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Home With Your Baby

You are home with your brand new baby. You and your significant other took courses, read books, made sure you had purchased all the 'right' baby equipment. You set up the nursery, interviewed pediatricians - and perhaps met a few. You've talked with lots of moms about classes for babies and, while in the hospital, many well-intentioned professionals came by to talk to you about breast feeding vs. formula, caring for your brand new baby, when to call the doctor - and gave you some helpful... read more

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Tween Book Recommendations

One of my favorite ways to bond with my now tween-age son is through books. That’s right. I get most of my book recommendations these days from a 12-year-old boy. So far, we’ve read The Hunger Games series, the Divergent … read more

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Managing ADHD at School

Our children with ADHD are wonderful and intelligent people who need our help with creating a learning environment that allows them to use their strengths to compensate for their weaknesses. On a daily basis, students with ADHD work very hard … read more

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Post-Baby Eating Tips for the New Mom: Teleclass Re-cap

Keeping new moms healthy and energized post-baby is a critical step to the health and happiness of the entire family. We held a teleclass on post-baby eating, generously sponsored by buybuyBaby and expertly facilitated by Danielle Shea Tan, a Certified Health … read more

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10 Ways to Remove Stress and Worries

Being a mom is one of the most fulfilling roles you can have. However, it does have its own quirks and turns, which can overwhelm you at times. Nonetheless, these don’t have to take their toll on you. Here are … read more

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Your Pregnancy, Your Partner and You

For every woman, pregnancy is a time of staggering upheaval – physical, mental and emotional. Intense joys can be followed by crashing lows, and your baby will become your foremost concern, especially as your due date draws closer. If you’re … read more

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The Magic Of A Photo

As someone with very little artistic talent, I am always mesmerized by artists’ ability to capture the human spirit and the grandness of nature through photography. In a time when media and technological advances are exploding, there is still something … read more

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Grandmother Worries about Other Grandmother’s Favoritism

I am the proud grandmother of four lovely girls, ages 8, 6, 4 and 2. The oldest, Faith, is not biologically related, but I fell in love with her when my son and her mom were together. They broke up … read more

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