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Hand washing - the strategy against diseases


Washing hands with soap and water is the only correct way to wash hands. Regular hand washing is the cheapest and most effective method for maintaining health, especially during the season of the common cold and flu. In addition to minimizing the possibility of disease, frequent and thorough hand washing, directly act on the prevention of the spread of infection.

Lemon - one of the healthiest foods


During cold most common advice from the doctor is: “Drink more liquids, and don’t forget about vitamin C. Lemonade is always welcome”.

Have you ever asked yourself about lemon origin? True origin of the lemon or on latin Citrus Limun is unknown. Some scientist finds that lemon origin is from northwestern India. In the Mediterranean was distributed by Arabs and its very first uses were as an ornament plant in Islamic gardens. In 1493 lemon seed was brought in Spain by Christopher Columbus, from where it was spread in America. First uses there were also like an ornament. Commercial cultivation of lemons began in California and Florida. Today the world’s leading lemon growers and exporters are Italy, Greece, Turkey, Spain, Cyprus, Lebanon, South Africa and Australia.

New member in the family


Arrival of a new member in the family

The birth of the younger child certainly brings a major change in the family, number of new emotions, and also a change in the current way of life. The mother’s role is certainly the most challenging because the younger child at first completely depends on her. And it is very likely that she will not have the opportunity to devote herself like in the first pregnancy, because of her obligations in the family.

Why kids have imaginary friends?


Is it normal for kids to have imaginary friends? Is it healthy? When you first see your child talking with someone and there is no one in the room, you are confused and afraid. Don’t panic imaginary friends are normal.

Get rid of diapers - Potty training instructions


First of all: The child must be ready! Don’t force it. Don’t even try if you have not met certain conditions. At the physiological level, the nervous system, which controls the sphincters, must be mature. Only then the child becomes aware of its ability to contract and relax the sphincter muscles. The maturity is not acquired before the age of 15 to 18 months. And it’s necessary a few more months until it all starts to function right. On average, children can’t start using the potty before the age of 20-26 months.

Fears in childhood: how to soothe a child?


Fears in childhood are quite common, and a normal part of growing up. The first fear - fear of separation from parents - is already present in infancy. In addition to the fear of strangers, children can feel the fear of doctors, dentists, other adults, institutions, darkness, witches, monsters etc.