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Gak is Back! and More Modern-Day Versions of Familiar Favorites

“There is no such thing as old, only retro.” If you think about all of the products that you loved as a kid that are still kicking around, this design philosophy seems to ring true. The toys, fashions, and snacks of our youths would be pretty dusty and outdated by now if they remained unchanged… but time marches on, and we’re seeing some considerable upgrades on familiar favorites.

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Helping Children Overcome Fear of the Unfamiliar

Some kids are adventurous, jumping right in to new situations with abandon. Other kids are cautious and first want to know just what they’re getting themselves into. You can see this behavior by observing toddlers on the playground. Some climb up the slide and can’t wait to go down, while other kids prefer to watch the action first before deciding whether to partake. These cautious kids sometimes exhibit a fear of the unfamiliar. Recognize this in your child and learn how to encourage her.

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The Family Guide to Bug Bites 

Bug bites have been a persistent souvenir of outdoor activities throughout human history, and today, these pesky critters continue to trouble our families. It’s an all-too-familiar scene—your kids return from outdoor play, already scratching at fresh bug bites acquired in the backyard. To effectively deal with these nuisances, it’s essential to understand the distinct preferences and behaviors of common pests that leave us with itchy welts.

In this article, we’ll explore three of the most prevalent bloodsucking pests before delving into effective strategies to safeguard your family and home from these persistent invaders.