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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…

After School Cool: 15 Out-of-the-Box Activities for Your Kid to Try This Year

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At a young age we learn much of what guides us through life and children are magnets—their brains attract and hold onto new information without even trying. That’s why in this age of video games and TV babysitters, it’s crucial to give…

Trick the Treat: 15 Healthy Treats to Give Out on Halloween

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While kids and parents both get a huge kick out of Halloween—the decorations, the costumes, the fun—the jury is split on the effect of all that candy on trick-or-treaters. Dentists, pediatricians and parents of already-hyper-enough-thank-you…

The Great Candy Compromise: 10 Ways to Negotiate Sweets Consumption with Your Kids on Halloween

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  Halloween is around the corner and with it comes trick or treating. Now, we’re not bad-mouthing this annual funfest for the little ones but, let’s face it, Halloween health is a bit of an oxymoron. After trick-or-treating, most kids…

Pal Up: 15 Surprising Ways to Be Your Kid’s Best Friend

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When you become a parent everything changes, and we're not just talking about your sleep schedule (or lack of) or your free time (as in, you now have none). Your role in the family changes too. Suddenly you become a protector, a teacher, a…

Urban Parenting: 15 Life Lessons All Kids in Big Cities Must Know

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Growing up in a big city can be awesome. If you grew up in one you probably agree. And if you grew up in a small town, well, you probably agree too. In a big city you are surrounded by endless sources of entertainment, culture, stimulation…

Latin Lunching: 15 Hispanic Meal Ideas to Pack for Your Kids’ Lunch

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Hispanic Heritage Month lasts from September 15 to October 15, and while there are many ways to celebrate your heritage, there is one that is particularly appealing to us (and our stomachs). We're talking about food, glorious food. And not…

Waiting to Exhale: 12 Facts About Asthma Every Latina Mom Needs to Know

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From the second your baby enters this world you have an intense commitment to keeping your kids happy, healthy and safe. But what happens when they aren't healthy? What happens when you and your child are faced with an all-too-common illness?…

Power Up: 15 Ways to Strengthen Your Growing Kids’ Teeth

Our daily hygiene habits have a lot to do with the health of our teeth, and as parents it is our duty to teach children the importance and mechanics of caring for their smiles. However, the key to strong and healthy kids’ teeth includes…

Yes Means No: 10 Reasons Why Some Kids Respond to Reverse Psychology

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UPDATED: August 1st, 2016 If you are one of the many parents who just spent 20 minutes vehemently negotiating with your three-year-old, then rest assured, you're not alone. We're talking to you mom at the playground begging for your toddler…