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Questions To Ask Your Pediatrician

When you go and see your child’s Pediatrician, you expect to be asked quite a few questions. How long has she been sick? What symptoms does she have? What treatments have you already tried? Do they make her better or worse?

Overscheduled Children

Like the childhood obesity problem, the subject of “superkids” gets plenty of press these days. Time devoted the better part of an issue to it. Newsweek featured an article titled “Busy Around the Clock.” Articles with titles like “Whatever Happened to Play?” “Pushing Children Too Hard,” and “Are You Over-Scheduling Your kids?” show up in print media and on the Internet. Books with titles like Hyper-Parenting: Are Your Hurting Your Child by Trying Too Hard? are appearing on bookshelves.

The Origin of Father’s Day

Have you thought about what you are going to do to pay tribute to your father this coming Father’s Day? Perhaps there is someone in your life who is not your biological father and yet, they are a father figure to you. Either way, you may want to share the following story with those you love for the coming tribute to fathers everywhere.

How to Step Back and Include Dads

One of the most common high-stress-on-the-Richter-scale complaints I hear from women: ?I don’t have any time for myself. My husband says that the kids are my number one priority. And if there is no time for me, well that’s how it is and I have to make the best of it.

Are you a Mentor Mom?

If not, find someone. Better yet, BE a Mentor Mom! Find a woman who’s struggling with the routine of life. Provide a kind and steadying influence as someone who’s a little farther along the road.

A Security Money Can’t Buy

I only rarely watch TV, and I was reminded why last week when after just 30 seconds of viewing I was advised by an “expert” child psychologist that I should talk to my kids about the war

Talking To Children About Terrorism And War

In today’s world, parents are faced with the challenge of explaining violence, terrorism and war to children

Multiracial Children

Multiracial children are one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population. The number of mixed-race families in America is steadily increasing, due to a rise in interracial marriages and relationships, as well as an increase in transracial and international adoptions.

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