Salma Jafri

Salma Jafri is a work-at-home mom who manages a household, a business, and an energetic, willful toddler! She is a strong advocate of raising independent, confident, happy children who learn to deal with life’s tumbles and heights with grace and fortitude. In her professional life, she runs a small freelance writing and online business development firm, WordPL, and is a Contributing Writer for Suite101.

Salma Jafri is a work-at-home mom who manages a household, a business, and an energetic, willful toddler! She is a strong advocate of raising independent, confident, happy children who learn to deal with life’s tumbles and heights with grace and fortitude. In her professional life, she runs a small freelance writing and online business development firm, WordPL, and is a Contributing Writer for Suite101.

Pediatricians are by far the most important people parents encounter along their child's growing curve. It is thus very important to choose a pediatrician based on facts and of course that "feel-good "instinct that all parents possess. Here are some helpful hints to keep in mind when choosing a pediatrician: Make a list: ...

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Babymoon Ideas and Locations

Monday, March 1st, 2010 by from Blogs
Have you given yourself time to collect your thoughts as a couple and prepare for the shared responsibility of caring for a newborn yet? ...

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Cigarette smoke is harmful to kids, but you probably already knew that. Just why it's harmful is less often talked about yet more crucial to understanding, and perhaps, eliminating cigarette smoke from the lives of babies and toddlers. Owing to the fact that their lungs are still developing, a child's ...

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Since the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding up to a year, many moms want to try and meet this time frame. More moms today are conscious of wanting to give their children the best start in life via breast milk. It is natural for a new mom to feel apprehensive about returning to work after maternity leave, more so because of ...

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As your child grows, you want to preserve the memories of babyhood and toddlerhood. Although it's fairly easy to measure physical growth, other forms of growth, such as mental and psychological growth may be harder to track. Growth charts are a wonderful way to keep track of your child's progress over the ...

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A growing baby has growing demands – independence being one of them. It may seem hard to believe, but it is important for babies to have their "own space". Designing a play area for a baby requires imagination. Safety, however, should remain the foremost concern. Statistics show that more ...

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Baby Shoes Buying Guide

Friday, February 26th, 2010 by from Blogs
Generally, you can divide baby shoes into two categories: soft shoes, booties worn when a baby is learning to walk or needs light protection, and shoes with a stronger sole for when your little one needs more protection. So how do you go about buying each type, when do you buy them, and when do ...

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Quite often, discipline, or the act of teaching kids right from wrong, is dreaded by parents simply because it seems so daunting. It needn't be! If you approach the act of disciplining your child as an opportunity to teach rather than to force into submission, then discipline can actually be a mutually ...

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WHO on June 11th 2009. Its pandemic status means that it is documented as spreading virally from person to person across the globe. Since young children have been deemed a particularly susceptible group to contracting swine flu, it's important for adults caring for children to know the facts about this ailment and how to prevent ...

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Consider this: you go to pick up your child from day care and find out that your child has a fever. You immediately start to feel guilty for not investigating his or her lethargy this morning! If you feel guilty for not being able to detect your child's fever as soon as it begins, you're ...

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