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Smallpox used to be a devastating disease—it killed up to 300 million people back in the 20th century. In fact, it was so deadly, that it was often compared to the Black Plague. These days, however, smallpox is virtually unheard of. What changed?

The answer: vaccines. 

Many experts agree that vaccines are one of the greatest medical advancements that humans have made. Yet even vaccines are not immune to controversy. The result being that many parents have questions about whether they are beneficial or even safe for their children.

Want to learn more about child vaccinations? If so, you’re in the right place. We’ll be going over everything that you need to know about the topic below.

Keep reading to learn more!


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You’ve fed your baby. You’ve changed your baby. You’ve soothed your baby. You’ve sung to your baby. He’s been burped. You’ve fed the baby again. You’ve tried everything!

He. Is. Still. Crying.

What do you do now? Why did no one ever teach you how to stop a baby from crying?

Relax and take a deep breath. That’s why we’re here! Read on to find out what you can do about it so you can get back to enjoying the fun parts of being a parent.


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The 2020 pandemic has parents everywhere wondering….

How much screen time is too much?

The parks are all closed; play dates are cancelled; and it’s too hot to play outside. Looks like it’s time to watch a movie…again.

We’ve all been there. Even in our pre-COVID lives, parents sometimes just need a few minutes to cook, clean, or even take a shower. These are usually the times when we throw on a TV show or pull up Minecraft to give ourselves a few minutes of peace and quiet.

We know it’s unreasonable to suggest that you throw out all electronic devices, but how much screen time is too much? Should your 1-year-old have their own iPad? And how do you enforce screen time limits when your 10-year-old is doing virtual school?

Read on for the recommendations by doctors and other parents on what is an appropriate amount of screen time for kids of any age.


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