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BabyPalooza Muscle Shoals

Babypalooza Baby Expo is coming to Muscle Shoals, Saturday, October 6 from 10 - 1:30 at the Marriott Shoals Hotel. Babypalooza is a one-day parenting conference and baby expo presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and hosted by Helen Keller Hospital. If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out your expecting, or [...]
BabyPalooza Birmingham

BabyPalooza Birmingham

AUGUST 11, 2018 — If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out your expecting, or have had or adopted a child in the last twelve months then Babypalooza is for you.

BabyPalooza Mobile

BabyPalooza Mobile

JUNE 23, 2018 — If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out your expecting, or have had or adopted a child in the last twelve months then Babypalooza is for you.

How to Help Your Teen Cope With a Breakup

How to Help Your Teen Cope With a Breakup

Watching your teen go through a rough patch in life is hard for any parent. Break-ups in particular can cause a lot of stress and if your teen is unsure of how to process their feelings, they may act out. Here are a few tips to help your child cope with a breakup:  Never downplay [...]
Cooking Safety for Adolescents

Cooking Safety for Adolescents

At the start of adolescence, it is common for kids to begin exploring the kitchen and start cooking on their own. Although cooking for kids at this stage in life can be as simple as placing a frozen dinner in the oven, it is still important to teach your child cooking safety precautions while in [...]
Nurturing Your Child’s Emotional Development: Infants and Toddlers

Nurturing Your Child’s Emotional Development: Infants and Toddlers

As parents, we learn about the benefits of regular doctor visits, immunizations, physical activity, and proper nutrition. We understand the need for stimulating toys and activities to promote brain development. However, we may overlook the importance of nurturing our children's emotional development. Every child is unique. Some children are cheerful and adaptable while others are [...]
Depression in Young Children

Depression in Young Children

Although it is often difficult for parents of children under the age of five to accept, doctors now know it is possible for very young children to suffer from depression. Oftentimes, children who are depressed are thought to be shy, distant, lazy, stubborn, or defiant. Every child has a bad day and is sad or [...]
Activities for Infants

Activities for Infants

Infants begin learning the moment they are born. They can see, hear, taste, smell and feel. It is through these senses that they take in the world around them and learn to feel secure in it. Your baby learns to trust the people around her through various activities and daily routines like bathing, being held, [...]
Single Parenting

Single Parenting

Single-parent families are becoming more and more common in today's society. One out of every four children in the United States lives in a single-parent household. Not all of these situations are the result of divorce. Death, single-parent adoptions, and unplanned pregnancy, can also create families with only one parent. Whatever circumstance, a single-parent faces [...]
Toileting Issues/ Bed Wetting

Toileting Issues/ Bed Wetting

Most children begin to stay dry at night around three years of age. If bedwetting persists beyond this point, parents may become concerned. Always seek the advice of your pediatrician when you have questions about your child's death. What parents should know: Bedwetting is more common than you may think. Between 15% and 30% of [...]
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