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Elmo Calls App

Want to see your kid’s face light up? The Elmo Calls app lets them get video and audio calls from their favorite Muppet.

09/16/2014

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Parents Need To Talk With Stressed Out Teens

Studies are suggesting that today’s teens are having a greater struggle than previous generations. Psychologists say the best way to deal with this is through communication.

09/05/2014

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Parents Don’t Have Rights To Their College Students Info

Now that you’ve mortgaged your future to send your kid to college, what right do you have to see information about how she’s handling herself while she’s there? Not much.

09/04/2014

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4 College App

4College lets you access the current cost of more than 2,200 universities and develop a realistic savings plan that will help you afford them.

09/04/2014

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Chore Monster App

While no kid is ever going to look forward to doing chores, the ChoreMonster app might make it a little more fun.

09/02/2014

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Dad Doing Chores Influences Daughter’s Career Ambitions

A recent study finds fathers who perform an equal share of household chores were more likely to have daughters who aspired to less traditional feminine occupations.

08/25/2014

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Encourage Teens Suffering From Depression To Seek Help

Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.

08/15/2014

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Video Games Impact Kids’ Socialization

I think we are all in agreement that too much time spent playing video games is a bad thing for kids, but what about a few hours a week?

08/11/2014

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Understanding How Kids Deal With Tragedies

This summer, shootings, fires, and car crashes have claimed the lives of numerous children in the Delaware Valley. Often times, parents have a hard time helping their kids deal with and understand these kinds of tragedies. So what is the right way to talk to your kids about these kinds of stories?

08/04/2014

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Children Who Are Obese Don’t Necessarily Realize It

Nearly 17% of US children and adolescents are obese. But, according to a CDC report, many people who are obese don’t consider themselves as having the condition.

07/28/2014

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Learn About Asthma If You Have It

We know that asthma is on the rise in this country. There is a huge tool in the battle against asthma that we don’t always use. The major weapon is education.

07/11/2014

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Mixed Emotions On Testing Teen Hearts

A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.

07/02/2014

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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.

06/01/2014

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Seek Treatment For Postpartum Depression

If, as a new mother, you are depressed or anxious to the point where it is affecting your ability to care for the baby or if you feel you may harm your baby, seek help immediately.

05/27/2014

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Bilingual Homes May Benefit Babies’ Brains

A study has found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.

05/22/2014

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