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Quick Tips to Keep Children Healthy

There is never a more challenging time to keep kids healthy than during cold and flu season, but even during warmer months all parents want to keep their kids as healthy and germ-free as possible! We are pleased to repost an article by Motherhood Lifestyle Blogger, mother, and Mom on the Move Jess Oakes of…
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Toddler Constipation Remedies: At-Home Solutions

When kids are uncomfortable, every parent wants to do what they can to help them feel better! Constipation is relatively common in children, affecting approximately 1 in 3 kids. However, it isn’t a condition any child or parent wants to face. While medications can be very helpful, it’s important to try at-home remedies and solutions…
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Enema for kids

Enema for Kids: What You Need to Know

When a child is constipated, especially if they experience frequent constipation, parents want to help relieve their symptoms and get their child back on a regular bowel regimen. There are many enema products available to relieve child constipation, so it can be confusing to know what is safe and effective for children. Not all enema…
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Relieving Childhood Constipation

Relieving Childhood Constipation

  We all know how uncomfortable and painful constipation can be, so every parent wants to help relieve their child’s constipation as quickly and safely as they can. There are several causes of constipation in children, including: Toilet training Changes in routine Changes in diet Being away from home at school or daycare Weaning Stressful…
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Confident Children

5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence Raising confident children is a priority for every Mom. In this fast-paced world, and with all the external influences on children from the internet, advertising, and social media, it’s more important than ever to help your child’s self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence thrive. Parenting is no easy job, and…
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Constipation Medication for Kids: What You Need to Know

We all know how uncomfortable and painful constipation can be, so every parent wants to help relieve their child’s constipation as quickly and safely as they can. But with all of the choices out there, how does a parent decide which constipation treatment is best for their child? As with all health conditions, it’s always…
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Foods to Help with Toddler Constipation

Constipation affects 25–30% of young children, which means approximately one in three children will struggle with this condition. Not only is constipation uncomfortable, and sometimes painful, but it can also cause other health complications. In this post we break down the causes, symptoms and foods to eat (and avoid) to help kids have happy tummies!…
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Ideas for Packing Easy, Healthy School Lunches

At a loss for what to put into the kids’ healthy school lunches? This list will provide great inspiration that’s fun for them to eat.
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Tips and Tricks to Keep Winter Colds Away. The girl in the sweater is sick, sitting on the sofa. Colds and flu. The patient caught a cold, feeling sick and sore throat. Unhealthy girl with a sore throat.

Tips and Tricks to Keep Winter Colds Away

Winter is just around the corner, and this means the start of some predictable seasonal phenomena: pumpkin-spiced everything, shopping, the joys (and stressors) of the holidays, and the start of cold and flu season. Whether the weather is frightful in your area or not, one thing is certain: winter is the season of colds! Why…
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Outdoor Activities for Kids This Summer

Build a habit of enjoying the warmer weather in the summer by planning some fun outdoor activities for your children.
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Fun and Safe Summer Activities for Kids

With a little planning, you can ensure your kids are busy with safe summer activities, whether they are playing inside or outside.
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Indoor Summer Fun Ideas

Summer Fun: Inside Ideas

When it’s too hot to play outside, you can create some summer fun indoors with these kid-friendly activities that don’t involve technology.
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Halloween candy alternatives

Halloween candy alternatives, dealing with food allergies

Halloween can be “tricky” for families with food allergies, and for parents who think handing out candy is a bad idea. It’s certainly a holiday that centers around children collecting and consuming more sugar than most parents are comfortable with. But how can you still make it fun without contributing to the massive amounts of…
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‘When waiting overnight is not an option!’

The last thing a parent wants to do when their child is not feeling well is to make them wait for relief.  Now, thanks to an innovative new product, DocuSol® Kids, caregivers can help young ones with constipation not only feel better faster, but avoid further complications associated with not being able to have a…
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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity: Prevention and Support

More than 12 million children and adolescents aged 2-19 years are obese. Childhood obesity can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. So, what can parents do to prevent it? Or what can you do to help a child who needs to lose weight? If your child has been categorized as obese, it’s…
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Nutrition: Providing Balance Docusol Kids

Nutrition: Providing Balance

As parents, we do so much to provide the very best for our children. We worry about how much sleep they get, what’s happening at school and how their friends will influence their behavior. So why should it be any different when it comes to their nutrition? We should want the very best for them…
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Childhood constipation causes and remedies

Childhood constipation causes and remedies

According to the Journal of Pediatric Health Care, childhood constipation accounts for 5% of all pediatric outpatient visits to a primary care provider.  So, we know it’s a common issue among babies and children but what causes it? It can be caused by a medical condition such as spina bifida or Hirschsprung’s disease, but many…
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Keeping Kids Hydrated During Summer Months

As the heat fast approaches, it’s important to make sure your kids are staying hydrated.  The American Association of Pediatrics recommends that children drink six glasses of water a day. Tips for keeping your kids hydrated, especially during the summer months: Don’t wait for them to ask for water or say they’re thirsty. Offer them…
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Family Exercise: Getting Fit Together

Family Exercise: Getting Fit Together

Keeping your kids active is really important. It’s not only good for the body, but also for the brain. It’s never too early to show your kids the significance of exercise. Instilling the importance of exercise into their lives when they’re young and impressionable will get them in the habit of incorporating activity into their…
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How much sleep does your child need

Sleeping habits: How much sleep does your child need?

Parents of infants may have sleep on their minds around the clock, but as your child ages, what is the recommended amount of sleep for every age? Here are some guidelines from the National Sleep Foundation: Toddlers from 1-2 years old children need 11-14 hours of sleep per day, including naps. From 3-5 years old,…
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