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AAP Recommends that Parents Read Aloud to Their Children from Birth Onward

AAP Recommends that Parents Read Aloud to Their Children from Birth Onward

New parents can expect a little extra advice from now on at well-baby check-ups, as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has announced that all parents should read to their children from birth onward.

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Microsoft Office 365 Simplifies Life for Busy Moms

Microsoft Office 365 Simplifies Life for Busy Moms

Brought to you by Microsoft Office How do moms manage to get it all done? Creativity. Energy. The right tools. With one subscription to Office 365, a busy mom can get Office on up to 10 devices. This

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Australia’s Victorian Opera Offers ‘Relaxed’ Performances for Children with Autism and Sensory Disorders

Australia’s Victorian Opera Offers ‘Relaxed’ Performances for Children with Autism and Sensory Disorders

As autism diagnoses continue to rise around the world, beneficial opportunities are becoming more common for children and adults on the autism spectrum — from animal therapy to a cooking system

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‘The Land’ is an Adventure Playground Where Kids Can Run Wild, Light Fires, Explore Independence and Take Risks

‘The Land’ is an Adventure Playground Where Kids Can Run Wild, Light Fires, Explore Independence and Take Risks

At first glance, The Land, a Welsh “adventure” playground, seems like a modern-day parent’s worst nightmare. The Land is riddled with what looks like trash and the walls are covered in

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GroupMe: A Simple, Safe Way to Communicate with Your Friends and Loved Ones (Sponsored)

GroupMe: A Simple, Safe Way to Communicate with Your Friends and Loved Ones (Sponsored)

I try to spend as little time as possible on my phone, so I’m generally wary of apps and services that even well-meaning friends tell me about. But when I learned about GroupMe, I realized it was one

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A Guide To CSAs: Joining And Making The Most Of Your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

A Guide To CSAs: Joining And Making The Most Of Your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

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How To Prevent Violence by Helping At-Risk Kids

How To Prevent Violence by Helping At-Risk Kids

Editor’s Note: This story is being republished in light of the recent tragic mass shooting at UCSB. If the information herein can help even one person, we are beyond grateful. As someone who writes

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6 Kid-Friendly Homemade Fruit and Veggie Juice Recipes

6 Kid-Friendly Homemade Fruit and Veggie Juice Recipes

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6 Natural Ways to Fight Seasonal Allergies and Still Enjoy the Great Outdoors

6 Natural Ways to Fight Seasonal Allergies and Still Enjoy the Great Outdoors

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HOW TO: Create a Successful Babysitting Co-Op

HOW TO: Create a Successful Babysitting Co-Op

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“Not Available on the App Store” Stickers Remind Us That the Best Kind of Fun is Tech-Free

“Not Available on the App Store” Stickers Remind Us That the Best Kind of Fun is Tech-Free

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TeenSafe iPhone Monitoring Tool Gives Parents All Access to Their Kids’ Mobile Phone Use and Social Activity

TeenSafe iPhone Monitoring Tool Gives Parents All Access to Their Kids’ Mobile Phone Use and Social Activity

As a parent I hope you realize that you should be discussing mobile phone and online safety with your kids. However, if frank discussions aren’t good enough, you may want to invest in technology

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LATCH Baby Bottle Nipples Mimic How a Breast Moves, Stretches, and Pumps

LATCH Baby Bottle Nipples Mimic How a Breast Moves, Stretches, and Pumps

Breastfeeding is super-rewarding, but it can be challenging, and in some cases, not possible. Nipple confusion is always a concern for nursing moms who would like to pump and have baby feed from the

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Mom’s Pre-Pregnancy Diet Can Alter Baby’s DNA

Mom’s Pre-Pregnancy Diet Can Alter Baby’s DNA

Women waiting to get their healthy diet on track until they’ve seen that blue line on the pregnancy stick or until they’ve given birth should think again. According to a new study, women who

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8 Ways Your Kids Can Help Save the Oceans

8 Ways Your Kids Can Help Save the Oceans

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Fussy Babies and Toddlers Get More TV Time: Does This Spell Trouble Later On?

Fussy Babies and Toddlers Get More TV Time: Does This Spell Trouble Later On?

It’s probably not surprising that a new study supports the idea that fussy infants and toddlers watch more television. What parent hasn’t been tempted to turn on the tube when they’ve

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More U.S. Moms are Staying Home with Their Kids

More U.S. Moms are Staying Home with Their Kids

Reuters reports that an increasing number of United States moms are staying home with their kids — due mostly to a sluggish U.S. economy and rising immigration. The Pew analysis which relays this

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BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

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