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Three Is the New Two

He doesn't always get his way, but I've learned to pick my battles. I don't spoil him, I don't give into his every whim and desire, I don't let him play in the street or swim without floaties just because he says he's a "big boy." But, I pick my battles. If you have a difficult toddler, then it is …

Toy Story

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Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! See how these kid-friendly ingredients can turn into healthy homemade snacks. Try the low-calorie snack recipes that will keep your kids happy and healthy.<p>1 of 58<p>From yogurt ice pops to strawberry smoothies, these 10 smart snacks for …

Healthy Eating

5 Tips for Powering Up Your Parenting in the New Year

Let's talk about resolving to make some changes in your parenting -- small adjustments that you can do and keep up, that will make a big difference in your life with your child.<p>As the big hand creeps its way toward midnight on December 31, most people give at least a fleeting thought to New Year's …

How to Raise the Perfect Kid: Lessons From Square Watermelons

I'm not putting my daughter into a square box and I'm not a farmer. I'm just using the influence I already have to help her develop into the woman I know she's capable of being.<p>Ever heard of a square watermelon? Apparently, if you grow a watermelon in a box, it grows into a square shape. The …

How Parents' Stress Can Hurt A Child, From The Inside Out

If you’re a parent, you may have seen your stress level in your child’s eyes, or perhaps you’ve seen it played out in his or her behavior. If you’re not a parent, you may remember the feeling of delight at your own parents’ happiness, or the devastation when you sensed that they were not OK. …

Autistic People More Likely To Keep Jobs When ...

This one won’t make for splashy headlines or garner hundreds of emotional comments, and that’s too bad. Scientists in the Netherlands looked at the factors that influence whether or not an autistic person or a person with attention deficit disorder (ADD) lands and keeps a job. According to Laura …

Autism 2013: Communication Breakdown

A little over a year ago, I wrote in this space about what autistic people want from science. The list consisted of five items that addressed both deficits related to autism–sensory interventions and communication assistance–and quality-of-life factors, including education, social attitudes about …

38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent

Sometimes we must turn to other languages to find <i>le mot juste</i>. Here are a whole bunch of foreign words with no direct English equivalent.<p><b>1.</b> …

Mini Eggnog Cheesecakes With A Gingerbread Crust

I don't know about the rest of you Neatoramanauts, but I simply can't get enough Christmas flavors during the holiday season -especially eggnog. …