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  1. K-12

    How to help your child manage simple fears

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    It’s that shriek you know well. “Mommy, I’m scared!” What is it this time, you wonder and groan? A dog? A dust bunny? Something else...
  2. Diet

    Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition

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    If you've ever struggled to fit into your skinny jeans, you know the frustration of shedding those last five pounds. Imagine that...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Are there “healthy” expressions of anger?

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    As a society -- and as moms -- we seem to put a premium on staying calm and in control. Most of the time that’s probably a good...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Face your fears

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    Everybody is afraid of something: illness, failure, lightning, spiders. Even if a person claims to be afraid of nothing, there’s a...
  5. Love & Sex

    Avoid emotional arguments

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    Is this scene familiar? You’re upset. He’s done something hurtful -- left you adrift at his office party while he’s flirting with...
  6. K-12

    How to help your angry child

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    You ask your son to unload the dishwasher and he responds with a angry bark. You ask your daughter if she’d like to go to the mall...
  7. Well-being

    Anxiety: Should we fear natural disasters and global unrest?

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    Are recent global events keeping you up at night or consuming your thoughts all day, every day? Even if a natural disaster or a...
  8. Well-being

    Inspiring tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers

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    When my husband first received a tentative diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, I initially felt detached and numb. Could this really be...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Acknowledge your anger

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    Society and media expect perfection from moms: perky, bright-eyed, even-tempered icons. Not you? Welcome to the club. Motherhood is...
  10. Children's Health

    5 Tips to help your tween girl become a physically and emotionally healthy woman

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    Don’t you love the drama of the tween years? Though you may be tempted to throw your hands in the air and give up on your tween...
  11. Well-being

    Mental health: Can you get over childhood trauma?

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    Television writer Tracy McMillan managed to work her way into a killer Hollywood career -- a privileged world of pool houses,...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Forgive somebody

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    New year, new you, right? You’ve committed yourself to a healthier body with more exercise and eating well. Maybe you’ve decided to...
  13. Careers

    How to manage your emotions at work

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    It's natural for you to feel angry or sad at different times and sometimes for no reason whatsoever. No amount of positive thinking...
  14. Well-being

    Creative ways to not turn to food for comfort

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    Did the start of a new year mean the start of a new diet for you? Did you lose weight or are you back to your pre-diet eating...
  15. Diet

    Weight gain: Are your emotions to blame?

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    For many of us, the start of a new year usually means the start of a new diet. We are bombarded with ads promoting diet programs...