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As Andy gets ready to leave for college, Woody, Buzz, Jessie and the rest of the gang wonder if this is the end of the line.

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Jo has become a family advocate for AsthMyths: Time 2 Talk Asthma campaign. Having been diagnosed with asthma at age five, Jo knows first hand the importance of talking to children about asthma control. Click here for further info on the Time 2 Talk Asthma campaign.

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Here's a tip if you need to keep your toddler occupied while you're working in the kitchen. Fill a kitchen cabinet or drawer at your child's level with plastic storage containers and cups for them.

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Get your kids involved in setting the holiday table by having them gather egg corns, pinecones, chestnuts, leaves and little branches outside. Then, take what they’ve brought you and together create a festive and natural holiday centerpiece on the table. Have your child[ren] set the table and write placards. This gives them a chance to express themselves creatively with nature and gets you off the hook for decorating!

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When applying sunscreen, make sure you get all over, bottoms of feet, on the scalp (very important that you get babies there) even kids with hair should have sunscreen on the places where their hair parts. Also apply to the tips of the ears, hands, eyelids, etc. Make sure you slather a shot glass-sized amount over your child's body and enough to cover their face. Always reapply sunscreen after they swim, as even waterproof sunscreen doesn't always last long enough or stay on strong enough to complete with the sun's rays. And, even if your child is wearing a tee shirt over their suit, they should be properly sun screened beneath it as the shirt is only an equivalent of an SPF of 4 and won't protect them from all of the UVA and UVB rays.

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Most people are only aware of two types of adoption: Domestic and International, where the adoptions are closed (meaning the adoptive and birth parents are not aware of each others’ identities). But if you’re looking into adoption, you will soon realize the many choices out there – which can quickly become overwhelming! We’ve looked into the different types of adoption offered in the United States and broken down some of the most common to help you get started.

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We caught up with Lauren after Christmas to see how the holidays were for her and her family. And, of course, we asked if she had any New Years resolutions of her own.

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Let's face it, most of us watch too much television. But, the endless hours kids spend in front of the TV is growing.

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