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10 reasons to discover family fun for everyone at the Lowcountry Family Expo
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Family fun for everyone: 10 reasons to visit the 2016 Lowcountry Family Expo

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

With activities and attractions galore, the 2016 Lowcountry Family Expo is a must-attend event for the whole family.


Product recalls
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Product recalls

Associated Press  – Sunday, January 31, 2016

Details on recalls are at cpsc.gov or, for cars, at nhtsa.gov.


Do Valentine’s Day your own way with chai spice truffles
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Do Valentine’s Day your own way with chai spice truffles

By MEERA SODHA Associated Press  – Thursday, January 28, 2016

Valentine’s Day can throw the best of us into a wild panic. How to show the one you love the way you feel without succumbing to cliches? You know what I mean — booking a table at a ...


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Mom of the Month: February 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Psychotherapist Solange Swafford, 39, provides individual counseling for women at The Center for Women in Charleston. She and her husband, Tim, have a 6-year-old daughter.


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Making time for each other: Counselor offers relationship tips for married, single parents

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Valentine's Day reminds parents to make time for love on one special day, but successful relationships are an evolving, time-consuming accomplishment.


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Family fun for everyone: 10 reasons to the visit the 2016 Lowcountry Family Expo

Thursday, January 28, 2016

With activities and attractions galore, the 2016 Lowcountry Family Expo is a must-attend event for the whole family.


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After 'Dance Moms' fame, Chloe Lukasiak pursues new opportunities

By Holly Fisher   – Thursday, January 28, 2016

Chloe Lukasiak has a busy schedule for a 14 year old. The teenage dance star travels between her hometown of Pittsburgh and Los Angeles while practicing her dance, acting in a new movie, keeping up ...


Serious worries
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Ask the Expert: Recognizing signs of serious anxiety in children

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

This month, our expert Brooke Dooley offers help with recognizing the signs of anxiety disorders in children.


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Busting the Super Mom myth: Seeking satisfaction when life’s not Pinterest perfect

By Sybil Fix  – Wednesday, January 27, 2016

In Cynthia Reich’s world as a mother, perfection is a far-flung chimera somewhere off on the horizon. The list of nags to self is long and relentless.


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Blogger slays unrealistic images of moms with sharp commentary

By Lowcountry Parent  – Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Any mom who has pleaded with a toddler to eat a bite of broccoli knows that beaming stock photographs of parents grinning as their children ecstatically eat salads, aren't art imitating life.


Michaels takes on farm life, parenting in show
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Jillian Michaels takes on farm life, parenting in new show

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press  – Tuesday, January 26, 2016

NEW YORK — Don’t get Jillian Michaels started on the chickens.


New book urges parents to reorder life for the sake of kids
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New book urges parents to reorder life for the sake of kids

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press  – Tuesday, January 26, 2016

NEW YORK — Dr. Leonard Sax has been a family physician and psychologist for 27 years, conducting workshops around the world for parents, teachers, social workers, counselors, school


Mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects, explained
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Mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects, explained

By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. New York Times News Service   – Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned pregnant women against traveling to several countries in the Caribbean and Latin America where the Zika virus is spreading.


Health in Brief for January 26, 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

NEW YORK — The twin birth rate hit at an all-time high last year in the United States while the rate for triplets, quadruplets, and higher was the lowest in two decades.


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