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Ask The Parent Coach: The Death of a Child's Pet

By Jan Roberts

Dear Parent Coach, I took our sick cat to the vet recently, and was not expecting the outcome. She had to be put to sleep. My children, ages 5 and 7, were very shocked and upset when they heard the news after school. I'm trying to help them with this loss, but they are somewhat angry at me. How can
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Ask The Parent Coach: The Death of a Child's Pet

By Jan Roberts

Dear Parent Coach, I took our sick cat to the vet recently, and was not expecting the outcome. She had to be put to sleep. My children, ages 5 and 7, were very shocked and upset when they heard the news after school. I'm trying to help them with this loss, but they are somewhat angry at me. How can
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Healthy Treats for the Whole Family: Furry and Non-Furry

By JustMommies staff

By Kymythy R. Schultze www.kymythy.com If you have children, then you know they’re a magnet for hovering hounds and mooching mousers. Living in a busy home that includes kids, pets, and adults, the line between who eats what can sometimes become blurry! Picking up dog or cat treats at the store can
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How to Choose the Right Pet for Your Kids

By Laura Carlson

"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
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How to Choose the Right Pet for Your Kids

By Laura Carlson

"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
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Three Steps for Meeting a Dog: Instructions for Parents

By Colleen Pelar

It is very important to teach kids how to interact with dogs they are interested in. Childish excitement could be interpreted as a threat by inexperienced dogs. Good kids and good dogs will have miscommunications every day. By teaching children and dogs how to interact with one another, we laying the
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Three Steps for Meeting a Dog: Instructions for Parents

By Colleen Pelar

It is very important to teach kids how to interact with dogs they are interested in. Childish excitement could be interpreted as a threat by inexperienced dogs. Good kids and good dogs will have miscommunications every day. By teaching children and dogs how to interact with one another, we laying the
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Toxoplasmosis: Cat litter and Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

If you are pregnant you have probably heard that you should not change cat litter during your pregnancy. You may be wondering why. Changing cat litter puts you at risk for contracting an infection called toxoplasmosis. There are several ways that a pregnant woman could contract toxoplasmosis but cats
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