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 Understanding negative influences on children

Understanding negative influences on children

In today’s society, our children are faced with many negative influences, such as bullying, social media, Internet, divorce, cutting, depression and many others. So, how do we know if our children are experiencing difficulties? Are they being bullied or are they the bully? Do they have a dark side?

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Help teens reduce worry over body image

Help teens reduce worry over body image

According to surveys by the National Institute on Media and the Family, 53 percent of girls report being unhappy with their appearance. Experts have found that poor body image can lead not only to social isolation, but also to serious emotional problems, including depression and anxiety.

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How to tell when your child is ready for music lessons

How to tell when your child is ready for music lessons

Although not every person is destined to be a concert musician, everyone can be a music maker, enthusiast and supporter. Giving your child the gift of learning music on any instrument is something to treasure, but finding the answers on how to provide this gift is not always easy.

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Resurgence in “Tech Support” Scams

Resurgence in “Tech Support” Scams

Your Better Business Bureau is warning of a recent resurgence in “tech support” scams, in which scammers contact people through a phone call, offering computer support services.

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Smart pre & postnatal nutrition for a healthy pregnancy, and beyond!

Smart pre & postnatal nutrition for a healthy pregnancy, and beyond!

There are many changes that accompany pregnancy, and nutritional needs are certainly one of them! Which nutrients should we be paying special attention to, why, and how do we incorporate them into our daily food choices?

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Caring for chronically ill children

Caring for chronically ill children

As they Grow Special Needs Over the last two decades, the number of children in the United States with chronic illnesses has dramatically increased. According to one study, chronic health conditions in children rose from 12.8 Percent in 1994 to 26.6 percent in 2006 . New advances in technology and medicine have allowed these children to lead longer, more fulfilling, and independent lives than in the past.

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School readiness tips for parents

School readiness tips for parents

Back-to-school is an exciting time for many kids and parents, but for parents of kids entering school for the very first time, “back”-to-school can be overwhelming and even scary.

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First day of preschool: Tips for avoiding tears and tantrums

First day of preschool: Tips for avoiding tears and tantrums

Back to school is just around the corner. For many toddlers, it'll be the first day of preschool and the very first day they're away from mom and dad. To help make a smooth transition into the school year, I sat down with veteran moms and asked them how to survive the first day of school.

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Expressing your condolences to distant family members

Expressing your condolences to distant family members

It can be difficult to know what to say when a distant family member passes away. You are related to the person and have been in contact with them. Nevertheless, you didn't know the family or at least not very well. Many people find it hard to come up with the right words or actions in these types of situations. Here are some guidelines.

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Advice on tick bites

Advice on tick bites

Up until last year, the primary source of ticks in the United States was caused by Americans bringing them back from traveling abroad; however, ticks are now prevalent in the United States. The most common tick-­‐borne illness in the United States is Lyme disease, which when left untreated, can be a source of severe health problems.

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