How To Encourage Pro-Social Behavior In Your Child

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The way that our society interacts together is a good indicator of the general upbringing that people receive in this modern day, and teaching pro-social behaviors is becoming increasingly important. There are lots of things that you can do to encourage these types of behavior in your child, and it helps if you make the learning process fun!

Lead By Example Any of the day care centres in Sydney that you speak to will tell you that children mimic the behavior that is around them, and this often includes the

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Why Kids Should See The Dentist Regularly

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Children should visit the dentist at least twice a year in healthy cases. Whether they have their baby teeth, or their permanents are growing in, it’s important to have each stage checked for the sake of their overall health. Also, regular check-ups allow parents to know what’s going on with their children’s dental health. Here are just some benefits to taking your child to the dentist on a regular basis.

1. Keep a Clean Mouth Regular dental care helps to keep your little one’s

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My list of must-haves for new babies

You guys, I’m on baby number three. If I thought our house was loud or life was busy before… now I’d describe is as simply chaotic! When this baby joined us last summer, I asked friends for tips and I quickly got things organized so life with three kids could continue more smoothly (and with less stress, haha). We got hanging organizers for the closets to put out sets of clothing, hooks for backpacks and totes, cubes for shoes, and more handy tricks.

Through the years, I’ve also learned to rely on

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National Breastfeeding Month!

Nearly five years ago, on August 6, 2011, the month of August was officially declared National Breastfeeding Month by the USBC (United States Breastfeeding Committee). In fact, the first full week of August is recognized across the World as World Breastfeeding Week. To celebrate these wonderful movements that further breastfeeding awareness, I would like to share some wonderful products with you that help make breastfeeding a breeze!

First up, Milkies Milk-Saver! One of the big fears for breastfeeding mamas is spilling/losing such precious milk, no matter the amount! It’s

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Hands Free Breast Pump Bra by Simple Wishes

Pumping doesn’t have to a pain with the Hands Free Pumping Bra by Simple Wishes! Spilling milk is no joke, so why not use something that will help you keep it safely contained during and after a pumping session? This amazing bra allows you to multi-task while pumping, and is therefore a must for any mother who pumps at work, as well as mothers who exclusively pump.

The Hands Free Breast Pump Bra is super soft, made from a simple blend of cotton and spandex. It comes in two size

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Undercover Mama Makes Breastfeeding a Breeze!

Have you ever pulled one of your favorite tops out of the closet only to put it right back in because it wasn’t breastfeeding friendly? I sure have! It’s frustrating when you finally fit back into your own clothes and then are unable to really use them. There will always be some tops that are the exception to this rule, but for most of my favorite tops, I found a different way to wear them! Undercover Mama undershirts have been a wonderful addition to my breastfeeding-friendly wardrobe.

Undercover Mama products

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The Urbini Emi Travel System

We already knew we were fans of the Urbini brand of baby gear because we loved the lightweight Hummingbird stroller. So when I had a chance to review the Urbini Emi Travel System, I couldn’t wait to check it out. If Urbini made an “umbrella” stroller with all the great features of a full-size, how would they make the actual full-size stroller even better?!

Urbini Emi Travel System

After putting it together and trying it out at home, I brought it to a local baby expo (you can see

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