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Fun Ways to Get Back to Nature with Your Children

Mother and daughter scrapbookingThe great outdoors is a fantastic place for children to play, develop and learn. Many children spend a lot of time indoors. With games consoles, television and iPads providing

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Creating a Child-Safe, Pet-Safe Lawn and Garden

Every parent of a young child goes through the process of childproofing the house or apartment interior. Moms and dads carefully select and install everything from tip guards on furniture to dial covers

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Travel With a Newborn? Sure You Can!

By Jayne ThompsonSix countries, ten flights, a backpack and ... a newborn? Suddenly the Internet is full of stories about intrepid young women who refuse to let motherhood derail their travel plans. While

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How to Help Your Child Break the Bragging Habit

When your toddler first tells you that they are the prettiest princess or the smartest wizard in the whole world, it’s charming. They are using their imaginations and testing their notions of the

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What To Do When You’re Expecting Twins

Most expectant parents experience a host of emotions when told they are expecting twins. Excitement, fear, happiness, and even sadness are all normal emotions. You may feel overwhelmed at the prospect

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The Importance of Play for Child Development

Children build skills through play. Playing can develop physical, social, language, emotional, and cognitive skills. It is important to remember that every child will develop these skills at their own

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