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Must-Read Pregnancy & Parenting Books

By Inhabitots

No book can ever truly prepare you for parenthood, but there are many resources that can offer vital help along the way. Sacred Pregnancy: A Loving Guide and Journal for Expectant Moms will get you off on the right track while your baby is still in your womb. This lovely book celebrates a mom-to-be and
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How Can Overuse of Technology Affect Your Child

By JustMommies staff

As adolescents and teens finish up their long winter’s break, many will have spent hours dipping into a smorgasbord of technology. More than 63 percent of adolescents go online daily, according to the site WebWiseKids. About 73 percent are on a social network, and 27 percent use their phones to get
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10 Warning Signs that Your Child is Being Bullied

By JustMommies staff

According to the latest statistics released (2010), about 15 percent of all children are bullied at some point in their K-12 school years. More than half of students report that they've seen bullying take place at their school, and about 10 percent of students either drop out or switch schools at some
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My Kids are Out of Control: 8 Steps to Changing Your Kids' Behavior

Having well behaved children is a desire for almost every parent. We may not want our children to be
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Kids and Electronics: How Much is too Much?

By JustMommies staff

When it comes to kids and electronic entertainment, parents have been asking the same question ever since the television was invented: How much is too much? Numerous groups have come up with a solid answer on daily limits based on research. Unfortunately, a majority of kids in almost all age groups are
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Helicopter Parenting: What It Is and How to Avoid It

By JustMommies staff

Helicopter parenting is a term that was coined for over-parenting during the 1990s. It refers to a parent who hovers over their child constantly – like a helicopter – and watches their every move. This can have an adverse effect when the parent steps in to solve all of the child's problems in life.
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Safe & Natural Sunscreens and Organic Summer Hats for Babies from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Summertime, and the livin's easy -- until it comes time to choose a safe sunscreen for your little one, and slather it on his wriggly body from head to toe. We may not be able to help with sunscreen application, but we can certainly take the guesswork out of which sunscreens to buy. See our list of top
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5 Reasons to Send Your Child to Arts Summer Camp

By MySummerCamps

Summer camp is a place where children and teens are able to explore, mature, and define their character. Kids learn to work together with others and communicate their thoughts and feelings in their own unique way. Arts summer camps help kids discover their voices and find vision and inspiration. There
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Heading Off Summer Boredom

By Caron B. Goode

Summer is a refreshing and wonderful time. School is out and frantic schedules blur into unstructured free time. For a while, this lack of routine is very relaxing. Then the relaxation gives way to boredom, and parents start wondering what in the world they are going to do with their kids all summer!
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Six Tips for Less-Stress Parenting

By Paula Statman

Nobody ever said parenting was easy, but here are some practical tips for how to worry less and enjoy parenting more. 1. Find a pediatrician you like. In many ways, your pediatrician is like a partner. In fact, some women say that during the first couple of years, they talked to their pediatrician more
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