Category: parenting

When Your Child has an Apple Allergy

The most common food allergens are peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg, wheat, soy, fish, and shellfish. If you or your child has an allergy not on the top list, it can be very difficult to manage. I didn’t realize this until I discovered that my toddler is allergic to apples. An apple allergy is not […]

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Why Wealthy White People Don’t Vaccinate Their Kids

Vaccination is a sensitive topic on the parenting scene. Anti-vaxxers have a very loud voice and big agenda when it comes to arguing against vaccines. Although the science is clear, anti-vaxxers have spread fear and beat their drum the loudest. Despite the fact that the CDC has determined that vaccines do not cause autism (and other […]

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BOTTLESOUP’s Most Popular Posts of 2015

  When I look back on how BOTTLESOUP began, I can’t believe how much has changed. BOTTLESOUP has been up and running since July 2013. It’s been nearly 2.5 years! In 2016, we’re going to have an even better year. But 2015 was full of promise, and as we end the year it’s nice to […]

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Kids and Terrorism: Is Fear Raising Our Kids?

How do we deal with kids and terrorism? “There is no activity for which young children are better prepared than fantasy play. Nothing is more dependable and risk-free, and the dangers are only pretend,” ‘The Importance of Imaginary Play’, 2004, Vivian Gussin Paley. As the feds investigate Ahmed Mohamed, the 14 year old student who […]

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How to Politely Talk About Car Seat Safety

As parents or caregivers of small children, we’re all very concerned with the safety and well being of our littles. Car seat safety is a hot button issue for a lot of parents and caregivers. Recently, several states have changed their car seat laws in the interest of increasing the safety of children in moving […]

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