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Strategies For Talking To Your Adolescent About Sex

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Childhood is a brilliant time of exploration. Imagination runs wild, and innocent questions or quips likely pepper your dinnertime conversations — and probably at other times, too, such as: brief conversations about “private” parts explaining how girls and boys are different answering the infamous “Where do babies come from?” question Let’s be …

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Bye-Bye, Tantrums: The Benefits of Planning Transitions for Preschoolers

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  Follow these simple tricks and activities to reduce and ultimately avoid the early childhood tantrums. During their preschool years, children go through many developmental changes. Considering their social and emotional development, children at this age are able to understand, label and differentiate between the different emotions that they are …

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What’s with the Teal Pumpkins?

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Halloween. It’s about dressing up in nutty costumes and making haunted houses and scaring the daylights out of your neighborhood kids. It’s picture-perfect moments with your cute little Storm Troopers and Wonder Women. But if you’re a kid, Halloween is all about the C-A-N-D-Y. It’s the one night a year …

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MEGA Body: Large as Life

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The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum presents the MEGA Body interactive exhibit sponsored by Renown Children’s Hospital. Adults and kids will receive a close-up view of the fascinating systems making up the human body. Bring the kids to this family-friendly event over Labor Day Weekend.   Hours are: Friday, Aug. …

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What type of garden should you plant with your child this spring?

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Children who get their hands in the dirt have improved moods, better learning experiences and decreased anxiety, according to this study. Gardening gets children outside, builds their connection to the natural world and increases their love of eating fruits and veggies, all while providing moderate exercise. Research has also found …

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My Response to the Social Media Comments about the March For Our Lives

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So it’s been interesting to read comments on social media about the March for Our Lives. Let’s clear some things up. I consider myself a moderate. I am registered as a Republican (gasp!) and I tend to be conservative fiscally, but more liberal socially (for example, gay marriage is A-okay …

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