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Published on December 10, 2012, by in Au Pair.

According to reports by the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, there are over 12 million Americans who are afflicted with some sort of food allergy. Peanuts are among the food allergies most likely to cause a life-threatening reaction, and because of this more than 30,000 U.S. schools have adopted a “peanut-free” policy for all students.

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Published on December 2, 2012, by in Au Pair.

Usually found in barley, rye and wheat, gluten is an almost ubiquitous protein that’s come under fire recently, being blamed for everything from constipation to failure to thrive. As gluten-free products become more common and gluten-free diets for kids and adults alike rise in popularity, it’s important for nannies and childcare providers to have a

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Published on November 27, 2012, by in Au Pair.

Even though no two kids are alike, there are some things that are fairly predictable with most kids. For example, most girls don’t like squirmy things like worms whereas most boys are fascinated with creepy crawly critters. It’s a stereotype, but it also happens to be pretty accurate. Some kids tend to be sensitive to

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Published on November 20, 2012, by in Au Pair.

Struggling with schoolwork can leave kids feeling stripped of their self-esteem and convinced that they aren’t as intelligent as their peers. Hearing your child speak about themselves so negatively can be very upsetting to parents, but there are ways to help them get back on track and feeling better about themselves again. Here are 10

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Published on November 14, 2012, by in Au Pair.

There’s something about the art of preparing meals and snacks for your family that warms the very cockles of a foodie mom’s heart, whether she’s a master chef or a relative beginner to cooking. It wasn’t so very long ago that cooking required a shelf full of clunky recipe books and charts, but as technology

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Published on November 5, 2012, by in Au Pair.

Making a shopping list before heading to the market can not only save you time by eliminating the necessity for several return trips to fetch forgotten items, but it can also save you money by controlling any impulse spending temptations you may have when you don’t have a list to adhere to. Organizing your lists,

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Published on October 17, 2012, by in Au Pair.

There are few things as heartbreaking and infuriating as learning that your child is the victim of bullying. As attention towards this very real problem allows more parents to understand that the way some children are treated is more serious than a simple case of “kids being kids,” efforts to crack down on schoolyard harassment

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Published on October 3, 2012, by in Au Pair.

While the concept afternoon tea originated in France, contrary to what most people believe, the English made taking an afternoon tea fashionable.  The English usually take their afternoon tea between 4 and 5 o’clock in the afternoon, whereas Americanized versions of afternoon tea tend to be held between 3 and 4 o’clock in the afternoon. 

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Published on September 26, 2012, by in Au Pair.

In September 2012 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the findings of its National Child Restraint Use Special Study, a national sur­vey of child restraint system use in children from birth to age 8. The study revealed five significant and common car seat mistakes. These included: 1. Using the wrong harness slot. When it

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Published on September 19, 2012, by in Au Pair.

As harvest time approaches and the heat of summer gives way to the cooler weather of fall, family outings and school field trips to pumpkin patches and apple orchards become more and more common. While these outings can seem like little more than entertainment at face value, there are actually some very valuable lessons that

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