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6 Fun & Easy Exercises to Do with Your Kids

With the alarming (and climbing) rate of childhood obesity in the United States, it's more important than ever that parents model healthy behaviors for their children. Being a fit family doesn't mean you have to drag your kids to the gym or put them on a diet. In fact, living a lifestyle of movement
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Can Diet Changes Help with ADHD?

When you're living with a child who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you already know that each day has its own challenges and rewards. How you deal with your child's ADHD is a very personal decision. Choosing to medicate or not medicate can be controversial, but no matter which side
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7 Reasons Not to Get Your Tubes Tied

By JustMommies staff

Approximately 10 million women in the United States have had tubal ligation, commonly known as having their tubes tied-- as a permanent form of birth control since the 1960s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics. This makes it the second
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Power Your Busy Days with Protein (Sponsored)

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Brought to you by V8 We're all familiar with those days where it's difficult to squeeze in balanced meals, or any meal at all. Between running errands and keeping the kids on schedule, we are all in need of a grab and go snack to get us through the day. But, we're all guilty of grabbing quick and unhealthy
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A Healthy Breakfast is a Glass Away (Sponsored)

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Brought to you by Milk In a world where we are constantly on the go, we all need a quick solution to getting our necessary nutrients without it being a headache. That's why starting your day off with a glass of milk is your new solution to fulfilling your bodies daily needs. Milk is the top food source
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Growing Pains in Kids

By JustMommies staff

You may remember having pains in your legs at night and your parents telling you, "oh, you're just having growing pains." Not every child experiences growing pains, but most of us have heard the term growing pains before. Are these pains really from growing and how do you know if your child is experiencing
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6 Diet Tips for Kids Who Need to Gain Weight

Everywhere you look these days, it seems like the spotlight is on overweight kids. Childhood obesity is a growing concern, particularly in the U.S. It's a much-discussed topic among parents, doctors, health experts, teachers and everyone in between. While overweight kids will face a number of health
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All about Ears: Ear Wax, Swimmers Ear, and More!

Without properly functioning ears, hearing wouldn't be the only function affected. You wouldn't be able to stand up straight if your ears weren't working well. For kids, ear problems have even been linked to poor school performance. Did you know that the three bones of the ears - the "hammer," "anvil"
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Getting a Shot: Vaccine & Immunizations Update

Humans have managed to utilize science to outsmart illnesses that used to wipe out entire populations at a time. We've done this through medical advances, most particularly, through vaccines and immunizations. A sick baby is the last thing you need, so be sure to keep your little one immunized with the
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Dealing with Kids' Stomach & Intestinal Infections

While sometimes you can pinpoint the culprit of your child's upset tummy (too much ice cream!) most of the time you won't know the exact cause. It may be acid reflux, or a stomach infection caused by a virus or bacteria. It might also be something more benign, like constipation or gas. Kids are at risk
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