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How to Help Your Child Develop Fine Motor Skills

Practice fine motor skills with your kids (drawing, cutting shapes, finger painting) to help them to gain strength and control over their movements.
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A Back-To-School Checklist for Children with Special Needs

The challenges of the new school year can be daunting when you have a special needs child. Here is a checklist to help you get ready.
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Outside Activities Children Actually Want to Do!

Getting your children to play outside isn’t just for fun, it’s good for their growing bodies and minds. Here are some simple, fun activities they will love.
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How Pets Can Help Reduce Bullying

Kids who participated in therapeutic pet programs at school exhibited significantly fewer disciplinary actions and less aggressive activity compared to kids that didn't participate.
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One Couple’s Journey on the Bumpy Road of Infertility

Christine Kahan describes the emotional, physical, and financial cost of her and her husband Aaron's infertility journey—destination IVF.
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Teens and the Challenge of Living with Chronic Illness

What are the barriers to managing chronic conditions for teenagers and how can their parents, families, and caregivers help.
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What Can We Learn About Fatherhood From Science?

A scientist explores what we can learn about fatherhood from the science of the brain, hormones, and behavior. Read more!
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Children’s Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

Access to the internet has expanded our children's horizons but also has downsides. Screen time should be limited for their physical & emotional health.
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How to Tell Your Senior Parent It’s Time to Stop Driving

Are you worried that it is no longer safe for your senior parent to be driving? Here are 7 tips to talk about why you need to take away the car keys.
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Why Recess is So Important for Children

The many benefits of recess-social, cognitive, behavioral & physical-are as varied as the games played during this crucial unstructured time of the school day.
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Helping Your Child Deal With Bullies: What You Can Do

Bullying can take many different forms but is defined as the aggressive behavior of one or more people against another for any number of...
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What You Need to Know About Climate Change and Children’s Health

Children are more susceptible to adverse effects of climate change because of age & small size. Here are some steps to protect them & our environment.