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Body Care Products – Essential Oil DIY Guide for at Home Moms

Being a stay at home mom, I could say that I have control of my time. Hence, I got more free hours to spare for productive hobbies and activities. While DIY projects are trending nowadays, I discovered that body care products out of essential oils could be an excellent outlet of my passion and talents. Besides the extra income, I found myself a new pastime that is beneficial to all women.

Are you curious? If you are rooting for this activity as well, check out this simple guide before you start your DIY body care products. Essential oils could be confusing, so this could help you out!

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Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding for Your Baby’s Safety

When I was breastfeeding, I feel hungry almost every time. Do you feel the same too? I even thought that I have been feeding my baby more often than I need to. How I wish that I could eat anything that I crave for the sake of my baby and myself. However, I was perfectly aware of the foods to avoid while breastfeeding!

Whatever flavor of the food I eat will influence the milk I give to my little one when nursing. Although I imagine that my child may enjoy a variety of flavors, I was scared that it would bring harm to her as well. I knew that the taste of my favorite tang stays in my amniotic fluid while I was pregnant. Well, my baby must have swallowed a lot of those while I was carrying her in my womb, that the tang was already familiar when she had my breast milk.

However, if I happen to eat food that is new to me, I tend to observe my baby for some reactions. Per my experience, some food causes gas and makes my child uncomfortable and irritable. Do you know any food to avoid while breastfeeding? I can share with you a list that you must remember.

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Foods that Cause Gas in Babies that You Need to Avoid

Taking care of a gassy baby is undoubtedly challenging for parents. Especially when you are a new mom, searching for pain relief may keep your thoughts busy. Blame it on the food that your baby eats and try to get rid of it! Do you know that mostly, the foods that cause gas in babies are usually those that you feed her frequently?

It is essential to be aware of what you feed to your baby. Food is often the culprit of stomach aches.  Familiarize yourself with the foods that cause discomfort to your child. Your knowledge can prevent unnecessary medical situations.

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Eight Ideas for a Successful Family Event

When everybody pointed at me to become an event planner for the next family reunion, I felt the weight on my shoulders. How can I ever make the next meeting more impressive than today? Hence, I immediately searched and made clips for the next big event. Therefore, the following year came, and the gathering was hilariously warm, loving, and memorable as it can be.

Do you want to make your next family activity a success? Here are ideas that I have gathered that may help you organize a successful family experience.

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Why Counseling Is Needed Sometimes In Life

People think that counseling is only necessary whenever they are going through a rough patch or getting rid of an addiction. The mindset is a misconception—you can have counseling sessions every week even though you may not necessarily be undergoing extreme situations. Doing so might require time and effort on your part, but because of the rewards you can experience from counseling, everything will be worth it in the end.

You can find clinics and psychologists who can facilitate counseling sessions in different locations. Clinics such as Psychologists Southern Sydney provide various counseling services to different people. Aside from the convenience, here are some reasons why you need counseling in life:

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Autism in Children and the Signs You Should not Ignore

In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC identified that 1 in 59 children has autism spectrum disorder or ASD, with boys four times more affected than girls. In the United States, approximately 1 in 6 children have a developmental disability, ranging from mild disabilities to developmental disabilities, including autism.  

Autism can be diagnosed early at two years old, so it’s crucial to know the signs and never ignore them so you and your family can better prepare. Continue reading below to find out the early signs of autism in children.

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How to Soothe a Colicky Baby? 5 Steps That You Need to Master!

If you are a hands-on mom, I bet that you experienced the real battle of waking up at wee hours of the night because you need to tend to your crying baby that won't sleep in the crib. With my firstborn, I remember it clearly that I was crying too because I do not know what to do. All my tricks, dance steps, clown faces, hugs, and rocking was never sufficient. I had no idea how to soothe a colicky baby!

Giving up, I had no choice but to call my mom to help me out. As grandmas are experts, I learned the “colic carry” most comfortably and lovingly. You are lucky! You got articles like this to read and help you in times that you feel desperate.

Therefore, make sure to master the steps on how to soothe a colicky baby, and you will never lose hours of sleep!

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Calming a Crying Baby in Nine Natural Ways

It makes you anxious when your baby starts wailing. Mixed emotions of concern and nervousness lead you to empathize with the little one. However, you need to be very firm and focused on calming and keeping her vivacious because she might feel that you are losing your cool. The last thing you want is to let her sense that you are having a hard time making her feel better.

I admit that sometimes, you may run out of wits to soothe a newborn. Have you seen your baby pulling her hair? In all honesty, often I feel utterly frustrated when I find it difficult to bring back that cute smiling face or keep an infant back to her peaceful slumber.  

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Eight Signs that Your Child Needs Emergency Dental Care

It is vital that as a parent, you know when to call for help during medical situations. Most households often neglect the importance of dental concerns. Tight budget mostly is the problem why families treat these situations lightly. If you do the research, you will be happy to discover that plenty of emergency dentists can accommodate your urgent request with modest fees. 

However, do you know that certain dental conditions need immediate attention? It is vital to be proactive when you want your family to be safe and free from complications. Being diligent to dental appointments is not enough.  If you think your child needs urgent dental care, do not hesitate to call for help. Hence, learn the signs when you need emergency dental care!

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Family Dentist: 6 Important Factors You Need to Look for

For me, when it is all about choosing professionals that will take care of my family, it is personal. I am always meticulous when it comes to deciding for my OB, Pediatrician, and family doctor. Besides, whomever, I choose to pick, will take care of my family’s dental health regularly. Hence, when it was the right time to look for our pediatric dentist, I started to do thorough research. 

Now, I am happy to see my children’s smiles after finding the dentist that gained my trust and the rest of the family. Do you want to learn how I found the best? Let me share with you the essential factors that you should know.

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