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  • Add to Cart: Our March Fave Family Products

    Add to Cart: Our March Fave Family Products0

    Give a nursing mom a thoughtful gift in the form of the Breastfeeding Support Necklace from Applepear. Made with a unique, white Akoya pearl and a hand-stamped International Breastfeeding symbol, each piece from Applepear is crafted carefully through hammering, twisting, and shaping metals so they will shine anytime it is worn. For each necklace purchased,

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  • Kids and Screen Time: The Rules Just Changed

    Kids and Screen Time: The Rules Just Changed0

    In case you didn’t have enough to keep up with while raising your kids, the rules have changed when it comes to kids and screen time. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its guidelines for 2017, giving parents new information on how to manage the amount of time kids spend in front of

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  • 4 Ways to Rein In Kids’ Digital Manners

    4 Ways to Rein In Kids’ Digital Manners0

    One of the biggest challenges parents face today is tackling the issue of digital manners. People of all ages feel empowered by a level of anonymity and physical distance online, and as a result, emails, text messages, and communications on social media are often more harsh and degrading than what would be expressed in person.

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  • How Children Can Learn to Regulate Emotions

    How Children Can Learn to Regulate Emotions0

    On a crisp spring afternoon, I watched Jacob and his dad playing soccer in the backyard through the window. The score was 5-5 — next goal wins. Jacob was between the goal posts, crouched and ready for Dad to take his shot. Dad faked left, then right, wound up for the kick, and shot the

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  • A Simple Way to Help Preschoolers Follow Directions

    A Simple Way to Help Preschoolers Follow Directions0

    When I spend time with preschool-aged children, I am overjoyed by their interest in the world and their eagerness to share their experiences. Young children tend to have an intense focus that I wish I could recapture. It is usually refreshing to be in the presence of such focus, but there is a downside. Preschool-aged

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  • A Cartoonist’s Look at Life as a New Mom

    A Cartoonist’s Look at Life as a New Mom0

    California illustrator Alison Wong experienced the shock and sea change of first-time motherhood like everyone else, but channeled the experience in a whole new way. Wong began writing and illustrating comics about her life as mother to son Elliot, now 2, which turned into the recently released book, New Mom Comics: The First Year. Looking

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