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Temper Tantrums

Here is a couple of nice articles about temper tantrums, which, although normal, can be exasperating. Hang in there! (and keep a sense of humor…) Temper Tantrums Temper Tantrums: Guidelines for Parents

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5 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health

As an owner of two dogs and three cats (and Norman the frog), I fully believe in the health benefits of pets. If you can’t get a pet of your own, let you kids spend time with animals, either at friends homes or other venues. 5 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health or Exploring the [...]

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McDonald’s sued for marketing Happy Meals to children

I do have mixed feelings about this lawsuit, but I do understand what CSPI is trying to do… “The lawsuit alleges that “McDonald’s exploits very young California children and harms their health by advertising unhealthy Happy Meals with toys directly to them” and that “children 8 years old and younger do not have the cognitive [...]

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Nintendo’s 3DS Warning: Children, Avert Thine Eyes

Maybe you shouldn’t rush out and be the first to buy one… “When the Nintendo 3DS is released in early 2011, parents with kids younger than six should keep the devices set at 2D mode, the company has warned. The 3DS is a portable game system capable of displaying 3D graphics without the aid of [...]

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Enjoy a quiet moment reading to your child…

On these cold winter nights, curling up on a couch or bed reading to a child should be one of the best moments of parenting. By reading to your child every day, they will find the love of reading. It is never too early to start – a young infant will love to sit in [...]

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