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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.

45 mins ago

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Study: Kids Who Sip Alcohol Before Sixth Grade More Likely To Drink In High School

According to a study, early sipping of alcohol may make youths more likely to drink in high school.

04/03/2015

High School Sports

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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Debate Over NJ’s New Standardized Test Shifts From Classroom To Legislature

Parents in New Jersey who don’t want their kids to take the PARCC test appear to have lawmakers on their side

03/26/2015

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Poll: Parents Absorbed In Their Smartphones May Cause Kids To Act Out

Parents or caregivers, do you often find yourself on your smartphone when you’re out to eat with your kids? A new study says your children are noticing and they could be acting out because of it.

03/16/2015

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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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Local Sleep Consultant Offers Advice To New Parents Struggling To Get Necessary Rest

Long gone are those eight hour stretches, and one local mom is determined to help others avoid the common pitfalls that prevent parents and babies from getting the necessary rest.

01/11/2015

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Children Understand Parents’ Need To Discipline

When it comes to parents disciplining their kids, there needs to be balance.

01/02/2015

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Have A Happy – And Safe – Holiday

I just want to take a moment to make you aware of holiday safety.

12/25/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers May Take Up Issue Of Parents Paying For College Tuition

Two New Jersey lawmakers are weighing new legislation in reaction to a case that has sparked outrage over the role of courts and the rights of divorced parents.

12/14/2014

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Chore Hero App

Getting kids to do their chores isn’t an easy task, but it can be a bit less difficult if you make a game of it. Chore Hero is an app designed to do just that.

12/09/2014

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Bedwetting Not Uncommon Among Children

Bedwetting affects five to seven million children in the US and about ten percent of all 7-year-olds.

12/09/2014

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BabyCenter Releases List Of The Most Popular Names Of 2014

Parents-to-be will want to take a look at this list.

12/02/2014

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Don’t Ignore ‘Growing Pains’

We don’t think of musculoskeletal pain in children but it occurs more commonly than you would think. Don’t ignore it.

11/24/2014

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Placebo May Be Effective Treatment For Childhood Cough

Now a report from the journal Pediatrics suggests the placebo effect could have a real impact with a common childhood problem – the cough.

11/06/2014

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