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It's So Hot Outside: Tips on Keeping Kids Safe in the Summer Heat

Credit: AFP/Getty Images Yep, we know: It's hot out there. Like, really, really hot. Like, so hot you really don't want to step outside of your air conditioned bubble. But how much TV can you allow your kids to watch before you just...Young children are especially vulnerable to heat, experts say.
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How to Play Quidditch

Just because "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," the final movie in the Harry Potter series, has already been released, doesn't mean you can't still have a little magical fun inspired by the boy wizard on your own. Round up your pals,...Let the Harry Potter series live on by learning how to play Quidditch for real.
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Kids Safer With Grandparents Behind Wheel, Study Finds

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Quit grousing about senior drivers. Sure, they drive 45 mph on the freeway. Yes, you could grow old yourself waiting for them to realize the light turned green.
And you wish...
Researchers find grandparents more cautious with kids in the car.
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How to Make the Best of Summer 'Down Time'

Sometimes, we get so caught up in planning summer activities that we forget about the simple ways to have fun in the sun. Whatever happened to just relaxing by the pool? So, in between vacation and summer camp, here a few ways to enjoy your...
Sometimes, we get so caught up in planning summer activities that we forget about the simple ways to have fun in the sun.
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Creative Summer Games: How Kids Can Entertain Themselves

Most kids count down the days until summer vacation in anticipation of three months of carefree fun. But it doesn't take long for parents to realize there are only so many hours of the day they can spend at the pool. You see, summer also is a...Dr. Michelle Borba, author of "The Big Book of Parenting Solutions" lends some tips to help kids learn how to entertain themselves when they whine about having nothing to do.
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Swedish Researchers Tie Folic Acid to Good Grades

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Hey, kids, want to grow up to be super smart like some sort of Swedish researcher?
Be sure to eat lots and lots of (eeewww!) okra. OK, maybe you can stick to Beef-a-Roni. The important thing is to get enough...
However, American nutritionists say U.S. kids get enough of the stuff.
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Stay-at-Home Dads More Likely to Get Divorced

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You really need to think twice before you take in an ocelot, chimpanzee, wolf or human male with the thought of domesticating it first.
No matter how well trained and behaved they appear to be, these are...
Study says husbands and fathers don't fare well in captivity.
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Healthy Snacks for Kids From Jillian Michaels

Leading health and wellness expert Jillian Michaels joined Marlo Thomas on Mondays with Marlo for a terrific chat about fitness, weight loss, self-improvement, and more! Here are ideas for some not-so-terrible "junk food" snacks.
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Here are ideas for some not-so-terrible "junk food" snacks.
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