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Instructions for a Bottle Sterilizer

A bottle sterilizer is an electric steam dispenser that uses steam to clean the bottles. Bottle sterilizers offer an alternative to using microwaves and boiling water for sterilizing bottles. A bottle sterilizer doesn't require supervision because it shuts off when it is done cleaning. Most steriliz

Information on Newborn Babies

Although they look tiny and innocent, newborn babies have many needs, and it can be intimidating to know you're in charge of all of them. Understanding a few of the basics of newborn care will help you perform your parental duties safely and confidently.

Should You Avoid BPA In Sippy Cups

Sippy cups are used for toddlers when you want them to transition from using a nursing bottle, to use a normal cup for drinking their beverages. Many people think that these learner cups are not absolutely necessary, but they are in fact a great way to help your child improve their coordination and

Valentine's Day Date Ideas for Fathers and Children

Valentine's Day can be a fun holiday for fathers who want to spend time with their children. Taking your child on a date for Valentine's Day is a great way to spend time together and to build positive memories.

The Do's and Don'ts When Disciplining Kids

Every parent knows that once their child understands the spoken language and has the physical strength and mobility to walk around the house, time for applying some discipline has arrived. The truth is that the sooner a parent sets out limits and rules to a child's behaviour, the better it is f

Should Your Kids Get a Library Card?

Thinking about getting your kids a library card? Find out everything you need to know about library cards for your child.

Happy Trivia Day!

That's right.  January 4th is Trivia Day.  What better day for your kids to test their knowledge on their favorite subjects (or obsessions)? 

Grade Schoolers

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of grade schoolers, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Why, Mommy, Why?

Do you remember those days when your kids constantly asked, "Why?" "Why do the birds sing, Mommy?" "Why did he do that, Daddy?" Most kids go through the "why" stage at some point and it seems like it will never end. As parents, we learn to roll our eyes at tho

Sites of the Day for April 2014

Find a daily destination of interest to parents of children with special needs. The sites listed here were featured in April 2014.

Veteran's Daughter Gives Advice to Parents Struggling With Wartime PTSD

My father was drafted to the frontlines of Vietnam at age 18. It was his first trip anywhere. When he returned to his small town in the mountains of Virginia, my family was thankful to have our soldier safely home. What we didn't know is that a part of him had been lost.

Memorable Baby Shower Games

Every pregnant woman looks forward to their baby shower, and every shower planner almost dreads trying to figure out what baby shower games will be suitable for the occasion. Not every planner realizes that through out the years there have been hundreds of games made up by all kinds of people. These

Simple Things Parents Can Do to Enhance Their Infant's Environment

Your child's brain will develop very rapidly during this infancy stage. He has to begin to make sense of his surroundings. He will learn to recognize you and others, his room and house. He will develop his sense of touch and his sense of smell (he will recognize your scent before he can recogni

DoDDS in Germany

Contact information for the schools in the Kaiserslautern, Heidelberg and Bavaria districts of DoDDS-E.

Books on Education

Browse reviews of parenting books on education from the Harried Parent's Book Club.

How to Get Your Teen to Respect You

Discover how to get your teen to respect you, and your life can become much more peaceful. Imagine a teen who now speaks to you as though you are worth more than the empty pizza box he used to throw under his bed but no longer does because he regards you with high esteem. Picture a teenager who now

How to Prevent Baby Acid Reflux

Recent statistics show that one fifth or so of the eight million babies born each year in the US suffer from acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and babies that face developmental or neurological challenges are even more at risk from this complaint. Baby acid reflux is