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Playground Safety Checklist

The playground is first and foremost a place for kids to concentrate on being kids, cutting loose and expending all their energy by playing with one another. Yet behind all of that fun, there are some important elements going on in the background that can help children’s development. Outdoor play not only gives kids much-needed […]

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Who Really Raises Our Kids?

  A mother nurtures a child for nine months in her womb. Her health will ultimately determine the health of the unborn child. In the US, for example, there are reported cases of children born addicts because their mothers used cocaine and other forms of drugs whilst pregnant. In those nine months, the unborn child’s […]

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Fear and Anxiety in Children

As parents we instruct our children to be apprehensive and careful of certain dangers, such as crossing the street, fire, strangers and so forth. In these situations, anxiety can be beneficial, since it can help protect the little one from harm. However, children are often frightened of situations or objects that adults don’t regard as […]

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Healthy Eating for Kids

Personal trainer, Darin Steen of  http://www.fatlosslifestyle.com contributed this great article on healthy eating for kids. One of the most important things we do as parents is teach healthy eating habits to our kids. The best way to do that is by setting a good example. Our children like to emulate us, so if we are eating […]

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