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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Foods to Help Your Baby Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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Updated May 7th, 2018 Editor’s Note: The following article is one in a series of pieces inspired by a celebration of Latino heritage and smart nutrition, brought to you by Beech-Nut/Goya. Getting your kids to sleep through the night…
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Garden & Plant Safety For Your Baby

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UPDATED November 14th, 2017 As the weather warms, I’m anxious to plant some annuals outside my front door and nurture my little garden out back. With small children, I tend to cling to the little pleasures like bright, pretty colors guiding…
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Find Out Whether You Really Are Fit: 5 Components of Fitness

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UPDATED October 26th, 2017 We all know that staying healthy and fit contributes to our physical as well as mental wellbeing. And many of us are dedicated and regular exercisers. But just walking, or just running, or just lifting weights isn’t…
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How Facebook Can Break Up Your Relationship

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I’ve never been “Facebook official,” as the youngins call it. And it hasn’t been by choice. My last boyfriend was a private person. He rarely posted status updates on Facebook. When he did, it was usually to talk of his love of coffee…
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Inspiration Porn

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Recently, I’ve seen a lot of feedback from fellow advocates and activists in the disability community regarding what is now termed as inspiration porn. I figure it’s long been the giant, pink elephant in the room, so it’s high time…
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25 Simple Tips for Healthy Babies & Happy Moms

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Every baby is different—and of course yours is the cutest, smartest, most special and most unique—I know mine is! But most parents share the same concerns for their baby’s health: Is she eating enough? Shouldn’t he be crawling by now?…
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Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Social Media

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I read often that social media is killing relationships and genuine social interactions. I disagree. For me, social media has opened doors to a whole new world of friendships with like-minded people. You see, I used to suffer from social anxiety,…
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How to Handle Weight Discussions with Your Kids

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A shopping trip has your son asking you questions about his size. Your recent health journey has people asking about your weight loss in front of your daughter. Your mom talks about your kids’ bodies—to them. As adults, we know what people…
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Summer Food Safety Do's and Don'ts

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Summer food safety is of paramount importance. Every year, 1 in 6 Americans gets sick as a result of food-borne illnesses. That’s almost 50 million people in total, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).…