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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 ...

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Spoiled Kids: Is it them or was it us?

Roald Dahl rightly put it in1964 in ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, “A girl can’t spoil herself, you know.” The ...

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Combating the Flu – 5 F’s

The 5 F’s of FLU season! : Combating the Fever, Fatigue, Frustration, and Fear of one nasty Flu virus. It ...

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Sleep your way to better health

One Amazingly Simple Step to Reducing Injuries in Children, Decreasing Obesity Rates, Improving Social Success and Increasing School Performance: Sleep! ...

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To Spank or not to Spank

When my mother had her first child my grandmother visited her in the hospital and gave her a wooden spanking ...

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Kiss your dog; kiss your baby – but not together!

Dogs, babies, and kisses—life does not get much better. But you might want to brush your teeth between kissing your ...

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No bottles, please!

In the weeks leading up to having my son I was frequently asked, “How long do you plan to breastfeed?” ...

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Hidden dangers on our kids’ plates

A few weeks ago I read a Consumer Reports study showing concerning levels of arsenic in rice. It turns out ...