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Tips For Helping Kids Cope With Moving

Entertaining for large groups, be it family affairs or for friends, can be stressful. The logistics alone might be daunting.

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Greek Pizza

Recipe for Greek Pizza

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New Tricks for an Old Problem: Brown-bag School Lunches

The kids are going back to school. Once again, you are back in the kitchen packing lunches, racking your brain for something different that they will eat. Sound familiar?

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Simple, New Test Offers More Reliable Health Screening For Newborns

Baby feet must be the most adorable things on earth. Even more than a source for tickling, however, your baby’s foot actually offers a precious gift: an invaluable glimpse into your baby’s health future.

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Protecting Children’s Teeth At Home And At School

Learning about what kids drink at school may help keep their teeth healthy. Soda vending machines are in many of the nation’s junior high and high schools. Between classes, many students drink soda because they are thirsty, while some want the caffeine some of the beverages contain.

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Flying Grasshopper Pie

Recipe for Flying Grasshopper Pie

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Flying Grasshopper Pie

Recipe for Flying Grasshopper Pie

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Eyeball Cookies

Recipe for Eyeball Cookies

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Halloween Cookies

Recipe for Halloween Cookies

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Great Pumpkin Cookies

Recipe for Great Pumpkin Cookies

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In Daycare Centers, Cleanliness Is a Must

Daycare centers have become a way of life in America. More than half of all mothers of children too young to care for themselves hold jobs outside the home. For them–indeed for millions of American families–day-care centers provide a service that is a necessity. If both parents work, a solo parent caring for a child must work, or other family support systems are inadequate, child day care answers a critical need. Unfortunately, though, it often provides something else.

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Quick Tips to Packing a Safe Lunch

A bunch of great tips on how to prepare and package a safe lunch for your child to bring to school.

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Make the Dinner Table a Cultural Classroom

Experimenting with ethnic cuisines is a proven way to teach kids about new cultures, but don’t stop at the stove top. Parents can take the family one step closer to foreign lands by adding traditional ethnic touches like music, table settings and decorations to meals for real foreign flair.

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Secondhand Smoke in Your Home

We spend more time in our homes than anywhere else. So the thought of cancer-causing chemicals circulating throughout our houses and apartments can be quite unsettling. Yet, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, that is exactly what happens when someone lights a cigarette in your home.

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Attention Disorder: Overcoming the Deficit

In ADHD, brain areas ruling attention and inhibition don’t work very well. Most children with ADHD are inattentive, impulsive and hyperactive. In teenagers, the hyperactivity often quiets to a restlessness. For some, paying attention is their biggest problem. Others are mainly impulsive and hyperactive.

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Baby Your Newborn’s Eyes

Parents can help ensure that their babies grow to see the world through healthy eyes. Doctors encourage parents to carefully observe their baby’s eye development and to provide their newborns with special stimulation to promote full visual development.

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Beware the Bite

Nearly 5 million people in this country are bitten by dogs every year, and approximately 800,000 of those injuries require medical treatment. Most dog bites happen to dog owners and their family and friends, particularly children. Not only do children make up 60 percent of dog bite victims, they also suffer greater injuries and more fatalities than adults.

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