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Advice and tips for your family to be healthy and happy

Protection from germs is important for health, especially for babies and children. With over 125 years of experience helping families do more for health, we have you covered on how to help keep you and your family healthy. Read through these articles to learn more! 

How to Change a Diaper

Diaper Changing Tips

Diaper changing can offer a host of challenges, especially when you’re on the go. That’s why always being prepared is important. While parents may quickly become pros at packing their trusty diaper bags, oftentimes they are missing one essential item to ensure their baby’s safety and well-being, as well as their own: disinfectant. We've got a couple simple diaper changing tips that should help you to get diaper changing areas clean and healthy for your baby:

Baby Proof Ya Cat

3 Steps to Baby Proof Your Cat

For expectant mothers who are also the happy cat owners, the lead up to your new baby’s arrival can be an especially stressful time. Cats are not typically known to be friendly or kind toward new babies. However, with the right preparation, your cat and baby can get along safely and seamlessly. In this article, we will describe three essential steps to baby proof areas of your home that the cat has marked as its territory...

How To Introduce Dog To Baby

How to Introduce your Dog to Baby

For many of us, our dogs are just like children. We have had them since they were puppies, and until now, they have been the only one getting the attention and pampering in the house. But now there’s a new baby coming to town. Can their entrance into the family make your dog a bit jealous? Yes. Does this have to be the case? Absolutely not...

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How to Prepare Dog for Baby

For many dog owners who are expecting a child, the prospect of safely introducing their beloved pet to their new little bundle of joy can be the source of a lot of anxiety. However, it does not have to be. This article will outline two important steps to take beforehand to make the transition for your pet go as smoothly as possible...

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New Baby Care Tips: Keeping the House Clean

Once your baby arrives, cleaning as you know it will forever change. You’ll quickly come to know that it’s not just finding time to clean that changes, but also how it must be done. Having the big, new responsibility that is parenthood resting on your shoulders means exercising extra caution and extra care...

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How to Teach Kids Healthy Habits

Teaching healthy habits for life means starting at a young age. Unfortunately, hygiene isn't a top priority for kids. But don't give up too easily. Hygiene isn't just about maintaining appearances – it's an active way to prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria. A cleaner kid is a healthier kid, so it's important to keep teaching your child the basics. Read through these tips to start creating healthy habits for life, today...

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Baby Home Safety: Most Important Areas to Keep Clean

So many things to do—and so little time to do it. During the early days following the arrival of your newborn, it’s easy to feel like you’re stuck in a whirlwind. When it comes to cleaning, a realistic outlook on the cleanliness of your home is one that faces the fact that you’re not always going to be able to take care of every last part of your home...

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How to Make Cleaning Fun

Teaching kids to clean doesn't have to feel like a lecture. Whether they realize it or not, kids already have a pretty fair understanding of germs – they just have a different name for them: Cooties. Actually, germs are tiny living microbes that can be both good and bad...

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Moms Talk Cold and Flu Germs

As a mom, you want to do everything possible to keep your children happy, healthy and free from both the cold and flu. As your children grow and start to interact with the outside world, one of the...

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Making Hand Washing for Kids Fun

Hands are one of the biggest carriers of germs, especially little hands that are busy playing and exploring. Washing your hands thoroughly with warm water and soap is one of the best ways to help...

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Getting Ready for Guests as a New Mom

Preparing for a baby is an exciting time, so you can count on a lot of visitors lining up to meet...

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