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Staying Connected With Grandparents – My Article in the Huffington Post

Joan Lunden

It can be unnoticeably easy for our children to get caught up in their busy schedules, but staying connected to their grandparents is so important! Read more about how t...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Creating Your Child’s Growth Book From Newborn to Adolescent

Growing Up Healthy

The best way to evaluate whether your child is getting too many, too few, or just the right amount of calories is to create a Growth Book.


Today is International Children's Book Day

Joan Lunden

April 2nd is Hans Christian Andersen's birthday and every year since 1967 International Children's Book Day has been celebrated in honor of Hans and to inspire a love for...


Gifts and The Gift of Giving

Joan Lunden

The other day I saw a fun advertisement that was encouraging educational gifts for girls that can spark their interest in math and engineering

Originally posted in: Joan's Blog
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Trick or Treating Safety tips

Joan Lunden

Halloween is here again and (other than the expected rain) I can't wait for tonight's festivities! Having two sets of twins both under the age of 11 is wonderful, but it ...


My Advice for Parents of Multiples

Joan Lunden

1. Many baby stores offer twin discounts if you buy two of the same thing.


First Steps to a Healthy Smile

Joan Lunden

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention shows that the prevalence of cavities in children ages two to five years has increased four percent from...

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Thousands of Babies Hurt Every Year in Crib, Playpen Accidents

Joan Lunden

Nearly 10,000 babies each year suffer injuries involving the cribs, playpens and bassinets meant to shelter them.

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Halloween is Here!

Joan Lunden

My shopping list this week included “plastic eyeballs” that can float in my kids milk (totally can’t wait to see their reaction), pumpkins, black cats, scary masks, and m...

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Keeping Babies Safe

Joan Lunden

Today I was a part of a press conference with the Consumer Safety Products Commission (CPSC), The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and a wonderful organization calle...

Originally posted in: Children's Health