A Few Secrets about Playing with Toddlers

 By Alissa Zorn www.bouncebackparenting.com A Few Secrets about Playing with Toddlers How do you play with a toddler? I have to tell you a secret about playing with my toddler- a few actually. First off, even though she’s my third child sometimes it still feels awkward to sit and play with my current toddler.  I have a hard […]

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Self Care Starts Here: how to use the REST acronym

By Alissa Zorn Bounce Back Parenting- www.bouncebackparenting.com How are you right now? Feeling well or kinda ‘meh’? Or maybe you’re really struggling. If you’re feeling like you could use a dose of kindness, read on.  When you’re stressed it’s easy to think things like: Now is not the time to take care of myself, I’ve got things to […]

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Helping Your Child Develop A Healthy Sense of Self Esteem

How can we help our child develop a healthy sense of self-esteem? By definition, self-esteem is the way in which an individual perceives herself-in other words, her own thoughts and feelings about herself and her ability to achieve in ways that are important to her. This self-esteem is shaped not only by a child’s own […]

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What Should You Know About HFMD?

Hand, foot, and mouth disease (cause by the coxsackie virus) is a viral infection that is most common in children under 5 years old, though anyone can get it. It is not considered a serious illness, but it is very contagious and tends to spread very quickly through schools and daycares. . What should I look for […]

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Scrub-A-Dub-Dub: Bath Time Safety.

How often do babies need a bath once they are home? Newborns do not need a bath every day. They rarely sweat or get dirty enough to need a full bath that often. Three baths per week during baby’s first year may be enough. Bathing more frequently can dry out your baby’s skin. Can my […]

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Safety Check: Car Seat Safety

Using a car seat correctly makes a big difference. Even the right seat for your child’s size must be used correctly to properly protect your child in a crash. Never place a rear-facing car seat in the front seat of a vehicle that has a front passenger airbag. If the airbag inflates, it will hit […]

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