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Feeding Kids’ Curiosity at Home

When my kids were little, summers were tough enough balancing summer camps and fights over the same toys surrounded by a floor littered with plenty of choices. “Mom, that’s mine.” “Mom, she won’t share.” With the amount of time parents and kids have spent at home over the last year in the midst of pandemic…

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Career-Boosting Resolutions for Moms

January is a time to take a look at the past year and make plans for the year ahead. For career-minded moms, it’s a good time to make resolutions that will lead to success in 2018. Interestingly, nearly 45 percent of Americans say they usually make New Year’s resolutions, mainly for self-improvement. Although many resolutions…

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How Does Cigarette Smoke Affect Growth?

Smoking will stunt your growth. It’s a warning that has passed from generations of parents to children. But does science support the claim? In fact, researchers have found that smoking can affect growth throughout a person’s life, sometimes in ways that may surprise you. But it should be no surprise that smoking poses the greatest threat to the development of children and unborn babies.