Magazine article Working Mother

Morning: WAKE UP

Magazine article Working Mother

Morning: WAKE UP

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GOT CALCIUM?

If a morning glass of milk is uncool with your teen, she's not alone. Tween and teen girls typically don't get enough calcium, according to a recent Institute of Medicine report. These alternatives have as much calcium as a cup of milk, says Sharon Richter, RD, so squeeze one into your kid's morning meal: 2 frozen calcium-fortified waffles, 6 ounces low-fat yogurt, 1 ounce Swiss cheese, 4 ounces almonds.

Bedwetting Blues

Realizing that your child wet the bed again last night can be upsetting. Help him stop the accidents with these steps.

1 Focus on the goal. Waking him up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom won't help him develop bladder control. Instead, let him be so he can eventually develop this reflex.

2 Try a bedwetting alarm. These make noise at the first sign of moisture, so your child is alerted to wake up and can learn the physical signals. …

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