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    Is Your Teen Sleeping Enough?

    Is Your Teen Sleeping Enough?

    Is Your Teen Sleeping Enough? Is your teen sleeping enough? The CDC, a governing body in medicine, recently released a hard-hitting study claiming that most teens are simply not getting enough sleep. The study has had far-reaching implications, with school districts across the country heeding the CDC’s warning and starting school later. As a parent, it's important that you [...]
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    Starting at a New School

    Starting at a New School

    Starting a New School Few things are as unnerving to kids as starting at a new school. Learning to navigate the fraught social and academic world of one school is hard enough. Going to a new school and having to start the process all over again can be scary. What can you do as a parent to make [...]
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    A Parent’s Guide to Teething

    A Parent’s Guide to Teething

    Teething The teething period can be acutely uncomfortable and painful for baby, which makes it a hard time for parents, too. Although a lot about teething still remains a mystery, let’s run down what parents and pediatricians do know, and prepare a plan to ease the burden. When It Begins Babies usually get their first teeth at around [...]
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    Homework Help: Dos and Don’ts

    Homework Help: Dos and Don’ts

    Homework Help: Do's and Don'ts As the school year begins anew, kids across the country are becoming reacquainted with their old nemesis, homework. Some may not like it, but homework helps students sharpen their skills, retain the knowledge they acquire at school, and think independently. Almost all kids will need some kind of homework help during their academic career. [...]
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    Best Math Apps for Kids

    Best Math Apps for Kids

    The Best Math Apps for Kids Learning is always easier when it's fun. So we've put together this list of the best math apps for kids. Some are free and some cost a few dollars, but all of them will help engage your child and improve their math skills at the same time! We did [...]
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    Overcoming Fear of the Dark

    Overcoming Fear of the Dark

    Overcoming Fear of the Dark Fear of the dark is among the most common phobias for kids and adults alike, but the fact that it’s common doesn’t make it any easier for your little one to overcome. By overcoming fear of the dark, you can give your child valuable experience in conquering other fears down the road. It’s important [...]
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    Choosing the Right Babysitter

    Choosing the Right Babysitter

    Choosing the Right Babysitter Parents are usually anxious when trying out a new babysitter for the first time – understandably so. It’s hard to entrust the care of your children to someone you might not know very well. By investing some time and effort in choosing the right babysitter, however, you can ensure a more agreeable experience for yourself, your [...]
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    Meditating with Children

    Meditating with Children

    Meditating with Children With increasing numbers of Americans – children and adults alike – experiencing stress, it’s no surprise that people are turning to meditation for relief. Meditation and mindfulness practices (the focused awareness of the present moment) are becoming more popular both in school curricula and outside the classroom. Is meditating with children another fad, or can it offer tangible [...]
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    Talking to Children About Death

    Talking to Children About Death

    Talking to children about death can be difficult but is also important. Explaining and discussing difficult topics is pivotal to emotional development. Kids as young as 4 or 5 can have questions about their own mortality and death in general. These questions are often prompted by the death of a friend, relative, or pet. Your child can [...]
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    Getting over Bedwetting

    Getting over Bedwetting

    Many kids and parents don’t feel comfortable talking about bedwetting, even with a pediatrician. What causes bedwetting and how can you cure it? The Causes of Bedwetting Bedwetting has a number of causes, all of which relate to the development of the body and the brain. Young children have smaller bladders that hold less urine. Furthermore, in many children [...]
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