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Is There Arsenic In Your Kids Juice?

A new study from Consumer Reports finds the level of arsenic found in apple and grape juices exceeds federal standards set for drinking water.  The concern of course, is for our children, who often are the main consumers of these juices.

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Sunglasses Possess Amazing Ability to Silence Toddler’s Crying [VIDEO]

This little girl goes from crying brat to coolest kid in the neighborhood the instant her dad puts a pair of shades on her. Check out the transformation below.

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Recipes Your Kids Will Love For Thanksgiving

Many children are picky eaters.  Let's face it, Mac'n Cheese isn't really going to cut it for Thanksgiving dinner.  Why not try some unique kid friendly recipes that will make your family time around the table a little more fun for the kids!  Like what?  How about Mash Potato Ice Cream for starters.... MMMMM! 

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Little Girl Distraught Over Vikings Loss to Packers [VIDEO]

When the Minnesota Vikings were blown out by the Green Bay Packers 45 to 7 on Monday night they didn’t just drop their record to 2 and 7. They also made this young Vikings’ fan cry real tears of sorrow. Little girl, you should have been from Green Bay.

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Are You Buying Your Kid “Modern Warefare 3?” [VIDEO]

Get ready moms and dads.  Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is out in stores today.  The violent video game is rate "M" for mature.  Can we all say "no" to our kids at once.  Probably not. 

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Kids Freak Out When Parents Pretend To Eat Their Halloween Candy [VIDEO]

What happens when you tell your kids that you ate all of the Halloween candy they collected during the night?

As it turns out, lots of crying.

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School Assignment Brings Back Memories

When I was a kid, I vividly remember making salt maps with my mom for school projects.  She was great at it.  Now it's my turn, but I'm afraid I'm not living up to my mom's legacy.  There's no way I'm even trying a salt map.  Last night, Jen and I took a shot at making a plant cell.

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Do Your Kids Get Too Much Homework?

My poor daughter is simply exhausted from school, homework and cheerleading. Her life lately has been nothing but school, hours of homework and cheerleading practice a couple of nights week. I beginning to feel like she is getting too much homework! Am I alone here? Are we doing something wrong?

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My Top Five “Don’t Tell Dad” Moments!

Do you remember saying “Don’t tell Dad” when you were growing up? I think we’ve all had a few of those moments, our kids too! What’s so great is we can laugh about it now. Back then, I’m not really s

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As Son Turns 11, Cheryl Reflects on Motherhood

My son is celebrating his 11th Birthday today.  Where have all those birthdays gone?  It seems like not too long ago he was just "my little man" toddling around the house. People say "time flies," but I really wish we could slow things down and enjoy these years more.

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How One Mom Helped Her Two-Year-Old Daughter While Daddy Was Away At Basic Training [VIDEO]

So many children are missing a parent these days, many who are away in the military.  One mom found a way to help her two-year-old daughter deal with Daddy being away at basic military training in Texas for two months.  He made several videos of his little girl to watch of him while he was away.  The young girls reaction to one of those videos says it all.

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5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids.

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