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Spare the Rod, But Don’t Yell Instead

In recent months, several articles about disciplining children have come out in the media speculating on whether yelling has taken the place of spanking as a common form of discipline for children. Many parents believe that spanking is not an appropriate method of discipline, so instead, they often yell out of frustration because they don’t […]

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Bullying in School: Coping Strategies

Another school year is right around the corner. While your kids may be excited about showing off their new clothes, making new friends and finishing homework (well, maybe not that last one), bullying in school is one thing they’re certainly not looking forward to. To help you prepare if bullying in school becomes a concern […]

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6 Car Safety Tips for Kids [Infographic]

July 31 is National Heatstroke Prevention Day and a perfect time to share car safety tips for  kids from  Children’s The Safety Source-Injury Prevention Service. Help your kids, and family and friends, stay safe by sharing this downloadable car safety tips for kids infographic.    Related Posts 4 Vital Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe in the Car […]

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Expert Advice: When and What to Feed Baby

Several well-known first-time parents welcomed babies this summer. Despite their celeb status, they likely have a few questions, like when to start feeding the baby cereal or solid food? Age should not be the only determining factor. You should also take into account your baby’s body development and feeding cues before transitioning to new foods, says Maria-Paula Carrillo, […]

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Ways to Help a Child Through Sleep Terrors

What are sleep terrors? What causes them, and what should I do when they occur? — Kelly S.   Occasional nightmares are normal after 6 months of age. However, some children have sleep terrors, which are different from nightmares; they are very alarming sleep events they rarely remember. During sleep terrors, children exhibit profound fear […]

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