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Maeve: Five years

Posted December 6, 2014 by Amy

Dear Maeve, As I sit here listening to the Garden State soundtrack, I can’t even believe this same song was playing five years ago today. I was so ready to meet you, the baby who would complete our family. I didn’t know if you would be a Finn or a Maeve, but I knew I […]

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Why I’m Thankful For Vomit

Posted January 21, 2015 by Anonymous

Being a mom is an awful lot like being a house mother at a frat house, I imagine. Your charges sleep a lot, they watch mindless television and they throw up in the most random locations. My child is in […]

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Does Childhood Obesity Prevention Only Work In Rich Kids?

Posted May 29, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Recent publications suggest that the increase in childhood obesity seen in the US over the past several decades may finally be leveling off – an observation happily interpreted as a sign that not all is lost and that preventive measures may be working. However, as a paper by Ashlesha Datar and Paul Chung, just published in JAMA pediatrics, these findings may be misleading in that they hide t… Read More »

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3 Ways To Save For Your Child’s Future Right Now

Posted October 6, 2014 by Guest Author

It’s hard to imagine that your adorable little one, with those tiny hands and high-pitched squeals, will ever be a full-fledged grownup. Although it feels far away, any seasoned parent will tell you that the time flies. While the day-to-day […]

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The Funniest Parenting Tweets: Dad Edition

Posted February 26, 2015 by Anonymous

Parenting isn’t always graceful. At some point, parents stop being polite and start getting real. However, instead of having their lives taped, they take to Twitter to air out their feelings about their tiny little permanent roommates. Here are some […]

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Education

#IWishMyTeacherKnew: Students Share Heartbreaking Notes

Posted April 17, 2015 by Anonymous

Kyle Schwartz is a third grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver. She has been teaching for three years. While she loves her job, she admits to having one main obstacle in her teaching: relating to her students. “Ninety-two percent […]

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