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Mom's the Word: News to Know Now
Whether it's a new study, a product recall or just a funny video we thought you had to see, each week we gather articles relevant to parents from around the web and put them into one easy place. Just one less thing for you to do each week to stay on top of the news that matters most -- our kids!
Holiday photos? Don’t say “Cheese”
Tis the season for giving… and the annual holiday photo shoot. The New York Times provides nine tips for how to calmly (and effectively) handle a family photo session. (NY Times)
4-Year-Old donates piggy bank money to officer with cancer
Many kids save their piggy bank money to buy themselves treats or a new toy. But one 4-year-old girl in Colorado is using her cash to help a local police officer who is battling cancer. (Today.com)
“Stay Strong” Dad’s Precious Pep-Talk to Baby at Doctor’s Office Goes Viral
A video showing a dad giving his 2-month old son a pep talk at the doctor’s office has gone viral. When you watch it, you’ll see why! (WGN)
Study: Bilingual toddlers have incredible advantage over other children
A new study finds children aged four and younger who speak two languages or are learning a second have more rapid improvements in inhibitory control. (The Independent)
Which classroom setting suits you?
Thinking about which type of school to send your little one to? The NY Times “The Daily 360” quickly breaks down the difference between Montessori, Rudolf Method and Public schools. (NY Times)
This Dad's Hilarious 'Post-Baby Body' is so relatable, you can't help but laugh
Post-partum bodies aren’t just for moms! One dad hilariously shows the effects a baby can have on a “dad bod” as well. (Babble)