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Neil deGrasse Tyson on How to Get Kids into Science

In this two minute video science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson answers a question that he frequently gets from parents: "How can I get my child interested in science?" He doesn't recommend buyi…

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A (Not So) Surprising Factor in Raising Confident Girls

Much has been written recently about women and their rise in corporate America.†One theory suggests that one factor holding women back is their lack of confidence. How does that get fixed? Obviously, …

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What Grocery Shopping Really Does to Your Brain

Iím convinced the American food supply is determining our body weight as much as caloric intake, genetics, metabolism, exercise and self-control. I stand at the end of a well-lit grocery aisle se…

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“Don’t Hate Me, But I Can’t Be Sick Any Longer.”

By Dr. Christina Charbonneau for YourTango.com. I will never forget a 35-year old woman who came to my office with right-sided breast cancer. In a relatively short period of time (less than six mon…

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15 Free Activities to Entertain Your Energetic Toddler

Got an energetic toddler at home? Try some of these free toddler activities to keep him busy and happy! Holy moly, yíall! People try to tell you that chasing a toddler is a lot of work. But seriousl…

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How I Approached ‘The (Sex) Talk’ With My Daughter

A few weeks ago, I did it.† I had The Talk with my 10-year-old daughter.† I'd been semi-anxious about this for the past few years, unsure as to when the best time would be to have the puberty talk, th…

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Why You Should Consider Speed Skating for a Hobby

Speed skating provides kids with a positive environment. Carl Hillís daughter Phoebe, six at the time, liked to skate but wasnít interested in hockey or figure skating. But she loved speed. Carl show…

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How To Support The Gay Kids In Your Life

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. I'm 50, I'm gay, and I was once a confused, mixed up, hormones-raging male teen, shamefully hiding my truth. Not only was I dealing with unfortunate physical mani…

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How To Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

When I wrote the title of this blog, I think I might have been overly ambitious. How DO you raise healthy, happy kids? Itís a question I ponder almost every day and one my readers ask me about frequen…

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Is Co-Sleeping Dangerous?

Here in the U.S. new parents are warned off of co-sleeping - sharing a family bed with our newborn babies - but is it as dangerous as we're led to believe? Being a new parent is rough. Newborns tend …

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