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Changing the Game: Is it Wise to Specialize?

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Gone are the days of children playing multiple sports just for fun. Now, many kids are playing one sport year round to become elite athletes. This athletic trend is called sports specialization. Is it always a good idea?... Read full article

Best Friend Breakups and Makeups: the Ups and Downs of Friendship

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Quarrels and breakups happen, and painful feelings may linger. Often but not always–after some time or a shift in activities–kids find a way to make up. ... Read full article

The Mommy PR Goal

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“Mommy! Don’t go! Please!” These were the words that escaped my four-year-old’s sweet little mouth as I attempted to leave my parent’s house for a quiet run along Lake Chicot.... Read full article

Material World: Tips for Teaching Children that Things Aren’t Everything

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In a world where one can get a date, food or household items with the tap of their smartphones, it's hard to not be slightly materialistic. Never before has there been a time when the world was so small. As the digital age continues to churn out on-d... Read full article

10 Ways to Reduce Allergies this Spring

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The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the temperatures are warmer which can only mean one thing: spring is here! As the region is finally thawing from the harsh winter freeze, the annual spring pollen season will soon arrive. This sea... Read full article



A Bra Can Change Your Life

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Bra fitting? Who has time for that? You need to make time, Sister!... Read full article

Food Moods

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We are, quite literally, what we eat. ... Read full article

Potty Training That May Work

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Watch this video to learn about potty training.... Read full article

Secondary Drowning

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Many parents are unaware of something called secondary drowning, or dry drowning, which can go undetected.... Read full article

Letting Recess Slide: A Decline in Free Time

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How the decline in recess may be affecting your child.... Read full article

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