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December 2013 • #65
A Note from the Medical Editor

This newsletter includes some great information on how to choose gifts that will grow with your children, challenge them, nurture their development, and most importantly, keep them safe.

It is important for parents to be educated consumers. We hope this information helps you in purchasing and giving gifts to all the kids on your shopping list this year.

Happy Holidays!
~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,

Featured Articles
Baby Toy Selection Tips
There are a lot of options for toys that support development and peek a child’s interest for more than a few days. These quick tips will help.  Go >
Before Choosing a Pet: What Parents Need to Know
A new pet is a very popular holiday gift. These tips can help when making the big decision on whether to bring a pet into your home.  Go >
Cell Phones: What’s the Right Age to Start?
“But all the kids have one!” If your child has been asking for his own phone, here are some points to consider when making the “call.”   Go >
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Books are a wonderful gift for children of all ages. Read to your child every day-even if only for a few minutes.
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