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Prepare your kids for summer burglary season

Prepare your kids for summer burglary season

Nearly 2 million home burglaries are reported in the United States each year, and the majority of these burglaries occur in the summer months. The scariest part of this statistic for parents is the summertime rise in home break-ins typically correlates with when their children are home without an adult.

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Why does my teen act without thinking?

Why does my teen act without thinking?

Why does my teen act without thinking? Don’t worry parents, it’s biological. TeenSafe weighs in on maturity, emotions and the teenage brain.

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Keep kids learning all summer long

Keep kids learning all summer long

Inspiring children to continue to learn doesn’t have to be a grueling process as activities and educational games can be a fun way for children and parents to learn new things over the summer.

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Get into the swing of summer safety

Get into the swing of summer safety

Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, these activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries.

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Adolescent suicide by firearms reaches 12-year high

Adolescent suicide by firearms reaches 12-year high

Suicide by firearm among American adolescents has reached a 12-year peak, its highest level since 2001, according to the latest fatal injury data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2013, suicide by firearm claimed 876 lives among adolescents ages 10 to 19, an increase for the third consecutive year.

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 Too much TV is not good for children. But how much is that?

Too much TV is not good for children. But how much is that?

Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese compared to children who watched TV for less than 60 minutes each day, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Diego.

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Dental care tips for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dental care tips for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Among parents of children with autism spectrum disorder, almost half describe their child’s dental health as fair or poor, according to a study in the journal Pediatric Dentistry. This is not surprising, as a visit to the dentist can present many challenges for a child with autism.

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To serve and protect: A dad’s reflections

To serve and protect: A dad’s reflections

Can I hold my daughter please? My wife Margie delivered our daughter Chloe on May 16th, 2003, and I knew there was something wrong in the doctor’s look and voice.

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Atypical kids need atypical parenting

Atypical kids need atypical parenting

If your child has any type of significant challenge—from severe asthma to autism, from learning disabilities to ADHD to a neurological disorder—you do not have the luxury of being a chill parent. As you have already figured out, kids who are atypical need atypical parenting.

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Pittsburgh Parent wins Gold for Editorial Excellence in Journalism

Pittsburgh Parent wins Gold for Editorial Excellence in Journalism

Pittsburgh Parent magazine has received a Gold medal and national recognition for Overall Editorial Excellence in the 2015 Parenting Media Association (PMA) annual Editorial and Design Competition. A total of over 600 entries were submitted for competition this year with Pittsburgh Parent winning three Gold and two Bronze medals.

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