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With summer in full swing throughout the United States most people are thinking of sunshine, swimming and backyard barbecues. But this year there is also something else you should be thinking about; bugs. Due to the unusually warm winter and...
Whether or not your child has purpose in their lives as an adult is on you, mom. (Figures)According to new research from Washington University in St. Louis, children who have more conflict with their mothers in their early elementary...
You may hate giving up every weekend of your life to watch your children’s 1,000 baseball games, soccer games or whatever other sport they’re interested in, but research says organized sports are playing a vital role in your child’s...
Do your kids turn up their noses to apples that turn brown? Do you?Soon that may no longer be a problem.Early next month the first genetically modified apples are expected to go on sale in the United States. Golden...
As parents, I think we can all agree that the next few weeks here in the United States and around the world are going to be intense, nerve-wracking and difficult. As coronavisus (COVID-19) begins to sweep through the country,...
Most moms I know are focus on feeding their kids the best foods, and for many of them that means organic foods.However, I know many moms still struggle with this. Some can’t afford it. Some don’t believe all the...
Parents, take a break. It’s not only good for your mental health, but it’s also good for your kids.According to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, the daily stress of parenting...
Postpartum depression can be gripping for mothers of newborns, debilitating even. Now a new study says men may be dealing with PPD too after a new baby.The study, which was published in the journal Hormones and Behavior, found that...
Science has finally backed up what all moms have always known – kids make us sleep deprived.A recent study found that a women’s amount of sleep is effected by having children in the house. Men, not so much. Having...
Being a single parent can be tough on anyone, but research is now showing that being a single dad can have a greater impact on the lifespan of a man.New research from the University of Toronto reveals that single...
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Do you think your child loves their tablet more than you? If you do, you’re not alone.One in three American parents believe their kids value their phone and tablets more than other possessions or activities. They also believe that...
Somewhere in my early 20’s, the car I was driving fell apart. I don’t remember what happened exactly, but I needed a new one and as a young, struggling journalist, I had no money. My grandparents stepped up to help...
The younger children are when they enter school, the more likely they are to be diagnosed with ADHD, a new study says.A study led by Harvard Medical School researchers and published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows...
When you look at your child you probably aren’t thinking about helping them have healthy, happy, long-term relationships as an adult, unless they’re a teen of course. Even then though, you might not be actively thinking about their future...

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