Childhood Sentence Examples

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  • Josh had been her childhood playmate.

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  • This brings back childhood memories.

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  • His childhood was passed in dire poverty.

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  • Josh had left childhood behind long ago and this little frolic in the snow probably looked anything but innocent to him.

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  • It took her mind back to childhood memories of barefoot strolls down dusty lanes.

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  • She would probably appreciate a visit from a childhood friend.

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  • Why wouldn't you want to see yourself growing up, what your childhood was like?

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  • But Wagner never thus represented the childhood of an ideal, though he attained the manhood of the most comprehensive ideal yet known in art.

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  • He passed his childhood at Pernau, where his father was commandant.

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  • From earliest childhood he displayed a love of adventure and natural history.

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  • The ancients also recounts a few points regarding the childhood of Zoroaster and his hermit-life.

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  • Looking at their childhood home, Aidan and Sarah were able to reminisce on memories with their family.

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  • His childhood and youth were passed in poverty, and his health was early impaired by hard manual labour.

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  • The skin is dark brown, the hair black and, while in childhood the head is shaved with the exception of a small tuft at the top, in later life it is dressed so as to resemble a brush.

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  • She cannot know in detail how she was taught, and her memory of her childhood is in some cases an idealized memory of what she has learned later from her teacher and others.

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  • Mill expressly says that his childhood was not unhappy.

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  • His constitution, weakly in childhood, strengthened with advancing years so as to allow him to get through an incredible amount of sedentary labour, while he retained to the last the fresh and cheerful temperament of a boy.

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  • A comes was generally raised from childhood in the king's palace, and rose to be a count through successive stages.

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  • In childhood also he began a systematic practice of composition, both in prose and verse.

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  • The disease struck people in childhood or in the prime of life.

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  • I assumed my childhood chum was disappointed in me alone.

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  • After all of Jonny's childhood injuries she'd healed, she couldn't fix her own heart!

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  • He and Sylvia had a wonderful childhood.

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  • John Major in his Latin History speaks of "one Henry, blind from his birth, who, in the time of my childhood, fashioned a whole book about William Wallace, and therein wrote down in our popular verse - and this was a kind of composition in which he had much skill - all that passed current among the people in his day.

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  • The minister was hated as a foreigner, and the childhood of the king weakened the royal authority.

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  • Actually, a protected childhood probably left her ill prepared for socializing.

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  • Martha didn't ask for details, nor did the Deans offer any beyond dire cautionary warnings of childhood dangers.

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  • Shortly before his acquittal he had been able to satisfy the dream of his childhood, by buying back the ancestral manor of Daylesford, where the remainder of his life was passed in honourable retirement.

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  • The two young men, the student and the officer, friends from childhood, were of the same age and both handsome fellows, though not alike.

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  • After a childhood filled with foster homes, she feared getting too comfortable, even in the home of the man who adopted her twelve years ago, when she was ten.

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  • Its old-fashioned garden was the paradise of my childhood.

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  • Childhood thyroid cancer is 90 times the levels before 1986.

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  • With Barnardo 's help, childhood trauma need not mean a hopeless future.

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  • David does n't curse his family, or lay the blame on his troubled childhood.

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  • Here Patrick spent 7 years of childhood, with a strong Catholic upbringing.

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  • The author liked to reminisce on stories from his childhood while writing books.

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  • Susan would only equivocate when I asked her about her childhood.

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  • As soon as Lacey left her childhood home, she became an apostate.

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  • Do the teachers have degrees in early or elementary childhood?

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  • I had an unbelievably great childhood, though.

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  • Individuals with MPS I H/S may die in childhood or live to adulthood.

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  • With Barnardo's help, childhood abuse need not lead to an empty future.

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  • Rhythm, rhyme and playground chants are vital to early childhood.

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  • More than just a familiar face on the big screen, he is also the man behind Antonio Banderas Seductive Fragrances, a collection of scents inspired by his childhood interest in perfume.

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  • Solid perfumes take me back to my childhood, when I'd dig through my mother's fragrance stash from the 1970s and '80s and have a field day.

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  • Available education degrees include Bachelor of Science in Education/Elementary Education, Master of Arts in Education/Early Childhood Education, and Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership.

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  • The University of Missouri Columbia's online offerings include a Master of Education degree with early childhood education, gifted education, literacy, and social studies concentrations.

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  • Everyone has a few they remember from childhood; the cookies their mother used to make, the cake grandma always brought over, or the special something that you always left out for Santa.

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  • Did your childhood home have any interesting or unusual features?

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  • Tell them to think about childhood holidays and special occasions and any dish that was frequently served during that get-together.

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  • Often, these problems can arise from childhood.

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  • Adolescence is the transitional period between childhood and adulthood, occurring roughly between the ages of 10 and 20.

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  • While no single event or time frame indicates the end of childhood and the start of adulthood, some very significant changes take place indicating this metamorphosis has begun.

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  • The onset of puberty is the physical manifestation showing a change from childhood immaturity to adulthood maturity has begun.

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  • The trauma can be recent, such as the death of a family member, or it can be rooted in childhood, including abuse and abandonment.

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  • Use scraps from a teen's childhood to create a quilt.

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  • A tween is a girl or boy who is between the ages of nine and twelve; they are growing out of the childhood phase and growing closer to the teenage phase of life.

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  • Some designs even include multiple photo slots so you can display a time line from childhood through graduation.

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  • Stuffed animals might seem childish, but favorite stuffed animals from a teenager's childhood can be comforting.

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  • A pre teenage girl will probably get in more trouble during her adolescent years than she did during her childhood, since she will be more likely to give into peer pressure.

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  • This prayer isn't just intended to send graduates out into the world and into adulthood; by choosing the right prayer, you'll also leave fellow classmates with fond memories of their final moments of childhood and education.

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  • The graduate often moves away from home to begin college, leaving her childhood friends behind.

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  • Use the bride and groom's engagement photo, a childhood photo from the bride, or a group picture of the bride and many of the guests in attendance.

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  • A childhood favorite is a big hit with friends and relatives.

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  • Love themes from favorite childhood animated movies like Aladdin or Cinderella would make excellent dance songs.

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  • For those who had childhood fantasies of a Cinderella wedding gown or being swept off their feet by prince charming, then a Bridal Collection dress is ideal for you.

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  • Outer friend circles may also include childhood or college friends who have fallen out of close touch.

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  • This can be especially meaningful if a couple has been friends or sweethearts since childhood.

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  • You can choose candies based on your wedding colors, favorite childhood treats, or even on what is on sale at the grocery store the week of the wedding.

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  • For a nostalgic touch, order retro candy from your childhood to evoke fun memories of trick or treating.

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  • Looking back, I have mentally blocked out this part of my childhood, because I have no recollection of my mother even being present.

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  • For all practical purposes there was not a mother present early on in my childhood.

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  • Therefore, preventing nicotine addiction begins with childhood education.

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  • Some experts have observed that many female anorexics were victims of childhood sexual abuse.

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  • The pattern of compulsive lying may begin in childhood as a coping technique and continue into adulthood as a habit that is difficult to break.

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  • The seeds of chronic lying may be sewn in childhood.

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  • From a childhood of poverty and abuse, she has has become one of the wealthiest and most influential people of all time.

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  • Gone was the loving guidance and stability of her early childhood.

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  • Reports are mixed as to how much of a role Jon Voight played in her childhood.

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  • James has often said that his childhood was free of music.

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  • It was a crazy week, but it was really cool to line up against many of my childhood idols."

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  • The young star talked to LoveToKnow Celebrities about her childhood, her life in Hollywood, and her upcoming endeavors.

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  • In his childhood days, he was an avid swimmer and water polo player - even playing for the Jamaican National Water Polo team.

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  • Alba's spent much of her childhood suffering from various illnesses, including several bouts of pneumonia, asthma, appendicitis, tonsil cysts, and on two occasions, a collapsed lung.

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  • A Norwegian painter who helped develop expressionism, most of Munch's work is centered on anxiety, sadness, and mourning, basing much of his art on his early childhood experiences of losing both parents and two siblings.

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  • In her childhood years, Beyoncé racked up over 30 regional awards for singing and dancing and was a soloist in her church choir from age seven.

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  • He founded the Dr. Phil Foundation in 2003 to fight childhood obesity.

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  • Jennifer was born on February 11, 1969, in California and spent several years there before moving to Greece and finally New York for most of her childhood.

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  • With the family sports lineage, Farrell's childhood aspiration was to be a football player too.

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  • They married in September 2004, just eight months after Spears had a quickie Las Vegas wedding to childhood friend Jason Alexander.

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  • He beat the All-Time Leading Rushing Record set by his childhood hero, Walter Payton.

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  • He spent most of his unhappy childhood in constant motion.

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  • Today, Eminem takes his painful childhood experiences and turns them into music for the millions of disaffected youth who sympathize with his tales of the white lower-class experience.

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  • He was sued by DeAngelo Bailey, a childhood bully, over the lyrics in the song Brain Damage.

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  • He has married and divorced his childhood sweetheart, Kimberly Ann Scott, twice.

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  • Although Nick Lachey was born in Harlan, Kentucky, he spent most of his childhood in Ohio.

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  • His childhood nickname is Slider Hollywood.

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  • Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Holmes enjoyed a wholesome, all-American childhood complete with white picket fence.

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  • Her strong stance on eliminating childhood obesity along with her easy going style has brought her many fans.

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  • Born in 1954, talk show host, actress, and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey overcame a childhood filled with poverty and abuse to become one of the most influential women in Hollywood.

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  • During his childhood, many critics alleged that Earl Woods was pushing Tiger too hard in the game, depriving him of his childhood.

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  • During her childhood, she was teased for being too thin and suffered from low self-esteem.

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  • Justin Timberlake and his childhood friend launched the clothing line William Rast in 2005.

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  • The woman was later identified by Bloom's publicist as a childhood friend of Orlando's.

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  • Rogen has worked on numerous writing projects with his childhood friend, Evan Goldberg, including Da Ali G Show, Superbad, The Pineapple Express, and a remake of The Green Hornet.

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  • The Bale family moved during Christian's childhood and lived in the UK, Portugal and the United States.

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  • Who knows, nonetheless, on January 3, 2004 Brit-Brit vowed "till death do us part" to childhood friend Jason Allen Alexander.

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  • Heath Ledger spent the rest of his childhood traveling between both his parents' homes.

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  • Ledger's search for fame truly began when he was 17 (some reports say 16), when he left Perth for Sydney with childhood friend Trevor DiCarlo.

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  • His family later relocated to the slightly larger town of Longview, Texas where Matthew would spend the remainder of his childhood with his parents Kay and Jim and his two brothers Michael and Pat.

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  • Despite this fact, Cate claims that her childhood was relatively normal.

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  • Other childhood roles included performances with NYC's First All Children's Theater.

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  • He has the typical childhood story of many actors -- he didn't fit in at school, was often bullied, never got into sports and wasn't a particularly good student.

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  • The Drew Barrymore biography has all the typical ingredients of just about every other childhood star bio.

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  • After her childhood troubles, Drew Barrymore was officially "blacklisted" in Hollywood and had a hard time finding work.

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  • When Kimmel was growing up, he wanted to be an artist - so you would think that his childhood idols would be somewhere along the lines of Matisse, VanGogh or Dali.

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  • Continuing to ride his wave of success, Kimmel finally realized his life long dream of following in the footsteps of his childhood idol David Letterman and debuted his talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2003.

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  • No matter how often she moved when she was young, Biel considers Boulder her childhood home.

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  • Even though Jessica considers Boulder her childhood home, this isn't where she first began acting.

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  • Her birth father left her mother before she was born, and her childhood was anything but easy.

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  • The club is reportedly located a few miles from Biggie's childhood home.

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  • Swayze grew up near Houston and studied classical dance and ballet throughout his childhood and teen years.

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  • With a bunch of high profile celebrities at the large wedding and reception, it seems odd that Khloe would neglect to invite her old childhood friends.

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  • Cruise claims that Scientology has cured him of his dyslexia, a condition that had plagued him since childhood.

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  • Richie was involved in many extra-curricular activities during her childhood, including figure skating, guitar and piano.

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  • Haim, along with fellow childhood actor Corey Feldman, appeared together on the reality show Two Corey's.

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  • Eventually she told the scary story behind her childhood injury.

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  • She only said that it was a grim childhood injury, and that her parents didn't like her to talk about it.

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  • The randomness of these attacks, combined with the stranger attack from her childhood, seemed to affect her deeply.

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  • Joey studied ballet throughout her childhood, and debuted on stage on Broadway in her early teens, playing one of the Von Trapp children in The Sound of Music.

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  • While she had her share of childhood troubles including alcohol and drug abuse, she's currently one of today's most beloved actors.

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  • Fishel's story line included a classic childhood sweethearts arc as she dated one of the other main characters, Cory Matthews.

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  • At the young age of 18, Sophia Vergara married her childhood sweetheart, and on September 16, 1992, gave birth to her one and only child, Manolo Gonzalez- Ripoli Vergara.

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  • Read on to discover more about these childhood favorites, as well as where to pick up a pair near you.

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  • The uniform also holds all of the merit patches and pins a Girl Scout earns during her scouting career, creating a special look during childhood, and special memories to cherish for a lifetime.

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  • Experts say having obsessions is a normal part of childhood.

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  • Whether you have a tomboy or a girly girl, every young woman will have to get gussied up at some point during their childhood.

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  • The store name comes from the joy and wonder of childhood activities; created with children and parents in mind, Chasing Fireflies is about whimsical fun.

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  • The philosophy behind creating the company was to emphasize the magic of childhood.

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  • The clothes are bright, vibrant and designed to reflect both the spirit of childhood and a child's personality.

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  • Buying discounted clothing exclusively can save you hundreds of dollars throughout your son's childhood.

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  • The college features a Visual Arts Center, an Early Childhood Development Center and an Instructional Technology Center, all geared to putting students first and helping them achieve their educational and career goals.

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  • Division of Education offers an opportunity for students to earn unaccredited degrees in the areas of early childhood education, secondary education, and various other education concentrations.

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  • The wide range of bachelor's degrees cover areas like Computer Game Design, Equine Studies, Early Childhood Education, and Laboratory Animal Management.

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  • Students can earn one of 41 occupational certificates in areas such as computers, medicine, firefighting, early childhood education, and theater.

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  • The focus on health and fitness has continued to be of major importance due to the increasing challenge of childhood obesity cases and related health problems.

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  • With everything from early childhood learning programs to K-12 teaching background, Walden provides the edge that many students need.

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  • During her childhood, Kristen actually took care of a steady stream of foster pets, giving each a temporary home so they wouldn't have to spend long periods in kennels.

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  • The problem is, other than being a dog lover for life and previous owner of many wonderful large dogs since childhood, I know nothing about breeding.

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  • Still, the influences of his childhood are apparent in his work where he meshes technology and nature.

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  • Alan K. was first introduced to jewelry industry during his childhood in the Middle East.

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  • Whether it is because of early childhood memories of learning to ride a bike for the first time or because of the distinctive design, bicycles feature widely in many decorative items.

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  • Engraving is a popular option and many friends will choose initials, a special date, or a meaningful phrase such as a childhood secret password or name of a "secret" club to make the pendant more meaningful.

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  • At 11, girls are considered tweens because they are on the verge of becoming teenagers and their interests are divided between childhood and teen concerns.

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  • Special occasion jewelry that marks the rite of passage from childhood to adolescence is appropriate for 11 and 12 year old girls.

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  • Commonly considered a childhood treat, cupcakes give off a playful vibe.

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  • Some jewelry boxes, such as the metal Personalized Childhood Memories Ballerina Jewelry Box offered by Lenox, can be engraved with your little girl's name for an important statement of ownership.

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  • Childhood icons turned evil are popular on many offensive T shirts.

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  • Lucky Threadz is responsible for perhaps the biggest childhood upset - the mouse trap murder of Mickey.

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  • The UCLA Center for Environmental Studies claims that early childhood health is critical to normal development.

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  • Limiting babies' exposure to such substances can help keep skin allergies at bay, as well as common childhood skin conditions like cradle cap, diaper rash and dry flaky skin.

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  • It is available in a wide range of solid, printed, and plaid fabrics and used to make women’s pajamas that are essentially grown-up versions of childhood favorites in styles that never go out of fashion.

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  • While some may think of visiting Disney as a childhood dream, Disney is perfect for senior citizens who are young at heart and ready to get away, have fun and relax.

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  • For example, even if teens went to bed at 9 p.m. throughout their childhood, this would naturally, gradually get pushed back as they age.

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  • Lack of sleep can result in a slowing of growth during infancy and childhood.

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  • In most cases, you won't need to consult a physician, but if the episodes are leading to dangerous behavior, accompanied by other symptoms, or continue to worsen even after childhood, get in touch with your doctor or a sleep specialist.

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  • However, if there are concerns about safety or if sleepwalking continues beyond childhood, there are options.

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  • Old photographs can give past Crystal Beach guests a taste of their childhood and let them relive the fond memories of summers spent in the park's carnival-like atmosphere.

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  • Carousel horses have held residence in amusement parks for centuries, giving them the distinction of being a childhood favorite of countless generations.

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  • Fable is an open-ended role-playing game designed for Xbox where you mold the character from childhood, through maturity and old age.

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  • This game takes you and immerses you in the lifestyle of the character that you create, from childhood through maturity and old age.

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  • Whether you want to relive your childhood or you're playing these old games for the first time, the Nintendo Entertainment System is home to a lot of terrific titles.

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  • Your father was a famous car designer who built a vehicle based on your childhood scribblings.

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  • Maybe it's just my childhood roots, stuck in the memory of being chased by those bastards in the original, but even the baby Metroids make me mess myself from time to time.

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  • Jade is a childhood friend of Kitana's, wearing an identical outfit but in green.

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  • Most gamers will also point toward the Game Boy version as the Tetris that got the most play during their childhood.

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  • Sim voices change from childhood to adulthood and the sound transition between game modes is much more smooth and far less abrupt as it was in the original.

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  • That line is beginning to blur as the video game generation grows up and brings a bit of their childhood with them.

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  • Anyone over the age of 18 was criticized and treated with less respect for holding onto their obsessions from childhood.

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  • You want to become independent and shun all things related to your childhood.

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  • The question may rack your brain for hours, days, or even weeks when you just can't put your finger on the name of that game from your childhood.

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  • Children's games are rated "EC" for Early Childhood, "E10+" for kid's games that are good for ages 10 and older, or "E," which means the game is rated for Everyone.

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  • Collecting vintage dolls is a great way to keep those childhood memories alive.

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  • Used bookstores allow you to share your favorite childhood books with your children, get information you might not otherwise be able to find, and enjoy a piece of history.

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  • For many collectors the hobby of antique tool collecting begins when they see a tool they remember from their childhood at a garage sale or flea market.

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  • Whether you have found an old favorite from childhood or inherited a first edition Tom Sawyer a free, rare book appraisal might be something you are interested in.

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  • Whether you collect vintage Madame Alexander dolls or just have one that you have treasured since your childhood, you know how special these beautiful dolls are with their fine craftsmanship, exquisite details and lovely outfits.

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  • Antique wooden toy boats are a fun collectible that brings back some of the joys of childhood to collectors.

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  • Perhaps you have some tucked away from your childhood or found some in a shoebox at a garage sale, now you are asking yourself the question, "What is the value of old baseball cards?"

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  • Someone in their forties might consider a card from their childhood years to be old.

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  • Owning one of these classic Airstream campers can bring back great memories of childhood camping trips as well as creating new memories with your own family.

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  • Childhood stroke is relatively rare, occurring in about two to three of every 100,000 children aged one to 14 per year.

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  • The cause of childhood stroke is unknown in one-third of cases, and an underlying medical condition or multiple conditions appear to contribute to over half of the cases.

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  • Risk factors for childhood stroke include a family history of stroke, cardiovascular disease or diabetes, as well as the presence of the conditions listed below.

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  • Possible traumas that increase the risk of childhood stroke include birth injury or trauma, child abuse, or other injury or trauma.

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  • According to a 2000 study published in the Journal of Child Neurology, the outcome of childhood stroke was a moderate or severe deficit in 42 percent of cases.

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  • Adverse outcomes after childhood stroke-including death in 10 percent, recurrence in 20 percent, and neurological deficits in two-thirds of survivors-can be reduced with available stroke treatments.

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  • If the child has had a recent childhood illness (measles, chickenpox) or a virus, the risk for ITP is greater, and this fact will be considered along with diagnostic testing results.

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  • To reduce the risk of ITP associated with other illnesses, children can be immunized against childhood diseases and kept away as much as possible from other children or adults with known or unidentified viruses.

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  • The sudden onset of ITP-like symptoms can be a concern, but the presence of a rash or bruising is not a signal for alarm because there are so many possible causes of these symptoms in childhood.

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  • Curiosity, inability to read warning labels, a desire to imitate adults, and inadequate supervision lead to most childhood poisonings.

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  • Childhood cancer is rare, occurring in about 14 in 100,000 children in the United States each year.

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  • Genetic predisposition, environmental causes, and individual developmental problems are responsible for most childhood cancer.

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  • A diagnosis of childhood cancer raises many uncertainties and concerns for parents, including how to acquire the most effective therapy.

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  • Before humans became dairy farmers, they usually did not continue to drink milk, so their bodies did not produce lactase after early childhood.

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  • The spots may appear in childhood and typically become more noticeable in young adults.

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  • The vast majority of the childhood leukemias are of the acute form.

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  • Because leukemia is the most common form of childhood cancer, it is often regarded as a disease of childhood.

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  • Interestingly enough, since most childhood leukemias are of the ALL type, chemotherapy has been highly successful in their treatment.

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  • The age of onset of CMT can vary anywhere from young childhood to the 50s or 60s.

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  • This is a severe type of CMT in which symptoms begin in infancy or early childhood.

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  • It is known as of 2004 that this is not a separate type of CMT; in fact, people who have onset in infancy or early childhood often have mutations in the PMP22 or MPZ genes.

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  • Thumb sucking is the childhood habit of putting the thumb in the mouth for comfort or to relieve stress.

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  • Fifth disease is a mild childhood illness caused by the human parvovirus B19 that causes flu-like symptoms and a rash.

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  • The most common childhood vasculitides are Kawasaki syndrome (sometimes called Kawasaki disease) and Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

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  • Some of the childhood vasculitides affect the skin, producing rashes, ulcers, or reddish-purple spots known as purpura.

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  • The specific symptoms of the more common childhood vasculitides are described in more detail below.

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  • Some of the childhood vasculitides may be preceded and possibly triggered by infectious diseases.

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  • There is no single disease process that underlies all the childhood vasculitides.

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  • As with other childhood vasculitides, various disease organisms (including fungi as well as bacteria or viruses) have been suggested as the cause, but none have been definitely identified.

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  • The early symptoms of the childhood vasculitides are often difficult to distinguish from those of other illnesses.

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  • To begin with, many of the early symptoms of the childhood vasculitides are not specific to these disorders and may have a wide range of other possible causes.

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  • Another factor that complicates diagnosis is that the various childhood vasculitides have overlapping symptom profiles.

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  • The doctor may also order skin, muscle, lung, or sinus biopsies in order to distinguish among the various childhood vasculitides.

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  • Early childhood education (ECE) programs include any type of educational program that serves children in the preschool years and is designed to improve later school performance.

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  • This trend allowed the majority of American children to have access to some form of early childhood education.

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  • There are several types of programs that represent early childhood education.

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  • One of the first early childhood education initiatives in the United States was the Head Start program, started in 1965.

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  • Many early childhood education programs operate under the auspices of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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  • Other early childhood education programs may be run by private for-profit companies, churches, or as part of a private school curriculum.

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  • Georgia introduced the first statewide universal pre-K program, offering free early childhood education to all four-year-old children.

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  • Nearly three-fourths of young children in the United States are involved in some sort of early childhood education.

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  • Some groups of children have higher rates of participation in early childhood education programs than others.

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  • Early childhood education can produce significant gains in children's learning and development.

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  • High quality early childhood education assists many at-risk children in avoiding poor outcomes, such as dropping out of school.

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  • One extensive study found that people who participated in ECE were less likely to be on welfare as adults compared to those who had not received any early childhood education.

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  • All programs in early childhood education are not equally effective in promoting the learning and development of young children.

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  • Long-term benefits are usually seen only in high-quality early childhood education programs.

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  • A significant problem with early childhood education is that most programs available cannot be considered high quality.

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  • Because of the potential benefits to children, some people support the idea of government-sponsored universal early childhood education programs.

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  • People should rethink the value of early childhood education because of increasing needs for a more highly educated workforce in the twenty-first century.

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  • In spite of the controversies, demographic trends in the early 2000s indicate that early childhood education has become, and will continue to be, an important aspect of the U.S. educational system.

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  • Parents are often understandably concerned about the quality of the early childhood education programs available to them.

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  • Although the disease can develop at any time, a third of all cases occur in childhood with 10 to 15 percent of them being diagnosed in children under ten.

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  • In addition, sending the child to a special camp for school age children with childhood skin diseases can help them learn tools for coping with the disease as well as establish a support system.

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  • Rickets-A condition caused by the dietary deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, and usually phosphorus, seen primarily in infancy and childhood, and characterized by abnormal bone formation.

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  • Social phobia typically appears in childhood or adolescence, sometimes following an upsetting or humiliating experience.

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  • While most specific phobias appear in childhood and subsequently fade away, those that remain in adulthood often need to be treated.

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  • In these cases, onset of symptoms typically occurred in childhood.

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  • The inherited form may appear in childhood, but often demonstrates no symptoms.

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  • Symptoms can appear in childhood and tend to be more severe during the summer when exposure to sunlight is more likely.

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  • Mumps is a relatively mild short-term viral infection of the salivary glands that usually occurs during childhood.

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  • The mumps vaccine has been controversial in the early 2000s because of concern that its use was linked to an increased rate of childhood autism.

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  • Since these studies were published, U.S. primary care physicians have once again reminded parents of the importance of immunizing their children against mumps and other childhood diseases.

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  • Sports activity in early childhood should have three basic components, according to Harris.

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  • The Hib vaccine is routinely given at the same time as other childhood vaccines.

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  • Childhood obesity is in the early 2000s a significant health problem in the United States.

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  • Studies have documented dramatic changes in childhood food consumption from the 1970s to 2004.

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  • Given the drastic increase in childhood obesity, special summer programs and therapeutic schools have been formed to help children lose weight.

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  • Hyperplastic obesity-Excessive weight gain in childhood, characterized by an increase in the number of new fat cells.

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  • A sty, or external hordeolum, is a common childhood infection of an oil gland on the surface of the upper or lower eyelids at the base of the eyelash.

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  • Conjunctivitis is the most common eye infection of childhood.

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  • How to Identify and Treat Childhood Rashes.

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  • Mutism is a rare childhood condition characterized by a consistent failure to speak in situations where talking is expected.

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  • This problem can persist much longer than early childhood, often into the grade school years and beyond, where these children encounter difficulties in reading and writing.

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  • The disabilities that present during childhood persist into adult life.

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  • In the 1940s, attachment to a special object was regarded as a childhood problem reflecting an unhealthy relationship between the mother and the child.

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  • Childhood immunizations are safe and remain the most effective way to prevent disease.

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  • The administration of vaccines to meet travel requirements should not interfere with or postpone any of the routine childhood immunizations.

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  • Most development occurs during childhood.

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  • However, many of the sports prized by adults, often scaled down for play by children, require higher levels of distance judgment and hand-eye coordination, as well as quicker reaction times, than are reasonable for middle childhood.

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  • The Childhood Vaccine Injury Act established a federal program for compensating victims of vaccine-related injuries or death.

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  • During the early 1980s childhood immunization programs fell into chaos.

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  • In response the U.S. Congress passed the Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (PL 99-660).

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  • The Childhood Vaccine Injury Act was part of an initiative to immunize all children against potentially life-threatening diseases.

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  • A nine-member Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines oversees the VICP.

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  • In children, epiglottitis is an incredibly rare disease, thanks to timely Hib vaccination in childhood.

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  • Illness or trauma during infancy or early childhood, including infections, high fever, malnutrition, or disorders such as congenital syphilis or Down syndrome, can cause misshapen or discolored teeth.

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  • Myositis ossificans is a rare inherited disease in which muscle tissue is replaced by bone, beginning in childhood.

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  • Symptoms of muscular dystrophy (MD) diseases usually appear during childhood and adolescence.

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  • In most cases, the myopathy symptoms can be successfully treated, but in others, the disease can be fatal in childhood or adolescence.

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  • If obstruction is suspected or diagnosed in the first few days of the child's life, parents may be concerned about the risks associated with surgery and possible complications in infancy or early childhood.

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  • Sometimes referred to as teenage years, youth, or puberty, adolescence is the transitional period between childhood and maturity, occurring roughly between the ages of 10 and 20.

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  • Adolescence is a time of moving from the immaturity of childhood into the maturity of adulthood.

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  • There is no single event or boundary line that denotes the end of childhood or the beginning of adolescence.

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  • Rather, experts think of the passage from childhood into and through adolescence as composed of a set of transitions that unfold gradually and that touch upon many aspects of the individual's behavior, development, and relationships.

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  • More broadly speaking, however, puberty is used as a collective term to refer to all the physical changes that occur in the growing girl or boy as the individual passes from childhood into adulthood.

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  • For most adolescents, establishing a sense of autonomy, or independence, is as important a part of the emotional transition out of childhood as is establishing a sense of identity.

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  • During adolescence, there is a movement away from the dependency typical of childhood toward the autonomy typical of adulthood.

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  • In general, during childhood, boys and girls are highly oriented toward their parents and less so toward their peers; peer pressure during the early elementary school years is not especially strong.

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  • Second, during adolescence, peer groups function much more often without adult supervision than they do during childhood, and more often involve friends of the opposite sex.

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  • The condition's characteristics include language abnormalities, restricted and repetitive interests, and the appearance of these characteristics in early childhood.

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  • In addition, there is a definite link between television watching and childhood obesity.

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  • The first step in childhood affiliations is the categorization of people into groups.

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  • There is also research that suggests the quality of attachment between mothers or primary caregivers during infancy can contribute to peer acceptance later in childhood.

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  • Peer rejection in childhood often brings with it serious emotional difficulties.

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  • The amount of each mineral that is needed to support growth during infancy and childhood, to maintain body weight and health, and to facilitate pregnancy and lactation, are listed in a table called the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA).

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  • Perforated eardrum occurs commonly in people of all ages; it is especially common in early childhood when children are exposed regularly to colds and upper respiratory infections in their contact with other children.

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  • It commonly occurs in early childhood and is characterized by ear pain, fever, and hearing problems.

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  • Bone marrow transplants may be effective for children with X-ALD if administered early in the course of the childhood form of the disease.

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  • Childhood hypertension is serious because it increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other medical problems in adulthood.

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  • Kidney disease causes hypertension in 80-85 percent of childhood cases.

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  • Depending on the results of diagnostic tests, childhood hypertension is generally treated with lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, before antihypertensive medication is prescribed.

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  • However, childhood constipation can sometimes be difficult to treat when a child, after having a painful experience, makes a decision to resist and delay going to the bathroom.

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  • A suggested goal for dietary fiber intake during childhood and adolescence is consumption in grams equivalent to the age of the child plus 5 grams per day.

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  • Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence.

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  • Childhood separation anxiety is thought to be included in this category.

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  • Adults experiencing anxiety disorders often report that they have felt anxious all of their lives, with one half of adults with general anxiety disorder reporting that the onset of the condition occurred during childhood or adolescence.

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  • An estimated 1.25 million Americans are chronically infected, of whom 20 to 30 percent acquired their infection in childhood.

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  • A vaccine for hepatitis B is as of 2004 widely used in the United States for routine childhood immunization.

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  • Language delay usually becomes apparent during infancy or early childhood.

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  • Prenatal care and good nutrition during pregnancy and early childhood may help prevent some expressive language delays.

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  • Approximately one in 15,000 to one in 30,000 infants are born with retinoblastoma, making it the most common childhood eye cancer.

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  • It is, however, a relatively rare childhood cancer and accounts for approximately 3 percent of childhood cancers.

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  • Play is an important part of the childhood development.

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  • Parents and teachers who spend time observing and understanding childhood behaviors may want to report to the child's therapist what they see the child do.

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  • Factors that may predispose an individual to Munchausen include a serious illness in childhood or an existing personality disorder.

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  • Characteristic physical traits appear later in childhood.

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  • Encephalitis may occur with several common viral infections of childhood.

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  • Some experts believe that traumatic events occurring in early childhood exert a crucial influence upon behavior later in life.

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  • Medication can also be an effective part of the treatment for several personality disorders in childhood and adolescence.

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  • Between one half and two thirds of childhood sports injuries occur during practice or in the course of unorganized athletic activity.

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  • Parents of children born with Patau syndrome should prepare themselves for the possiblity of their child dying within days or weeks of birth, in addition to the poor survival rates past early childhood.

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  • The disease is usually acquired during late childhood and adolescence.

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  • Normally, only 2 percent or less of total hemoglobin is found as fetal hemoglobin after six months and throughout childhood; in adulthood, only traces (0.5% or less) are found in total hemoglobin.

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  • Once it is clear that no pneumonia, ear infection, strep throat, or other common childhood illness is present, the practitioner usually feels comfortable waiting to see if the characteristic rash of roseola begins.

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  • Such negative childhood conduct is often seen in children who have been the victims of physical and/or sexual abuse or of severe neglect.

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  • A research program under the auspices of NIMH has as of 2004 two decades of experience in the prevention of serious childhood acting out.

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  • Children who have a warm, loving, and supportive childhood are far less likely to act out as a cry for help or to act out in a violent manner.

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  • Teens with life course persistent behaviors act out in violent ways from early childhood on, in a variety of situations.

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  • This disorder is much more likely to occur in old age or in the last trimester of pregnancy than in childhood.

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  • This strengthening or maintenance of the immune system is even more important following any childhood illness.

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  • In addition, it accounts for about 4 percent of childhood leukemia cases.

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  • Childhood disintegrative disorder is extremely rare, relative to the other pervasive developmental disorders.

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  • Diagnosis of these disorders usually requires consultation and assessment by a specialist in childhood developmental disorders, such as a child psychiatrist, pediatric neurologist, neuropsychologist, or developmental child psychologist.

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  • For example, for childhood disintegrative disorder to be diagnosed, symptoms must be preceded by at least two years of normal development and onset of decline and regression must occur prior to age 10 years.

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  • Lennox-Gastaut syndrome-A severe form of epilepsy that is characterized by the onset in early childhood of frequent seizures of multiple types and by developmental delay.

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  • Cognitive development is the construction of thought processes, including remembering, problem solving, and decision-making, from childhood through adolescence to adulthood.

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