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Medical Benefits of Meditation

Meditation, the art of tuning the mind out of normal, conscious thought and into a relaxed state of awareness, is becoming increasingly popular in Western culture, and it’s about time. Meditation has been an integral part of Eastern life and religion for centuries. Health professionals report that people who make meditation a regular part of their lives experience a wide range of neurological, emotional, cardiovascular and immune system benefits. Specific types of meditation have also been identified as being particularly healthful for pregnant women.

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Modern Baby Room Ideas

There are a bevy of options for parents when it comes to decor for baby rooms. The modern look of clean, simple lines or abstracted geometric shapes and patterns is increasingly popular and accessible, thanks to lines of modular furniture and accessories by Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel and Ikea. Remember the essential ingredient in any modern room is to have adequate storage for organizing and hiding clutter.

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Advantages & Disadvantages for Children in a Single-Parent Family

Nowadays, it is just as common for children to be in a single-parent family than a traditional two-parent family. Due to divorce rate, delays in marriage, and those shunning the institution of marriage altogether, single-parent families are becoming increasingly popular [Source]. There are many advantages and disadvantages for children of single parents. Disadvantages Listed below…

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Presidential Baby Names

Is there any task more difficult than choosing a babys name? Itll stick with them for a lifetime, so theres a lot riding on the parents decision. Youll want your child to aim high in life, so why not start with the name? These baby names are unique enough to set your child away from the pack of Johns and Jameses, yet theyre dignified in that they have graced the birth certificates of past presidents. Check out our 5 favorite presidentially-inspired baby names: Madison

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Should Kids Take a Gap Year Before College?

Sounds nice, doesn’t it? You’re 18. Just finished high school. Now, instead of heading to college to hit the books again, you travel, meet new people, and learn more about yourself. So why would parents oppose this? The “gap year” is an increasingly popular choice for American high schools – a year of work, study…