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Recovery is faster when family is part of therapy, researchers find
If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes
And there's no consensus on appropriate punishments, penalties for perpetrators
Your son is now seven and showing improvements in his physical, cognitive and social development. It might be tempting to think he’ll get most of the support he needs at school, and he is practicing and developing vital skills there, but you still have an important role in helping him progress. So how can you […]
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You know from your own experience that the mid-afternoon “crash” in energy and attentiveness is a real thing, and it’s no different for your kids. The moment hits just as kids get home from school and need to tackle homework. Just like you, kids feel the call of sugary snacks at this time of day, […]
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You helped your child learn to crawl. You helped them learn to walk. You even helped your child learn to use the potty. Now, it’s time to take your parenting to the next level. It’s time to help your little one learn to read. While you may be an avid reader as an adult, you’ll […]
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All parents want to give their children every advantage possible to live a fulfilling and independent adult life. However, many children arrive to young adulthood somewhat clueless in terms of livelihood. These young adults typically have to move back home until they can figure out how to make a living. Today’s educational system teaches kids how to […]
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The Apple iPad is one of the most well-known, and most widely adopted tech devices of modern times. Almost singlehandedly, Apple revolutionized the handheld computer market, and now the iPad has become synonymous with casual entertainment, and computing on the go. It might be surprising for some to learn that the iPad is more than […]
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Raising teenagers can be a terrifying experience. Often there are no easy answers, and every parent has a different struggle with their teen. However, every teen is going through the same changes. This is the time when they begin their transition into adulthood. They are striving to discover who they are, independently of their families, […]
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Is your child amazed and inspired by stories? Have they expressed interest in creating his or her own stories or writing about their life? Ask your tween if they want to start a blog. Explain what it is and they can share ideas and stories with the world. If you’re unsure of how blogs work or you don’t […]
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Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink
Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds
Finding suggests use of electronic devices before bedtime could delay slumber
Doctor offers tips on when and how to clean hands
Before you know it, the little girl who you dressed in pretty outfits that you chose will be ready to make her own fashion decisions. The teen years are the time when she’ll adopt the style that may accompany her through college and into her first job. Instead of closing your eyes and crossing your […]
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Teachers are given enumerable tasks with tight deadlines and less than mediocre pay. Common core, standardized testing, and disciplinary issues take away from the joy of teaching. Most often, parents and students encounter fully committed educators who teach out of their desire to impact the future. Then, there are those discouraging times when parents have […]
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The benefits that television has given to society are immense. It acts as a medium of entertainment that keeps us in good spirits, it relays information across the globe in a highly efficient manner, and it can even be a means of bonding with friends and family. However, as with anything in life, too much […]
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You’ve spent the last few years watching your child grow and develop. You’ve helped her through her first year at school and the school run is part of your daily routine, but she’s still developing and needs your help just as much as she did before, so how do you know where she should […]
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It’s natural to want to buy toys for your new baby, but how do you know what to choose? How much notice should you pay to the age markings on toys? Are they there just for safety reasons or is there more to it than that? It’s important to understand that play is vital for […]
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Family road trips are great ways to draw families together and create memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately though, they also provide an opportunity for travelers to experience these five very common road trip perils. Read this infographic by Nexen Tire and TireBuyer.com, the best place to purchase tires online, to discover great solutions […]
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Remain positive with your child, get involved in school life, expert says
Proper lifting techniques are essential for both parents
Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more
When giving chores or responsibilities around the house, be sure they are reasonable, limited in number, and developmentally appropriate for your child. Check out these tips to stay on task! Write down and post all chores/responsibilities in a highly visible place. Help your child avoid being distracted by the TV by turning it off. Use […]
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The Mozart effect is a theory in psychology that refers to research purporting that young children learn better when they listen to the music of famous classical musician, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Early studies indicated that when Mozart was played, short-term improvements in some cognitive functions were experienced by children. However, over time those assumptions […]
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Are you a stay-at-home parent looking for organizational tools? Do you want to make the most of your time with your children yet still stay on top of your household tasks? There are a variety of mobile applications you can consider to boost your efficiency at home. Check out some of the following options to […]
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You never thought it could happen to your family. But it did. Someone broke into your home, and now you are left with the task of easing your children’s fears. Where do you start? How do you minimize the lasting effects of the break-in in your children’s minds? How do they start to feel safe […]
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While everyone has the best of intentions when planning a large family dinner, the unfortunate reality of these celebratory events is that old conflicts and grudges can lead to uncomfortable sniping and bitter exchanges. Read on to discover five smart tips that will help you to prevent arguments and unhappiness at your […]
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New look at the evidence supports 'time-outs,' withholding privileges or toys in some cases
Men who became dads in their early 20s were more likely to die in their late 40s and early 50s, Finnish study finds
Studies show children raised by 2 moms or 2 dads consider themselves 'different,' but stigma is lessening
A child leaving for college is a difficult experience. After all, you watched your child enter the world, you held his hand as he took his first steps, and you listened anxiously as he spoke his first words. It’s normal and natural to have mixed feelings about your child going off to school. One of […]
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Your son has started school and, though he’ll be learning about himself and the world around him in class, you still have a key role in helping him develop the skills he needs to prosper physically, mentally and socially. How do you know what you can do? How can you work effectively with the school? […]
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For many children, art comes naturally. From painting and drawing to making music; the arts are not only a source of fun but also a way to inspire collaboration, build confidence and foster problem-solving skills. If your little artist is ready to learn how to play music, act, paint or draw, follow these tips to […]
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Parents, it’s time to have “the talk” with your teen. No, not the conversation about the birds and the bees, the social media talk. The 2015 Social Media & Technology Overview from Pew Research shows 92 percent of teens go online daily, with most teens going online multiple times each day. So, how can you […]
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It can happen to you. Your child will be lying on the floor in the middle of the supermarket having a full-blown meltdown. You will get judgmental or sympathetic looks from other shoppers, depending on their experiences. You shouldn’t feel guilty, though; tantrums are more complicated than a spoiled child being told they can’t have […]
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Life with a toddler can get messy. From finger paints to piles of laundry, it seems like the chores may never get done. By involving your toddler in cleaning, you can get help with the chores, and teach your child critical life skills. Here are some simple chores a toddler can learn to do. Put […]
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