Hug more, scold less: Strict parenting linked to child obesity

Moms and dads whose favorite phrase is, “because I said so,” may want to rethink their parenting style. A new study shows that authoritarian parents are more likely to have obese kids than those who take the time to explain rules.

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Dad’s letter to daughter: Forget makeup; your beauty is inside

(Editors Note: This post first appeared on Dr. Flanagan’s blog, UnTangled) Dear Little One,As I write this, I’m sitting in the makeup aisle of our local Target store. A friend recently texted me from a different makeup aisle and told me it felt like one of the most oppressive places in the world.image

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Cuteness on ice: Ref gives little hockey player a lift

In professional hockey games, adorable moments are about as rare as an 11-year-old shooting a puck into a 3 ½-inch goal from 90-feet away. (That is to say, pretty rare.)But a game between the Montreal Canadiens and the New Jersey Devils on Jan.image

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