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February 3, 2015 / Mamma / 154 Comments
With a young child and maybe even a baby, it’s hard sometimes to deal with long hours in the car, especially if your child isn’t prepared to be sitting in that car for a long time. There are multiple people who know about caring for their kids, but not every single kid is going to be easy to deal with, and not all kids react the same way when they are in a car for a long period of time. With these tips, however, you’ll definitely succeed in the long run because you’ll be able to know how to deal with them during the car ride.
– Safety Should Be First
Always understand that your child’s safety is the most important thing to remember. When your kid is secured completely in their car seat or seat belt, you’ll have more fun. The truth about this is that 70%of seat belts throughout the US are not properly installed, and this is why you want to make sure they are correctly in place for your kids. For the younger ones, a car seat may be needed. The Graco size4me may be required for your young baby or toddler to keep them safe, so make sure that you know how to properly care for your baby. It’s scary sometimes when your kids don’t have a safe place to be, so make the right investment for your kids’ safety.
– Bring Food And Snacks
Buying stuff at the local gas station every hour or so can be very expensive, so make the trip to a local store near your house before the trip and buy everything in bulk. For example, you can buy plenty of gummy worms and other chips for a bulk price. It saves you money and also helps allow your kids to have something nice to eat whenever they choose. Of course, bringing a water bottle and also some juices can also be very helpful. Snacks are great because they help keep your children full during your trip, and it will also help avoid problems regarding your kids getting cranky because of nothing good to eat.
– Be Prepared For Accidents
The key is to make sure that you are prepared for any accidents that may occur with your kid. For example, have a lot of paper towels in hand to clean anything that they happen to drop. It’s safe to say that this is a good way to stay safe and avoiding any potential stains. A lot of wet wipes for the baby, diapers, and other extra clothing for your kids may also be helpful for you. Staying prepared is the key to succeed when dealing with your kids in a car.
– Games And Toys
Kids can get bored easily, but they can also be very entertained pretty easily as well. You could buy products from LeapFrog that may help ease their boredom when they aren’t asleep. You could also go for a more low-tech situation by simply buying coloring books, crayons, sticker games, and anything to help occupy their time. Bringing along some music to help keep everybody happy can also help with the trip.
– Leaving Early In The Morning
This is definitely the best time to leave simply because it’s easier and allows for the kids to be able to be wiped off of their beds and into the car. They know it’s their time to sleep, so leaving at this time let’s them go to sleep and gives you, the driver, the ability to drive without much distractions. This makes it safe to say that you could also get to your destination early in the morning or in the early afternoon as well.
Traveling with kids is a big responsibility, and it does pose some challenges for those of you who have yet to experience being in a car with several kids for more than just a few hours. Long drives are hard to go through, but be patient and enjoy the ride with them. The key is to use the tricks above so that you make the ride easier on you and them, and so that there is less stress within everybody. Consider putting your time and energy in the right places by preparing the above tips before you head off to your destination, and it’ll be easier.
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January 13, 2015 / Mamma / 0 Comments
If you want to look and feel good about your body, you have to eat healthy foods. However, with the fast-paced culture everyone is living in, having the time to find and prepare the right foods to eat has become rare. Hence, you may not have any choice but to settle for the most accessible food you can eat regardless of its nutritional content. Fortunately, supplements have been created to provide the nutrition your everyday meals can’t provide. To make sure your body gets everything that it needs, you should take the following food supplements:
Calcium is needed to keep your bones and teeth strong. People with calcium deficiency usually experience body pain and energy loss. To get your regular supply of calcium, take calcium supplements. The recommended dosage for calcium is 600mg a day with 400mg magnesium.
This not only keeps your immune system working properly but it also helps your body absorb calcium. You may get some of it from sunlight but that won’t be enough for your body. But by taking Vitamin D supplements that have 1,000IU of content, you can enough vitamin D to keep your body healthy for the rest of the day.
It works by helping your body with the absorption of calcium but that’s not the only thing it does. It replenishes every single cell in your body and promotes a healthy nervous system. Also, it helps prevent hypertension, depression, osteoporosis and muscle cramps. The minimum recommended dosage for magnesium is 300mg a day.
Omega 3 fat is needed to keep your heart and brain healthy. It works by reducing inflammation in your veins which reduce the risk of heart attack and other health problems. You can get your daily dose of Omega 3 by taking fish oil supplements. When consuming fish oil, make sure your dosage contains 600mg omega 3 fatty acids. While you’re at it, you might want to take fish oil during breakfast to avoid having fish burps.
Several studies have shown the benefits probiotics can provide the body. It can help prevent various diseases as well as promote digestive health. The good thing about probiotics is that they are complete safe for you because of their organic content. Before getting yourself a probiotics supplement, make sure you are getting the one with complete probiotic content.
ALA stands for Alpha lipoic acid. You may have not heard of it before but it can help your body a lot. ALA is an antioxidant that can get rid of every toxins or free radicals in the body. Not only that, it also regulates Vitamin C and E levels in your body to promote better health. ALA is not like any other antioxidants, it is fat soluble and is composed of water which allows it to do its work on every part of the body.
This popular mineral has been shown by studies to be a primary contributor in helping maintain cellular metabolism. It also helps out with functions such as healing of wounds, synthesis of protein, immune function and others. And since the body has no storage system for zinc, you will have to take zinc on a daily basis to get its benefits. Its daily recommended dosage is 8mg.
This vitamin has been promoted by health experts for ages. It can strengthen the bones and teeth as well as eliminate the toxins in the body. You can get vitamin C from ascorbic acid and sodium ascorbate supplements. Its recommended dosage is 500mg a day.
On Buying Supplements
Before you go out to buy these supplements, make sure that you only get them from reputable stores and only get those supplements with well-known brands. You don’t want to settle for substandard supplements that may potentially harm your body. If you are having a hard time looking for high quality supplements, you can check out 4life productos online. And before making a purchase, don’t forget to check the packages for any leaks or damage.
These supplements are all the ones you will need to keep yourself healthy. You should keep in mind that you can’t stay healthy without avoiding unhealthy habits such as smoking, drinking alcohol and staying up at night for too long. In addition to taking these supplements, you have to exercise regularly and eat healthy foods as much as possible. And just to make sure you don’t have any health problems, have yourself checked by a physician every now and then.
Susan Stiffelman and Byron Katie appear together in the first of three sessions of the Work on Parenting. By way of introduction to the series, Susan explains how we can take what Katie has understood and apply it to parenting. Katie describes her experience of waking up to reality in terms of her relationships with her children.”Through inquiry, I came to see that my children were fine. It’s what I was thinking and believing about them that needed a little work.”
Katie uses the example of a child being at a party where illegal drugs are present to show how The Work untangles the confusion often experienced in dealing with these situations. “We inform our children how much they can tell us by how we react to what they share,” Susan says.
A caller from the UK asks, “How can I have a loving and mutually respectful relationship with my twenty-year-old son, who is impossible to live with?” Katie helps her to view this situation from a fresh perspective.
Kristen from Minnesota asks, “How do I give my children the individual attention they need, and how do I know it’s enough?” Katie guides her to fill in a Judge-Your-Neighbor Worksheet and question the concepts she has written down. After careful inquiry, Kristen sees that she is the one who is needy, and finds great compassion and love for her son in the moment of his perceived neediness.
“If we argue with our children, we teach them to argue as a way of life.” —Byron Katie
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Stephanie Myers, the founder of Parenting Children with Special Needs, told us how people can help support the group. She also talked about a magazine based in Kansas City dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for families.
Condition: autoimmune colitis (a form of inflammatory bowel disease) and profound hearing loss
When Jalen Roberts was born in 2006, he didn’t pass his newborn screening. He developed autoimmune colitis, a form of inflammatory bowel disease. He also had profound hearing loss. He got his first hearing aid at six months old and later started the road to improving his speech and hearing even more when he got a cochlear implant. Today, Jalen is almost 7, and his speech is improving every day. “When it happens that you have a child with special needs, you just become a stronger person,” says his mom, Brandy. “You just go about your day pushing yourself more and more. Because if you give up, you’re giving up on your child. And you can’t do that.”
Ever feel like you’re no match for your child’s meltdowns or conflicts in your personal relationships? In this video you’ll learn the best ways to practice conscious parenting and how staying centered despite outer chaos can actually be achieved.
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Professor of Psychology at Yeshiva University, Dr David Pelcovitz is a world expert on marriage, parenting, children and adolescent behaviour. Ordained Rabbi, Pelcovitz intertwines his psychological expertise with Torah insights, exploring topics including how to keep your marriage strong, trauma and loss and children of divorce, and how these relate to Jewish values. In addition to holding prestigious positions as director of psychology at New York School of Medicine, he has also authored books such as Balanced Parenting: Love and Limits in Raising Children (which he co-authored with his father) and Breaking the Silence, a book on child abuse in the Jewish community.
Here’s a lyric video I made to Paul Overstreet’s song Homemaker. Titus 2:4-5 reads, “That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.” Enjoy!
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With a grant from Genzyme, NTSAD has produced this video– Parenting Children with Life-Limiting Illness : Coping, Caring, Suriving — to help lessen the isolation that parents feel and to give them hope. The film consists of five NTSAD families representing the broad diversity of the NTSAD community discussing with frank honesty and humor everything from coping with the diagnosis, siblings, marriage, care choices and end-of-life. The full video (44:00) is distributed with a comprehensive guide for use by both families and the medical professionals who care for these families. THE FULL VIDEO AND GUIDE WILL BE AVAILABLE BEGINNING APRIL 15. To order, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-906-8723.