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Table of contents: July 2014

A look at the stories featured in the July 2014 issue of Today’s Parent.

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July 2014 contents

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WHAT’S NEW
This month The world of books, apps & entertainment.
One little thing Flashy flamingos. Nothing says summertime like a dash of these pretty pink birds.
Celebration Canada Day BBQ. Celebrate our country’s birth with a backyard party.
Postcard from… Smuggler’s Notch. Haley Overland and her family take this popular winter getaway for a summery spin.

HAPPY & HEALTHY
Bulletin New products, studies & stats.
Little bodies Too much sun. What should you do if your child gets a burn?
Pretty simple. Fight frizzy hair with these five golden rules for summer.

ADVICE & REAL LIFE
At our house Subtract a baby. Leah McLaren ponders the road not taken.
Relationships Breaking up in the age of Facebook.
Technology. Baby’s first website. Have you purchased your kiddo’s URL?
The Good Sport Screen-free. Ian Mendes and his family undertake a non-tech weekend.

STEPS & STAGES

Pregnancy Will the varicose veins on your legs disappear post-birth?
Newborn Supplementing doesn’t have to be the end of breastfeeding.
Baby A new study says parents should be cautious about using white noise to help their infants sleep.
Toddler Some little ones can’t stand having dirty hands or feet. It’s usually just a stage.
Preschool Should you let your child join a wedding party?
Little kid What to do when you have a pickpocket on your hands.
Big kid Teach your kids to cope with sleep-away-camp blues.

FEATURE STORIES
Classic family road trips. We criss-crossed Canada to find your favourite summer getaways. 

IN THE KITCHEN
Healthy start Peach creamsicle smoothie.
Meal plan A visit to the farmer’s market for locally grown produce provides serious meal inspirations.

COAST TO COAST
All the best Family-friendly beaches.
The debate Would you allow TV in your kids’ bedroom?

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