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Talking to Children About the Batman Shooting (Video)

By Mallika Chopra I woke up this morning to emails saddened by the tragic news from Colorado.  Opened up CNN on my phone and saw the headlines: Gunman Kills 12 at Batman Movie. The alarm went …

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Big Fat Lies Moms Believe

I don’t know about you, but when I became a mom I also became more self-critical. It was as if when I gave birth to my daughter, I also gave birth to a new clan of Inner Critics whose mission was to c…

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Obese Man Loses Custody of His Children

This morning I read the story about an Ottawa man who lost his children in a custody battle, at least in part due to his weight.  While the name of the man has not been released, according to The Glob…

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A Mother’s Love Knows No Boundaries

That little thumper seen and heard in the ultrasounds of mothers-to-be is much more than a pump for the unborn baby's blood. Research by the nonprofit Institute of HeartMath® (IHM) shows the heart …

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Attachment Parenting: Good or Bad?

  Time's latest cover says it loud and clear: "Are You Mom Enough?" Coupled with an image of a young attractive mother breast feeding her three-year-old son, it's no surprise that the article …

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Why Sarcasm is No Laughing Matter for Kids

"Very Funny!" Why Sarcasm is No Laughing Matter for Kids by Signe Whitson, LSW, Contributor to Family & Parenting on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Shelly Phillips: I wasn't quite s…

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Why Self-Soothing Helps

The first time I learned of the idea of self-soothing, I was reading a parenting book and trying to let my first child settle herself to sleep. I was more upset than she was that evening, gripping t…

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Misconceptions About Childless Adults

The further I get into this parenting adventure, the more I am convinced that parenthood is truly not for everyone. This perspective comes not from any form of regret for my current lot, but more from…

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5 Tips for Raising Globally Aware Naturalists

By Sarene Marshall During this election season, with its constant “family values” drumbeat, I’ve been evermore conscious about that most challenging parental task of imparting values on our childre…

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Overreacting? Your Kid Will Too

“My children are lunatics,” said a beleaguered mother, and friend of mine, when I paid her a visit last spring. And she was pretty spot on with her assessment. Her children, while enormously cute in p…

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THANKS FOR THE ARTICLE. GOOD INFO. :)

We just need to look at how we can reduce our carbon output so the little salamanders can keep up.

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Vicky P. Vicky P.
on Nori Wraps
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You go salamanders! Do your good work.

Your article brings up several good, valid points. However, I doubt there is sufficient evidence her…