Kids

Talking to Kids about Environmental Issues

As parents, all of us would like to raise our children to be the best that they can be. The world that we live in is filled with negative news. Controversies about the safety of GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, global warming, a compromised water ...

Pets and Kids: The Benefits and The Pitfalls

Pets and kids are a natural match. Approximately four in ten children in the United States are in a household that has pets. A study by the Journal of Pediatrics confirmed that child who had pets in their life during the first year of their lives ...

Sun Protection For Your Family

Decoding the Latest in Sun Screen Recommendations Finding the best way to keep your family safe from the sun’s rays can be a challenge.Parental Guide has chatted with some leading experts to help you decipher the ins and outs of sun protection ...

Teaching Your Child To Give

Does your child have a hard time thinking of others and wanting to give gifts and time rather than receive them? If so, you are not alone. Giving is a learned behavior for many children. Is it worth your time and effort to teach? Parents across ...

It’s MINE! How to encourage sharing

Most children are not big fans of sharing, but to make sharing part of life from toddler-hood on up has its advantages.“Maybe I just didn't realize the effort I put into it, but we've never really had problems with sharing, amazingly,” said ...

Toddler Diaper Bag‰ Must Haves

That baby's turned into a toddler, and your diaper bag needs a refreshing. We‰'ve done the homework for you and have put together a simple, yet comprehensive list of what can make your outing a bit smoother.‰Diapers ‰Scented, disposable ...

Halloween Costume Ideas for Baby, Toddler or Child

Unique kids costumes can be year round fun for girls and boys who like to play dress-up. The crisp cool air brings in automatic thoughts of pumpkins, hay bales and, of course, Halloween costumes for kids, babies and toddlers. My five-year-old ...

Child Proofing 101

Safety gates, corner cushions, stove guards and banister shields help to child proof the home for baby and toddler That little bundle of joy has mastered rolling over and is now beginning to crawl – time to reassess your surroundings and determine ...

Chasing Away The Boogeyman

It is a scene that every parent is familiar with, at 3:00 AM, you are suddenly awakened by a bleary-eyed child pleading to sleep in your bed. You have been down this road before and you know that no amount of rational argument will solve the ...

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