Month: July 2019

iStock The New York colony was among the oldest inhabited places in pre-independent America. Although it was under the control of the Britishers for a significant time, it did not always have a British occupation. So how did the New York colony come into existence and who were its original inhabitants? Here is a MomJunction
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iStock Nicknamed ‘the land of the rising sun’, Japan is a small country in Asia with a crimson sun at the center of its flag. The civilizations and culture of the country have been among the oldest in the world. Japan has influenced the world and continues to do so even today, thanks to its
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Aging research indicates that better healthspan–the quality of life as we age–may be more important than lifespan. In a report published today in Nature Communications, a surprising new genetic discovery by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh suggests that there may be molecular switches that control
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Sharing has become such a “thing”! I rebel agains the “Sharing is Caring” expectation that we push on young kids. Do you? Sign up to my email list here: www.theparentingjunkie.com #peacefulparenting VLOG, BOOK & TOY RECOMMENDATIONS HERE: www.theparentingjunkie.com F A C E B O O K: (Cuz I post inspiring, uplifting things there!) http://www.facebook.com/theparentingjunkie FOLLOW
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Calm parenting is easier said than done. In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris shares a few tips to help you stop escalating your punishments and start seeing results. We’ve all been there – your consequences keep growing in intensity but you still feel like your child doesn’t care. The reason we’re usually
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21 Phenomenal House Cleaning Tips » Daily Mom The world seems to be moving faster than ever, and for the adult responsible for the cleanliness of the home, sometimes housekeeping can quickly move to the bottom of the list of priorities. However, keeping a healthy home means keeping a clean home, and when cleanliness moves
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Photo: iStockphoto Despite decades of campaigns pushing for increased awareness, injuries and deaths caused by heatstroke when kids are left in hot cars continue to happen. Dozens of children across North America die each summer while trapped in hot cars, where interior temperatures can jump more than 30 degrees Celsius in just half an hour
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The koala is a furry, tree-clinging marsupial that thrives on a herbivorous diet. A native of Australia, the koala is not a bear although it’s often referred to as the ‘koala bear’. Cuddly, with claws as sharp as a cat’s, the koalas are cute and fascinating. Find out more about
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The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named four outstanding young scientists as recipients of the prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award, committing nearly $1 million to help address a critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research. The Fellowship Award provides funding to basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The Aztecs were the founders of a Mesoamerican civilization called the Aztec empire, which covered parts of modern Mexico. It was an indomitable empire in North America that flourished for over two centuries, before the Spanish brought it down. During their time, the Aztecs developed a rich and influential culture
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A national study finds children without insurance who seek treatment for a mental health disorder in the emergency department (ED) are more likely than those with private insurance to be transferred to another hospital. The study, conducted by researchers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry, showed differences in the
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