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Some Books To Help With The Birds And Bees Chat

Some Books To Help With The Birds And Bees Chat

If you are like a lot of parents that view an impending chat with your child about the birds and bees with trepidation, here are some books that may help smooth the experience for you: Amazing You – Getting Smart about your Private Parts is meant for young children to explain how boys and girls […]

Top 3 Parenting Styles For Responsible Parents

Top 3 Parenting Styles For Responsible Parents

Parenting styles have been a topic of conversation for a very long time now. Times have changed and today, parents have become more flexible as compared to those parents during the 1800’s or early 1900’s. This is often the case due to the evolution of general human behavior which does not spare the concept of […]

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Energy Drinks Are Dangerous For Children

According to a recent report published in the Canadian Medical Journal, the supposed Energy Drinks are actually dangerous for children. The so called ‘energy drinks’ that are marketed with children in mind are actually highly caffeinated and are unhealthy for children as well as adults. They provide large amounts of caffeine in a short time […]

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Teens Are ‘Wired And Tired’, Say Researchers

They need 9 hours of sleep each night, but today’s teens, always connected and technologically up to date, are only getting between six and a half to seven and a half hours of sleep a night. In short, teens today are not getting enough sleep, according to study published in the journal Pediatrics. It is […]

Are Barbie Dolls Such A Good Idea For Your Little Girl?

Are Barbie Dolls Such A Good Idea For Your Little Girl?

Picking up a Barbie doll may be an obvious choice for parents of little girls, because girls seem to love the slim pretty blonde, with her beautiful clothes and all the lovely things she seems to have. But is it really that much of a good idea to get Barbie dolls for your child? Let’s […]

Celebrity Moms

16 Celebrity Moms Trying To Pull Off Single Parenting

The 16 Single Moms Deserving Admiration For Their Parenting Skills

Do Dads Undergo Hormone Changes As Well?

Do Dads Undergo Hormone Changes As Well?

Mothers undergo hormonal changes from the time of conception to the time the baby is born and further. Mood swings, depression or euphoric behavior may all be attributed to hormonal surges and ebbs. But, what about the dads? Do dads undergo hormonal changes as well? Apparently fathers and particularly expectant fathers do undergo hormonal changes […]

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Mom’s Weight Loss Is Key To Curbing Childhood Obesity

It’s the mom who is the main person at home in charge of health and nutrition – so it follows that without her resolving issues such as obesity, it is unlikely that others in the family will be able to address them. According to Christine Ferguson, professor at The George Washington University and Director of […]

School Discipline Basics You Must Know

School Discipline Basics You Must Know

Once our children reach school age, the time spent in school is longer than the time spent at home. So it is important for the parents to choose the best school for their children. There are several things to consider in choosing the right school. 1. First would be the quality of education offered by […]

The 3D Movie Experience - Do Parents Need To Worry?

The 3D Movie Experience – Do Parents Need To Worry?

Parents are constantly warning kids how too much TV viewing and long periods of staring into a computer monitor can be bad for them. So it should follow that TVs that use the 3-D technology will be even worse? Well yes and no. On the one hand is the fact that we actually view the […]