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Soaking Feet in Epsom Salts

Nothing feels better than giving your feet a break after a long day and soaking your feet in Epsom salt has many health benefits. Epsom salt is made of magnesium sulfate. When absorbed through the skin, magnesium sulfate draws toxins out of the body, sedates the nervous system, reduces swelling and relaxes muscles. In addition to soothing sore and achy feet, Epsom salt can reduce foot inflammation, remove foot odors and soften rough skin on your feet. In fact, if you are having trouble removing a splinter from your foot, an Epsom salt foot soak can be effective in drawing it out.

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How to Calculate My Pregnancy Due Date

Learning when your baby is due is one of the most exciting moments of pregnancy. While a pregnancy due date calculator or ultrasound exam can be used to determine your estimated due date, if neither of those are readily available, you can use Nagele’s rule to calculate when your baby is due. Using the rule developed in the 1850s by Dr. Nagele, you can accurately calculate your baby’s estimated date of delivery.

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Learning Games for Preschool Kids

Playing learning games with your preschoolers can help to teach new skills and concepts and review skills and concepts he has already learned. Depending on what you play, learning games for your preschooler can help her to learn and review numbers, letters, colors, shapes and the alphabet. They can also help to teach and review concepts like bigger and smaller and less and more. Playing learning games regularly with your preschooler can help her successfully prepare for school.

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How to Potty Train Boys

While some boys may be ready to begin potty training between 18 months and 2 years of age, others may not be ready until they are closer to 3. While age can be helpful in determining if your boy is ready to begin potty training, it’s not the most important factor. When deciding when to start potty training your boy, how physically and emotionally ready he is to begin training is more important than his age.

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A Healthy Diet While Breastfeeding

If you’re a nursing mom, eating a healthy diet is good for both you and your baby. Breastfeeding moms must eat enough food so that they can maintain their milk supply. When you eat a healthy, balanced diet, you ensure that both you and your baby get the nutrition needed.