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Pre-Baby Getaway! How to Plan the Perfect Babymoon

You must ask your doctor these questions first!

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The 5 Best Foods for Baby According to a Registered Dietician

These nutrient-rich food picks support brain development and may even preserve cognitive function well into adulthood.

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The Ultimate Camping Guide

Let your city mouse spend some time in the wild at one of these epic campgrounds.

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Parenting Wisdom from the Most Unlikely Place

This “aha” parenting tip was literally right in front of me—the tag hanging from my cup of tea.

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Can Stretch Marks Be Prevented?

The short answer? No. But there are some things you can do to mitigate them—none of which involve creams.

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The Best Animal Encounters in LA

Monkey around at these animal sanctuaries near Los Angeles.

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41 Renegade Women to Name Your Kid After

We’ve found 41 incredible women to name your daughter (or son) after.

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UW Medicine is Ready for You and Your Baby

Taking care of yourself and your baby during pregnancy is just as important as when the infant arrives. That’s why it’s so important to have the right prenatal support, and UW Medicine offers top-notch maternity care.

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Cooking with Kids: An Age-by-Age Guide

“If you are worried about safety, the mess, or a shortage of time, take a moment to consider the options: banning children from the kitchen will keep them in unskilled ignorance until young adulthood or beyond.”

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Is Exercising Safe during Your Pandemic Pregnancy?

“Whether you are pregnant and thinking about starting a new exercise routine, or you are already used to an exercise regimen and wonder if it’s safe to continue now that you’re expecting, here are some important insights for you.”

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11 Winter Holiday Traditions from Around the World

Find out how people across the globe celebrate the winter holidays, from solstice to Yule logs and more.

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The Best Restaurant Patios for Outdoor Dining in San Diego

Enjoy a meal outdoors with the fam at these gorgeous restaurant patios.

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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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The Easiest Way to Boost Your Family’s Immunity

“Exercise, good sleep habits, and stress reduction techniques plus a healthy diet may be just what your family needs to stay healthy and happy.”

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Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out about Buying Life Insurance

“I wish someone had given me advice on where to start and what to ask when it comes to buying life insurance. I hope my story helps.”

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Inspiring Moms Who Started a Business After 40

Think it’s too late to remake yourself? Think again.

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American Girl Adds Doll Hospitals, a ’70s Experience & Salon Services to NYC & Chicago Stores

Your kiddo’s doll can get a well check-up, a new hairstyle and so much more.

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Here’s Why You Should Never Stop Playing

Turns out, playtime isn’t just beneficial to kids but adults (and grandparents!) as well.

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These Are the Best States in America for Babies to Grow Up Healthy & Happy

A new report highlights obstacles babies face growing up.

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The AAP Has a New Plan to Combat This Chronic Problem for School-Aged Kids

This school problem can become a health issue that doctors want to prevent.

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8 Important Reasons Every New Mom Needs “Me Time,” No Matter What

Believe it or not, every new mom needs to get away from their baby. Here’s why.

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5 Great Online Yoga Programs

Be the vision of health and wellness right at home (at least … until the kids wake up).

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How Mom And Dad’s Different Personalities Made Me the Man I am Today

I’m a person that was blessed enough to have a great relationship with both my mom and my dad. The amount of love, lessons and wisdom they poured into my life inform my parenthood strategies and outlook to this day.…

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This Boy Saved a Toddler With What “The Rock” Taught Him

When faced with a real life situation, this 10-year-old recalled Dwayne Johnson’s CPR skills from the star’s 2015 action flick.

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4 Easy Ways My Family Is Staying Healthy This School Year

Summer is coming to an end and the list of things we have to get done before the new school year is getting longer and longer.  School supplies, new clothes, immunization forms, carpool arrangements, and after school activities, the list…

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7 Nut-Free Snacks to Pack in Lunches This Fall

We did our research and found a few tasty snacks that everyone can enjoy.

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Infant Nutrition Tips by Dr. Tanya Altmann

New parents know that a baby’s nutrition is so important for their growth and development and once they start supplementing breast milk or formula with solid foods, it can become a very stressful time. You want the very best for…

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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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7 Ways Kids Think They’re Playing But Someone’s Getting Hurt, or Worse

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You don’t have to watch the news for very long to see or hear about some tragedy involving a child. Many accidents can be avoided with better education and supervision. True, parents cannot be with their children every…

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A Year to be the Strong Ass Woman You Are

I don’t tend to take the new year and reflect deeply. For whatever reason, this year is calling for me to do just that. Maybe it’s because this year has been monumental in so many ways – personally, professionally. Maybe…

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Inside Blissful Baby Sleep Coaching with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Blissful Baby Sleep Coaching just won a Totally Awesome Award for Best Parenting Program in Southern California. We recently spoke to Joanna Clark, the founder of Blissful Baby Sleep Coaching, about her experience as a business owner, the best advice…

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Pint-Sized Football Fans Rejoice: The LA Rams Are Back!

Are your little linebackers ready for some LA football? Here’s what you need to know before kickoff!

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5 Unique Back to School Supplies That Will Help All Year Long

Summer fun is going to end very soon with the awesome memories. We all had a great family time with vacations and outing. But now it is the time to say a goodbye to carefree days and flexible everyday routine.…

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Beyond the Cage: An Underwater Adventure for Little Shark Lovers

With this latest experience, little divers can make their journey to the bottom of the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s 225,000-gallon South Pacific Aquarium. Read on for the fish-tastic details.

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Being Grand in the Bay: Keely Grand

After witnessing her Mom’s struggle with breast cancer at a young age, Keely—a fitness and wellness specialist and owner of Be Grand Fitness—turned that experience into a mission of healthy food, appropriate exercise and a balanced life.

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