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Erin Dower

Erin Dower is a writer and an associate editor for FamilyEducation.com. She has worked as an education reporter for The Somerville Journal in the Boston area and as a general assignment reporter for The Post-Star in upstate New York. She has also worked as a health and wellness editor and a nonprofit website manager. She holds a degree in English from Skidmore College and lives in Boston.

Erin covers content ranging from family health to holiday fun. Some of her work on FamilyEducation.com includes:

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Zika Virus Q&A: 4 Facts for Pregnant Women & Families
Zika virus is pretty scary. Pregnant or not, learn what steps to take to protect your family from Zika, including travel restrictions and mosquito bite prevention.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme!

Ommm! 5 Meditation & Mindfulness Activities for Families
Family meditation and mindfulness can help reduce anxiety and promote health and happiness. Learn some fun and easy mindfulness activities for kids, and set them on the path to inner peace!

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

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