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Varda Meyers Epstein
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Varda Meyers Epstein

Babies (3 - 12 months)  - 
 
Parents are totally in denial about this syndrome. They don't realize it's an involuntary brain function that causes #forgottenbabysyndrome  It's a shame, because it's totally preventable. Read this, take steps to protect your baby, and then share it with everyone you love.
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Again. You need to actually read the article before weighing in. Quality of parenting is not a factor here. The cause is an involuntary cognitive process. Read the article.
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Recipe for edible sensory playballs! Fun while learning, what could be better? #summerlearningfun  
Sensory play is one way to keep kids learning while having fun over summer vacation. Learn why sensory play is important and create an edible sensory game!
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Parents think that quality of parenting is a factor in #ForgottenBabySyndrome , and as a result, fail to take preventive measures. They don't get that it's an unavoidable, involuntary brain process.
So far this year, 19 babies and toddlers have died of heatstroke after being left in cars. And that number will rise before this piece goes to print because the...
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The heck of it is, parents won't take preventive steps against #ForgottenBabySyndrome  because they are sure it couldn't happen to THEM.
So far this year, 19 babies and toddlers have died of heatstroke after being left in cars. And that number will rise before this piece goes to print because the...
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Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could stop bullying before it begins? That is what SAVE is all about. Read about the work of this remarkable organization. #SAVE   #Bullying  
National SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) is combatting bullying and other forms of violence and has just received a small grant from Kars4Kids!
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good read for parents..thanks for sharing..
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July is Purposeful Parenting Month and there is some overlap between positive parenting and purposeful parenting. This article cites experts to pin down the difference between the two.
Purposeful Parenting Month is in July, because the long summer gives us lots of time to grow and develop the parent/child relationship. Here's how to do it.
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I have #forgottenbabysyndrome  on the brain today. If even one parent takes steps to prevent this from happening to their child, I will be ecstatic.
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There's a great recipe here for edible sensory playballs. Try it, you'll like it. #summerlearningfun  
Sensory play is one way to keep kids learning while having fun over summer vacation. Learn why sensory play is important and create an edible sensory game!
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Think it couldn't happen to you? Think again. #ForgottenBabySyndrome  It's not you, it's your BRAIN.
So far this year, 19 babies and toddlers have died of heatstroke after being left in cars. And that number will rise before this piece goes to print because the...
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You need to actually read the article.
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A podcast! I could really get into this. . .(I made one mistake--said I have 10 grandkids. I lost count, there are ELEVEN of them, bless their little souls).
Varda Epstein: Award winning writer who regularly contributes to the Washington Post and Babble - and mother of 12 grown children.
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Wouldn't it be great if we could stop bullying before it starts? That's exactly what SAVE is trying to do. Read all about it here. #SAVE  
National SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) is combatting bullying and other forms of violence and has just received a small grant from Kars4Kids!
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Always wanted to try purposeful parenting? Now's your chance, because July has been designated Purposeful Parenting Month. Tips and tricks inside the piece, to help you get started.
Purposeful Parenting Month is in July, because the long summer gives us lots of time to grow and develop the parent/child relationship. Here's how to do it.
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Barbara (Bobbi) Meyers
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Always on the edge of madness, but having a blast.
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I'm a pre-denominational Jewish feminist genealogist foodie wordsmith musician, not necessarily in that order. I'm also Myron Cope's niece and if you don't know who that is, you're not from Pittsburgh.
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I'm a mother of 12 children and grandmother to 9. I serve as the communications writer at Kars4Kids.org and blog about education at the Kars4Kids blog: kars4kids.org/blog
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Communications Writer at Kars4Kids
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  • Kars4Kids
    Communications Writer, 2013 - present
  • Greenpoint
    Content Writer, 2011 - 2011
  • CogniBeat
    Editor/Content Writer, 2011 - 2011
  • Amnic
    Content Writer, 2008 - 2010
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