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Kids and Happiness


How important is it for kids to be happy? Parents are constantly bombarded with messages and warnings about depression, anxiety and other mental health issues, which is why we asked Dr. R. Andrew Harper this very question.

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Kids and Technology


It is difficult enough for adults to manage the constant barrage of technological innovations thrust upon us every day – We asked Erin Dempsey about the challenges technology presents for her family every day.

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Kindergarten Ready


The idea that children are automatically ready for school based on their year of birth has become a somewhat controversial topic. Here are tips on how to ensure your child is prepared to start Kindergarten.

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Newborns and the Period of Purple Crying


Less common on social media are selfies of sleep-deprived faces caused by infants crying. But babies will cry, for all kinds of reasons, and sometimes no reason at all.

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Potty Time


Potty training can be a nerve-wracking time for parents and kids alike. Pediatric specialists have identified several “emotional prime times” that affect children’s likelihood to leave diapers behind.

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Step by Sweet Step


Babies grow and change so rapidly, it’s normal to want to hit the pause button and savor every sweet minute. It’s also normal to wonder, amid all these changes, whether your little pride and joy is developing, well, normally.

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Send Your Kids Back to School Safely


Back-to-school-safety tips for parents of students including traveling to and from school, tips for school supplies, and playground safety.

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