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Raising Twins
Christina Boyle and Cathleen Stahl offer their advice and anecdotes as moms of multiples to help other parents manage. (read the story...)

A Nutritious Diet for Kids
These back-to-school nutrition tips will send you to the head of the class. (read the story...)

Safe Exercises Before and After Pregnancy
It is so important for women to engage in regular exercises during and after the birthing process. (read the story...)

Points and Rewards
You may have gotten through the toddler years without tantrums, but sometimes when a child becomes an adolescent, she refuses to comply with house rules. (read the story...)

Stay in Shape Like the Pros
With the U.S. Open underway in New York, we spoke to two former tennis players who are now moms. These two chic moms know how to stay in shape and look good while doing it! Here they share their advice. (read the story...)

Just for Moms: Oh Mama!
Now that I am six months pregnant and expecting my second girl at the end of November, I have maternity on the brain! So here's my take on the best of maternity beauty and style products. (read the story...)

Could a Baby Tooth Save Your Child's Life?
Perhaps the tooth fairy hasn't been wrong after all — baby teeth can be valuable and should not be discarded. (read the story...)

Summertime Tips from the Eye Doctor
Thoughts of summer with the kids probably center on days outside at the pool or beach — not your children's eyes. But summertime activities can greatly affect vision and the eyes. (read the story...)

Sport-Specific Footwear Gives Kids a Leg up
Kids who are properly outfitted for the specific sport they’re playing have an edge, says Westchester-based podiatrist Dr. Charles Morelli, president of the Tappan Zee Division of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association. (read the story...)

Protect Yourself! Skin Safey Tips
Summer is here! It's sunny, hot and we are all outdoors more. Here are some easy tips to protect your skin, keeping it healthy but still looking great this season. (read the story...)

How to Buy and Store Finger Paints
Children love to finger paint; but they end up with paint on their faces and fingers that can accidentally get into their mouths. Worried? Here are some tips to keep your kids safe. (read the story...)

How-to Have Healthy Teeth
Parents often question the right way to care for their children’s teeth. At what age should they start brushing and flossing? Which toothbrushes and toothpastes are safe? And what is the appropriate age to start regular dental check-ups? (read the story...)

How to Talk to Your Child's Doctor
No matter how busy the doctor or chaotic the situation, parents need to make sure the doctor hears their own explanation for why they are there. (read the story...)

How to Detect the Very Earliest Signs of Autism During Infancy
An important breakthrough makes it possible to spot precursors of autism in infants once you know what to look for. The earlier autism is diagnosed and therapy is begun, the greater the chance your child can be helped. (read the story...)

How to Keep Young Athletes Injury-Free
Here’s a question that bedevils virtually every parent with a child who plays sports: Is there anything you can do to keep your young athlete on the field and off the disabled list? (read the story...)

Leaves of Three: Avoding Poison Ivy
Camping is a wonderful family affair. Children and parents work together to set up tents, start campfires, and swat away mosquitoes. Despite our careful planning of every article of clothing to bring, what type of sandwiches to make, and which adult beverages we need, we usually forget something. (read the story...)

How to Prevent and Treat Common Stings
Will your kids be playing outdoors in the warm weather? Are you going on vacation to the beach or mountains this summer? If so, it's important to know how to keep your babies and kids safe from insect stings. (read the story...)

How to Encourage Your Child in Sports
Childhood obesity is at an all-time high in the United States, so getting children to participate in some sort of physical activity is important. Many children lead such sedentary lives – often parked in front of the television set or video game console for hours on end – that a child who wants to be active should be applauded. (read the story...)

How to Detect and Prevent Dehydration
Keeping hydrated is always important, but as the temperature outside increases, parents should keep an even closer eye on their children’s fluid intake to prevent dehydration. Infants and children are more likely to become dehydrated than older children or adolescents because of several factors, including a smaller fluid reserve, a higher metabolic rate and dependence on others for access to fluids. (read the story...)

Fracture! The Right Treatment is Vital
With the number of pediatric orthopedists trained to deal with special bone, joint and tendon problems of children dwindling, hospitals rely on general orthopedists to evaluate and treat pediatric injuries, such as fractures. Parents need to be aware of how to get the right treatment for their child’s injury... (read the story...)

What’s so lazy about… lazy eye in children?
Lazy eye is a preventable form of vision loss and is easily treatable in its early stages. If left untreated, it can limit with career choices, and may leave sufferers at higher risk for sight-threatening injury to the better eye. Following is more information about this condition. (read the story...)

How-To: Care for Baby Smiles
Oral health affects your child’s overall health, and good habits can last a lifetime. With the help of your pediatric dentist, you can help your child’s smile to be protected for life. (read the story...)

When a Child Needs a Special Diet
Imagine you are an excellent cook – and the editor of a food magazine to boot – but your child is allergic to everything you make. Silvana Nardone's 11-year old son, Isaiah, developed food allergies last fall, and must avoid wheat, dairy, eggs, soy & peanuts. (read the story...)

How to Help an Over-Responsive Child
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is an umbrella term describing different subtypes of a brain-based condition in which individuals process sensory information atypically. It makes children over-responsive. This means that she reacts adversely to certain stimuli that others find harmless, or may not even notice. (read the story...)

You Stroll Girl! Great News for Stroller Moms
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has just released surprising results from a new study that measured the health benefits of fitness walking with your baby in a stroller. Research concludes that the intensity of the activity is almost double than previously assumed and meets current health guidelines. (read the story...)


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