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How to Get Your Toddler to Wear a Mask

“With these tips and a little time, you will feel more comfortable trusting that they will wear a mask when it’s necessary.”

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Curious about Montessori Education? Start Here

“Montessori children are very resourceful and love to find ways to solve problems. And famously, the Google founders went to a Montessori school and credit part of their success to this ability to think for themselves.”

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This Call to Action May Change the Way You Fly with Kids

A new petition by Consumer Reports aims to change current airline practices.

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Recall Alert on Cakes & Cookies Sold at Whole Foods

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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Free Printable for Emergency Phone Numbers

Do you know who to call in an emergency? Save precious time and print out this template to hang in your home—your life could depend on it.

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The Skies Just Got Friendlier to Fly for Kids with Food Allergies

This airline now allows pre-boarding in an allergy-friendly way.

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Because I Said So: Hilarious Things Only Moms Say

“Because I said so” and other things you catch yourself saying.

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The Mother of Dragons Opened Up about Her Health Scare & She’s Helping Others, Too

The Mother of Dragons faced her biggest challenge yet—in real life.

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Why Are There So Many More Food Recalls? You’re Not Imagining Things

It almost feels like nothing is safe to eat. Obviously, that’s not true—but the number of recalls is rising. Here’s why.

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The FDA Issues Warning to Parents: Teething Jewelry Isn’t Safe for Babies

Those popular teething necklaces and bracelets could do more harm than good.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Dec. 14, 2018

It’s time for some festive holiday tweets!

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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 Aren’t Enough EpiPens to Go Around & Some Kids Can’t Go to School

A major EpiPen shortage means many kids with life-threatening allergies have to miss school—here’s why.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: October 5, 2018

Hilarious tweets from our favorite witty Twitter parents.

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Should Baby Walkers Be Banned in the U.S.? New Report Weighs In

Experts say baby walkers pose a very serious risk.

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The FDA Has Approved Generic EpiPens & This Is Huge for Kids with Allergies

This news is a literal life-saver for thousands of children.

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Beyonce Pens Powerful Essay about the Twins’ Scary Birth Story & Her Recovery

Beyonce opens up about her daunting childbirth experience in a powerful, candid essay for “Vogue.”

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This Popular Almond Milk Was Just Recalled for Containing Actual Milk

In a summer where we’ve already seen cereal, crackers, salads and wraps recalled, now there’s an almond milk recall.

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Recall Alert: Whole Foods Has Recalled These Tasty Treats

Before you go reaching into your cookie jar, read this.

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Why My Daughter Doesn’t Overshare on Social Media Anymore

The digital age has vastly changed the behavior of teenagers across the world. Having electronic devices gives them the power to communicate with anyone from the privacy of their bedroom, while out on the street or when among friends. Though…

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This Man Saved 2 Million Babies in the Coolest, Most Selfless Way Possible

His legacy will live on in the lives of the babies that he’s saved

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There’s a Major EpiPen Shortage Right Now—Here’s What Parents Can Do

Earlier this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a statement that there is currently a shortage of EpiPens.

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Do Baby Wipes Cause Food Allergies in Kids? New Study Has a Surprising Answer

The implications of this study are important for all parents and parents-to-be.

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Why Our Family Embraces All Holiday Traditions, Both New & Old

For me, the magic of the holiday season has so much to do with tradition—keeping the old ones alive and creating new traditions. Ever since I became a mom, the magic of Christmas has felt fresh to me again, and…

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This 5-Year-Old Called 911 on the Grinch!

Here’s what happened when a little boy alerted officials of the Grinch’s not-so-nice Christmas plans.

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Here’s How You Can Shop with Purpose This Holiday Season

Whether your desire is to shop local this year or you’re looking for one-of-a-kind gifts, the money you spend at this sale will benefit a remarkable organization that provides families with a lifetime of memories.

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Tips for Talking to Kids About Tragedy in the News

By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media

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If it bleeds, it leads. The old newsroom adage about milking stories for sensationalism seems truer than ever today. And with technology doing the heavy lifting — sending updates,…

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A New Treatment Could Cure Kids With Peanut Allergies

According to a new study, immune-based therapy could allow children with peanut allergies to eat them without any allergic reaction.

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New Test for Preeclampsia Can Save Thousands of Babies Lives

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A new test has been developed to diagnose the risk of complications for women with preeclampsia. It will help affected women carry their babies longer and can save thousands of infants lives every year. Read on…

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EpiPen Recall Expands To US And Includes EpiPen Jr

photo: Greg Friese via Flickr
Caring for a child with life-threatening allergies can be stressful enough, but now American parents can add one more worry to their list: a major recall of EpiPens and EpiPen Jr. has just been expanded…

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Two Of a Kind or Opposite Sides of a Coin

Ask any mother of two or more children about her kids and you are likely to hear something similar to  the following phrases:  “They are nothing alike.”  “They are as different at night and day.” “They are not interested in…

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