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Baby blood pressure monitor - how to choose?
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Baby blood pressure monitor - how to choose?

Sometimes there is a need to measure a child's blood pressure, which many parents are concerned about. How do you measure if the condition is to remain calm and remain still? Is pressure testing possible for an infant and energetic two-year-old? After all, which device to choose to make the pressure measurement accurate?

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A child in a church - who is the problem for?

Parents of young children are often anxious about the need to go to church with their children. The problem seems to be a trip with a baby, as well as a year-old or two-year-old. The older the child, the easier it is in theory. Preparing to participate in religious life over the years can be simpler.
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A cake for a two year old

It is not true that only the first birthday of our child should be special. It is worth making every effort to ensure that the holiday of a young man is remembered for a long time. However, before you start planning the ceremony, think about what cake you will treat the birthday boy and his guests with. For the annual baby, the biggest attraction will certainly be a candle, traditional in the shape of a number, or a fountain of sparks, which will provide a spectacular view.
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Finger games

Stuffed games do not involve any expenditure of financial resources. They only require a little bit of creativity, commitment and hands. They work in many situations from a long journey by car or train, standing in a long queue, ending with a rainy afternoon stopping.
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Unusual delicacies

Sometimes a simple idea is enough to change the environment. The following suggestions will certainly appeal to both small and large. And how do you like them? Snowman made of popcorn We can make a cute snowman not only from ice, but also from popcorn. This snowman will not only be a tasty surprise, but also an interesting table decoration.
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My child has too many toys

In many Polish homes, it is not the shortage of toys that is a problem, but their excess. It is often the cause of many negative consequences, initially not at all associated with seemingly banal too often giving the toddler new items. Psychologists are sounding the alarm, talking about common problems with concentration, lack of imagination, hyperactivity, aggression and a claim attitude.
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How much milk and other ingredients for an infant and a few-year-old?

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines the introduction of complementary foods as a process of transition from exclusive breastfeeding to a family diet, which is from 6 to 18-24 months. Duration of natural feeding after 6 months it is difficult to provide the child with all the necessary nutrients by feeding exclusively on breast milk (WHO / UNICEF 1998), and the maturity of most infants allows them to feed other foods.
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Homeopathy for children

Homeopathy raises emotions. This is because there is no evidence that it really works. As a method classified as an alternative or natural medicine technique, it is used by some, excluded by others at the very beginning as a "time wasting" method. Placebo or panacea? Homeopathy is a way of thinking about treatment from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, some suggest that it comes from the occult.
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Nursery, club or nanny?

When we decide to hand over a child to a nursery, club or nanny, we want to make sure that we have made the right choice. What important aspects are good to remember? For sure about the fact that each solution has its pros and cons. New Act - April 2012 It is not true that institutions that could have functioned as care centers for children without health and safety control are in any case bad.
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First shame, then guilt

Children learn to be ashamed of their parents or guardians, who say how to behave, and often directly suggest that shame in a given situation will be appropriate. "Shame on you" because your behavior in confrontation with the outside world is not acceptable because you exceed the norms. Shame and guilt It's worth realizing that shame is not the same as guilt.
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How do children draw?

The ability to use a crayon or pen is a very important development skill, which is the first step to learning how to draw, paint and, over time, write. However, many parents do not know how to support this important skill for a child and what they can expect at each stage of development. This is what this article is about.
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How to be a mom like that?

One day, when you hear your daughter or son reprimanding their toys or even younger siblings "I don't have time for this right now," you may suddenly get the impression that it is not saying these words. "No-mum" is a mother who is invariably "no" to most children's initiatives. She is a mother deprived of childish spontaneity, the joy of being here and now, and on the other hand a resourceful person who is not quite well with herself.
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When to put the bottle away?

At a time when breastfeeding is strongly promoted, many mothers do not use the bottle at all. This does not mean, however, that this centuries-old gadget is not used. Sometimes, it is needed from the first days of life, other times only after weaning. Sometimes milk is given in the bottle, and at other times only tea or water.
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Laurka for Grandma and Grandpa

Snow has sprinkled, flu prevails, the weekend and the upcoming holidays of Grandma and Grandpa can be an excuse to prepare exceptional laurels. In my house, we have prepared laurels for the youngest, however, your preschoolers can modify the offer completely freely. Demand Bristol A4 in 2 colors (preferably quite contrasting) Scissors, ruler, pencil, paper glue, cutter, small round shape (e.g.
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A fever of emotions

Children get feverish for various reasons. Increased body temperature is not always accompanied by other symptoms, which is a considerable diagnostic challenge, especially for doctors examining young children up to three years old. The reason for thermometer indications above 38.5 may be, for example, strong emotions: stress, fear, or excessive sensation.
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Financial problems - how to talk about them with your child?

Media reports are not optimistic. Analysts are increasingly talking about a recession that is rapidly spreading across Europe. Hardly anyone hides that it will not be possible to avoid layoffs in large and smaller workplaces and a significant increase in unemployment. We are going to have an exceptionally difficult economic year.
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Carrots, broccoli - no thanks. How to encourage children to eat vegetables?

Reality is painful for us when it comes to children eating vegetables. They would prefer potato chips, Coleslaw KFC salad, or a little lettuce, a slice of tomato and cucumber from McDonald's burger. Meanwhile, we parents know exactly that it is a bit too little, so it is worth starting to serve vegetables as soon as possible and work on this habit in our children, although sometimes it will be difficult.
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How fast are children growing?

The answer to how fast children grow is difficult at its very root. Much depends on personal circumstances, child preferences and genetics. The weight readings read just after childbirth are also significant. Therefore, the most important thing is not how much the child weighs in a given period of life, but whether its development is harmonious.
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Natural consequences of actions, or a few words about raising difficult children

The education of children by wise experts is identified with mature love, i.e. one that does not follow the slightest resistance line, but out of concern for the good of other people, sets certain requirements, sets rules, and teaches cooperation and shows emotions in a socially acceptable way. It is a love that is not afraid of what others will say, but focuses on the good of the child, who often likes to check the applicable rules not only at home, but at the market, on the playground: especially outside the home, testing, contrary to appearances, benign parents way.
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Blocks for the youngest - a subjective review

My daughter got her first blocks when she was only half a year old. They were construction blocks K2 of the Polish company Hemar. I was very pleased that it was a box containing only classic single, double and triple blocks, not piles of windows, little people, trees or animals. There are always fewer items to be swallowed ... K2 Hemar construction blocks I was hoping that within a few months my daughter would catch the bug and start playing with them.
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