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Be Clean And Green

Toxic. The word can send shivers down a parent’s spine, and spread a wave of confusion over what is deemed safe to use in our homes and around our children. Parents are bombarded with information, from Internet...
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Baby Sign Language

The frustration brought on by the inability to communicate with a trantruming tot is enough to drive any parent to rocking themselves in the corner. The advent and popularity of teaching sign language to hearin...

Benefits Of Eating Organic

  Written by Virginia Salisbury The benefits of going organic By Victoria Salisbury Nola babies are going green in big numbers. Parents are increasingly choosing organic over conventional ...
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Are Your Parents Driving You Crazy

  Written by Maria Barrios The ties that bind Why (sometimes) our parents drive us bonkers once we have kids By Maria Barrios   They’re not just your parents (or in-laws) anymore. T...
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A Dad’s Perspective On Children’s Parties

A seasoned dad shares his insight into the plethora of parties. My social life is reduced to this: The Birthday Party Circuit. If you have a child over two weeks old, your social life now comprises cook...
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Autism: 10 Signs To Look For

If your two or three year old has a few of these behaviors, a screening may be in order. 1) Has language delays 2) Resists turning to her name 3) Struggles with eye contact 4) Fails to respond to a ...
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Avoid Too Much Screentime This Summer

  Too much screen time can affect children’s health, sleep patterns, relationships, and more. Most children watch more television than parents realize. Statistics show that kids in the U.S. watch 3-4 ho...
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Active Imaginations And Bullies

  Written by The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital       Active Imagination       Q: My 3 1/2 year old daughter has a new best friend, ...
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10 Tips Changing Challenging Behavior

  Here are some effective techniques for getting the behavior you want while building the relationship you need: Plan ahead to avoid problems. Make sure a child’s basic needs for sleep, food and ...