The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z Guide to Your Child’s Health #Review

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There is nothing harder for a parent when their child is exhibiting signs that something is wrong. This is especially hard for first-time parents because a lot of times the just littlest sign of discomfort in their child can be worrisome. Parents don’t always know what certain symptoms mean either. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics has created a new book, The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z Guide to Your Child’s Health to help parents recognize certain symptoms and health concerns in their children.
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Items To Make Your Family Vacation Perfect This Summer

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Fresh off a two week road-trip vacation to Lake George in New York state, I have created a top list of items that made our family vacation perfect. My list includes fun accessories for mom, clothing for kids, toys and other items that will sure to make a family vacation perfect this summer.  

All of the items on my list accompanied us on our vacation, so they have been tried and tested! … [read more]

Books to Teach the Alphabet to Your Young Child

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All children need to learn the alphabet at some point in their life, and the sooner, the better! A great way to introduce the alphabet to your child at a young age is to read alphabet books. Not sure where to start? Here are four book titles approved by my three that are perfect for teaching the alphabet to your own child. … [read more]

Fun With Colors App: Inspiring Creativity While Learning About Colors

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My almost 3-year-old daughter, Ava, has been attending a local playschool / preschool for the last three months. At her age, she is being introduced to basic principles like colors, shapes, the alphabet and counting. Learning is done in a relaxed and natural way by relating concepts with everyday life. 

I try to inspire her to learn in the same way when she is not at school. Being that she is already tech savvy, I often promote interactive learning with apps that are specifically designed to make learning fun. The new app from Bastei Entertainment, Fun With Colors does just that. The app which is beautifully designed teaches the colours of the world to preschoolers with a variety of activities to inspire creativity and intellectual growth.… [read more]

Heinz Little Kids Snacks: Road Trip & On-the-Go Essential

Heinz Little Kids Snacks: Road Trip & On-the-Go Essential

Like many families this summer, my family will be taking a road trip for our week long vacation. We’re heading to the Lake George region of upstate New York. My parents took me each summer till I was eighteen, so I’m excited to continue the tradition with my almost 3-year-old daughter, Ava, this summer.

The drive from door to door is almost 3 hours hours. This may seem like a short road trip, but anyone that has children knows that a 3 hour road trip can feel like an eternity with a toddler. That’s why I prepare small snacks and toys to keep my daughter happy and entertained during the time. … [read more]