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5 SIDS Risk Factors Parents Need to Know

Every year several thousand babies die unexpectedly in their sleep, the cause of death unknown. These deaths are the result of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, a condition that doctors have yet to explain. While the nation’s top researchers have worked persistently to better understand SIDS, doctors have not yet determined an exact cause or a way to prevent this … [Read More...]

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No Child Left Behind Sex Ed Clause

When it comes to kids and abusive relationships, here’s the challenge facing parents, educators, and advocates: we all agree that relationship violence and sexual assault are unacceptable, but we don’t know exactly how to talk to kids about avoiding it. Abusive relationships are enormous problems for our children. The Centers for Disease Control reports 15 million kids … [Read More...]

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What If I Don’t Find Pure Joy In Parenting?

JOY - joi/ noun - a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. When I tell people I don’t find joy in parenting, half the time I am answered with a “hallelujah” and the other times I am totally judged.  But see, it’s not that I don’t find parenting enjoyable and in moments joyful, it’s that I don’t feel PURE joy in parenting - at least yet.  It is bone-chilling … [Read More...]

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7 Ways To Keep Your Children Safe In The Water

Swimming is one of the most popular activities for families to enjoy during the summertime. However, you shouldn’t let the fun lull you into a false sense of security. All too often, we hear about drowning incidents that stem from children swimming unattended or parent inattention. That's why it's so crucial that you make safety a top priority whenever your children are … [Read More...]

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Protecting Kids From Sexual Abuse

As mothers, we often teach our young children about “Stranger Danger” and how to deal with the creepy man down the street. We instruct them on how to react to the man in the car who offers them candy or what to say to the person on the other end of the phone asking if their mommy or daddy is home. If our children are older, we are confident they will tell us if something … [Read More...]