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Can Agave Nectar Ease a Cough?

One pediatric study of natural remedies for Baby's cough looked at how agave nectar compared to honey and a placebo.<p>It can be tough to treat your young child's nighttime cough. It's dangerous for babies under 1 to have honey, which is considered to be a natural cough remedy, and over-the-counter …

Baby Talk: How Moms and Dads Differ When Speaking to Newborns

Hey, new dads: When it comes to talking to your infant, it's time to speak up! A new study published Monday online in <i>Pediatrics</i> shows that mothers are much more likely to baby talk with their children in their first few months.<p>That may not come as a big shock, but the same study also found <i></i>that moms …

26 Incredibly Meaningful Gifts You Can Give Your Kids

Because they don't need another Frozen toy.

15 Ways to Make Your Fave ’90s Snacks at Home

Sure, you <i>could</i> pack store-bought snacks in your handcrafted reusable snack bags, but some DIY nibbles would be totally on point, don’t you think? As much as we love them, we’re going beyond Oreos here, bringing you 15 homemade snacks and sips that will make lunchtime even better. And if you love …

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100+ Back to School Ideas: Cupcakes, Desserts, Crafts, Tips and more

Time to head back to school! If you haven’t started already, the time is probably creeping up on you pretty quickly. Over the last couple weeks, we …

Elmo and Lupita Nyong'o Teach Kids to Love Their Skin (VIDEO)

You can add <i>Sesame Street</i> to the list of places Lupita Nyong’o has received a rapturous reception.<p>The 31-year-old beauty helped Elmo deliver a message …

Nails infection in children

<i>Question: Hi doctors. I have an 8 mths baby girl who is having an infections to her all 10 finger nails. Those infected nails will finally end-up</i> …

Best Libraries in the Klang Valley for Kids

Libraries are now catering to modern kids like never before, offering live performances, story times, computers, CD & DVD collections, and play areas …

Top Apps For Moms

I thought I was addicted to my phone before I even had a kid. And while I may not be so good at texting back nowadays, I have found it so much easier (to my reluctance) to run my house and my life with apps. I didn't want to be THAT person who relied on their phone for everything but it's like …

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6 Easy Ways To Get More Battery Life With iOS 8

By now, you're probably familiar with the new bells and whistles of iOS8. But all those new features also come with new ways to accidentally drain your iPhone's battery life -- a horror too many people too often face.<p>So what should you do to make sure your iPhone doesn't die on you? We've gone …

EBF, SAHM & LO: 60 Must-Know Acronyms for New Mums

The first few weeks with a newborn baby can be pretty intense for anybody. With so much to remember and so many “firsts” to cover, it’s easy to be …

Is It Worth It To Send Your Child To An International School?

A national school education did not stop our Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak from becoming the nation’s leader. A primary Tamil education …

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This Childrenswear Line Is Made Entirely From Upcycled Men’s Shirts

Kallio aims to combat waste in the fashion industry by upcycling men’s shirts into children’s clothing.<p>Textile pollution is something of a dirty secret of the garment industry: A whopping 85% of textile waste ends up in landfills. As environmental activists raise awareness of the problem, more and …

Chore Ideas for Kids!

This week on YouTube I am answering some follow up questions from another video about kids doing chores. I am sharing how we manage a simple …

7 Parenting Classes That Don't Exist, But Should

Most parenting classes are awesome, teaching us the basic fundamentals and bringing us up to speed on things we'd never expect to happen once we have kids. But there are some classes that have yet to be offered, and I'm here to point them out.<p>Before and after we become moms and dads, there are a …

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Stressed? 28 Ways to Unwind—By Tonight

When you are relaxed, so is the rest of the family. Reclaim your calm with these moves for maxed-out moms or moms-to-be.<p>If you were prone to stress before the love-marriage-baby-carriage days, it may have gotten worse now that you're worrying for three, four, or more. "Women expect that we can do …

When Having Kids Doesn't Work for Your Employer

These are the women who followed Sheryl Sandberg's example and have "leaned in" as far as they could. They are pushing ahead and aiming to break the glass ceiling. Too many of them find it's just not possible after having kids.<p>A coaching client of mine was recently laid off. There were at least a …

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The Only Hospital Packing Checklist You Will Ever Need Before You Give Birth

The last few days of your pregnancy can be stressful. These are the waning moments before a new, incredible being is introduced into your life, and there are still so many things to do!<p>One of the necessities is preparing your hospital suitcase. Believe us, the last thing you want to do when your …

The How (and Why) Behind 8 Healthy Habits to Instill in Your Kids

Tried talking to the kids about the importance of healthy habits like hand-washing? Don’t just explain why they’re important—show them.<p><b>What to do:</b> Sprinkle some colored glitter on your child's damp hands, and have her rub them together until the glitter sticks. Then have her shake your hand, open …

7 Kid-Friendly Rooms with a Playful Spirit

Explore how some of Dering Hall's top interior designers bring high-end design to playful, kid-friendly spaces. Who said an interior designers creative vision should stop shy of your kids' play spaces or bedrooms. Color, texture, pattern and light are key elements to a kid-friendly spaces. In the …

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If …

11 Ways to Yell Less at Your Tween

Mortified. Disappointed. Sad. Frustrated. Those are just some of the feelings I felt the morning our handyman caught me yelling at my four sons, then …

15 Birthday Party Decorations You Can Make in a Flash

Your short-stuff might be all about the smash cake, but you know decorations matter, too. Getting your birthday party looking picture-perfect is a …

The First Baby Ever Born from a Transplanted Uterus

(Photo: <i>The Lancet</i>)<p>3 years ago, I mentioned that researchers in Sweden were planning the world's first uterus transplant. This would have offered new …

Could Taking Antibiotics Make Your Kids Obese?

Just as National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month wraps up, a new study is out from <i>JAMA Pediatrics</i> showing that children who repeatedly take antibiotics before age 2 have a higher risk of obesity by age 5.<p>Researchers tracked the health records of more than 64,000 children living in urban …

A New Way To Help Babies Learn Language: Study

While a baby's first words aren't typically spoken until around 12 months of age, new research from Rutgers University shows that through specific auditory training, a baby's brain development can be sped up to improve overall language acquisition and processing.<p>The research, which was published in</i> …