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Best Sleep Tips for Babies -- And For New Parents

Whoever coined the phrase “sleep like a baby” probably wasn’t a new parent. But you don’t have to feel like your child is running the show. In fact, there’s a lot you can do to set a foundation for healthy sleep habits.

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Helping With Homework: 6 Top Tips For Parents

Learn how to support and encourage your children, while also giving them the needed space to complete homework on their own.

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How to Know When Your Baby Is Ready For Solid Food

Guidelines for introducing your baby to solid foods have varied over the years and can be confusing. You can know the time is right by watching for these signs from your child.

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The Most Important Teen Health Issues Parents Need to Know About

It's still important for teens to have regular well-child checkups. These visits can help catch health problems early and they're an important opportunity to help address sensitive issues that are unique to teens.

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Kids and Screen Time: Don't Let It Be a Battleground

Time spent on electronic devices such as phones, tablets and even computers may have an undeserved bad rap based on shaky science. A Rainbow Babies & Children's clinical psychologist explains why.

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Is Your Child Ready For Independence? How to Tell

Giving kids a little independence is a wise move – it teaches them important lifelong skills and instills confidence. How to give your child a taste of freedom while instilling the know-how to stay safe.

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Why You Should Skip Cold Medicine for Kids

Children catch as many as six to eight colds per year. But before you reach for the over-the counter cold medicines, learn about their potential risks.

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The Dangers of Teen Vaping: What Parents Need to Know

Vaping can pose a serious health threat to children. Learn the facts about e-cigarettes and why parents should talk to their children about their potential dangers.

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