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Healthy Eating that Works for Your Family

These days there's a widespread awareness of the need for good nutrition, a balanced diet, and positive approaches to food and body image. But you'll find many differing opinions about exactly *what* …

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10 Rules Every Kid Should Know to Avoid Dog Bites

Dogs can be man's best friend - and as the number two pet in America - many people obviously agree. However, Fido comes with a sharp set of canine teeth. With those teeth, nearly†5 milli…

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4 Tricks to Get Your Kids to Love Reading

When my oldest son was born, I spent the first two weeks of his life reading Steinbeck's†East of Eden out loud to him; not through any attempt to create a baby genius but because I wasn't sure what el…

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Tips to Avoid Backpack Injuries

As you make your way through your back-to-school checklist, there's one item that could directly affect your child's health. The backpack. While style, color, and the latest "in" logos may be uppermos…

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8+ Edible Play Dough Recipes

Whether you've got a kid who still puts everything into his mouth or an older kid that needs a change of pace, we've got the edible play dough recipes for you! Some of these recipes taste delicious,…

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Baked Falafel Salad

This is a great way to enjoy falafel. Itís a hearty, colorful and tasty meal! The falafel mix is baked instead of fried, but loses nothing in translation. Itís a Mediterranean delight! Falafel ingr…

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Back-to-School Anxiety: A Parent’s Guide

Back-to-School anxiety hits students of all ages. But you and your children don't have to suffer in silence. Dr. Victor Schwartz, associate professor of psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and…

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How the Heart Helps You Change

Have you ever tried to make a change in your life only to fail or come up short on motivation? We all have. What weíve learned at Institute of HeartMath is that when you really want to change, reinfo…

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Trees Don’t Need Warning Labels. Adults Need To Relax.

Controversy has erupted over the†fate of a tree at Regina Beach, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. A child fell out of the tree and broke a leg, and now the municipal maintenance crew has anno…

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Is Breastfeeding Vegan?

Parents-to-be hear constantly that "breast is best," but do vegan parents have to skip breastfeeding to align with their beliefs? Is breast milk vegan? The short answer to this question is YES. W…

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I never have any left-over wine and it seems no one else here does either

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Such adorable and cute tiny Panda babies. I hope that they do well, there is nothing quite like the …