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Kids Need To Play

Encourage your kids to go outside and play. Free play is as important and maybe even more important than team activities.

06/22/2015

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Breastfeeding Is Not The Only Answer

Certainly there are key advantages to breastfeeding but formula is also an excellent option.

06/17/2015

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Leaving Child In Car Often Illegal

Is it endangerment if a child left by a parent in a car is not physically, mentally, or emotionally impaired?

06/12/2015

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Study: Kids Can Start Weightlifting At Age Six

According to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.

05/28/2015

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Limit Multi-tasking To Avoid Risks

Research has shown that for all of us there is a breaking point for multi-tasking and the risks can be significant.

05/20/2015

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Yuggler App

The Yuggler app may be a godsend for parents, detailing nearby family-friendly activities and events.

05/18/2015

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Students Setback By Parents In Prison

Incarceration can be more traumatic for a student than even a parent’s death.

05/11/2015

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Fathers’ Depression Effects Toddlers’ Behavior

A new study finds the young children of fathers who were depressed in their first year were more likely to show negative behaviors.

04/29/2015

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More Talkative Dads Benefit Children’s Literacy

Research indicates that more talkative dads are a benefit to their children – beyond just language heard from mothers.

04/21/2015

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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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Let Your Kids Play

With parents more involved in guiding their kids, there’s a temptation for parents to get over-involved in their children’s sports and provide pressure.

03/27/2015

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Anna Giving Birth

When it comes to Anna Giving Birth… my suggestion is…do not get this app under any circumstances.

03/24/2015

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More Pressure During The Fragile Teen Years

Some say that this generation of teens is having a greater struggle than previous generations because of increased exposure to adult issues.

03/18/2015

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Tasty Medication Poses Risk For Children

If medications taste good, they could be a temptation to kids.

03/06/2015

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Laws Limit Leaving Kids Alone

Legally, how young is too young to let a kid walk home alone?

02/27/2015

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