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An ear infection? Again?

I looked across the examination table at my son’s pediatrician in disbelief, a sinking feeling in my stomach. “This can’t ...

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Sleep positioners associated with infant death

Fifteen years ago my nephew died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). He was found dead lying on his belly ...

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Scheduled C-Sections: Too much control can be dangerous

The holidays have arrived. I know it because my iphone told me today. The calendar reminder that helps me remember ...

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Flying with young kids

When our family arrives at the airport, everyone looks at us. A few people smile at our kids, ages 1, ...

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Raising a Grateful Child

This is the time of year when parents scramble to find the right gift or give the perfect holiday experience ...

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Top Ten Worst Holiday Gifts for Kids

How many times have you watched your child open a bad holiday gift and your heart sinks, because they love ...

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The Underwear Machine: Teaching Kids Creative Play

When my first two kids were in kindergarten and second grade, they stopped playing together. They started fighting over anything ...

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What is the flu really?

I was eight years old the night that Elvis Presley died. I wasn’t really old enough to know who he ...

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Extra-curricular madness: Are your kids over-scheduled?

I’m enjoying mommy fall break right now—those few weeks between the end of soccer season and the beginning of winter ...