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Autism SOS: Three Warning Signs of Autism in Toddlers

First, the good news: Research shows that early intervention can be extremely effective in improving or reversing traits commonly associated with autism. Now, the bad news: The younger children are, the more difficult it is to pick out autism warning signs in their behavior. Which is particularly bad when you understand that the earlier you start addressing developmental delays, the…

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Baby Sleep Safety

Since babies sleep unsupervised, it is vital that their safety be thoroughly considered when putting them to bed. When ensuring your baby’s sleep safety, it’s important to consider the space she is sleeping in, the environment she is sleeping in and what she is sleeping in. It’s also important to be knowledgeable of the precautions you can take to prevent injury or death while your baby is in his sleep area.

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Bullies Don’t Take Summers Off

You’d think that once school ended, kids would get a break from bullying. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Bullies don’t take the summer off. In fact, many things that are hallmarks of summer are what can set up kids for being bullied which can take things from bad, to worse. Many places that kids hang…

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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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Child Behavior Problems With an Absent Mother

Ideally, children are raised with two loving parents to care for and support them. In some instances, however, this is not the case. When a child is left motherless as a result of divorce, separation or death, the child may experience problems associated with this absence. By understanding and preparing for these problems, fathers and other concerned friends and relatives can more effectively help the child cope with his mother’s absence.