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Five Benefits of Regular Family Dinners

Family dinner time is an important part of the day. Not only is it a time to sit down and have a nutritious meal, it also provides family members with the opportunity to connect with each other as they talk about the events of the day. Discover five benefits of regular family dinners, and learn why you should make a family meal part of your daily routine.

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Five Creative Decor Projects for Your Child’s Room

Enhance your child's childhood with a room that stirs the imagination, builds skills, and is never a bore. Get your child to lend a hand and develop their creativity.

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Fathers are Special ― The History of Father’s Day

Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June every year. It is a tribute to the selfless love and support of the father. It is a day to honour not only your father, but also all the Father Figures in your life: grandfathers, stepfathers, uncles, and brothers.

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‘Like Mother Like Daughter’ Could Be True When It Comes to Dieting

Research shows that mothers play a vital role in developing and passing on their eating habits to their children, and more specifically to their daughters.

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Workaholics Risk Heart Attack and Dementia

Working 11 hours a day or more not only increases your risk of heart attack by 67 percent, it also increases your chances of developing dementia later in life.

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Feral Children: The Story Genie, a Child Kept in Extreme Isolation

Feral children are children who have grown up with minimal human contact, or even none at all. Besides children being raised in the "natural state" provided by the wild, there are also many cases of children who were raised or kept in extreme isolation. This is the story of Genie.

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It’s Child’s Play: Why Play in Child Development Is so Important

Play is any activity indulged in for the pleasure it gives and not for some end result. The person plays for play’s own sake. Play differs from work, which a person engages in because he wants the end result which it can achieve.

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Excessive TV Watching Linked to Social Impairment during Adolescence

Results of a new study show that young children who watch too much television are at risk of victimization and social isolation and adopting violent and antisocial behavior towards other students at age 13.

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Children with Low Self-Control at Age 5 Engage at Bad Behaviors at Age 12

Is your child impatient, impulsive and difficult to control? It’s important to teach self-control to our kids for a variety of reasons. Self-control issues during childhood could affect their mental and physical health later in life – and make it harder for them to find success and happiness as adolescents, teens and adults.

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Four Numbers That Can Help You Optimize Your Health

If you want to achieve optimal health, you need to be aware of what your body’s trying to tell you. You can start by understanding four important numbers which can tell you a lot about your chances of developing future disease:

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The Secret to Raising a Smart Shopper: Pick the Right Parenting Style

Have you ever wondered how to raise children who will become wise consumers once they are adults? It turns out that parents are the primary agents who will socialize their children -- more than friends, other adults or organizations such as churches.

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Does Story Time With an E-Book Change How Parents and Toddlers Interact?

Picking what book to read isn’t the only choice families now make at story time — they must also decide between the print or electronic version. But traditional print books may have an edge over e-books when it comes to quality time shared between parents and their children, a study suggests.

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