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Toddler Proof Your Home

You made it through the baby phase and are in a whole new world of potty training, talking, and a little defiance. Not only is your little one walking about and exploring their surroundings in more abundance, but they are getting into things that could cause them harm. Below are some tips on how…

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Battling Fear and Anxiety

Each of us has dealt with and continues to deal with fears and anxieties on a daily basis. From a common initial fear of anyone other than mommy when we are infants to a fear of the boss in the workplace as adults, anxieties follow us throughout our development and are in fact part…

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First Aid Burns

Many injuries can take place within the rooms of a home. Skinned knees, scraped elbows, and broken bones are common mishaps accrued by children and adults alike in and around the home, school, or workplace. A less common ailment that can happen in any of these places is a burn, and it is important…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is a month of many causes that deserve support and recognition. The most common accolade that February houses is likely its claim as Black History Month, but a shared cause for the month is that it also houses Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (Teen DV Month). Teen DV Month is dedicated to teen…

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Teen Self Esteem

Growing up is hard. Dealing with the angst of following the rules set by authority figures and the tug of peer pressure is hard. Looking at magazines, watching t.v., and following celebrities who set unattainable standards of beauty on social media outlets can be even harder. Along with puberty comes acne, new body odors,…

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What You Need to Know Before Giving Kids Medication

As parents, grandparents, and other caretakers, it is difficult to see the little children in our lives suffering from ailments. Whether it be a stomach virus, a cold, or the flu, all illnesses cause little ones to feel poorly and break the hearts of their caretakers. When administering medications for such ailments, there are…

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Growth Charting for Youth

Many parents feel like they blink, and they’re children have grown from infants to adults. Adolescence comes and goes so quickly, and, with it, height and weight increases. To track the growth of children and determine if they are developing too slowly, too quickly, or just right, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and…

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Fun Holiday Ideas for Kids

The holiday season is exciting for adults and children alike and often brings out the childlike side for all generations. Very few things in existence can compete with the magic of the holidays, and children are afforded the opportunity to embrace and share that magic with the free time of not being in the…

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Teen Anger Management

  Teenagers go through many changes from age 13 to age 19. The first year as a teenager, getting a drivers’ license, acne, prom; the list goes on and on. During the six-year timeframe of teen years, emotions run high and deep due to hormonal and biological changes, and the stress of dealing with…

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Teen Girl Beauty Tips

  Being a teenager is hard. Being a female teenager can seem even harder with acne, newness of makeup application, and a mix of new emotions about the opposite sex. Some tips and tricks to taking care of skin now to have better looking skin later, along with some makeup application information, can be…