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He’s Too Picky… Does He Need Vitamins?

Ideal world: An eager, hungry 6-year-old sits at his perfectly-portioned plate, with a vegetable, fruit, whole grain and protein – ...

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From One Mother to Another: 5 Things I Think Every Mother Should Know

Having children is the most wonderful joy a person can have. It can also be extremely frustrating and stressful. ...

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Five Steps to Better Parenting

As a parent, you have the responsibility to nurture and discipline your children. But don't fret—good intentions go a long ...

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Fever Facts

Your child is sweaty, flushed, and his forehead feels warm. You think he has a fever. What should you do? ...

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Family Togetherness -- A Time to Talk

When you schedule a formal time to gather and talk as a family, your children will also be given an ...

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Is Fainting Serious?

Sometimes, a child’s nerves get the best of him so he faints during the school musical. Or a child may ...

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Facts Parents Should Know about Meningitis

Meningitis is a rare but serious disease that causes inflammation around the outer membrane covering the brain and spinal cord. ...

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Emergency Situations: What Parents Must Know

It’s a phone call parents hope they never have to make—dialing 911 for a medical emergency involving a child. Fortunately, ...

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Effective Discipline

Discipline is a constant process of teaching appropriate behavior based on limits, praise and a positive relationship between the child ...