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  1. Movies & Reviews

    From the Funky Bunch to The Fighter : Our favorite Mark Wahlberg moments

    Between filming a basketball flick with the Biebs and doing double-duty as producer and star of this year's crime thriller, Broken...
  2. Child Development & Health

    Books that help kids overcome fears

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    When your child is afraid, it's hard not to feel powerless. Your instinct is to protect — and if you can't help your child feel...
  3. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Help your kids feel safe at school

    Our hearts break every time we think about the families in Newtown, Connecticut, and how they’re struggling to cope with the horror...
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    Helping your teen deal with life fears

    Was your son afraid of spiders when he was little? Did he (mostly) outgrow it? Did you ever laugh with a girlfriend, expressing...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Helping your child understand natural disasters

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    Natural disasters are difficult enough to manage as adults -- both practically and emotionally. If they scare you and you don’t...
  6. Child Development & Health

    What to do when your child’s fear becomes debilitating

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    Your child is afraid of something. Big or little, every time your child encounters, or even might encounter this thing, there’s a...
  7. Child Development & Health

    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...
  8. Monday Mom Challenge

    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...
  9. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    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...
  10. Birthdays & Celebrations

    Best April Fools' pranks

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    Whether you're on the alert to avoid April Fools' Day pranks or planning your best April Fools' Day attack, we took a look back...
  11. Losing Weight

    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...
  12. Children's Health

    Looking at hospitalization through a child's eyes

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    From toddlers to teens, you can help to ease your child's fear of hospitalization.
  13. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    Helping kids cope with tragedy

    As yet another school shooting tragedy dominates the airwaves, parents may be concerned about the impact on their children. Peter...
  14. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    Explaining world tragedy to children

    Your six year old has just seen video of real children being washed out to sea. Your teen sits transfixed watching images of people...