Parenting

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6 Reasons December Babies Are Special

We have no control over our birth month. But of the twelve months, if you were born in December, science is on your side. Whether you’re supposed to give birth to a December baby or you are a December baby, we’ve got some good news. December babies are extra special! Many parents have anxiety over […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

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Miracle Baby Born With No Skin, Died Twice, Still Surviving!

This article was originally published on November 12, 2020, and has since been updated. A baby born with no skin has fought through his harrowing odds and he’s still winning. Although his parents had wondered if they should plan his funeral, Ja’bari Gray finally left the hospital to go home eleven months after being born.  Ja’bari was born […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Bring Back Home Economics Classes In Schools Because Our Kids Lack Basic Life Skills

Home Economics was fixed into the education system in the 1960s. It was intended to educate girls in domestic activities to feed and care for their future families. While the sex-specific aspects of it may be antiquated, the lessons themselves have become more necessary than ever. For example, adolescents tend to maintain a poor diet without ever having learned […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Mom of 4 Showed What Childhood Is Like Without TV and Gadgets

Niki Boon took up photography as a hobby while she was living in Scotland and working as a physiotherapist. In 2008, she flew to China as a backpacker without a return ticket and only one hotel booking. For the next years, she visited around 60 countries and gained a new perspective on how she sees the […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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This is the #1 vitamin kids aren’t getting enough of, according to Dietician

Jennifer Anderson is a registered dietitian who specializes in nutrition for children and infants. She advises parents on a variety of issues on Kids Eat in Color, such as how to feed picky eaters, start babies on solid foods, as well as how to create a healthy and balanced diet. Unfortunately, many kids today don’t […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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This School District is Making Sure Kids Don’t Go Home Hungry

More than 12 million children in the United States live in “food insecure” homes. That phrase may sound mild, but it means that those households don’t have enough food for every family member to lead a healthy life. While this doesn’t always mean that there is nothing to eat, it can mean that children are […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Parents are Imperfect, Flawed Human Beings, Just Like Everyone Else

All parents make mistakes in upbringing. There’s no perfect parent. However, when the mistakes recur frequently, especially abusive behavior, it may lead to a toxic environment that causes emotional damage to the children. As they become adults, some may minimize parents’ flaws on the basis of not being overtly abusive or dysfunctional. For others, it […]

Stacy Robertson

Stacy Robertson

Writer and researcher

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The Era of Spanking has Ended

When your buttons have been pushed past their point by your child, you may be verging on a discipline nightmare. This is when the age-old question may arise: To spank, or not to spank. While less and less kids today will know the fears of the wooden spoon, we’re still debating whether spanking is an […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Parents Should Be On The Look Out for Red Tracking Lines That Can Appear On Their Children – Here’s Why

As a parent, it is essential to be attentive to the health and well-being of your child, especially when it comes to injuries and potential infections. Minor cuts and scrapes are a common occurrence for children, but sometimes these seemingly harmless wounds can lead to more serious issues. One crucial symptom that parents should be […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Mechanic Dad Transforms a Tool Cart into a Diaper Changing Station for His Newborn Twins

A car-loving dad, David Pike, 44, has been praised for converting a tool cart into a changing station for his twin daughters. The father of four, who is from Detroit has changed the game completely with this incredible and innovative diaper changing table. It’s multi-purpose and budget-friendly too, assuming you’d need a tool cart someday […]

Penelope Wilson

Penelope Wilson

The Hearty Soul Team