DISPELLING MYTHS: YOUR CHILD IS NOT BOBO A DYSLEXIA AWARENESS AND INTERVENTION SUMMIT

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No parent would ever want to see his child struggle in school much more in the area of reading—the very core foundation to learning every subject there is in school. This is far worse for the child. The fear of being labelled and teased as stupid, dumb and slow is something he has to face and live with every single day. It could even be aggravated by his teacher’s perception of his condition: lazy, not trying hard enough, unfocused, and absent-minded. The fear even becomes bigger when the school strongly implies that the child is simply a poor student.

There’s got to be a way out. What could be the real reasons behind his difficulty in reading? What can be done to help a child who struggles in reading?

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Calel’s Wacky Art Shirts: Spreading Autism Awareness, 1 Shirt at a Time

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 Autism is commonly heard, still, there are several speculations about Autism and of the people affected by it. In the Philippines, it is estimated that there are around 1 million people living with Autism, yet not everybody can understand what it’s like. The Autism spectrum Disorder is a condition where a person who is diagnosed with it will not have the same experiences but are noticed by the core symptoms.

Meet Calel, he is a 6-year old who was diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) at the age of four. A year ago, he discovered his love for animals and drawing and once he starts on a sketch pad he just cannot stop – his mother Marie, started posting his artwork on Facebook, when a friend commented that if in the case the drawing is produced to be printed on a t-shirt – he definitely would buy. Continue reading

Naturearth M2 Tea Drink: Moms Lactating Partner

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Hi, there fellow moms and soon to be! Yours truly is a breastfeeding mom from my firstborn child up to the last one which is now at 9 months old. Not all mothers can commit to breastfeeding for valid reasons and medical conditions, and that’s ok. However, if you can, I strongly suggest being one of us, breastfeeding moms in the world because it’s the best ever contribution to your baby’s health and development. Worried about your milk supply? Try not too, because there are lactation products that are safe and nutritious for you and baby which are available in the market. Check out these health benefits of breastfeeding and lactating product that will be of help in this motherhood journey. Continue reading

Tried and Tested Relaxing Activities and Its Benefits for Babies and Kids

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Babies and kids lives are so simple, most activities they do are learning to crawl, walk, talk, eating, playing and studying. However, no matter how simple their lives are, they can still experience stress. Stress, a body’s physical, chemical and emotional reaction to a crushing, confusing or exciting situation. Calming down and engaging the body into relaxing activities are the best thing to do. How? Here are tried and tested relaxing activities and its benefits for babies and kids.

Spa. Baby spa is done by letting baby float, unwind with floating neck collar of course for their safety in a warm water. The benefits of baby spa provide relaxation to the baby such as can sleep easier and eliminates toxin in the body. The relaxation they benefit from spa will prevent the so-called sleep disorders. The floating and subtle water pressure on the chest can increase lung capacity by strengthening intercostal muscles and the respiratory system.   Continue reading

5 Helpful Tips on Caring Baby’s Skin

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Congratulations on your new baby! I know that you really are in-love touching and kissing your little ones soft and smooth skin that smells amazing, right? Well, that’s pretty normal cause even me do the same thing.

Baby’s skin especially the newborn is quite tender and sensitive, needs extra care and protection. Proper skin care is much needed so I’m sharing below 5 helpful tips on caring baby’s skin to maintain the softness, smoothness and healthy skin ever of your precious little one. Continue reading

Tacloban’s Baby and Momma Fair 2017

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Hey, all mommas of Region 8! A big event of the year for babies and moms is happening this coming December 8, 2018, it’s called The Biggest and First Baby and Momma Fair 2017. Whereabouts of the said event are in the infographics below. Educational topics on breastfeeding and fun-filled activities will be happening plus freebies for first 100 registrants. A registration fee of a hundred pesos is needed for the 3-days event. Please Continue reading

Preterm Labor: Signs and First Aid

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Preterm labor can happen in any pregnancy, sometimes for no known reasons. Actually, this happens to me in my second pregnancy. This usually occurs when the body starts getting ready for birth too early due to uterine contractions that cause the cervix to open earlier than the normal or before 37 weeks of pregnancy.

Preterm labor can lead to preterm birth, which puts babies at a greater risk of low birth weight, breathing and digestive difficulties and other long-term mental and physical disabilities. Worst to happen, it will cause to baby’s short life on earth. Listed below are preterm labor signs and first aid things to do.

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