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Baby Keeping You Up? Guess How Much Sleep Parents Lose in the First Year?

A new British survey reveals that parents of a newborn lose an average of 44-nights of sleep in the first year of their baby's life. To find this, researchers asked over 1,800 people to estimate how many times they were awoken by various things

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Yelling at Your Teen Makes Matters Worse

Yelling at your teen to behave is more likely to make them defiant and depressed according to a study out of the University of Pittsburgh.

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Breastfeeding May Raise a Babies’ IQ

Breastfed babies may be smarter babies, according to a new study.

Researchers found that children who were breastfed through the first year after birth scored higher on measures of language recognition at age three, and higher on verbal and non-verbal IQ tests at age seven

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What’s the Best Country to Be a Mother?

Being a mother is hard work, but there are just some places where it’s easier than others.

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Parents Sucking Pacifiers May Boost A Child’s Immunity

Raising our children, I can't tell you the number of times they dropped the pacifier or the "binky." With our first child we would make sure to pick it up and wash it with hot water, then wipe it off and cool it off before giving it back to the baby

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Parents Medications Accidentally Poisoning Children

Parents are being reminded of the danger from prescription medications in the hands of children. A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide says over 67,000 children are taken to the emergency room every year because they accidentally took prescription meds

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New Study Says Parenting is not a Full-Time Job

Wait a minute! This is not my claim, I'm just reporting what I read today.

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Do You Text Someone Even Though They’re in the Same House?

I have to admit that I do. But we're not alone. In a new survey, 45% of people admit that they've used phone calls, texts, emails or social media to communicate with someone that is in the very same house

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Neal White’s Rap For His Daughter

 

My kids amaze me!  A few years ago my daughter Chelsi and I were in the studio at work, Chelsi was maybe four years old, I put on some music and she and I created "The Chelsi Rap". 

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