Month: October 2019

Thanks to a generous gift from PetSmart, more Children’s Hospital patients will have access to the Paws for Hope program, which brings the healing power of pets to kids and their families. Learn more about Paws for Hope by visiting St. Louis Children’s Hospital at http://www.stlouischildrens.org/our-services/family-services/child-life-services/pet-therapy/petsmart-paws-hope.
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I’m not sure who was more nervous for my daughter’s first period – her or me. Moms, it’s important for us to help our daughters feel comfortable with the change that their bodies will soon be going through. Having a conversation about what is normal and what can be expected during the menstrual cycle can
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Why Kids Lie & What to Do About It! The Parenting Junkie discusses lying. Learn why kids lie and what you can do to stop kids from lying. Why do children lie? Keep in mind that lying is a normal developmental behavior. Still wondering how to stop kids from lying, we have to let them
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You’ve probably heard of mindfulness, but did you know that practicing mindfulness can be valuable for young children and teens? Kids who learn mindfulness not only show improved patience but also better grades in school! Dr. Lisa Ryan talks about mindfulness, what it is, and how mindfulness exercises could benefit your family. Plus, 5 tips
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Have you been waiting all year for all things Fall? Whether you prefer the Summer sunshine or Winter’s snow, we can all agree on Fall being the perfect blend of beautiful, rejuvenating, fun, and refreshing. Are you ready to dive into all of the insanely fun Fall activities this season has to offer? Table of
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Sonya Henderson’s son, Noah, was three-and-a-half years old when the Toronto mother noticed he was having hearing troubles. Noah would ask her to turn up the TV, even though his sister, who was sitting next to him, could hear it fine. When he started pronouncing new words incorrectly, Henderson took him to the doctor, who
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10 BENEFITS OF MINIMALISM FOR KIDS The Parenting Junkie is intentional about parenting with minimalism for kids in mind. Have you seen the minimalism with kids home tour? Today, let’s talk about how minimalism for families can improve your experience. If you consider minimalism with kids toys you’ll soon realize how great minimalism with children
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Dr. Maithilee Menezes explains the differences between an outer ear infection vs middle ear infection. Ear infections are very common among children. They usually fall into one of two categories: outer ear infections and middle ear infections. We call an outer or external ear infection “swimmer’s ear.” On the other hand, a middle ear infection
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