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30 Reasons Why Preschoolers Are Awesome

Our favorite might be that they’ll tell you what’s up. Even if it’s downright embarrassing.

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Can Dogs & Kids Sync Up Their Behaviors? New Study Has Answers

Pups and kids can have interesting relationships.

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Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk about Race: Resource Roundup

“So you’ve realized your kids aren’t too young to talk about race, so now what? We’ve rounded up some resources for you to start from the Children’s Community School in Philidelphia who did all the research and legwork on this information.”

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Got Mommy Brain? 4 Simple Activities That Will Help Improve Your Memory

Being a mom takes a lot out of us—including our memory. Try these four activities to boost your mental stamina and maybe you’ll even remember where you last put your phone and keys.

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Babies Who Grow Up in a Bilingual Home Stay Focused More Than Their Peers

Speaking multiple languages can have lasting benefits.

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Here’s How Much Screen Time Little Kids Are Really Getting, But Is It Too Much?

New research shows what too much screen time can do to young kids.

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Pediatricians’ Group to Parents: Seriously—Don’t Spank Your Kids

Here’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics says you shouldn’t spank your kids.

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How Much Screen Time Should Kids Be Allowed? New Study Urges Stricter Limits

Screen time limits could have this significant impact on kids.

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Science Says Forgetful Pregnancy “Baby Brain” Is Actually Real

You’re not losing your mind—you’re just pregnant.

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Smarter Kids Eat This Food Every Week, According to New Study

This superfood has been linked to better sleep and higher IQ.

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Let Them Get Bored! (& Other Ways to Avoid This Summer Slippery Slope)

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As we head into summer, it can be helpful to set clear expectations for our kids, in order to avoid challenges and ensure that everyone in the family has fun. The summer months tend to create a relaxed…

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In Order To Become A Better Dad, I Had To Stop Comparing My Child

He’s screaming again. It has been three hours of misery tonight watching him fuss and squirm and whine and scream. We’ve run the usual gamut of reactionary reconnaissance: Googling, entertaining, feeding, distracting, more Googling, message boarding, prodding. And he’s still…

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Study Proves Pregnancy Brain Is Totally Real

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Have you ever lost your keys only to find them later in the fridge? Or gotten in the car and forgotten where you’re going? At some point during pregnancy every woman (and her friends and family) will…

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The Scientific Explanation For Why You Mix Up Your Kids’ Names

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How many times have you opened your mouth to call your son, only to find his sister’s name coming out? You might even cycle through your spouse’s name and all your pets before you finally get the…

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