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Read article: Building traditions as part of a "family night in"
Building traditions as part of a "family night in"
The holiday season is approaching, and many families are feeling the pressure building.  How can everything get accomplished?  Do I have a low-fat...
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Read article: Making family mealtimes happen
Making family mealtimes happen
With many families in back-to-school busy mode, it can sometimes be difficult to enjoy having meals together. However, research shows that having...
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Read article: Should I breastfeed?
Should I breastfeed?
Breastfeeding…it can be tough, but oh so worth it!  August is National Breastfeeding month and a wonderful time to raise awareness of the benefits of...
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Read article: Please don't go: Separation anxiety and children
Please don't go: Separation anxiety and children
  School will be starting before we know it, and with the start of school, we see preschoolers and even older elementary school-age children having...

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Baby feeding resource delivers peace of mind for new parents
URBANA, Ill. – New parents faced with the responsibility of caring for a baby often wonder how often to feed a newborn, when to wean babies from breastmilk or formula, when to introduce baby to solid foods, and whether homemade baby food is better than store-bought. Babies may not come...
Mobile app supports youth development on the go
Teachable moments come in all shapes and sizes. Now, when those unexpected moments occur, parents and educators can rely on the new Terrific Teachable Moments mobile app to help them take advantage in convenient and meaningful ways....