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Trending Topic of the week
Why kids today are out of shape, disrespectful

Leonard Sax, a family physician and psychologist, argues that American families are facing a crisis of authority, where the kids are in charge, out of shape emotionally and physically and suffering because of it. 

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Device-dependent children can be difficult

A significant number of parents tell stories about video-obsessed kids who are moody, explosive, withdrawn and suffer sleep difficulties. Research finds that electronic, screen-based devices actually interfere with normal brain development. 

Featured local Blog
Fear of Potty Training

I have a confession. I am just as afraid of potty training my 2-year-old son as he is, possibly even more afraid. I’m scared of pushing him too hard too soon. I’m scared that it means he is growing up too fast. 

Featured local blog
The hardest moments

The hardest moments of the last ten years of my life have all (with the exception of my dad’s death) been when my something was wrong with my one of my kids.

News worth sharing
Mother Fastening Safety Clip On Baby Seat
Evenflo recalls over 56,000 child seats
Evenflo is recalling over 56,000 child safety seats because curious children can loosen the internal harness, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
Expert advice: Sylvan Learning
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Learn study skills to help strengthen your child’s ability in all school subjects
A key area of academic development isn’t taught in a specific class; without it, however, a student will struggle to excel in school. That skill is studying.
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