Valentines Day for Kids

Gift ideas for kids on Valentine’s Day

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When we are young (or single) Valentine’s Day tends to be a day that we focus on romance, or intimacy. As parents we are painted a whole different picture. To get that intimate dinner it’s finding a babysitter, to whom you have to pay. Get the kids ready for the sitter, ensure they are taken care of food, etc. Then maybe it is a little bit of alone time. But, you have to have the babysitter home at a decent hour, so no late night movie.

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Vitamin supplements for toddlers

Vitamin supplements for toddlers

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Now, there’s a sanctimonious anti-vitamin movement saying vitamin supplements for toddlers is bad. These folks are the bad ones! Well-meaning parents and coaches, who advise youth athletes to take dietary supplements in an effort to promote early athletic development, improve performance, or to provide nutrition “insurance” are, unfortunately, misinformed. – Suzanne Nelson, Sc.D., RD It …

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Crazy overprotective parents seek help

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A growing number of parents are crazy overprotective parents, and some are seeking professional help to free their children from their controlling ways. Crazy overprotective parents are those parents who hover around their child and swoop in and help their child whenever the child is distressed or challenged – even when the kid doesn’t need …

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