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#Kids Can #Age You Faster

Don’t shoot the messenger. Moms say kids keep them young. Researchers say multiple kids age moms faster. Can we find the truth somewhere in the middle? According to science, telomeres are the marker used in this study. They are the … Continue reading

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How A Toddler’s Brain Works

Science has taken the time to justify the mysterious actions and reactions we commonly see among toddlers. They found that the skills toddler’s learn today shape our skills for adulthood. Take a seat in front of a mirror and think … Continue reading

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#Abusive #Partners May Have Been #Spanked As #Kids

I wonder if Ike was spanked as a kid. By no means does this excuse his violence toward Tina but it may explain why he had an inclination for abusive behavior. A study found that kids who were spanked are … Continue reading

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Explaining My #Diabetes to My #Nephew

Using a reference he understands, I tried explaining to my nephew that my insulin pump and my CGM are like Dusty in Disney “Fire Rescue“. When my CGM tells me my blood sugar is high – there’s a fire that … Continue reading

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How #Kids Today Are Like #Neanderthals

Research is showing that teens nowadays take their time growing-up. NPR tells us that our distant relatives, the Neanderthals, grew-up similarly to the kids nowadays. Taking your time to put the finishing touches on a brain will only serve you … Continue reading

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#Emotional Toll #Diabetes Takes on #Kids

Every parent will tell you there’s no book on parenting. To add insult to injury (for lack of a better phrase) whatever you do as a parent of a kid with Type 1 diabetes – don’t make them feel bad about … Continue reading

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#Dirt is Good for #Kids #Immunity

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#Breastfeeing and #KidsTooth #Health

Obviously breastfeeding is the first choice when it comes to baby’s nutrition in the first few minutes of life. Not only does it help build a robust immune system for baby but it helps mom bounce-back from the last 9-months … Continue reading

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When #Indecisiveness is #Bad in #Life

What makes a person indecisive? Decisiveness is a vital life skill. At what age do we break-free and polish our skill set for it? Kids are entitled to be indecisive. That’s when parents come in to help them make ‘wise’ … Continue reading

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Rising #Trend of #Diabetes in #Kids

Researchers are baffled as to why the incidence of diabetes has been increasing in kids. It’s not just type 2 diabetes, either; type 1 diabetes is making its mark, too. Studies between 2002 and 2012 for both types of diabetes … Continue reading

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