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CDC Report Sheds New Data On What Time Of Day Most Babies Are Born

The CDC says it examined 2013 birth certificate data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), which encompasses 90% of U.S. births.

05/08/2015

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Consumers Plan To Spend More On Mom This Mother’s Day

According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend more than $21 billion for Mother’s Day.

05/05/2015

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Top Spots For The Whole Family To Do Arts & Crafts In Philadelphia

Arts and crafts are a superb way to unlock spectacular worlds of wonder and beauty that you and your children can explore together. Here are five places in and around Philadelphia where you can experience this extraordinary bonding magic.

05/01/2015

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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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5 Ways To Celebrate Mom Outdoors With The Whole Family

Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.

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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NJ Company Recalls Dog Bones Over Salmonella Concerns

TFH Publications Inc./Nylabone Products, of Neptune, says the recall applies to its 1.69 oz. packages of Puppy Starter Kit dog chews.

04/27/2015

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3 DIY Jewelry Organizers For Mother’s Day Gifts To Make Mom’s Life Easier

Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.

04/26/2015

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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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Rescued Pups From Puerto Rico To Arrive At PHL Monday

Seven lucky dogs are getting a new “leash” on life Monday.

04/20/2015

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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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UPDATE: Funds Raised For Dog With Potential Brain Tumor To Get Medical Testing

It’s been a rough life so far for a young pit bull mix.

04/14/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Top Family-Friendly Bike Trails In Philadelphia

More than 200 miles of trails wind through Fairmount Park, and Valley Forge and Ridley Creek offer additional trail networks just outside Philadelphia. So dig out those helmets and riding gloves from the closet, pack up the kids and get ready for some bike-riding fun at these top family-friendly bicycle trails around the City of Brotherly Love.

04/10/2015