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I absolutely love lentil soup!Not only is it a great source of iron, but it’s tasty and my kids love it, too! Ingredients: 1 onion 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 bag of dried lentils 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 bullion cube 3 bay leaves water Directions: Chop up your onion and garlic, nice and fine. Saut together, starting with the onion and then adding the garlic after 3 minutes.
Theres always that moment when you hear yourself say something to your child and mentally cringe. For some of us mothers, it happens once every now and then; for others, its a lot more frequent.
For the first year of life, breast milk or formula provides the bulk of your baby’s nutrition, even after he begins eating solid foods. As a mother, you may worry whether your baby is drinking enough — or too much. Your baby’s appetite may vary from day to day and may be completely different from another baby’s appetite — all of this is normal.
One of my son’s obsessions is politics. Politics? How did that happen? Well, for history class last year, he had to watch the presidential debates. Also, his dad and I talked a lot of politics, especially around the time of the elections. Then, the election didn’t go the way we were hoping. We were disappointed,…
If New Year’s Eve means staying at home with the kids this year, making it a kid-friendly festivity is easier than you might think. Parents can still have lots of fun, ringing in the new year with their little ones. New Year’s Eve isn’t exclusively for grownups anymore, and you really don’t have to go out somewhere to make it a great celebration. With family friendly New Year’s Eve parties becoming more popular, the ideas for planning a fun event are endless:
According to Lisa Rodriguez, R.N., contributing writer for the Dr. Spock website, sinus pain and infection are common pregnancy ailments. The hormones responsible for vaginal swelling also cause the lining of nasal passages and sinus cavities to swell, a condition called sinusitis. Increased swelling prevents nasal passages from draining properly, and this back-up of fluid can lead to an overgrowth of bacteria. The result is a painful sinus infection.
A fever in your toddler is a sign that he has an infection and that his body is trying to fight it. It’s normal and, in most cases, there is no cause for concern. You can treat the fever at home, but you should contact your doctor if the fever is high or if your child seems abnormally sick. The most important thing that you’ll need to treat your toddler’s fever is patience, as a sick child can require a great deal of your attention.
Anyone who’s taken a bath or has gone swimming has noticed something peculiar when fingers and toes have been soaking for too long–they start to get really wrinkly. It may leave you wondering what the heck is up–after all, many women want to stop that wrinkling effect these days, right? Don’t worry, the effect of wrinkled skin in water is perfectly harmless, and the answer to why it happens is quite simple.
Although children are more commonly associated with romping around in a swimming pool, some, like adults, enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub. While these relaxation devices do not often come with an age limit attached, parents should exercise caution when allowing their children to use them. By carefully determining whether or not your child is ready to use a hot tub and monitoring him from the moment he steps in to the second he exits, you can reduce the likelihood that your child’s hot tub experience ends badly.