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Spring Cleaning Baby Proofing Tips

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Spring Cleaning Baby Proofing Tips

With Chinese New Year less than 2 weeks away, it is time to do some deep cleaning, decluttering and freshening up the house. With that, you would be moving items sitting in cupboards for the last year, taking out trash and it can kick up some serious dust. If you have a baby in the house, you would want to make sure that your Spring cleaning routine is safe for her. Here are a few tips to help you in babyproofing your spring cleaning routine. Pick the right cleaning products Household cleaners are among the most hazardous household items for...

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Baby Hates the Car Seat? 7 Survival Tips to Keep Him from Crying and Screaming

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Baby Hates the Car Seat? 7 Survival Tips to Keep Him from Crying and Screaming

You are driving somewhere, but your baby has been wailing non-stop in his car seat and you do not know what to do about it. It is causing you stress as you are manoeuvring a vehicle and you cannot turn around to attend to him.  It is nerve-wracking, but never take a crying baby out of the car seat. Use these tips to calm him down instead. Take control of your emotions It is easy to feel your life spiralling out of control and you can literally feel your blood pressure going through the roof when your kid is wailing...

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What to Do When Your Stroller or Car Seat Has Been Attacked by Mould

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What to Do When Your Stroller or Car Seat Has Been Attacked by Mould

We are no stranger to mould, especially in Singapore’s humid climate. Humidity encourages the growth of mould, and mould thrives in damp conditions. We tend to keep bulky items in storage areas which actually manifests the growth of mould. Have you ever been in the situation where Baby #2 is on the way and you decided to reuse stroller that Baby #1 grew out of, only to find that there are white patches all over the fabric? Alas! Your baby stroller has been infested by mould. Here are a few reasons your car seat or stroller turned mouldy. You store...

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How to Encourage Your Kids to Practise Good Hygiene

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How to Encourage Your Kids to Practise Good Hygiene

Practicing good hygiene from young is essential to their health and well-being can be a daily challenge. Between the ages of two and three, your child’s self-awareness increases, and she begins to understand that she needs to take care of herself. Instilling in your kids a healthy hygiene routine when they are young can create habits that last throughout their lives. Here are few tips, facts, and activities for instilling personal hygiene in kids. Start with the basics Encourage hand-washing by practising the five simple and effective steps with your child - Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry When it comes...

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Car seat safety: Avoid 7 common mistakes

Car Seat Safety

Car seat safety: Avoid 7 common mistakes

These are some common mistakes parents are guilty of making. 1. Not doing your research before buying a used car seat Before you buy one, do your research on Singapore’s regulations for car seats so that you do not buy an unsuitable one. You should make sure the used car seat: Comes with instructions and a label showing the manufacture date and model number Hasn't been recalled by manufacturer Is no older than 4 years old Has no visible damage or missing parts Has never been involved in an accident of any sort, even minor For a more comprehensive guide,...

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