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Kids Health

Your Child’s Teeth: Good Brushing, Bad Foods, and More!

You can tell a lot about someone by the health of their mouth. New research suggests that the health of your mouth mirrors the health of your body as a whole. Good oral health may actually prevent certain diseases from occurring, while poor oral hygiene can actually lead to other complications, including digestion problems and problems with the heart and other major organs.

Friends and Socializing

Which Social Media Are Most Popular with Kids and Are They Healthy?

Do you know how popular Facebook or other social networking sites are among school-age kids? Consider these surprising statistics: More than 1 billion registered users are on Facebook, with 11 percent aged 13 – 17, and 29 percent aged 18 - 29.

Kids Crafts and Activities

A Fathers Day Gift Tutorial

Do you have a fisherman in your life? Here's a great idea for your kids to make for daddy this Father's Day. This easy-to-make Father's Day gift is made with pinecones and cardboard. Check out this easy fish picture frame tutorial courtesy of Crafster.org.

Kids Development

Early Warning Signs of Autism

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the latest reports for incidence of autism in children are 1 out of every 150. Autism is a severe developmental disorder. Most autistic children look ‘normal’ in appearance but they exhibit behaviors that are puzzling in comparison to children of the same age range.

Kids Education

4 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

If you think long and hard, it's not too difficult to remember what it was like being the same age as your kids are now, right? Well, then you remember exactly what you wanted to do when you got home from school-nothing.

Kids Health

Your Child’s Teeth: Good Brushing, Bad Foods, and More!

You can tell a lot about someone by the health of their mouth. New research suggests that the health of your mouth mirrors the health of your body as a whole. Good oral health may actually prevent certain diseases from occurring, while poor oral hygiene can actually lead to other complications, including digestion problems and problems with the heart and other major organs.

Parenting Gradeschool Kids

How to Choose the Right Pet for Your Kids

"Please mom, can I have a puppy… all my friends have them." Have you heard such pleas? It's almost like a rite of passage in childhood-it seems that nearly every kid asks for a pet sooner or later. But figuring out if your family should get a pet, and, if so, what kind of pet you should choose for your child can be challenging.

Self Esteem and Body Issues

How to Raise a Self-Confident Child

We all want responsible, caring, healthy, happy children. Add any number of positive adjectives to the list, and we want it for our kids. The job of raising highly conscious children is not always an easy one. Here are some ways in which your family can progress in the area of consciousness-raising. Responsibility

Special Needs

Study Finds Autistic Children Have Wider Eyes and Distinct Facial Features

According to a report from MSNBC, a new study by the University of Missouri suggests that children with autism may have wider eyes and distinct facial features. 

Sports and Fitness

Honda Helps Staten Island Little League Team after Devastating Hurricane (Sponsored)

The furious winds of Hurricane Sandy have long since subsided, but the devastation in Staten Island is still a reality for many families.