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How To Deal With Back to School Anxiety

Going back to school can not only create anxiety for the kids, it can also create anxiety on the parents as well. The closer it gets to the first day of school, the more miserable and anxious some kids and parents will get. There are some practical ways to ease …
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12 Ways to Prevent Choking in Young Kids

Babies and small children explore their worlds by putting things in their mouths. Unfortunately, this creates a choking risk with statistics showing that at least one child dies from choking every 5 days in the U.S while 10, 000 others are rushed to the emergency room for treatment of choking-related …
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9 Ways To Encourage Kids To Play Outside

Doctors, educators, and experts in childcare believe modern changing lifestyles have a negative effect on the health and wellbeing of children. Children and youth spend a lot of time indoors using electronic equipment like computers, playstations, mobile phones, watching their favorite programs on TV, or playing with the numerous toys …
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How Gender-Specific Toys Can Negatively Affect Child Development

As the world makes tremendous strides in bridging the gender gap in education, employment, politics, and other aspects of life, the toy sector seems to be have been forgotten. Most toy stores today are separated into 2 distinct sections, where a girly pink section is filled with dolls, kitchen sets, …
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20 Best Apps For Families

Mobile applications have changed the way we live. Today you can balance your bank account, pay bills, track your hormonal cycle, plan meals and write a book – all from your smartphone. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! For busy families, mobile applications can make managing a household …
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Summer Skin Care Tips for Kids

Taking care of your child’s skin in the summertime can require a little thought and effort. Children love playing outside as much as possible in the summertime and they should. But you need to work hard to protect them from sunburn and injury in order to ensure that the summer …
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5 Single Parent Secrets To Raising Happy Kids

Raising happy kids can be done in any type of home – their parents’ relationship status does not matter. It is no more than a myth that children from single parent homes are doomed to live in pain and misery. Lots of amazing adult children who grew up in a …
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What Is Platonic Parenting?

Although platonic parenting may be a new parenting term, it has gained  in popularity recently. The following guide will explain this type of parenting as well as how to determine if it is the best style of parenting for your family. What Is Platonic Parenting? Platonic parenting is co-parenting with …