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How a parent’s affection shapes a child’s happiness for life

We all live busy, stressful lives and have endless concerns as parents, but it is clear that one of the most important things we need to do is to stop and give our kids a big loving squeeze. Research over the past decade highlights the link between affection in childhood and health and happiness in the future. Science supports the idea that warmth and affection expressed by parents to their children results in life-long positive outcomes for those children, according to Child Trends, the leading nonprofit research organization in the United States focused on improving the lives and prospects of children, youth, and their families. Higher self esteem, improved academic performance, better parent-child communication, and fewer psychological and behavior problems have been linked to...

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In flights ✈️ with kids 👼 !! worried , check this out

In-flight How vedika is calm in-flight? .Talking : Talk to your baby before any flight , all the possibility that could happen in-flight . This really helps as mentally they are prepared . Snacks : carry there favorite snacks and specially any kind of dried berry . Why berry? And not kishmish . Kishmish sometimes if eaten in excess gives a burning sensation in mouth where as berries don't (personal experience) .Takeoff and landing : while takeoff and landing , put two berries in there mouth , the sucking helps keep ears open .Entertainment : favorite toy ( preferably an engaging toy ) , A book , downloaded songs and poetry of choice (incase of emergency ) . Else toys and books...

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12 month Baby Food Chart/ Indian Meal Plan for 1 Year old baby

At 12 months your baby is ready for toddler hood and it means her body can handle a lot of variety and most of adult food as long as it is cooked well Some points for first time parents of 12 months old babies to keep in mind: 1) Babies may need 20-32 oz of breastmilk/formula/milk at around 12 months/ 1 year, so keep that in mind to limit the milk intake so that baby has enough room to eat solids. 2) You may also start weaning the baby off formula / breastmilk by dropping one feed at a time. Consult with your pediatrician to start weaning or continue as long as you like. 3) After 12 months, you may also want...

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8 ways to give old baby clothes new life

Moving from one house to the next will make you nostalgic no matter how hard you try to fight it. Sorting through boxes of old photos, cleaning out closets full of clothes, and finding things that make you say, “Why did we keep this?!” are all part of the process. We are in the throes of moving from our home in Greenwich to our new home in Witlon Over the past three years my sons have gone from babies to big boys, and I have been sorting through a LOT of things. Old art projects, toys and most notably, clothes. Many of the baby clothes have already been passed on to friends or donated to charities, but there are a few that I just...

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Baby Makes Three: Financial Planning for New Parents

For most new parents, focusing on the big picture isn’t easy. You’re sleep-deprived, juggling naps and feeding schedules, and excited about the new little person in your life. But milestones are on the horizon, and you’ll want to prepare for them while keeping your own finances on track. Here are five tips for new parents: Tip #1: Consider insurance—both life and disability. Adequate health insurance is crucial, but you’ll also want to consider life and disability insurance. Life insurance can pay for the things you’d like your family to have, such as a paid-off mortgage, school tuition, or money for a future wedding. Life insurance can help protect your growing family by making sure financial resources are available to them if...

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