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Do fit kids have fit parents? Yes.That’s according to a study published by Statistics Canada on Wednesday that found a direct correlation between the fitness levels of Canadian children and their parents. Read more: Looking for winter activities during
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By Sandra M. Chafouleas, University of Connecticut and Emily A. Iovino, University of ConnecticutChildren don’t come with how-to manuals. Even if they did, they would all require a manual of their own, tailored to their unique make and model. That’s
Like most parents, Paula Schuck is facing a whole new set of challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic.Besides the added stress of caring for a special needs child, the 52-year-old Canadian mother and writer says the pandemic has also
By Sandy West, Kaiser Health NewsAs Emily Brown stood in a food pantry looking at her options, she felt alone. Up to that point, she had never struggled financially. But there she was, desperate to find safe food for her
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