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Bugs Bunny Can Give Kids Nightmares, Study Finds

Now, plenty of parents probably count marathons including SpongeBob, Dora and Diego among the horrors of life, but it turns out Batman, Pokemon and Bugs Bunny might be giving their children actual nightmares. A new sleep study out of the Seattl...Even watching TV with a small amount of violence can disrupt sleep patterns for kids.

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Pretend Play Time?

Not all toys have to plug in. Credit: Getty Images Back in the day, "play time" didn't mean "screen time," because there weren't that many screens available. Now, of course, children have so many electronic entertainment options that...Children have so many electronic entertainment options that they may not be getting enough good old fashioned pretend play.

Tips for Keeping Your Sick Child Entertained at Home

The child is grumpy. Way beyond grumpy. Grumpy is a distant planet in another solar system past which she's shot in her misery-fuelled rocket ship. She refuses to eat supper. She's lethargic, moping, upset over nothing. Uh oh. She's fallen asleep o...


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