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Move More, Think Better

Sep 18, 2010 | By Gillian FitzGerald
The results are in: Exercise does makes kids smarter. You too. Recently there was an article in The New York Times covering the effect of exercise on the young kids' brains.In the past, numerous animal studies had shown that baby rodents, who had been given access to running wheels, had ...
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Poor Eating Habits in Children

Sep 12, 2010 | By Harvey Craft
One of the most frustrating tasks parents face is making sure that children develop proper eating habits. Children might develop better eating habits with less effort. In millions of homes all over the United States, parents bribe, threaten, fuss, and go through a myriad of procedures designed to make their ...
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Children, Parents, and Lying

Sep 07, 2010 | By Harvey Craft
Of all the problems parents have with growing children lying can be a bit unsettling. Parents must know when lying is a serious problem and when it is not. All children will lie. Parents must take many factors into account in determining whether or not the lying is normal or ...