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  1. Your Child's Bedtime Routine

    A good bedtime routine is key to getting a good night's sleep and functioning at our best. Same goes with your children - no matter their age. WebMD gives you tips for helping yourself and your children establish a routine that works.

  2. Establishing Good Sleep Habits

    WebMD explains what to expect during a baby's third month and how to establish good sleep habits.

  3. 12 Super-Foods for New Moms

    WebMD offers diet tips for new moms that will help boost your energy and increase nutrients for both you and your baby.

  4. Parents, Kids, and Discipline

    WebMD describes various discipline techniques for parents, barriers to good behavior, and when to get help for dangerous behavior patterns.

  5. Nursery Equipment Safety Checklist - Topic Overview

    The following safety guidelines are adapted from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC). They are for various equipment found in nurseries, both at home and in child care settings. Back carriersAll back carriers should meet the following safety standards:Check if meets standards1. Carrier has restraining strap to secure child. 2. Leg openings are small enough to prevent ...

  6. Time-Out - Topic Overview

    Time-out is a technique used to teach children age 2 and older how to control their behavior. Time-out is not a punishment. It is an opportunity for the child to calm down or regain control of his or her behavior. If your child has trouble sharing a toy,you may even decide to put the toy in time-out. It works best for children who understand why it is being used. Time-out also works best ...

  7. Effective Parenting: Discipline - Topic Overview

    Discipline should be thought of as the teaching of good and appropriate behavior. Effective parenting techniques use discipline proactively. They encourage your child's sense of responsibility,nurture self-esteem,and strengthen your parent–child relationship. It is important to continually learn and practice good parenting techniques,using different discipline strategies as your child grows ...

  8. Daycare Germs: Talking to Your Child's Teacher About Fighting Illness

    How to make sure your child's daycare is doing its best to keep colds, flu, pinkeye, and bacteria under control.

  9. Fighting Kitchen Germs: Dos and Don'ts

    How to keep your kitchen mostly germ-free -- what works for fighting germs and what doesn't.

  10. How to Avoid Germs When You Travel

    Keep your family healthy on the road with these germ-fighting tips for travel.

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