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First Steps to a Healthy Smile

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, January 31, 2012

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention shows that the prevalence of cavities in children ages two to five years has increased four percent from...

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Thousands of Babies Hurt Every Year in Crib, Playpen Accidents

Joan Lunden | Saturday, February 19, 2011

Nearly 10,000 babies each year suffer injuries involving the cribs, playpens and bassinets meant to shelter them.

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Halloween is Here!

Joan Lunden | Thursday, October 28, 2010

My shopping list this week included “plastic eyeballs” that can float in my kids milk (totally can’t wait to see their reaction), pumpkins, black cats, scary masks, and m...

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Keeping Babies Safe

Joan Lunden | Thursday, October 21, 2010

Today I was a part of a press conference with the Consumer Safety Products Commission (CPSC), The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and a wonderful organization calle...

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Giving Kids Wings

Joan Lunden | Thursday, June 24, 2010

Today is the day parents across the country are dropping their children off to board a bus or plane to go off to summer camp. It’s usually harder on the moms than the kid...

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Our children may not always listen to us, but they never fail to imitate us

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, September 29, 2009

I went to Max and Kate’s first grade Parent Open House the other night and their teachers spent most of the evening talking about the importance of teaching our children ...

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Our Kids Can Amaze Us If We Can Just Let Them Try Things!

Joan Lunden | Thursday, August 6, 2009

This morning was one of my favorite days of the summer – when the staff here at Camp Takajo on Long Lake in Naples Maine “Break Olympics” for the youngest campers -- the ...

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Mom’s Work is Never Done!

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, May 12, 2009

I'm sure every mom has thought about it -- how much would I get paid for this non-stop job, if I was getting paid in dollars. Well each year in honor of Mother’s Day, Sal...

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Surrogacy - The Gift of Life

Joan Lunden | Friday, May 1, 2009

I was a guest on the Today Show this morning to talk about surrogacy -- in response to the news that Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband Matthew Broderick were expecting...

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When Kids Are At Play, Parents Should Be On Alert

Joan Lunden | Thursday, April 23, 2009

Well, spring is officially here and that means kids will be heading to playgrounds all across America and so it is appropriately Playground Safety Week. I don’t know abou...

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