Today is International Children's Book Day

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April 2nd is Hans Christian Andersen's birthday and every year since 1967 International Children's Book Day has been celebrated in honor of Hans and to inspire a love for...


Gifts and The Gift of Giving

Joan Lunden | Sunday, December 22, 2013

The other day I saw a fun advertisement that was encouraging educational gifts for girls that can spark their interest in math and engineering

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Trick or Treating Safety tips

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Halloween is here again and (other than the expected rain) I can't wait for tonight's festivities! Having two sets of twins both under the age of 11 is wonderful, but it ...


My Advice for Parents of Multiples

Joan Lunden | Friday, October 4, 2013

1. Many baby stores offer twin discounts if you buy two of the same thing.


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...

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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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...

Originally posted in: Joan's Blog

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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