Jennifer Kelly Geddes

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Are Your Kid’s Shoes Ruining Her Feet?

7 tips for making sure your child’s footwear is fitting.

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7 Positive Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee

Get ready to brew a fresh pot.

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Can't Sleep? 9 Surprising Things that Can Keep You Awake

If you just can't nod off, one of these hidden problems may be to blame.

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Is It OK to Clean Your Ears With a Q-Tip?

It may seem custom-made for the job, but here's why a cotton swab is the last thing you should stick in your ear.

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Tail Docking and Ear Cropping: Should Your Dog Have "Cosmetic Surgery?"

Some surgeries are simply cruel, say animal advocates.

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Pregnant? What to Know Before Hiring a Doula

A doula can be a wonderful helpmate during and after childbirth, but keep these tips in mind.

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Is Snow Ice Cream Safe to Eat?

Maybe, but you have to know how to choose the right white stuff.

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5 Mildly Mean Things People Do to Their Cats (and Why You Shouldn't)

Scaring a cat with a cucumber may seem hilarious, but for a feline it's no fun.

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How to Have a Sane, Tear-Free Visit to Santa

Avoid meltdowns with some simple planning.

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How to Crate Train Your Dog — and Why You Should

For a canine, being behind bars feels cozy and safe — not like a prison sentence.

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What Is Xanthan Gum (and Why Is It in My Food)?

More important, is this additive safe to eat? A dietitian explains all.

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9 Common Foods a Toddler Can Choke On

Even a 4-year-old can gag on a grape or baby carrot. It's up to parents to know what's safe to serve.

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Baby Teeth: How to Care For Those Tiny Chompers

Good dental hygiene starts early — even before the first pearly whites begin to emerge.

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How to Recognize Dementia in Dogs

Could your beloved pooch be suffering from canine cognitive dysfunction?

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How Often Should I Wash, Replace or Clean That?

From washing your sheets to changing your smoke alarm batteries, there's a time for everything.