Parenting Young Children: Rejection

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By Ann Brown, Parenting Consultant Poor, Poor, Pitiful You Every once in a while I kinda wish we could all just sit down and discuss these parenting articles. Sitting together, maybe a little wine, talking face to face, instead of me sitting here all alone (with a little wine; it’s the weekend; don’t judge), so […]

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Three Tips to Check Toxic Toys Off Your List

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By Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff You’re making your list and checking it twice, but do you know what’s in the toys you’re stuffing in those stockings? Here are some quick tips to follow: 1. Avoid plastics made from or including BPA, PET, PVC and Styrofoam. 2. Look for toys made from natural materials like wood and […]

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The Holiday Gift Guide For Active Kids

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By:  K. Pearson Brown Get kids outdoors this year with some great gifts that will keep them going all year round. A long winter break means lots of time for play this holiday season, so give on-the-go kids holiday gifts that will keep them busy and having fun ‘til next year, and beyond. Classic Ride […]

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In the Great Vaccine Debate, Parents’ Fears Should be Respected

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By Mark A. Largent / Take Part Vaccines, once the savior of an entire generation, have become a hotly contested issue in American culture, and fears that they might cause autism have dominated parents’ discussions about vaccines for more than a decade. Parents of as many as one in 10 children refuse to vaccinate their […]

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Feeding Your Tot Tater Tots

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By Susan Howard Over half our country is considered overweight or obese.   We keep hearing these statistics about how fat Americans are, but how can we as parents do anything about the next generation of potential weeble wobbles?  Here are a few tactics to keep your little ones from turning into bigger ones. Lead by […]

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What if YOUR Kid is the Bully???

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By: Tanya Dodd-Hise “Often the right path is the one that may be hardest for you to follow. But the hard path is also the one that will make you grow as a human being.” ― Karen Mueller Coombs, Bully at Ambush Corner This is hard to talk about.  It is embarrassing, humiliating, and somehow […]

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Playing Catch

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By: Danny Thomas A lot of my blogs start with a train of thought during a ride in the car by myself, often, early in the morning which rarely happens these days. sometimes, I remember something that I thought of earlier in the week. Or recall that Jen said, “you should blog about that…” Usually […]

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