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New Springfield schedule<BR>Pest provision not preferable<BR>The right illustration to use?<BR>Strap in the car seat<BR>Thank you Jay Copp<BR>Issues in the April edition<BR>Earth Day lessons<BR><BR> Read...

 

I want mommy

No matter what age you are, when you are sick, you want your mommy. Read...

 

Get what you need from family doctor

What parent hasn’t felt pain, helplessness, even anger at the doctor’s office when his child gets a series of immunization shots? Read...

 
 

Tackling adolescent achievement anxiety

Getting to college today involves a different process than it did a generation ago. Decent grades and a written essay no longer are enough. Students are judged on high academic achievement as well as extracurricular activities and community service. Many colleges boast that they only consider students from the top 10 percent of their class. Read...

 

Overweight: It’s not a dirty word

<FONT face=Arial>My 7-year-old son is overweight. I say this despite my husband’s request not to (“it will hurt his feelings if he reads it”), my editor’s upset at my choice of words (“that’s insensitive”) and my pediatrician colleagues’ discounting of his condition (“you can’t tell by looking at him”). </FONT> Read...

 

The magic of fairy tales

<FONT face=Arial>Once upon a time a beautiful princess …. And they lived happily ever after. Add a prince, a few fairies and a dragon or witch and the outcome is an enchanting fairytale.</FONT> Read...

 

My 17 days in China

H<FONT size=2><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">ello, my name is Jordan Lott, and I am 12 years old. This summer, I went to China with a group called People to People that sends student ambassadors to foreign countries to promote peace. This trip was 17 days long. </FONT></FONT> Read...

 

A kid vaccine that helps adults

<EM>Health roundup</EM><BR>If children were vaccinated against hepatitis A, it would not only protect them, but the adults they come into contact with, says the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which helps set federal vaccination guidelines. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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