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Discover the Beauty of Micro-moments

“No one has the bandwidth for a multi-day project recreating the Jurassic period by turning a bedroom into a prehistoric jungle-scape using all recycled and eco-friendly materials. But we can focus on what I like to think of as micro-moments—small engagements that bring connection and joy.”

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5 Simple Ways Parents Can Help Boost Their Kid’s Immunity

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I often get asked “How can I build my child’s Immunity?”  Here are some suggestions from an Immunologist (hint: it’s me).
1. It starts with a great diet.

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5 Sweet Sales & Deals Not to Miss This Week

From no-contact thermometers up to 50% to kids Nike gear at 30% off, here are 5 sales and deals you shouldn’t miss this week. 

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This Preschool Teacher’s Cough Pocket Tutorial Is Genius

She demonstrates coughing and sneezing into her bent elbow.

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What Is Cocooning and Can It Save Your Newborn’s Life?

Of course, all parents are interested in protecting their newborns—but have you heard of cocooning? It could save their life.

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12 Absolutely Essential Tips to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter

No need to hibernate until spring—we’ve got you covered against cold and flu season.

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Flu Shot or Nasal Spray: Which Flu Vaccine Is Better for Kids?

It might be easier to administer, but docs say the nasal spray shouldn’t be your first choice. Here’s why.

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Science Says Chicken Soup Really Is the Best Medicine

It turns out moms were right all along.

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The Biggest Kids Health Stories of 2018

These are all the health stories you found most intriguing this year.

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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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There’s Finally New Way to Treat the Flu, Thanks to the FDA

This new FDA-approved flu treatment is just what the doctor ordered.

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Kids Getting Sick? Tell Them to Stop Washing Their Hands (& Do This Instead)

If you don’t want your kids to miss school, you should use this method instead.

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If Your Baby Is Too Young for a Flu Shot, Get Them This Instead

Here’s one clever way to keep the germs at bay.

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Household Cleaning Products Could Actually Make Your Kids Overweight—Wait, What?

Here’s the upside to never having time to clean your house.

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About Those Nasal Flu Sprays for Kids…Pediatricians Urge This Instead

Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics has to say about this year’s flu vaccine options.

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This Is the Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot, According to the CDC

If you’ve been putting off getting your flu shot this year, think again, the CDC urges.

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You Should Hand-Sanitize After Going Through Airport Security, Study Finds

This is where can you find the most germs at major airports—and it’s NOT the restroom.

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At-Home Flu Tests Could Be a Huge Help to Parents & Kids

These would be a game-changer for parents and communities.

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If You Thought Flu Season Was Over, Think Again

This year’s flu season is relentless.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: February 25, 2018

Parenting keeps us laughing and this week we needed a few. Here’s this week’s funny parenting tweets from your favorite parenting hashtags.

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What You Need to Do to Protect Your Kids from the Flu Epidemic

Here’s everything parents need to know about keeping their kids safe and healthy during this dangerous flu season.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: February 9, 2018

A new week, new hilarious tweets to keep us laughing through the weekend.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: February 2, 2018

A new week, a new series of hilarious tweets to keep us laughing through the weekend.

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Here’s Which States Are Being Hit Hardest By the Flu Epidemic

The 2018 flu season is officially an epidemic.

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5 Things Every Parent Should Know Before Your Child Gets a Flu Shot

A flu shot could very well be your child’s best defense during a dangerous flu season.

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Here’s What Parents Need to Know About This Year’s Dangerous Flu Strain

The 2018 flu season has already proven deadly for some.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: January 19, 2018

 
Parenting can be a messy business, but we also like to make light of it (so we can survive). Thankfully there’s an entire army of parents on Twitter who share our joys and these are just some of the…

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Here’s How You Can Stream All 8 “Harry Potter” Movies Right Now—for FREE

Your cold weather couch time is about to get a little more magical.

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This Parenting Hack to Get Your Kids to Take Medicine Is Basically Genius

This simple and sweet trick could be the answer you’ve been looking for.

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Flu Season Is Officially Here & Here’s How Parents Can Keep Their Kids Healthy

Flu season has arrived earlier than usual, and here’s what you can do to help avoid it.

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