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Dealing with a Picky Eater? Try These 6 tips from Food Experts

Dealing with a picky eater can turn meal times into something you dread as a parent. Learn about the types of picky eater and get some expert tips on beating picky eating. Professor of nutrition Sh…

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A Simple Way to Turn Yoga into a Kid-Friendly Adventure

Parent-child yoga classes can be pricey. This series of kids yoga videos have been a great way for me and my son to do yoga together for free instead. When I was pregnant, I had a many pictures…

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Stuck Inside? 10 Toddler Activities for Rainy (or Snowy) Days

Need some rainy day activities to beat cabin fever? This is a mix of activities that younger and older toddlers can enjoy. Take a look and see which ones look like the right fit for your busy kid! …

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Is Your Car Contributing to Autism Rates?

Pregnant women exposed to toxic contaminants found near freeways, especially during their third trimester, appear to be more likely to give birth to autistic children than women who live in areas …

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Newborn Baby Pregnant With Twins

Just when you thought you heard it all, this story comes along a story of doctors removing two fetuses from a 3-week-old girl, who was born pregnant with twins. At first, doctors thought the newbor…

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Why You Should Never Underestimate the Value of a Hug

You never know what you'll overhear in the gym locker room, but I'll never forget this recent conversation. The two women stood on the opposite side of the lockers, beyond my field of vision, but the …

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How Much Sleep Do You Need?

The National Sleep Foundation has released new recommendations for sleep times. How much sleep you need depends on your age. Find out how much you need! To create the new guidelines, the National S…

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Why Girls Should Stay Away from Soda

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks—including soda, fruit mixes, and sweetened iced tea—has been linked with an early start to menstruation in girls, according to new research. The study followed 5…

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51% of U.S. Kids Live in Poverty. Here’s One Real Solution

The U.S. economy is improving, but more public school children than ever are living in poverty. How can we help all of our children succeed? In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Michael A. …

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Before the Vaccine: My Memory of Measles

My 88-year-old father still blames the Ringling Bros. for giving me the measles 50-some years ago. And the current Disneyland-linked outbreak bought back memories of that miserable time. I was four…

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Beautiful cats, beautiful photos, beautiful day thank you for sharing.

Siamese have a bad reputation! I got a Siamese kitten (red point lynx) from the SPCA and he is the …