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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.


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Report: 2 Children at D.C. General Shelter Test Positive For Lead

Two young children who live at the D.C. General shelter have tested positive for elevated levels of lead.


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Survey: Three-Quarters Of Americans Pick Mother’s Day Over Father’s Day

A whopping 83 percent of respondents say they would celebrate Mother’s Day over Father’s Day, if they could only choose one.


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Study: U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.


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Montgomery Co. ‘Free-Range Children’ Taken Into Custody Again

The Montgomery County parents who let their children walk around their Silver Spring neighborhood alone are being investigated again after authorities reportedly found the two kids at a park on Sunday.


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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.


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D.C. Parents Who Left Toddlers Alone While Wine Tasting Plead Guilty

A D.C. couple accused of leaving their two toddlers alone in a cold car as they attended a wine-tasting in February has pleaded guilty, the couple’s attorney says.


Top Tips For Children Fighting Spring Allergies

Allergies have no known cure, at least not yet, so when spring allergies hit, you and your child are in it for the long haul. Fighting off spring allergies and dealing with symptoms is, however, possible.


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Virginia House Fire Kills 3 Small Children

A toddler and two infants have died in a house fire in Portsmouth.


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Researchers Test Device To Help Deaf Children Detect Sounds

At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children.