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To Date or Not To Date? When is Your Child Ready?

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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children, on average, are now beginning to date at 12 ½ for girls and 13 ½ for boys. How we define dating, however, could change these averages. The recent trend among early adolescents is for boys and... Read full article

End of the Year Survival Guide

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Download this monthly guide to help you with End of the School Year Survival this year.... Read full article

From the Brink of Suicide: Why Society Should Talk About Mental Illness

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When I was a teenager, I was hanging out in my room one night when my mom came home really late. She quietly knocked and entered my bedroom. Her face was tear-stained and her voice cracked as she told me where she’d been. She had been attending the f... Read full article

Nikki Fargas

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Preparing Your Child for Surgery

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My daughter was 13 months old when she needed her first surgery. I was a basketcase, but luckily, she had no idea what was happening. Still, it was hard. When she got a little older and had to have other surgeries, things were a little more challengi... Read full article



Making Fitness a Priority

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It's important that fitness be a priority in your life. Here's how to make it a reality.... Read full article

Go Organic! 5 ways to raise a “green” baby

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Considering an organic change for your family? Here are some things you can do.... Read full article

Summer Is for Swimming!

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Summer is a great time to try out swimming beyond lessons or even a neighborhood swim team. Crawfish Aquatics runs a Summer season from June to July with 3-8 different enrollment options, depending on a child's age and group placement. ... Read full article

The Health Benefits of Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships

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In the not-so-distant past, extended families were the norm, with multiple generations residing on the same street, if not in the same house. ... Read full article

Neurodiversity & Educational Inclusion: Teaching Your Typically Developing Child about Difference

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Difference in our brain development is just another variation of what it looks like to be human- not so different than us being different heights or having different shades of skin. ... Read full article

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