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Hullo again, Heroes! Today we have part 2 of the August Parenting Link Roundup. There are some great resources here for you. Enjoy!

Welcome to the August 22, 2012 (part two) edition of parenting link roundup.

Debbie Denard presents 10 Steps to Make a Piñata posted at Nanny, saying, “Traditionally piñatas are thought of as coming from Mexico, but they actually originated in China and were then introduced to the West by Marco Polo.”

Jean Oram presents Reseed Playgrounds with Children – It’s All Kid’s Play posted at It’s All Kid’s Play, saying, “The way to make our neighbourhoods feel safe is to go out and play in them. Reseed playgrounds with kids by taking them there so they can meet and play with other kids.”

Jean Oram presents 5 Reasons To Parent Like Our Parents | ModernLifeBlogs posted at ModernLifeBlogs, saying, “5 Reasons why we should parent like our parents did for happy, healthy children.”

Meghan Welker presents 10 Ways to Show Your Child Love posted at Babysitting, saying, “It seems like these days everyone is always rushing around, working late, and struggling to cross things off a to-do list. Not surprisingly, this go-go-go mindset makes it’s hard for parents to meaningfully connect with their children.”

Sarah Tucker presents 5 Reasons to Consider Hiring a Nanny with Kids » 4Nannies posted at 5 Reasons to Consider Hiring a Nanny with Kids, saying, “While you may be thinking that there are many reasons you’d never even consider hiring a nanny with a child of her own, there may actually be some compelling reasons that you should.”

Dr. Jeff Bruns presents Smoking weed and the fear factor posted at Weekly Psyche.

Carol Watson         presents 10 Ways Working Moms Can Volunteer at School posted at National Nannies, saying, “When children are young there is a lot of parent participation that’s encouraged through classroom parties and events because kids are still learning how to be away from home”

Mac Hildebrand presents 6 Tips for Talking to Your Child About Money posted at Credit Card Chaser.

Roxanne Porter presents Nanny Jobs » There’s More to a Good Nanny Job than Money posted at Nanny Jobs, saying, “When nannies begin their job search one of the first things they consider about a potential position is the salary, naturally. But as any seasoned nanny will tell you, all that glitters isn’t gold. While high salaries are certainly attractive, they often come with a high price.”

PollyC42 presents 3 Tips for Less Stressful Travel with Little Kids posted at Thriving Home, saying, “A great post on traveling with kids”

Jessica Jackson presents How to Prevent Sunburn in Children posted at Summer Nanny Jobs, saying, “While the best way to prevent sunburn is to avoid sun exposure, doing so isn’t always practical, especially when your children are nagging you to play outside.”

Paul Taylor presents 10 Bugs and Things Kids Can Safely Eat posted at Babysitting Jobs, saying, “While no parent wants or encourages their kids to eat bugs, the reality is that curious kids may engage in bug eating from time to time because they don’t yet know any better.”

Anne Laurie presents 10 Essential Things Your Summer Nanny Needs to Know posted at gonannies.com, saying, “Even though your summer nanny is only watching your child for a few months out of the year, she still needs to be well-informed about your children and your household.”

orange and yellow flowersSara Dawkins presents Allergic Reactions in Kids: Signs and Treatments posted at NannyPro.com, saying, “Does it seem like your child is chronically suffering from a cold or the sniffles? Those scratchy throats and runny noses might not just be the latest bug going around, they could be the result of seasonal allergies.”

Molly Cunningham presents 8 Ways to Help Kids Fall Asleep Faster posted at Live-In Nanny, saying, “Children are so busy with activities these days that often they aren’t getting enough sleep, according to a study done by University of Michigan Health System.”

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