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So how does technology fit into your family life? Do you set a good example? Do you set limits? Forbid it or welcome it? There are no right or wrong answers. There are many benefits and negatives . The last twenty or so years has seen technology take over so many aspects of our lives. Research does not give us definitive answers and even experts disagree about how it affects kids and family relationships as a whole. Mental and physical health is also likely affected but we just can't seem to figure out how much. This is an unknown voyage for us all...

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As with everything, babies and young children are all different. Timing of any developmental stages depends on the child but general advice around expected progress is readily available to parents as a guide only. Teething Chart We know that teething is one of the more upsetting stages for babies and parents alike but how much is down the child's tolerance and how the teething is managed. Possible signs and symptoms include: Drooling Swollen, bulging gums A tooth visible below the gum Irritability Sleeping Issues Trying to bite, chew, and suck on everything Rubbing his face Rejecting food Grabbing his ears...

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We all know one or have one, right? The fussy eaters!

There are the usual tricks like ‘here comes the aeroplane’. Sometimes that’s enough. Sometimes it works. Why…..?

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Protecting Your Children's Eyes From Harmful UV Rays

Many eye specialists now agree kids should  wear sunglasses which offer 100% UV protection while they are outside. Cells in the eye can be badly damaged by UV sunlight just like the skin.....

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