Articles for tag: Dr. Sears, Ear Infections, Teething, Teething Pain

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Teething and Ear Infection

Teething and ear infections can cause babies to experience similar symptoms. The problem is the treatment is different. Understanding the difference between the two will save parents endless worry, time, money and sleep deprivation. Every baby will go through teething and most will experience ear infections; both situations can be nerve-racking for parents. Birth to ...

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Best Parenting Websites

When seeing me read a parenting magazine or website, my husband often jokes, “so are you a better parent now?” While I’m not someone who believes everything they read or jumps on the bandwagon for the “best” way to raise a child, I do think parenting websites have something valuable to offer. Some of the ...

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4 Tips for Handling Frustration in Toddlers

My oldest daughter, almost three, is going through a stage where she wants independence and perfection. As a result, she is easily frustrated when she can’t line up her cards just right or she drips yogurt on her shirt while feeding herself. This type of frustration is very common in young toddlers as they learn ...

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Review: Dr. Sears Zone OmegaRx Patented Omega-3 EPA/DHA Concentrate

OVERVIEW: Omega-3 fatty acids have been linked with helping to increase energy, boost intelligence, increase focus, and helping to prevent chronic illness. Now, Dr. Barry Sears, founder of the Zone Diet and world-renowned omega-3 research scientist, has revealed that omega-3 may act as a weight-loss helper by controlling systemic inflammation, an accelerant to weight gain. ...

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Healthy and Convenient Zone Snacks

When Mike first got on The Zone Diet, he hated it. He hated the quantities in which he had to eat. Since Mike was a big guy he didn’t think this was going to be a problem. Then he finished that giant bowl of salad, and felt like he was going to be sick. However, ...

Review: The Zone Diet by Dr. Barry Sears

In 1995, HarperCollins published a diet book entitled The Zone: A Dietary Road Map by Dr. Barry Sears. Dr. Sears is not a medical doctor, or even a nutritionist, but a former researcher in biotechnology at Massachusetts Institutes of Technology. The diet is based upon five principles mapped out on the website www.zonediet.com which are: ...

Tips for Staying on the Zone Diet

Ten years ago I stood in my bathroom, getting ready to go to an informal Christmas work party. The bathroom had windows on both sides, and for some reason I had never glanced at my back when I was washing my face or applying makeup. That night I finally looked. My butt was huge. I ...

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Fever in Young Children: When to Worry

We fathers are a funny bunch. For the most part, our experience with babies and toddlers is so limited that when the duty of being a father is thrust upon us, we react in one of two ways: we become completely distant and uninvolved in everything that doesn’t end in “ball,” or we become so ...

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Top 10 First Foods for a Baby

New parents always want to do the best thing for their baby, and choosing the first solid food is no exception to that! Here are the top ten first baby foods, as recommended by doctors and parents. 1. Breast Milk Breast milk is the best first food for baby starting at birth! According to the ...

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Effective Parenting Styles

Parenting is a process that takes learning for mom, dad, and baby. Many parents ease into a parenting style that fits their lifestyle and adapts to the personality of their children (individually speaking). There is no wrong or right way to raise a child, but there are more effective ways than some styles. For decades ...