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Mom’s prenatal stress raises child’s disease risk

“The children of women who experience a stressful life event either during or before pregnancy are at an increased risk of being hospitalized from infectious disease, according to a new study. Children whose mothers experienced a stressful event, such as the death of a loved one or divorce, while they were pregnant were 71 percent [...]

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What would happen if you cut back on the toys?

This is an interesting article. Kids need time to just imagine and play simply. “Boredom is the inventor of imagination and talent. Without an overscheduled calendar, children will be free to discover their genuine talents and interests.” “Too many toys. Too many electronic devices. Too many activities and playdates. In his controversial book, Simplicity Parenting, [...]

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