These Dynamic Duos Will Have Your Mouth Doing A Tango

GO NUTS This heart-healthy pack sticks to the basics no salt or artificial flavors, just the good-for-you fats, protein, and fiber in walnuts and almonds. Emerald Natural Walnuts & Almonds 100-Calorie Pack 3.50 B NOT THE PITS The movie-theater candy staple gets a grown-up makeover, with dark chocolate and big, juicy cherries. Nestle Dark Chocolate Cherry Raisinets 3.29 for 4 oz B BERRY PAIR-Y Why savor one yummy flavor when two is twice as nice Layers of low-fat yogurt fruit-flavored and...

By Maura Rhodes

(And not busy as in assembling Ikea bunk beds or LJjj k'jf ' doing your taxes.) Still thinking Cheer up You are ' so not alone. The majority of parents don't resume a normal sex life for years and even then not without a little work. When a couple starts a family, their whole life changes. There are diapers every- _ where, and then toys, and then science-fair projects and carpooling and summer-camp applications. It's hard to feel sexy in that environment, says Lori Buckley, Psy.D., director of...

Medicine Maneuvers

When is just a spoonful of medicine a bad thing When it's served up on a kitchen spoon, according to a recent study. Parents tended to give too little with a medium-size spoon or too much with a large spoon, and that can be dangerous when you're dealing with a little patient. Always use a medicine cup, dropper, or dosing spoon when administering liquid medicine to your family. Autism breakthroughs The latest autism prevalence rates were published at the end of last year, and the numbers were...

Skills

Help your child win friends and influence people with these simple strategies. Oh, and he'll be a lot easier to live with, too. BY STEPHANIE DOLGOI ILLUSTRATIONS BY EDWIN FOTHERINGHAM WHEN A LITTLE KID MANAGES TO wrestle her own tights on even though the heels are popping out in front of her ankles or propels her fork to her lips without bouncing bunny-shaped macaroni onto the carpet, you feel a surge of pride She's learning to do for herself. And when she gets a little older and tackles her...

On Paremtingcom

Ask your man to sweep the kitchen floor, and you may well find yourself swept off your feet. That's because pitching in together can spark passion. Splitting tlic household to-do list helps fend off the special kind of libido-killing exhaustion that stems from an unequal division of labor. Not only does this nonstop activity tire you out, when it's your sole responsibility it can also tick you off, till you're in no mood for any adult entertainment. By the way, this sort of tiredness is...

Ask About The Adult Whooping Cough Vaccine

Researchers have found that infants with pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, usually catch this disease from their parents or adolescent siblings. And pertussis can be fatal to infants. So ask your health-care provider about the adult pertussis vaccine today. Even when babies are immunized against pertussis, they're not fully protected for up to 18 months of age. So the best way to help protect your baby is to protect yourself with a pertussis booster. In fact, the Centers for...

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By Laura Sullivan

HEAD WEST (AT LEAST FIGURATIVELY) BY VACATIONING AT A WORKING FARM OR DUDE RANCH. YOUR BIGGEST QUESTIONS ANSWERED Don't stress. Vacationing at a farm or ranch doesn't mean you' be handed a bucket and a bar of soap at shower time. You'll find every range of accommodation on the roughing-it scale At the most rustic, the wranglers jingle-jangle into the breakfast hall with you and you're expected to earn your keep with chores. (And your kids thought setting the table was an injustice barely...

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Brief Summary Of Patient Information

Consult Patient Insert tor complete patient riformaticn For more information about Mirena, visit mirena-Lts.com Mirena does not protect against HIV infection AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. This information does not take the place of talking with your gynecologist or other healthcare provider who specializes in women's health. If you have any questions about Mirena, ask your healthcare provider. You should also learn about other birth control methods to choose the one that is...