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How to cope with loss of a loved one?

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Losing a loved one is the hardest and most painful realities of life. It is something that we cannot control nor even predict. There is no cure or medication to ease the pain. For most of us, only time can heal the wounds.  Losing your spouse, parents, children or anyone from your family may be the most challenging since aside from the emotional loss, confusion, and grief, there are a lot of practical decisions that you have to make. There is paperwork that needs to be fixed including hospital bills that need to be settled. Just i magine you have to do this in just a few hours despite the fact that you just want to lay down and cry.  So, the big question is how can you prepare for this? How can you make it easier for you and your family?  No one can be fully prepared about death but let me share some tips on what you can do:  1. Talk about it - Though the topic of death may be taboo for the majority, it is just practical to discuss it with your family. The concept

Win a Free Classic Donut or Cash when You Buy a Dunkin Donut Coffee

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Christmas is definitely my favorite time of the year ever since I was a child. The food, time off from school and the gifts that we give and receive just make the season festive, happy and memorable.  As children, the joy and excitement we feel during the Christmas season can be encapsulated in one word:  aguinaldo . The term refers to gifts received, specifically, during the holidays.  As grown-ups, we find ourselves on the other side of giving with younger relatives now expecting their presents from us. However, no matter how old we are, there is always a child within us who is giddy with happiness when we receive an  aguinaldo .  - (I am totally guilty!)  Thus, I was very excited when I heard about the  Dunkin’ Donuts Aguinaldo In Every Cup promo. This  holiday season, you can have that “just got a gift” feeling every day with the Dunkin’ Donuts. Every time you purchase one 12-ounce cup of hot or iced Dunkin’ Coffee, you have a chance to instantly win a Free Classic Donut

5 Things You Need To Know About Brushing Your Toddler's Teeth

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Dental care is considered one of the most important health concerns among children. It is imperative that parents make sure that their kids are receiving adequate attention and that good oral hygiene is observed.  One of the biggest mistakes and beliefs is that they can neglect dental care because it's not yet permanent. They think it's okay because eventually, they will just lose their milk teeth. We have to debunk this belief and here are 5 things you need to know about brushing your toddler's teeth.  1. When do you start?  As early as 18 months, children must start brushing their teeth. It is recommended that you start brushing your child's teeth as soon as the first tooth appears.  2. What toothbrush should I use?  There is a small, soft toothbrush that is designed for kids 2 years old and below. It is ideal that you use this to make sure that you don't brush too hard and damage his/ her gums.  3. Can they use a toothpaste? If yes, how m