ParentMap, January 2016 Issue

Published on: January 04, 2016

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 Are you still coming down from the holiday sugar high? Our feature story, Sweet Denial reveals how challenging it is to avoid feeding our precious offspring sugars. The daunting reality in the number of diagnosed cases of type 2 diabetes should stop you cold turkey on added sugar: zero documented cases in adolescents in 1980 vs. 2010’s 57,638.

Also, don't miss our interview with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, a champion of family-friendly policies, from paid leave to gun safety and MomsRising’s founder. along with our tips on all things health-related, from understanding and preventing common childhood dental problems to nurturing healthy eating habits and building a positive body image

We wish you a happy, healthy New Year! 

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Ages + Stages:

0–5: Beyond Brushing: Understanding, Preventing and Treating Common Childhood Dental Problems

5–9: Mindful Mouthfuls: Combating Common Feeding Challenges and Nourishing Healthy Eating Habits

9–15: Body Building: 8 Books That Help Kids Build a Healthy Body Image


Dear Reader: Making it Work in 2016

Parent Fuel: Parent News, Snack-Sized


Can Making Kids Curious About Food Change American Eating Habits?

The Reel Deal: Films That Explore the Truth About Food




Sweet Denial: What Sugar Is Really Doing to Us (and How to Fix It)

Out & About: 

Spice Up Your Winter: A Family Guide to Korean Food + Seattle-Area Restaurants to Try With Kids

Full Plate: 

Full Plate: Healthy Eating Is an Evolution, So Let's Relax

Someone You Should Know: 

Someone You Should Know: Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Making It Work: 

Sick Season Salve: How to Keep Even the Busiest Families Healthy


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