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Parents' driving instruction often superficial

Recordings of parent-child pairs when the child was driving found a little over half of the talk was driving related, but parents rarely discussed how to anticipate and avoid hazards.

Family with sick baby rescued from Pacific

The Kaufmans, parents of one-year-old Lyra, had started on a sailing trip across the Pacific, but when the baby girl developed a fever they sent a satellite call for help to the US Coast Guard.

Babies may help couples stay together

A Danish study suggests that couples who seek evaluation for infertility problems are more likely to stay together if they are ultimately able to have a child.

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Why boys play with guns

So is children's taste in toys genetically determined, or are they socialised to like certain things?

How to trick kids into eating more vegetables

The strategy of pairing something new with something a person already likes is known as associative conditioning and could be helpful in encouraging kids to eat more fruit and vegetables.

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