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Do you have a novelty seeking, high risk teen? Then it’s important for you to encourage safe ways for your teen to test her limits. Is your teen an adventure seeker? High-risk teens are those who [...]
Those aching legs and sore muscles that our youngsters experience could be growing pains. Are they cause for concern? During the preschool and early school years, many children experience relatively severe pains in their legs, often [...]
Too many school assignments and too few hours? There’s no time like the present to give your teen some valuable lessons in time management. High school is a whole different game for a lot of students. [...]
Down on the farm, life may be sweet. But country living poses many hazards to the unsuspecting family. If you live in the country or simply enjoy the occasional visit to a farm or ranch, it’s [...]
Just the words ‘Sudden Infant Death Syndrome’ evokes fear in parents. Fortunately more and more is being learned about prevention of this terrible tragedy. SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is, as the name implies, the [...]
Why it’s important for parents to have a heart-to-heart with teens before they starts dating. Is your teen beginning to date? Because young people are so unique, when they show interest in dating varies from the [...]
All children excel in certain areas. For the child who is gifted academically, their intellectual abilities can pose unique challenges for both parents and schools. What makes a child intellectually gifted? Certainly genetics play a role, [...]
In the quest for thinness, has your teen developed an eating disorder? Is your teen or adolescent excessively concerned about her shape and weight? Is she irritable, depressed, or withdrawing from friends? When combined with weight [...]
With the emergence of super bugs, there’s good argument for being judicious in our use of antibiotics. It’s hard to believe that around a half a century ago, before antibiotics became widely used, just the thought [...]
Does your child have a fever? While fever may be a sign of illness, it may also be a part of the cure. If your child has a fever, do you automatically reach for the medicine [...]
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