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Christmas With A New Grandson

By Laura Claverie All this grandma wants for Christmas is time with her grandson It is often said that best gifts come in the most unexpected times, wrapped in the most unusual ways. And when I think of the m...
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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...

Battling Food Allergies

  Written by Leslie Penkunas bon appetit? Knowledge is power in the battle against food allergies It’s like the Boogeyman. Scary, perhaps even life-threatening, but not- for us at least- r...

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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Building Strong Healthy Family Relationships

Has your family time started to feel more and more like a regimen? Get dressed, eat breakfast, find everyone’s shoes, pack a lunch and go, go, go? Whether you are focused on potty training your three year old, ...
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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...
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Bad Playdates, Biters, And Health Obsessions

Written by The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital Bad Playdates Q. My son's best friend, a fellow four-year-old next door, is a beast, to put it mildly. He's destructive, defiant, and doesn't heed his pa...
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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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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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