Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 How much sleep do kids need? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/How-much-sleep-do-kids-need-_86764 BABIES and children in general require a lot of sleep, significantly more than the recommended eight hours for adults, since at this stage sufficient sleep is necessary to support their rapid mental and physical development. But while many parents are aware of this need, they have no idea of how much sleep is required at each stage of growth. All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Don’t go crazy with a newborn’s demanding schedule http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Don-t-go-crazy-with-a-newborn-s-demanding-schedule_86763 A new baby is demanding. Between the list of things to get done for them and the time that you spend fulfilling their needs, there seems to be absolutely no time at all to get anything done for yourself or for anyone else. This can be a frustrating time, especially for first-time mothers, who often confess to feeling overwhelmed to the point of insanity. But clinical psychologist Dr Pearnel Bell says while the baby’s demands seem to be endless, you can cope without reaching the point of wanting to tear out your hair. All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Humidifier basics http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Humidifier-basics_86765 THE respiratory systems of children are very fragile, and it is important to ensure — especially for children with pre-existing respiratory illnesses such as asthma and bronchitis — that the air they breathe is as close to optimal humidity as possible. Paediatrician at Gateway Plaza, Old Harbour, Dr Anona Griffith, says that in countries where the weather or climate causes humidity to vary, humidifiers have been known to correct the issues. All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Study links antacids in pregnancy to asthma in kids http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Study-links-antacids-in-pregnancy-to-asthma-in-kids_86768 CHILDREN of women who take heartburn medicine during pregnancy are a third more likely to develop asthma, according to a study published recently. All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Babies should sleep in parents’ room for first year http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Babies-should-sleep-in-parents--room-for-first-year_86767 TO reduce the risk of sudden death, babies should sleep in the same room as their parents but in their own crib or bassinet for the first year of life, US doctors said Monday. All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Photo: Belated happy birthday Sheneh http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Photo--Belated-happy-birthday-Sheneh_86766 Belated happy birthday to Sheneh Camele Wilson who celebrated her birthday on January 15. Greetings from mom Diane, dad Havasca, and sisters Sherica and Tanniel. All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kids' corner - January 18, 2017 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Kids--corner---January-18--2017_85479 Write the numbers that come before and after All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Photo: Going places http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Photo--Going-places_86783 All Woman Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Signs he sees you as his future http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Clear-signs-he-sees-you-as-his-future Men are known to be logical which means they are straightforward with what they desire and treasure. Below are three clear signs that will show if he is really into you. All Woman Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:46:44 GMT 3 truths you need to know about relationships http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/3-truths-you-need-to-know-about-relationships The movies paint in the minds of many that relationships should go in this particular order: All Woman Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:27:24 GMT Vows: #TheMajesticUnion http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---TheMajesticUnion_83766 When visa analyst at the Canadian Visa Application Centre Matthew Gayle met Danielle Forbes, media personnel at the Worship and Faith International Fellowship, they knew it was the beginning of a lifelong friendship. Indeed the friendship blossomed into something more beautiful — love — and on December 10, 2016 at Alterry Beach, St Ann, the two sealed the union. Vows meets them at the altar. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT I am TORMENTED by the fact that she CHEATED http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-am-TORMENTED-by-the-fact-that-she-CHEATED_86150 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT ‘DUPPY hold me down in my sleep’ http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/-DUPPY-hold-me-down-in-my-sleep-_85735 SLEEP for most of us is usually that restful, refreshing part of the day when we enter a state of “altered” consciousness with transient loss of responsiveness to external stimuli. It is a moment when the eyes are closed and there is a decrease in body movements. Yet, many individuals for various reasons never attain this fully restful state and develop disorders of sleep that can vary from one extreme to the next. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT I should have known my relationship was doomed when... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-should-have-known-my-relationship-was-doomed-when----------_86151 LOOKING in from the outside, we often wonder why some people wait so long to walk away from an unhealthy relationship. Many of these relationships start out quite smoothly, but then something goes wrong. What was the sign in your case? This week All Woman reveals comments from readers about the moment they knew their relationships would not last. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Maxine Wilson’s rags to riches story http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Maxine-Wilson-s-rags-to-riches-story_86359 MAXINE Wilson lives by the daily mantra that if she can help somebody she passes along the way, then her living is not in vain. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT The things you’ll never be able to change about your partner http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-things-you-ll-never-be-able-to-change-about-your-partner_86154 ADMIT it. We have all wished at some time or another that our partners were malleable and that we could mould one part of them to what in our eyes is closer to perfection. But while there are some things that we may be able to change or improve about our partners, there are other things that are too deeply rooted or impossible to change. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Pregnant, with an abusive dad-to-be http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Pregnant--with-an-abusive-dad-to-be_86473 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tried everything to stop this bleeding http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Tried-everything-to-stop-this-bleeding_86474 Dear Dr Mitchell, All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT Exercise using items at home http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Exercise-using-items-at-home_86149 FOR all those who aspire to go to the gym but do not have the time or the money, there are cost-effective ways to get your desired sessions right in your home. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Siwatu Jewelery http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Siwatu-Jewelery_85462 Husband-and- wife duo Ashenafi Abayomi and Sentwali Amen-Ra Abayomi have found a trendy way of paying homage to the African culture with the début of their jewellery line, labelled Siwatu Jewelery. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New Year’s resolutions targeting your health http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/New-Year-s-resolutions-targeting-your-health_86099 TWO thousand sixteen was a very difficult year for some. Whether it was financially, emotionally, physically or spiritually — 2016 was not easy. But let’s enter 2017 in a positive mood. Here are a few recommendations with regards to your health and lifestyle. All Woman Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT The cellphone: Access granted? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-cellphone--Access-granted- Keeping a password on, or being too secretive with the cellphone has been a problem in many relationships. Some people have searched their partners’ cellphones and got the surprise of their lives; others have found that there was no basis for whatever they suspected, but that the breach of privacy eroded trust that cannot be regained. All Woman Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:40:49 GMT Should he pay your bills? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Should-he-pay-your-bills- A man who doesn’t see it as priority to not only invest in his woman but ensure he supports her financially without her even asking is seen by many as a waste of time. In this scenario, the man is deemed to be the provider, and although times have changed and women are now top-notch CEOs, a man is still a man, which means that he should ensure that his woman is well kept and has all she wants and needs. All Woman Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:36:40 GMT When she supports him http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/When-she-supports-him There is absolutely nothing embarrassing or wrong if a woman desires to aid or assist her man financially if he is currently unemployed, and there is absolutely nothing wrong if she chooses not to as means to push him to provide. There is a huge problem, however, if she financially supports a man who has no intention of getting a job, and she continues because she fears he will leave her and move on. All Woman Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:32:37 GMT Young men drained at 25 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Young-men-drained-at-25 RECENTLY at a popular hair salon, a woman was venting that her man, who is all of 25, fell asleep mid-coitus. She ranted that she thought something about her had turned him off and caused this, but then a few days later she found something in his apartment that shocked her. Her man was on Viagra. All Woman Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:31:00 GMT