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parentingearlyyears_november2010

Go Natural: Parenting Early Years Magazine Offers Drug-Free Ways to Fight a Cold

For pregnant women, medication is strictly off limits. When I was pregnant with my first, I remember suffering through the worst sinus infection of my life–without Tylenol. I was just too nervous to take anything. So when...
by Shannon McRae
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americanbaby_november2010

Is Your Infant’s Car Seat Installed Correctly? Chances Are, the Answer is “No”

I’ll never forget the words of the car-seat safety inspector as she checked my husband’s installation job just weeks after our first child was born: “This is a life or death device. It must be done correctly.&...
by Shannon McRae
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Starting School Later: Weighing the Pros and Cons for Kids Who Wait for Kindergarten

One of my close friends finally pulled the trigger on a decision she and her husband had been weighing for a long time–whether to hold back her youngest, whose birthday fell just a few days before the cut-off for kinderga...
by Shannon McRae
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parents_january2011

Did You Know? Parents Magazine Offers 15 Things Every Parent Should Know

There are so many things I know now that I didn’t know before I had kids, like how tasty Goldfish crackers are and how vital white noise machines can be. When I saw a mention on the January 2011 cover of Parents magazine ...
by Shannon McRae
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parentingearlyyears_december-january2011

Out With the Old: Parenting Magazine Explains How to Recycle Used Gadgets

Think of all the shiny new gadgets that will be bought this holiday season. (Is there an iPad on your list?) If someone in your house is getting a new (or upgraded) piece of technology, hooray for them! One problem with the new...
by Shannon McRae
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kiwi_november2010

KIWI Magazine Proves You Don’t Have to Be a Parent to Be an Expert on Kids

I guess it’s sort of like taking style advice from my grandmother. I was surprised when I read in the editor’s letter of the October/November 2010 KIWI magazine that the staff welcomed its first baby when the creati...
by Shannon McRae
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