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This 3 Year Old Tells Us 3 Secrets to Growing Long Gorgeous Hair

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This 3 Year Old Tells Us 3 Secrets to Growing Long Gorgeous Hair

It’s a blessing to be living at a time when so much information about health, wellness, and proper nutrition is easily accessible. Children today are more exposed to media than ever before, and thus, we are watching a whole new and empowered generation grow before our eyes into knowledgeable, opinionated young leaders. Laila Amin, our…

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The Art of Being Your Kids’ Best Friend

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The Art of Being Your Kids’ Best Friend

As an adult, I know that nothing could have made me have a more wholesome childhood than my mother raising me up to consider her my best friend. Yes, she was an authoritative figure when needed, but at the end of the day, she always made sure to balance between her role as my parent…

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Where to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer in Sahel and Cairo

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Where to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer in Sahel and Cairo

Ramadan has ended and it’s officially summer! This doesn’t mean just the sun and the beach; it also means kids officially on holiday and looking for any outlet for their energy. Sure, we can drop them off at the pool or the beach every morning or leave them to their technology and television, but there’s…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Raising Confident Children

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The Dos and Don’ts of Raising Confident Children

Self-confidence is such an important attribute to have and it’s something we would all like to instill in those we love, especially our little ones. Confident children tend to be better at handling conflict than those who have low self-esteem. They are more resilient, optimistic, and generally tend to be more successful in life. Because…

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What Makes You a Unique Parent?

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What Makes You a Unique Parent?

Being a parent is an amazing journey as well as continuous hard work. It’s got its own ups and downs and sets of challenges and definitely doesn’t need added external stress. As parents we can sometimes get sucked into comparing ourselves and kids to other families. We may also feel bad when others criticize or…

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Four Major Breastfeeding Challenges No One Tells You About

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Four Major Breastfeeding Challenges No One Tells You About

Being a new mother is scary, and among the most important new responsibilities you have is feeding your baby. Breastfeeding has many amazing benefits but doesn’t always go as smoothly as we would hope, and this is why we are here to give you the solutions to the most common breastfeeding problems mom’s face. Problem…

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Childcare: Teaching Your Child to Tidy Up

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Childcare: Teaching Your Child to Tidy Up

Children’s rooms are notoriously messy. Parents spend the end of the day bent over picking up toys or stepping on Lego pieces. Young children may love making a mess of things, but they are also capable of helping clean up. Surprisingly, they also love it once they’re done and can feel a sense of pride…

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6 Ways of Hiding Veggies in Your Child’s Meal

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6 Ways of Hiding Veggies in Your Child’s Meal

Although promoting a healthy diet from a young age and encouraging your child to eat a variety of fruit and vegetables is important, the reality is your picky eater will refuse to try out new textures, colors, or flavors that they’re not used to. That doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your child’s nutrition…

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Childcare: Tips for Teaching Manners

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Childcare: Tips for Teaching Manners

Every parent is concerned at one point or another about their child’s manners. These unavoidable situations come up almost daily; saying please and thank you, greeting an aunt or uncle and going out to eat. What behavior should parents expect from young children and what are they capable of? Young children are actually capable of…

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Childcare: Dealing with Death in the Family

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Childcare: Dealing with Death in the Family

The loss of a parent or close family member is difficult at any age. It can be especially confusing for young children since they can’t really grasp the concept of death. For children under 5, some child development experts have labeled losing a parent as a traumatic loss. As a parent, you are also dealing…

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8 Ways to Make Divorce Easier on Your Kids

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8 Ways to Make Divorce Easier on Your Kids

Dealing with divorce is challenging across all fronts. One main concern is how to help your children deal with the divorce and maintain a healthy relationship with them when you aren’t with them every day. These are a few ideas to help your family transition and maintain a positive relationship throughout and beyond the divorce…

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Toddler Weekly Meal Plan: 18-24 Months

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Toddler Weekly Meal Plan: 18-24 Months

Now that you’ve made it through the infant phases of starting solids and then introducing all the different food groups into your growing baby’s diet, it’s time to transition them into another important nutritional and dietary phase for their fast growing toddler bodies. Getting your toddler used to healthy eating habits is one of the…

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