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Splitting Up Your Family When Flying Might Be Genius

Traveling with younger kids can be a challenge to say the least. Parents have devised strategies to keep their kids entertained, safe and themselves sane. But with modern air travel of TSA lines, flight delays and crowded airplanes, one set of parents suggest you fly separately for your sanity! So...
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Technology Is Causing Parent To Ignore Kids And Leads To More Tantrums

As parents know, you want to be the best mom or dad to your child. So child experts warn you not to fall into the technoference trap. That's the term created for those who are distracted by your smartphone when you’re with your children. Parents and caregivers who spend a lot of time on their...
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Most Kids Are Not Safe In Car Seats

A scary recent report found that of 3,000 kids in car seats, 59% were strapped in unsafely. The study used surprised car seat inspections and found 36% of the car seats were not fitted properly to the vehicle, and a further 33% were found unsuitable for the children they carried, either the seat...
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Student's Test Performance Suffers As Temperatures Rise

There's a good reason school is in recess over the summer. Research suggest that hot weather harms children's chances of doing well in exams. The Harvard study found that for every half degree increase of room temperature from 70°F, the performance of kids reduces by 1%. That number skyrockets in...
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Bug Repellents That Don't Work

Mosquitoes, wasps and flies have all had their coming out party and have invited themselves to your outdoor activities! While we spray repellent, burn citronella candles and plug in bug zappers not all bug repellents are equal and according to Consumer Reports, many simply do not work at all...
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FDA Warns Parents To Avoid Teething Medications For Infants

Teething for infants is painful and for parents heartbreaking but a natural part of life. But if you seek out teething pain relief in the form of popular over the counter numbing medications, the government is warning you not to do it. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that various gels...
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Surprise Your Child With A New Activity Hourly On Long Travel Trips

: Long car trips can be exhausting for adults and torture if you have small children. For those who haven't quite grasped the understanding of sitting for hours in the car or whose attention span isn't fully developed you may be tempted to give them a book bag full of toys and activities. This is a...
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You Can't Go Wrong With This Last Minute Mother's Day Gift

Mother's Day is Sunday and the average American will spend around $180 to shower mom with gifts this weekend. However all that money spent on gift isn't making Mom feel special at all. A survey found that 40% of Mothers surveyed found they give fake reactions to gifts; most commonly falling back on...
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Young Children Showing Signs Of Neck and Back Damage From Viewing Phones

While parents worry about kids hurting their eyes from viewing a computer or phone screen all day, another concern is the constant downward posture of their heads looking at their phones. Physical therapists are noticing an increase of children with what they call "text neck", related to having...
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Many Children's Toys Are Simply Too Loud

The say if the music is too loud than you're too old. But when it comes to some children's toys, they really are too loud and that is concerning to pediatricians. The Sight & Hearing Association puts out an annual Noisy Toy List and it points out popular toys that emit sound levels above the...
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