fears

  1. Tips & Advice

    Bulletproof blankets aren't a crazy idea

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    On average, a shooting in or near a school is happening once every five weeks. I no longer believe my kids are immune to violence in...
  2. Health & Wellness

    Female drag racer Courtney Force kicks butt in the boys club

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    Drag racing champion Courtney Force shares her advice for staying fearless in a male-dominated sport.
  3. Tips & Advice

    How I explained to my son why Daddy is in a war zone

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    Military deployments are never easy on families. Not only do military kids miss their parents who are deployed — they also...
  4. K-12

    Too scary for me, Mommy!

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    Those of us who love horror movies or television shows know the pain of wanting to watch what we want, while at the same time...
  5. K-12

    Surviving your child's first dental appointment

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    Every child is a bit fearful at her first dental appointment. But with a little preparation and patience, you can make this...
  6. K-12

    Prepare your child for the dentist

    Wish you could somehow start over and stop being afraid of going to the dentist? Here's your chance to give that opportunity to your...
  7. Well-being

    Alpha Women: L.A. photographers ready to take a bold leap

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    Looking for some inspiration? Los Angeles photographers Jennifer Hoffman and Marisa Gallegos, of Esme & Eve, will take a leap of...
  8. K-12

    When the world floods, shakes and whirls

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    This week, we spent a lot of time — much of it sweetened by candy — celebrating a holiday that laughs in the face of fear.
  9. K-12

    Tackle or dismiss your child's fears?

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    Sometimes you wonder if your child is trying to score some extra cuddle time when he claims to be scared of the dark, so how do you...
  10. 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...
  11. Well-being

    Afraid of the dentist? A dental coward's survival guide

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    It's pretty hard to confuse going to the dentist with a walk in the park. Fear of pain, awful sounds and the unknown leads to high...
  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.