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The Benefits of Music Lessons

JLP Staff | Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Researchers are finding that music lessons don't simply improve a child's ability to play an instrument—they also help improve cognitive, emotional, and behavioral develo...

Originally posted in: Family
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What Moms Need to Know about HPV Vaccination

JLP Staff | Friday, November 6, 2015

The discussion of the HPV vaccination for teenagers and younger children can stir up some heated debates, here is why….

Originally posted in: Health
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New Moms: Need an Activity? Try Yoga with Your Baby!

JLP Staff | Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The following are some of the best yoga poses that will also help stimulate the development of your little one while simultaneously helping you work off that extra baby-w...

Originally posted in: Family
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6 Things That Used To Be Loads Easier Just 50 Years Ago

JLP Staff | Friday, August 28, 2015

Technology has made our lives easier in so many ways, but there are certain things that aren't as easy as they once were.

Originally posted in: Boomers
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The Allowance Question

JLP Staff | Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Most parents have the same questions: Should we give our kids an allowance? If so, how and how much? The following are tips to responsibly provide an allowance to constru...

Originally posted in: Family
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Fun Activities For Our Kids On Earth Day

JLP Staff | Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Earth day is celebrated in schools all around the country but you can also celebrate with them at home. Here are some fun activities for our kids on Earth day...

Originally posted in: Family
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A Halloween #FlashBackFriday!

Joan Lunden | Friday, October 31, 2014

In honor of Halloween, here is a #FBF of me and my two sets of twins on Halloween from 2008!

Originally posted in: Family
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Trick or Trouble - HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS

Tracy Vega | Friday, October 31, 2014

Here are some safety tips with you that you may have not think about.

Originally posted in: Family
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October is Bullying Awareness Month

Tracy Vega | Friday, October 24, 2014

What do you think of when you hear the word bully?

Originally posted in: Family
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Enterovirus Alert: Important Message to Parents Everywhere

Joan Lunden | Friday, September 26, 2014

As a parent I’ve been really worried ever since I heard the first news report about a new outbreak of the Enterovirus. At the time of that first report, it hadn’t come t...

Originally posted in: Health
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