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A|N Groups: Friends of Camp Quest Foundation Beyond Belief Children of the Damned Heathen Homeschool Websites: Secular Parenting The Memin…

Started by Dawn KLatest Reply

Parenting Little Heathens Posting Rules and Guidelines:

Although I have resisted in the past to set down specific guidelines for this group I feel it has become necessary. This is not done lightl…

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100 Tools to Make Your Kids Math and Science Stars

http://forensicscienceschools.org/100-tools-to-make-your-kids-math-and-science-stars/ HUGE list of resources on the web. Some of these wil…

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Omega-3 nutrition tied to social/emotional improvements

Extra Omega-3s for young children significantly reduced depression and antisocial behavior, and even criminal behavior years later. I'd rea…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 15

Live tweets from an abstinence-based "sex ed" class

(OK, for not-so-little heathens...) Funny and horrifying -- Alice Dreger, a professor of medical humanities and bioethics, live-tweeted si…

Started by Grinning Cat

0 Apr 17

Second hand smoke linked to ADHA

Childhood ADHD linked to secondhand smoking Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention d…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Apr 3

Peanut consumption in infancy prevents peanut allergy

From ScienceDaily: Peanut consumption in infancy prevents peanut allergy, study finds Introduction of peanut products into the diets of inf…

Started by Grinning Cat

0 Feb 25

Hand-washing dishes linked to fewer allergies

A new, preliminary study in Sweden, published online in Pediatrics, finds significantly less eczema, and somewhat less allergic asthma a…

Started by Grinning Cat

0 Feb 23

Breastfed babies have less colic

Babies who were only breastfed had a smoother transition to solid food, in this study. Another breastfeeding benefit: Preparing baby's bell…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Feb 6

Boxing and Mixed Marital Arts Damage Brains

Repeated head blows linked to smaller brain volume, slower processing speeds If your child shows an interest in boxing or mixed martial art…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Feb 2

Helping kids handle the transition out of religion

Hi, I'm new to atheism, and I tried coming out slowly to my 6 year old son, but after his school christmas program, things sort of sped up…

Started by Amy

1 Dec 22, 2014
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Phthalate-exposed fetuses lose 6 IQ points

Prenatal exposure to common household chemicals linked with substantial drop in child IQ Don't make your baby stupid by using phthalate pro…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Dec 11, 2014

Kids need flu shots

CDC: 90% of kids who died last flu season didn't get vaccine The flu kills up to approximately 36,000 people each year, but less than half…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 19, 2014

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