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    What are some dessert ideas that aren't sugary?

    Somehow, we got into the habit of eating cookies, brownies or something sugary after dinner. I was challenged by a friend to cut out desserts, but this one habit is really hard to break. Even my daughter is hooked. Are there any sweet treats we can enjoy that aren't ...

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    What snacks can my 6 year old make herself?

    I'm totally not ready for my daughter to grow up, but she does need to start being more independent. For instance, I was on the phone with my mom today, and my daughter kept pestering me to make her a snack. So we're prepared if that happens again ...

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    Is there something causing my to have to go to the bathroom frequently?

    She's told me she constantly has to pee - I don't think she has a bladder infection. She doesn't have pain with urination but seems to have a very small bladder. She's constantly going to the bathroom. This is something that has probably just started in the ...

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    What can I do to stop nightmares?

    My daughter has never had nightmares before until last week. She woke up screaming around midnight one night. I comforted her and stayed with her until she fell back to sleep, and everything was fine until last night. She had another bad dream. How do I get the nightmares to ...

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    Posted 8 months ago

    Do You Use Essential Oils? If so, You May Be Poisoning Your Kids

    Turns out that natural remedies may not be so safe after all.

    According to HealthDay News, a Tennessee poison center recently reported that, between 2011 and 2015, calls regarding toxic exposures to essential oils doubled. What's worse? Four out of every five cases involved kids.

     

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    Essential oils are extracted ...