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How to Potty Train a Toddler

In today’s world, children are doing things younger and younger. One exception to this seems to be potty training. Perhaps due to the availability of disposable diapers, training pants and other types of toddler-size disposable underwear, children are getting trained later and later, and even many preschools no longer require that a toddler be potty trained. Potty training a toddler is not difficult as long as both parent and child are ready.

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Sleepless Nights: A Mother’s Survival Guide

I used to see late nights with the kids as the mental-emotional equivalent of a spike-ridden ball and chain. Walking around a dark dwelling half-lidded with the temperament of a menopausal dragon, this “ball and chain” was constantly tripping me up. While my grumpiness seemed necessary, it made the challenges of functioning with a late-night…

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Hugh Jackman’s Skin Cancer: What You Should Know About Basal Cell Carcinoma

Earlier this week, Hugh Jackman revealed the scary news that he had been treated for skin cancer.The 45-year-old actor shared a photo of his bandaged face and explained that he had a basal cell carcinoma removed from his nose.Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer, with approximately 2.8 million cases diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). While highly …