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Need some baby gear? Tips from the NY show
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Got a baby? Need some gear? Tips from the NY Baby Show

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press  – Tuesday, May 26, 2015

NEW YORK — How new or expectant parents navigate the megaworld of baby gear and its precursor, the megaworld of pregnancy gear, is an individual quest.


Survey: School bullying at lowest ebb in 10 years
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Survey: School bullying at lowest ebb in 10 years

By KIMBERLY HEFLING AP Education Writer  – Tuesday, May 26, 2015

WASHINGTON — Nearly 1 in 4 surveyed U.S. students say they have been bullied in school. That’s an improvement, but the prevalence reinforces just how difficult the problem is to solve.


Another benefit to breast-feeding for mothers

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR New York Times News Service  – Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A new report suggests that breast-feeding, which has been associated with a reduced breast cancer risk, may have another benefit. In mothers who later develop breast cancer, breast-feeding may reduce


Product recalls

Associated Press  – Monday, May 25, 2015

Details on recalls can be found at www.cpsc.gov and, for vehicles, at www.nhtsa.gov.


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Mommy & me: Parent-child classes entertain, inform and strengthen family ties

By Erica Rodefer Winters  – Wednesday, May 27, 2015

We all know how important it is to spend quality time with our kids: time when you interact, strengthen bonds, and make happy memories together. But quality time can be hard to come by when you're ...


Milestone marker
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Bridge anniversary event: We’d like your family bridge photos!

Friday, May 22, 2015

Thousands of cars zoom under its soaring supports each day. Its popular walking and biking path over the Cooper River offers stunning skyline views. And since its opening a decade ago, the Arthur ...


Royally employed
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Royally employed: The life of a party princess

By Genni Choate  – Friday, May 22, 2015

Many little girls get starry-eyed at the thought of meeting one of the princesses they’ve read about in fairy tales or watched in a Disney movie. So it’s no surprise that princess- ...


Let them eat cake
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Let them eat cake: A family photographer’s guide to the cake smash shoot

Friday, May 22, 2015

For babies, the pristine presents and the cheerful commotion of the first birthday all probably pale in comparison to the moment when they get to dig their chubby little fingers into their cake.


Reducing dog bites starts with how kids approach pooches
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Reducing dog bites starts with how kids approach pooches

By SUE MANNING Associated Press  – Tuesday, May 19, 2015

LOS ANGELES — Good weather can be bad for postal workers.


Tips for caring for your elderly parents from afar
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Tips for caring for your elderly parents from afar

By MELISSA RAYWORTH Associated Press  – Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Just a generation ago, aging family members typically had at least one relative living nearby. These days, many are being cared for by baby boomer children who live far away.


How a mom checked herself before she wrecked herself
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How a mom checked herself before she wrecked herself

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press  – Tuesday, May 19, 2015

NEW YORK — Ylonda Gault Caviness has no use for mommy groups, peeling the skins off peas for babies, wet-wipe warmers and the shelves and shelves of parenting books that have taken over child-


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