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How Much TV is Your Child Watching?

It will not come as a surprise to any of us, but according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,nearly all (98.5%) youth aged 12-15 reported watching TV daily. Ninety-one % used computers daily. Excessive screen-time behaviors, such as using a computer and watching TV for more than 2 hours has been linked to high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, and obesity among children. In 2012, one-quarter (25%) of boys and less …

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Brooke Burke: Watching Your Child Fail

The other day, I sat with a group of mommy friends waiting for our girls to get out of dance class. We dished about the many challenges our kids are going through. Always something, and in my case its a different problem with a different child every day.My girlfriend had her feathers all ruffled up, struggling with her 10-year-old daughter who was failing math. The girl is a super talented child, lovely and …

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Dance Like No One Is Watching

Monday nights after Dancing with the Stars has become “date night” for David and me. We often stay in the city to avoid the long drive home and early morning traffic on my way back to the studio. This past Monday we recorded a video from myDWTS dressing roomto send to the kids, saying goodnight and sending our love. My nanny called, very appreciative, and shared how much that had meant to our kids.