All posts by Michelle Stein

  • Does Your Child Talk Back? Experts say there could be a silver lining

    Parenting comes with a unique set of challenges — and back-talking can often be one of them. But as it turns out, there could be a silver lining for parents blessed with “spirited” children. While all of...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • Check-In Safety App For Kids

    When 15-year-old Carly Ryan was lured into meeting up with an online sexual predator in 2006 and then brutally murdered, her mother, Sonya, made it her life’s mission to prevent other innocent children in Australia from meeting...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Is Your Child Highly Sensitive? What Parents Need To Know

    Does your child seem easily overwhelmed by sounds, light and smells? And is she quick to upset or particularly emotional? You’d have to see a healthcare professional to know for sure, but these could be signs of...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Paid Parental Leave: Could Benefits Finally Be Coming To The U.S.?

    After the birth of a child, a mother’s body requires time to recover and new parents need time to bond with baby as they adjust to life with a newborn. Unfortunately, the U.S. is still the only industrialized...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Coming To A Target Near you! Caroline’s Carts help Children With Special Needs

    Parents of children with special needs face many obstacles when out and about with their families. Something as simple as a trip to the store can turn into a logistical nightmare when a parent is tasked with maneuvering...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Prison Parents? Don`t Make These Lethal Support Mistakes

    More than 5 million children in the United States have had a parent who lived with them go to jail or prison. This staggering statistic comes from a recent report by And unfortunately, it has serious consequences...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Immunizations: Is Your Child Safe & Protected?

    One of the simplest things parents can do to protect their children from life-threatening illnesses is to make sure they receive all of the recommended immunizations, and on time. Parents who are diligent with well-child checkups likely have...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Should Parents Give Allowances?

    A 6 year-old asked his Dad for an advance on his allowance for a toy. This is the response he got! Teaching children the value of money is a crucial life skill they will use for the...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Excessive Social Media For Kids Affects Mental Health

    With its endless wealth of information, the Internet can be a wonderful learning tool for kids of all ages. But too much of a good thing is definitely bad when it comes to older kids spending time...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
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  • Convertible Seat Alert: Kids Under 1 Years Old

    From the moment parents leave the hospital with their precious newborn, they will need a properly-installed infant car seat to safely transport their little one home. As the child grows, parents will need to make sure the...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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