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How to Raise Global Citizens of Tomorrow

It’s never too soon to teach kids to be culturally competent — to learn about, respect and accept people whose culture is different from their own. Children as young as 2 start to become aware of differences among people — starting with gender — and to be sensitive to attitudes held by those around them.…

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Kids Who Specialize in One Sport Too Early Are Likely to Get Hurt

For young athletes, focusing on only one sport at an early age ups their odds for injury, a new study warns. Sixty million kids play organized sports. By age 14, a growing number of them specialize in one sport with the goal of a college scholarship or professional career. Researchers analyzed surveys completed by 202…

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Inactive Lifestyle Begins as Early as Age 7

Kids can start becoming couch potatoes as early as age 7, a new study reveals. A review of 27 studies published between 2004 and 2018 in different countries found high rates of decreasing physical activity among children and teens. Read More

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Fisher-Price recalls Rock ‘N Plays

All models of Rock ’n Play Sleepers by Fisher-Price are being recalled after reports of infant fatalities occurring while using the product. More than 30 infant fatalities have been reported since the product was introduced in 2009, “after the infants rolled over while unrestrained, or under other circumstances,” according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.…

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