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5 Day Trips Near Philadelphia To Do Before The Kids Go Back To School

You wait all school year for June to roll around so summer vacation can start, and in the blink of an eye, it seems, it’s almost over . Philly area families hoping to head out for one last summertime adventure before the kids head back to school have plenty of exciting options to choose from, including these five destinations.

08/15/2015

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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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Top 5 Philly Pools and Waterparks

From spraygrounds to swim clubs to state parks and theme parks, the Philadelphia area has it all, but these are the best of the best.

07/17/2015

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Ultimate Dinopedia

If your kid is dino-obsessed, National Geographic is coming to the rescue for you with the Ultimate Dinopedia app.

06/30/2015

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Gov. Markell Signs Bill Expanding Access To Medical Marijuana For Children

The oil does not contain enough of the active ingredient in marijuana to get someone “high.”

06/23/2015

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Harvard Study Claims Daughters Of Working Moms Earn More And Are More Likely To Be Bosses

Leaving your child to go to work is actually better for them, according to researchers from Harvard Business School.

06/16/2015

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Study: Majority Of U.S. Children And Teens Aren’t Drinking Enough Water

With the heat ramping up, it’s important to stay hydrated. That’s why the results of a new report will probably have parents concerned.

06/12/2015

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New Jersey Lawmaker Wants To Ban Smoking In Vehicles When Kids Present

A New Jersey state senator wants to stop smokers from lighting up in vehicles if children 16 and younger also are present.

06/05/2015

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Study: Smiley Faces, Prizes Encourage Kids To Make Healthier Food Choices

Kids might not like eating healthy, but here’s two things they do like: prizes and smiley faces.

04/29/2015

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Pa. Fast Food Restaurant Bans Kids And Teens Unless They Have An Adult With Them

Last week, 25 to 50 juveniles caused a disturbance at the location.

04/28/2015

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Study: Most Kids Are Using Smartphones And Tablets By The Time They’re 2 Years Old

Babies are now swiping and scrolling on tablets and smartphones before they can walk.

04/27/2015

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Local Mom-Turned-Author: Have The ‘Tech Talk’ Before The ‘Sex Talk’

In the digital age, kids are signed up for cell phone plans and social media accounts before they hit puberty. Local mom-turned-author Jenn Cannon says her book acts as a guide to help kids navigate the high-tech tools.

04/24/2015

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YMCAs Across The Country Host Program To Help Prevent The ‘Summer Slide’

The American Academy of Pediatrics just released a study that claims kids are not only vulnerable to forgetting what they learned in school, but also to weight gain.

04/23/2015

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Getaway Guide: Favorite Zoos, Near And Far

We all have tales of bears or snakes, cougars and deer. But those are one at a time, and that’s why I like zoos. You get a world of fascinating animals in one place, and you don’t even have to run away!

04/16/2015

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What’s The Ideal Amount Of Time Spent On Homework? Research Might Have The Answer

Kids have claimed to be drowning in a sea of homework for decades, but a new study seems to have found both the ideal amount and way to do the work for academic success.

04/08/2015

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