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Even Science Agrees, You Literally Can't Spoil A Baby

“Don’t you ever put that baby down?”<p>“Aren’t you going to spoil him?”<p>“Start teaching him to self-soothe <i>now</i>, before it’s too late.”<p>Yup, these were …

12 things to try before turning to IVF

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant month after month without any success, you might think that IVF will be your only option.<p>Although IVF can help you get pregnant, you may have to undergo more than one cycle, which can be emotionally taxing and costly. In fact, approximately 60 percent of women …

Woman is first to have baby with ovaries frozen in childhood

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 24-year-old Dubai native has become the first woman to give birth after having her fertility restored from ovarian tissue frozen during her childhood.<p>Moaza al Matrooshi gave birth to a healthy son, Rashid, at the Portland Hospital in London on Tuesday.<p>She is the first person in the world …

Autism linked to lack of vitamin D during pregnancy, study finds

Could the answer to reducing the incidence of autism be as simple as pregnant women popping a vitamin D supplement?<p>That is the suggestion from a …

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5 Super Common Types of Food Cravings You’ll Have During Pregnancy

Peanut butter and pickles on pumpernickel bread. Yep, you’re pregnant, and you’ve got some pretty interesting cravings. Even though your friends may roll their eyes or shake their heads when you order a not-so-normal pizza with potato chips on it, pregnancy cravings are real — and completely …

Here's the latest advice from pediatricians for managing your kids' screen time

The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines Friday to help parents manage their kids' screen time. Here is some of their advice:<p>Children under the age of 2 should avoid all digital media use except for video chatting via apps like Skype and Facetime.<br>• If you must introduce digital …

29 Cooking Hacks You Should Know By Now

Because parents really do know best.<p>"My mom used this one when I was too young to keep up with how many of something I'd put in. If you need six cups of flour, put out six M&M's. When you put a cup in, eat an M&M. Continue until they're gone." —Megan Durham, Facebook<p>"If you need to measure out …

10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was a New Mom

My third child just turned two years old. And even though I still call her "the baby" -- I am aware that I no longer fall within the ranks of New Mom.<p>At some point during my days of lugging around overstuffed diaper bags, balancing a baby car seat on my hip and sipping giant steel-drum-sized cups …

Parents should read aloud to infants every day, pediatricians say

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's hard to keep up with so many statistics about modern parenting, but here's one that floored me when I heard it a few years ago: By 4, children living in poverty hear 30 million fewer words than children in higher income households, according to researchers.<p>Thirty million!<p>That is …

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The FDA is telling parents to throw out teething tablets and gels immediately because they may give kids seizures

The FDA is currently testing samples of the products and analyzing reports linking them to seizures in infants and children since 2010, the health regulator said in a statement.<p>CVS announced a voluntary withdrawal of homeopathic teething products following the FDA's announcement.<p>Homeopathic …

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3 Steps to Becoming a Coding Teacher

Note: grade levels are generalized suggestions.<p>2. Prepare Yourself and Your Classroom<p>Notice how I included resources above for adults to learn …

First grade teacher talks about how OneNote Class Notebook has changed her life | On MSFT

The Microsoft Office blog has shared many ways that educators have found the company’s tools to improve the classroom experience. One such example of …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

15 Incredible Tech Tools For Teachers To Use In 2016

When education is combined with technology, wonderful things can happen. Students are happier, more curious, and they receive the educational support …

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Tim Kaine On Education: 7 Things The Vice Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know

Hillary Clinton heads to the Democratic convention this week with her pick for vice president, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, by her side. During her speech on Saturday in Miami, the presumptive presidential nominee praised Kaine for increasing education spending in the state while he was governor as …

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School District Says 'No' To Homework

District decides to ditch homework and institute a longer school day as part of performance initiatives<p>A Massachusetts school district is abolishing …

Top 6 Annoying Pregnancy Skin Issues (and How to Deal)

You may be radiating with excitment, but your pregnancy complexion doesn't always reflect that inner joy. Skin issues can abound during …

5 New Mom Apps That Saved My Sanity

Whether you use your Mac for work or just for your personal projects, you’ve likely found yourself wondering how to improve your productivity. There …