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  • 6 Ways to Fight the Flu

    6 Ways to Fight the Flu0

    It’s an early and bad flu season. Be sure to rid your home of lingering germs that may be hiding in places you don’t expect. “I always recommend the flu shot – especially when officials are predicting a harsh flu season like this year – good nutrition and plenty of sleep, but there are other

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  • Social Media 101: How to Keep Kids Safe

    Social Media 101: How to Keep Kids Safe1

    By Justine O’Brien Deciding when to let your children access social media platforms can be a little overwhelming, but Scott Steinberg, author of The Modern Parent’s Guide to Facebook and Social Networks, says parents can take simple steps to navigate the ever-changing digital landscape. If parents feel overwhelmed when it comes to social media and

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  • Fidget Spinners: Distraction or Helpful Tool?

    Fidget Spinners: Distraction or Helpful Tool?1

    Image by Ian Ransley, flickr.com By Samantha Godbout Recently, a friend chaperoned a school field trip and remarked that every child appeared to have a fidget spinner. Before boarding the bus, the children sat in the cafeteria with a row of fidget spinners lining the table in every color of the rainbow, spinning and swapping

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  • Should I Worry My Daughter Hasn’t Had Her First Period?

    Should I Worry My Daughter Hasn’t Had Her First Period?1

    By Laura K. Grubb, MD My daughter is 13 and a half and has not experienced her first period yet. Her next well visit is still 6 months away: Should I call her pediatrician and schedule an appointment in the meantime? I’m unsure of the typical age range of first periods these days. Should I

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  • How to Find Your Child’s Organizational Style

    How to Find Your Child’s Organizational Style0

    By Katherine Firestone There is no one specific way to be organized. Your child does not have to color-code by subject (though, that is one good way to organize). He or she does not necessarily have to use a planner (though the teacher probably won’t appreciate I said that). And children don’t even need a

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  • Study: Middle School Years The Hardest to Parent

    Study: Middle School Years The Hardest to Parent0

    By Joan Goodchild For many, the middle school years are remembered as a time full of pre-teen angst, social drama, and lots of awkwardness. And while it’s easy to assume the most challenging stages of parenting would be the exhausting, sleepless months of caring for infants and toddlers, not so says research published by Arizona

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