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Finally, mom to myself

A Mother’s Day tribute By Shandley McMurray As number seven of eight kids, I often found it hard to get my mother’s full attention. No matter how hard I tried, it frequently took a major act to really get noticed … Continue reading

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ADHD and your child

Symptoms, treatment and help Shandley McMurray Fran Parker always knew her son was different from other kids. “He could not sit still, was not cooperative, disrupted the class and was very immature,” says the Farmington Hills, Mich. mom. At six, … Continue reading

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Asthma guide

What every parent should know about asthma Shandley McMurray At 11, I coughed so badly that I broke a rib. It felt like someone was standing on my chest. Knowing this was far more than a run-of-the-mill virus, my mother … Continue reading

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Sweet Nothings

By Shandley McMurray Think artificial sweeteners are a surefire shortcut to a slim waist? Think again. Unless you or your kids have diabetes, it’s better to choose a healthy diet – including small amounts of regular sugar – than to … Continue reading

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