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Here’s What New Research Says About Reading Fiction & Language Skills

Can those sappy tween romance books actually have a benefit?

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Babies Who Do This Grow Up to Be More Cooperative & Compassionate, Study Finds

This baby behavior could tell you if you’re in for an easier road with your toddler.

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Interview with a Groundhog: Punxsutawney Phil Dishes the Dirt

Today is Groundhog Day. We caught up with the world’s most famous groundhog and asked him the serious questions. Find out what he had to say.

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Pregnancy

These Are the Days Pregnancy Sickness Is Likely to Start, New Study Reveals

What if you knew when you might get those tell-tale symptoms? This study shows how doctors may be able to narrow it down, to a three-day window!

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12 Amazing Costumes Inspired by DC

Have your kids decided what they’ll transform into this Halloween? Here are some District-centric ideas to steal.

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Introducing the Magic of Giving in 2020 & Beyond

“We may be limited in the things that we can do right now but we can challenge ourselves and our children to be limitless in our decision to give.”

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Is It Safe to Travel This Summer and Other Travel Questions Answered

Nervous about making summer travel plans? Here are the answers to your top questions about safety, where to go, and how to get there.

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How to Make Reading to Your Child Really Count

Effectively reading with your child takes effort. Here are three ways to make sure the time and energy you are putting into storytime maximizes the benefits they’ll receive.

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New Study Finds the Brains of Babies & Adults Sync Up During Play-Time

Here’s another reason for one-on-one play-time with your baby!

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Doctors May Have a Way to Predict a Woman’s Risk for Gestational Diabetes, According to a New Study

An algorithm may help doctors to accurately predict a mama-to-be’s risk.

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The 1 Thing Missing from Your Holiday To-Do List

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Around the holidays, you tend to look for ways to slow down a little and spend quality time connecting with your kids. Reading with your children is a fun, easy and truly special way to…

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What Are the Top Baby Name Predictions for 2020?

This list provides plenty of picks for mamas due in 2020.

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This New Tool Can Predict Breast Cancer 5 Years in Advance

This is a game changer in early detection.

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How to Tell If You’ve Ovulated

Trying to predicting ovulation is fine but there are a couple of ways to confirm that ovulation has happened and, as you might suspect, they all lead back to the super hormone, progesterone.

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Is This App as Good as Your Regular Birth Control? Science Thinks So

No matter your family building plans, this app is here to help.

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These Royals Are Reportedly Going on Tour—to the United States

Our princess is coming home with an extra travel companion.

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We Really Hope T-Rex Costume Pregnancy Announcements Are the Next Baby Trend

These pregnancy announcements are downright prehistoric.

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If Your Child Has Asthma, They Were Probably Born During This Month, Study Finds

Being born during this particular season can have an impact on your baby’s health.

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You Should Probably Book Your Thanksgiving Flights Um, Now

Halloween isn’t even here and it’s already time to think about Thanksgiving airfare.

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Disney Jumps on the Cute Collectible Blind Bag Trend with New Toy Line

Disney’s newest collectible toy line may be tiny, but it’s full of surprises and fun.

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World’s Most Obvious Study Reveals Having More Kids Ages You Faster

It’s not all bad news—but the math doesn’t lie.

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This Boy Helped Start the Global Movement to Ban Plastic Straws

At 9 years old, this young boy started a movement that has gone global.

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Chip & Joanna Share Pics of Baby Crew (& What the Name Means to Them)

The newest (and oh-so-adorable) Gaines baby is here!

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This New Fitbit Feature Is Just for Women & It’s Super Helpful

The popular health tracker gets a much-needed update just for women.

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Dream Big, Little One

They say the art of imagination is dead. I don’t believe that for one second. I see my kids, especially when they are playing, I mean really playing. Imagination is alive and well!
I see young people in my job,…

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Pregnancy Rates Are Dropping & It Could Be a Bad Sign for the US Economy

New research shows families slowing down on growing could mean the economy is slowing down, too.

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Could Climate Change Do Away With the Syrup on Your Breakfast Table?

If global temperatures continue to rise, scientists warn a breakfast classic could become a luxury of the past.

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Here Are Your 2018 Grammy Winners (According to Pandora)

Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic” may be nominated for Album of the Year, but Pandora isn’t so confident he’ll take home the gold gramophone…

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