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The Age You Need to Push Kids to Stay Active (According to Studies)

This is the age that kids stop being active and it’s sooner than you think.

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“The Week Junior” Offers Free Resource for Kids About the Protests

The magazine’s mission is to report on what is happening in the world, in an age-appropriate manner.

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Finding Your Place at the Table

“Find the place where the friendships you choose offer unconditional love and will grow, standing the test of time.”

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The FDA Just Approved a New Peanut Allergy Treatment for Kids

This new drug marks a positive step towards preventing severe symptoms.

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What Is the Right Age for Swimming Lessons?

Don’t forget these basic safety guidelines for when you and your children are playing in or near water.

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Science Says You Should Grab Your Bestie & Hang Out—at Least Twice a Week

Go ahead and schedule that moms night out ASAP, because science says it’s good for your health.

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Tackling Toddler Tantrums

Toddler tantrums can be a hard stage for parents but life can be a little easier (for you both) by following these parenting tips.

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How to Talk to Your Child About Emotional Health

Talking to your children about their emotional health can be a daunting subject. Here are some guidelines to help you talk to your children about emotional health at every age.

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Parents Often Forget about These Spots When Storing Medicine Away from Kids

You’re going to want to recheck where you keep your medications.

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The Simple But Important Way Parents Can Helps Reduce Pain in Babies

Sparing your baby from pain could be in your own hands.

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One Third of Kids Won’t Get Their Flu Shots This Year, Survey Finds

Even though flu season is in full swing, some parents are opting out of the flu shot for their kids. What gives?

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New CDC Reports Reveal the Number of Unvaccinated Kids Has Risen Substantially

More kids have entered kindergarten without full immunizations—for a third year in a row.

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Here’s Something Millennials Aren’t Ruining: Marriage

Millennials get blamed for a lot—but you can’t blame them for having lasting marriages.

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Breastfeeding Could Lower Risk of Stroke in Moms, Study Shows

Breastfeeding has major health benefits for moms, too.

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Moms Who Do These 5 Things Are Less Likely to Have Obese Children, Study Finds

You are what you eat—or as it turns out, you are what your mom eats.

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Could Breastmilk Help Reduce the Risk of Food Allergies?

Recent research shows promising results for young kids.

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How Can We Reduce the Wage Gap for Moms? New Research Offers Answer

There’s always been a wage gap between men and women and especially so for working moms.

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Another Step Forward in Creating a Birth Control Pill for Men

Science is ready for a new type of birth control.

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Fewer Kids Are Getting Cavities in the US, Except for These Kids

Unfortunately, it’s not good news for everyone.

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Ibuprofen Taken During Pregnancy Could Have Impacts on Child’s Fertility

What moms-to-be need to know about taking ibuprofen during early pregnancy—and how it could affect your daughters.

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2018’s New Exercise Trend Is…for Your Face?

This latest exercise trend could make you look three years younger.

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Toys “R” Us Might Close Down 100 of Its Stores, Even During Its Busiest Season

At least 100 stores could close amidst weak holiday sales.

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Your Family Dog Can Help You Live Longer, According to Amazing New Research

Here’s a life-changing reason why dogs totally rule.

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Taking Folic Acid During Pregnancy Could Reduce Risk of Autism, According to Study

Researchers have discovered a connection between autism prevention and folic acid in-take during early pregnancy.

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Study Shows Dads in the US Are Getting Older

This latest research shows that paternal age has definitely changed over the past four decades.

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Study Finds Vitamin That May Prevent Birth Defects & Miscarriages

Scientists in Australia have found that adding this supplement to your diet may help prevent birth defects and miscarriages — but experts warn to wait and see.

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Turns out, Microwaving Your Sponge Isn’t a Good Idea After All

If you use kitchen sponges, you may want to rethink how you clean them.

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16 States Are Offering a Sales Tax Holiday for Back-to-School Shopping

Get ready to do some early back-to-school shopping.

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Babies Are Less Fussy When Fathers Are Nicer to Their Wives, According To Science

The scientific reason why your husband needs to pamper you.

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5 Steps to Avoiding Getting the Flu

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The winter season is one of the busiest times of year for pediatricians, as we see a huge peak in influenza( the flu) and other viruses. As we start to head deeper into flu season, the waiting…

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5 Smart, Not-So-Obvious Tax Refund Uses

Congratulations, taxes are finished! You worked hard to meet the deadline and now can sit back, relax, and await your refund. While it is tempting to spend it on a weekend getaway or that shiny new something you’ve been eyeing,…

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Save That Breastmilk: Science Has Debunked the Pumping & Dumping Myth

Scientific evidence says there’s no good reason to pump and dump. Read on to find out how you can safely drink and pump or nurse instead.

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What Is a Doula? Why? What? How?

What is a doula?
A doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible. A doula works in birth centers,…

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