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Reading Together: Why Your Baby Needs Books

By Elizabeth Verdick and Marjorie Lisovskis, authors of Happy Healthy Baby® series When you read to your baby, you’re not just bonding, you’re promoting language and social skills. It’s never too early to start a positive lifetime habit. “In the … Continue reading

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Taming the Beast and Curtailing Screen Time

By Stephanie Filio The preteen and teen brain operates largely on emotion and feelings, which can get confusing during these years of rapid-fire hormones. Eventually, the brain gets so tired it surrenders and gives the green light to things like … Continue reading

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How to Model Healthy Screen Time: 5 Tips for Parents

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun As a child psychologist, I frequently meet with children and teens to help them better manage their technology use. From video games to social media and everything else that is … Continue reading

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5 Stress Management Strategies for Kids

By Elizabeth Verdick, coauthor of Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves (Revised & Updated Edition) Experts say kids are more stressed today than ever before. That’s no surprise. We see the fast-paced, competitive, tech-savvy world they’re growing up in. … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Establish and Maintain After-School Routines

By Allison Wedell Schumacher When my daughter entered first grade, we were told she’d have homework. I remember looking quizzically at her teacher and saying, “But she’s six.” Her teacher nodded sadly and said, “Parents want them to be used … Continue reading

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