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Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

November 5th, 2013 7:21 am by Nick Shepherd

Child development is most vital during the early years, usually until the age of 8, but the federal government isn’t doing enough to ensure the developmental well-being of low-income children, according to a report.

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Muscle mom: Gearing up for childbirth is like prepping for a marathon

Muscle mom: Gearing up for childbirth is like prepping for a marathon

November 4th, 2013 11:21 am by Danielle Braff

While being pregnant always sounds like a great excuse to sit around all day eating chocolate-covered pickles, it’s actually prime time to get into shape.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

November 4th, 2013 11:03 am by Eric Myers

I am reminded of just how precious parenting young kids can be. The simple act of throwing your arms around someone so small, the kind where you can get your whole arm around them, and hugging them while they melt into you and do the same is a gift.

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Bald and beautiful: Cancer survivor says ‘everyone’s experience is different’

Bald and beautiful: Cancer survivor says ‘everyone’s experience is different’

November 1st, 2013 12:55 pm by David Oliver

Alice waited outside the bathroom door patiently. She was waiting for Daddy to shave Mommy’s head. Mommy had breast cancer. The door opened, and then-11-year-old Alice walked in and said, “Well, OK, you’re just Mommy without hair.”

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Events: Veterans Day Parade in Bristol

Events: Veterans Day Parade in Bristol

November 1st, 2013 12:43 pm by Staff Report

The Annual Veterans Day Parade will be held in Historic Downtown Bristol on Saturday, November 9 at 10 am.

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Events:  Artlandia, Arts and Crafts Peep Show

Events: Artlandia, Arts and Crafts Peep Show

October 31st, 2013 11:52 am by Staff Report

Over 30 local and regional artists showing to sell work during the holidays. $1 admission at door which places patron in the running for a door prize - one of the art pieces and discounts at downtown merchants.

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Hot Topics: Neighborhood kids and play dates

Hot Topics: Neighborhood kids and play dates

October 31st, 2013 11:45 am by Robert Nickell

If you have children it’s likely they’ve made friends with other kids who live nearby in and around your neighborhood. It can be tricky to have new children in your home as your house rules may be quite different than what they’re used to at home.

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Hot Topics: Rainbow Loom bracelets: I finally realized this is the next, hot kid trend

Hot Topics: Rainbow Loom bracelets: I finally realized this is the next, hot kid trend

October 31st, 2013 10:17 am by Leslie Postal

My daughter came home from a friend’s house one day not too long ago with a bracelet made from small, interlocking, colorful rubber bands. Soon she had another made by another friend. Then another made by a classmate.

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Haunts & Happenings: Halloween fun abounds

Haunts & Happenings: Halloween fun abounds

October 31st, 2013 9:30 am by Carmen Musick

Halloween is here and there are plenty of costume contests, movie nights and trunk-or-treats scheduled throughout the region. It's also the last week to enjoy some fall favorites, including corn mazes and haunted attractions.

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Have a happy (and as healthy as possible) Halloween

Have a happy (and as healthy as possible) Halloween

October 30th, 2013 12:29 pm by Allison Gray

Let’s not beat around the pumpkin. It’s Halloween and your kids will inevitably scope out candy. But you can prevent a “candy hangover” on Nov. 1.

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