How to wean a toddler from bottle feeding

Bottle feeding a baby is a time-consuming and stressful task. You must monitor your milk production, your baby's feeding schedule, and other factors. Once you start weaning your toddler from the bottle, it can be equally as stressful—but for very different reasons! Some mothers feel bad about denying their toddlers something they adore so much, while others worry that if a bottle isn't around at all times, their children won't get enough food or liquids. What if, then, I could prove to you that things don't have to be this way? That there are actually ways to help you through the process? Be consistent While consistency is important for all aspects of parenting, it's especially important when weaning a toddler from bottle feeding. While your child may be ready to make the transition, she might not want to let go of her beloved bottle—and that's okay! Be patient and don't give up hope if it takes your child a few days or weeks to adjust. The easiest

Plan your Family Escapade Ahead with 2014 List of Philippine Holidays

September 25, 2013, the Philippine President Benigno Aquino III signed Proclamation 655 which released a list of holidays, special days and special nonworking days for the year 2014.

You can now mark your calendar and plan ahead with your family getaway to take advantage of getting the special deals on early travel reservation or accomodation. Get the most of the 20 days break next year and enjoy bonding with your loved ones.

Below is the List of Philippine holidays for 2014:

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day - Jan. 1, Wednesday
Araw ng Kagitingan - April 9, Wednesday     
Maundy Thursday - April 17
Good Friday - April 18                                 
Labor Day - May 1, Thursday                                  
Independence Day - June 12, Thursday
National Heroes Day - Aug. 25, last Monday of August
Bonifacio Day - Nov. 30, Sunday
Christmas Day - Dec. 25, Thursday
Rizal Day - Dec. 39, Tuesday 

Special (Non-Working) days

Chinese New Year - Jan. 31, Friday
Black Saturday - April 19
Ninoy Aquino Day - Aug. 21, Thursday
All Saints' Day - Nov. 1, Saturday

Additional special (non-working) days  
Dec. 24, Wednesday                                                                    
Dec. 26 Friday
Last Day of the Year -  Dec. 31, Wednesday

Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary -  Feb. 25, Tuesday

The dates for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha, which are both national holidays are not yet included in the list. Proclamations for the two will be announced later upon National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) informed the office of the President on which days each shall respectively fall.

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