that a child can drown in less than 1 inch of water is enough to make any parent just throw in the towel and let their little […]

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Safe Rubber Toys for Children

April 29, 2013 Healthy Living Central

This is a guest post by  A. Elliott.   It used to be the case that many children’s toys were made of natural rubber, but these were considered to be a bit hard and the search for softer materials began. There was a time when many toys were made of the kind of rubber that we […]

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Playtime and Activities for Children with Autism

April 19, 2013 Healthy Living Central

This is a guest post by A. Elliott. All children need plenty of time to play and organised activities to help them grow and flourish. Children with autism have the same type of needs but these things have to be addressed more specifically. Many people are not clued in about Autism but the fact is […]

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Peaceful Kids| The Effects of Children’s Yoga

April 1, 2013 Healthy Living Central

This is a guest post by Felix Ankersen. People these days are used to the bustling modern world. What most parents don’t know is that such busy lifestyle can cause a lot of stress to children. If you want to have peaceful kids, you should introduce them to yoga. Yoga is a great way to counter […]

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Teaching Your Child About Oral Care

January 31, 2013 Healthy Living Central

This is a guest post by Jennifer Vishnevsky. Oral care for your children starts before your child even sprouts his or her first tooth. There is a lot you can do to ensure your child forms a healthy set of teeth and hygiene practices. Children’s dental health is often overlooked as a concern by parents […]

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