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When Should Kids Switch to Contact Lenses? 

2019 Editions Ages & Stages August 2019 Health Magazine Parenting
One out of three kids between the ages of 6 and 17 needs corrective lenses, and an increasing number of them wear contacts. While there is no right age to make the transition from glasses to contacts, there are several factors to look for in order to determine if your child is ready for the switch. ...
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How to Prepare Your Kids to Welcome a New Sibling

2019 Editions Ages & Stages Featured July 2019 Magazine Parenting Worth Noting
Another baby on the way is a happy time for parents — kids, however, might have mixed feelings. Here are some ways to share the news and help your children prepare for a new sibling.  ...
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Help Your Child Move Beyond Thumb Sucking

2019 Editions Ages & Stages Magazine March 2019 Parenting
Thumb sucking is a form of self-soothing that can help a child cope with stressful situations and feel secure and happy. However, parents should be concerned about thumb sucking if the behavior continues beyond a child’s fifth birthday. Find expert advice and ways to help your child break the habit. ...
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Is Your Child Ready to Baby-Sit?

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2018 Editions Ages & Stages June 2018 Magazine Parenting
Baby-sitting has been a favorite first job of teens for generations, but being entrusted with the care of younger children is a huge responsibility. The right age to start varies, depending on the sitter’s maturity level and the ages and needs of the children being watched. Find out if your tween or teen is ready for the role. ...
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