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Will Sharing a Bed with Toddlers Harm Their Development?

It’s okay for a parent and a toddler to sleep in the same bed, according to a new study.

Bed sharing has always been a topic of disagreement among parenting experts:  some endorse the practice, while others say it’s a bad idea.

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Dr. Says Parents Of Obese Children Should Lose Custody

An obesity specialist argued in an opinion piece in yesterday's Journal of the American Medical Association that parents should temporarily lose custody of extremeley obese children to foster care for not controlling their weight...

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5 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids During Summer Vacation

Kids lazing around the house doing all summer long? Not this year. There's a whole world of activities out there. Sure, some of it might not be air conditioned but that's a small risk to take for summer fun...

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Public Schools to Teach Cursive Writing

What do you think?  Is cursive still important to teach kids? ~Erin

According to the Indiana Department of Education, cursive is becoming obsolete.

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Teacher Uses Angry Birds to Explain Projectile Motion to Students

What do you think of teachers using video games and such as a teaching device?  ~Erin

With over 200 million downloads to mobile devices, Angry Birds is a full-fledged phenomenon. Now an Atlanta teacher has found a way to use it as an educational tool as well.

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Boy Or Girl, If You Could Have Only One?

A new Gallup survey suggests that Americans, if they can have only one child, prefer that it be a boy. About 40 percent said they'd rather have a boy, while 28 percent said they'd rather have a girl...

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Kids Selling Lemonade at US Open Fined $500 for Not Having Permit [VIDEO]

WHAT?!!?!  This is crazy!  ~Erin

What does the Grinch do when it isn’t the Christmas season? He apparently hits the links.

A county inspector has fined the parents of children selling lemonade near the US Open at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland $500 because they didn’t have a permit.

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Bridger Creek Family Fun Day TODAY!

Join the entire Townsquare Media Crew at Bridger Creek Family Fun Day TODAY!  This is an entirely free event, and it’s a ton of fun!  You can participate in 4 different games on the “Ressler Chevrolet” Course and earn points – there will be prizes awarded for different age groups...

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4-H Summer Camp: Sign up TODAY

You have GOT to check this out! Our registration deadline (with no late fee) is TODAY!. I honestly wish I was a 9-13 year old, because this camp is going to be fun. At least I work with 4-H so I get to go...How luck am I? Read on for vital 4-H Summer Camp information.

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Kids – Mommy Memos

I love spending time with my kids.  I think they are funny and smart and wonderful (proud Mama).  That being said, I have had a bit of a challenging week   Yes, I know it's only Tuesday...

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I admit, I am not great at computers.  I can shop like a maniac, send and receive emails, and blog, but that's about it.  The other day, I sent the Grandparents a video of my middle child, Gracie, learning how to ride a bike...

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Want A Happy Marriage?

According to new research out of Scotland, if you want a happy marriage, have children.  Researchers say the more kids, the merrier the marriage...

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