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How To: Take care of a teething baby

Would you like it if all of your teeth were coming in at once? Your baby doesn't either, which is why teething is such a painful process for parent and child alike. Watch this video to learn some ways you can make teething easier.

How To: Increase your body's breast milk production

Breastfeeding is the best way to keep most babies healthy. This requires a steady supply of breast milk. If your body doesn't produce enough breast milk to breastfeed your baby, watch this video for tips on increasing your breast milk production and keeping your baby healthy and happy.

How To: Make slime for under 5 dollars

In this video, we learn how to make slime for under 5 dollars. You will need: a large pan, gallon of water, food coloring, and 1 c corn starch. Mix in warm water and continue to mix until everything is well combined. Keep adding more water to corn starch until it's the consistency that you would like. After it's hot and a slimy substance, add in some food coloring that you would like. After this, pour the slime into individual containers and allow it to cool so you can use at a later time. Wh...

How To: Recognize the signs when you start ovulating

If you're looking to increase the odds of pregnancy or are just looking to understand your body better, you will need to be able to understand when you're ovulating. In this video you will get basic tips and signs of when you're ovulating and how to identify some of the symptoms.

How To: Get your child to stop wetting the bed

Everyone has wet the bed, we all do it as a child, but as a parent it can be a little frustrating if they continue to do it. But it is possible to stop it and be supportive in the process. In this video you will get some basic tips to help stop the bed wetting and keep them dry!

How To: Prepare a home to be safe for an elderly person to live in

With Americans living longer and longer, more and more of them are remaining at home in their old age. Seniors treasure their independence, but some precautions must be taken to ensure that their fragile bodies aren't put under undue stress. Watch this video to learn some ways that you can make a house safer for an elderly person you care about to live in.

How To: Interview And Choose A Nanny

Choosing a nanny or au pair for your children is a process that should be organized and performed carefully, to ensure you find someone who can be trusted, will contribute significantly to the development of your child and integrate well into your family.

How To: Breastfeed

In this video, we learn the basics of breastfeeding and how to do it. Breastfeeding is natural and it helps connect the mom to her baby and give proper nutrition to the baby during the most critical months of their life. You will first need to start a technique of hot to breastfeed the baby and what works best for you. You may need to have a midwife help guide you or a counselor to help you learn how to breastfeed properly. You want to position your baby so their head properly hits the right ...

How To: Mix face paints with water

In this video, we learn how to mix face paints with water. First, you will dip your brush into water and then dip it into the paint color you want. Now, paint on your body where you want that color to do. When finished, place the brush into the water and swish it around until clean, then dip the brush into a new color and continue painting on your body with new brushes, cleaning them as you go. To use a sponge, dip the tip of the sponge into the water, then rub it into the paint color you des...

How To: Help babies fall asleep

In order to help a bay to fall asleep you will need to establish a routine. The first step of a sleep routine is a warm bath. After you bathe the baby, you'll need to give the child a massage. Massage one body part at a time with baby lotion. To engage the child, you can name the body parts, as you massage them. Next, you should transition into quiet activities. This is a good time to read to the child or discuss the day. Even very young toddlers benefit from being read to. When the child app...

How To: Help your kids have fun while studying

Kids would usually rather play than do their homework, but follow these parenting tips to make studying fun for them. Determine your child's learning style, and tailor homework time specially for them. Remove distractions from the environment so kids can focus on their education and passing the next test.

How To: Pick the right sperm donor for you

Just getting the pretty boy genes shouldn't be the only thing you go for. When going for artificial insemination, there's also plenty of rules that you may not be aware of. In this video you'll learn about how the process works to a degree, and what sort of legal actions you should take in the process.

How To: Use natural methods to induce child labor

If your baby isn't quite coming on schedule, you're probably wondering to yourself how you're going to make it happen. This video will show you countless natural methods to getting your body to begin labor, be sure to keep a piece of paper and a pen, there's a lot to take down!

How To: Make a vegetarian school lunch with Tamra Davis

In this video, we learn how to make a vegetarian school lunch with Tamra Davis. First, you need to prepare your lunch box and place an ice pack in the freezer. Now, prepare the lunch by adding a main dish, such as a sandwich, burrito, or pasta. Add in a dairy item, such as cheese and yogurt. Also, add in lots of fruits and vegetables inside of a plastic container. Use reusable containers, which will save you money from using plastic bags everyday. Make the meals fun for the kids so they can h...

How To: Do Batman face paint

In this video, we learn how to do Batman face paint. First, you will need to apply a metallic silver paint to make a mask Batman design around the eyes. Next, use a fine tip brush to paint black for the outline around the Batman design. You may need to have the logo printed out by you so you know how to paint it. Next, draw a circle around each of the eyes, then you will have the completed Batman face paint! This is great for children and is extremely easy to do. This is great for parties and...

How To: Get infants and toddlers to sleep

Dr. Jodi Mindell teaches us how to get infants and toddlers to sleep. Night wakings are normal, all infants and toddlers will wake between 6-10 times at night. Self soothers will put themselves right back to sleeps and the others will wake someone up to put them to bed. To have a child more likely to become a self soother, then have them go to bed by themselves instead of rocking themselves to sleep. Refusal for children to go to bed is normal, but the child needs to learn how to fall asleep ...

How To: Face paint a snake design

In this video, we learn how to face paint a snake design. First, dip a paintbrush into dark green paint and place it on the forehead. Bring the brush down in a snake shape until you reach the cheek. Make a lump at the bottom of the snake followed by a small line for the tail. After this, dip a different brush into white and make a small dot on the face to make eyes, then make two teeth fangs. Also fill in the bottom to make the rattle on the bottom of the tail. Next, use red to make a snake t...

How To: Face paint the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo

We are painting the ninja turtle-Michelangelo. Use orange metallic to cover over face. Put orange metallic around the eyes and ears. Use green metallic on forehead and across the nose, chin, mouth and cheeks. Use white close to the mouth for smile and teeth. Take black paint and give a bandit face. Outline the eyes, forehead. Place wrinkles around the eyes and make knots on the side of the face to make it look like a tie. Make the ninja turtle mouth smile.

How To: Craft a lizard out of foam & pipe cleaner

In this video, we learn how to craft a lizard out of foam and pipe cleaner. First grab your piece of foam and poke a hole into the front of it going through it, then through the back going all the way through. Next, poke the pipe cleaner through the holes so it looks like four legs. After this, poke a hole in the back to string the tail through. Poke a hole through the front and place a red pipe cleaner inside of it with a curl at the end to make it look like the tongue. To finish, draw on tw...

How To: Craft a colorful paper banner with your kids

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a colorful paper banner. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. The materials required for this project are: construction paper, yarn, scissors and a hole puncher. Begin by folding the construction in half. Then fold it in half on again. Now cut pattern on the side edge of the paper and repeat this process for additional paper. Open the paper to reveal the symmetrical cut out pattern. This video will benefit those viewers who are inter...

How To: Make 5 easy face or body paint designs

In this video, we learn how to make five easy face or body paint designs. First, to make a shooting star, grab a sponge and apply your paint to the edge of it. You will want to paint three colors next to each other on the edge of the sponge. Now, drag this across the skin and make a point at the end, then paint on a star. Next, to make a flower you will paint four hearts that are all touching with their points in the middle, then paint on leaves by swiping the brush sideways. To paint Spiderm...

How To: Craft a homemade jump rope with your kids

In this video, we learn how to craft a homemade jump rope with your kids. You will need: 2 think plastic containers, a heavy rope, and scissors. First, take your plastic containers and cut a hole in the bottom of each of them with the scissors. After this, place your rope through the inside of each one. Tie a knot at the end of each side of the rope so it's thick enough that it won't go through the hole you just made. After this pull the rope down and now you will be able to use it as a jump ...

How To: Make a lava lamp as a cool science experiment for kids

In this Family video tutorial you will learn how to make a lava lamp as a cool science experiment for kids. For this project you will need food coloring, water, vegetable oil and antacid pills. Take a bottle and fill quarter of the bottle with water. Fill up the rest of the space with oil. The water and oil will remain separate. Now drop food coloring in to the bottle. Each color will behave differently. For example, green settles at the bottom, yellow stays in the middle, red dissolves right...

How To: Make a thumbprint butterfly clay pot with your kids

Shelley Lovett teaches us how to make a thumbprint butterfly clay pot in this tutorial. First, start off with a medium sized clay pot and several different colored paints. To make the butterflies, have your kids dip their thumbprint into paint and make a butterfly. Make two thumbprints on each side of the butterfly body. Use a paintbrush to paint in the body and head of the butterfly. When finished, use a sealer to secure the paint on the pot, then let dry completely. You can now use these po...

How To: Craft a bug barn or bug habitat with your kids

In this tutorial, we learn how to craft a bug barn or bug habitat. You will need: 1 Quaker oat box, masking tape, paint, mesh netting, poster board, ribbon, scissors, and a paint brush. First, cut one side of your box out and apply mesh over it with masking tape. Now, paint over the paint and over the entire box with your preferred colors. After this, decorate the inside of the box with paper. Cut a hole in the top of the box and place a string at the top to easily take it off. When finished ...

How To: Craft a magnet boat with your kids

In this video, we learn how to craft a magnet boat with kids. You will need: a paper clip, a small triangle piece of foam, 1 magnet, 1 recycled stick, 1 recycled popsicle stick 1 bead, and a hot glue gun. First, attach the toothpick to the bead, then glue the triangle to the top of the toothpick. Next, cut 1/4 of the popsicle stick and attach the sail to the middle of the popsicle stick and use the paperclip the make it stay on the bow. Now, place the boat in water and attach a magnet to the ...

How To: Make a fairytale princess hat with your kids

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a fairy princess hat. The materials required for this project are: white cardboard/postcard, glitter stickers, glue, white lace/ribbon, red and white thin plastic ribbons and scissors. Begin by folding the white cardboard into a cone shape and glue it together. Trim the bottom of the cone. Then scrunch the lace ribbon to an accordion style fold and glue it to the bottom of the cone. Now decorate the cone with stickers or paint. Then glue the r...