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5 Healthy Homework Habits Recommended by Teachers

Teachers know that the best time to develop healthy homework habits for your family is before homework becomes a problem.  Parents who approach their children’s … 5 Healthy Homework Habits Recommended by Teachers Read More » The post 5 Healthy Homework Habits...

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The benefits of fantasy fiction and imaginative play

Are kids confused by fairy tales? Is reading fantasy fiction a waste of time? No. Studies suggest fantasy can boost creativity, learning, and self-regulation. The post The benefits of fantasy fiction and imaginative play appeared first on PARENTING SCIENCE.

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Newborn sleep patterns: A survival guide

If you learn about circadian rhythms and sleep cycles, you can make sense of your newborn sleep, and lay the groundwork for easier nights. The post Newborn sleep patterns: A survival guide appeared first on PARENTING SCIENCE.

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Daycare or Nanny? Experts Share the Pros and Cons of Each

Picking out a nursery theme, packing your hospital bag, and test-driving strollers can be fun ways to prepare for a new arrival. Deciding on childcare? Perhaps not so much. But it's a dilemma many American families face. The United States is one of only a handful of...

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What to do When You Can’t Find Kids’ OTC Pain Meds

Pediatricians are giving advice on what parents should use as alternatives to children's pain relievers as shortages of these medications persist nationwide. Suggestions include alternative medicines, natural remedies, and when to know if your child should seek...

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What’s normal? An evidence-based baby sleep chart

How long do babies sleep at night? How many naps do babies take during the day? And what about night wakings? This evidence-based baby sleep chart explains the typical range of variation for babies up to 24 months old. The post What’s normal? An evidence-based baby...

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Why toy blocks rock: The science of construction play

Toy blocks can help kids develop better motor skills, spatial skills, and math skills. But to unleash all of these skills, kids need to do more than move blocks around. The post Why toy blocks rock: The science of construction play appeared first on PARENTING SCIENCE.

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Talking to Your Kids

If you have ADPKD, it's important for your children to know what to expect. Learn how to have those conversations.

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What Parents Should Know About RSV

RSV is sweeping through children and crowding hospitals and outpatient pediatrician offices. But children are still sick with colds and other infections and viruses. Parents should understand the critical signs of when their child needs medical attention right away,...

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The science of picky eaters: Why do children reject foods?

Picky eaters can drive us crazy, but their quirks and preferences aren’t entirely arbitrary. Read about the biological differences that turn some kids into fussy, selective eaters. The post The science of picky eaters: Why do children reject foods? appeared first on...

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