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Why People Born in May Consider Themselves Lucky (According to Experts)

Here’s why people born in the fifth month are such a hearty lot.

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Why Dining Together Is Good for Your Family’s Health

“Looking back over the past decade, I see that dinnertime is one of our most meaningful family rituals. Time to stop whatever we are doing and sit down together.”

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Trying to Keep Up With Distance Learning? These Tips Will Actually Help

For many of us, whether we like it or not, distance learning is still a thing. Here’s how to navigate it effectively, all without losing your cool.

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Pregnancy exercise

Study Shows This Can Help Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Women who are active more during the first trimester may reap these benefits.

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Why Kids Born in October Are Healthier (According to Studies)

People born in the 10th month of the year have all sorts of interesting traits.

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Our Kids Need to Play Together but Is It Safe to Do Outdoors?

“Experts say that when we’re together, it’s much safer to be outside than in. And with proper safety protocols, kids and families can and should enjoy lots and lots of nature time.”

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How Pets Can Make a Huge Difference for Children with Autism

While the healing power of pets is evident to some of us, there is a growing body of scientific research reinforcing this belief.

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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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Why Outdoor Play Matters

I was never a fan of stories that started with, “When I was a kid…” but, here I am, starting my story with, “When I was a kid…”—because when I was a kid, things were different. Kids would play outside…

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working moms

8 Powerful Reasons Why Working Moms Rock

We’re not trying to be Super Woman—but we are pulling double duty to provide for and take care of our families.

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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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Why Earlier Bedtimes Lead to Healthier and Possibly Smarter Children

Getting the kiddos to bed is. a. struggle #forreal. But studies show that kids that have an earlier bedtime, (between 6 to 9 p.m.) sleep longer, are healthier, and have stronger cognitive skills compared to children that fall asleep later…

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Here’s One More Reason You Should Eat Chocolate Every Day

Eating your favorite chocolaty treat may help your brain stay young.

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Got a Thumb Sucker or a Nail Biter? It’s Not All Bad!

Photo: various brennemans via Flickr
Battling habits like thumb-sucking and nail-biting is no fun at all, and our pediatricians and dentists make sure we know exactly how bad the habits are.
But according to a study published in the journal…

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