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  1. Adventure Travel

    Go wild! Volunteer vacations to help wildlife

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    Stumped for something fun and original to do on your next family vacation? If your clan is a pack of animal-lovers with a taste for...
  2. Child Development & Health

    5 Tips for keeping your kids healthy this winter

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    We’re still in the middle of a winter – a very cold one for many families in parts of the country – and winter often means viruses...
  3. Child Development & Health

    What moms need to know about secondary impact syndrome

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    As if getting your child through a head injury isn’t stressful enough, once you child has experienced a concussion, you can never...
  4. Child Development & Health

    Parenting your child through concussion recovery

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    Your child sustained a mild concussion and -- phew! -- the doctor said she’s going to be okay. A few days of recovery and all will...
  5. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Do moms get to have any alone time?

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    In this installment of Listen to Your Mothers , Geralyn Broder Murray discusses the challenges of finding "me time" in family life.
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Signs your child may have a concussion

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    Your toddler topples over while learning to walk. Your child bonks heads with a friend while playing outside. Your teenager gets...
  7. Tweens, Teens & College

    Moms in an uproar over Skins, MTV’s new "teen" series

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    MTV’s Skins, the not-so-music channel’s newest program, has moms across the country in an uproar. Over three million people tuned...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Does giving gifts spoil kids?

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    Listen to Your Mothers is a space to come together with the ones who understand the maternal struggle and joy best - in the hopes...
  9. Child Development & Health

    How much is too much exercise for a child?

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    By now, we all know that a healthy life means healthy choices, like eating well and regular exercise. That applies to kids, too. As...
  10. Child Development & Health

    5 easy ways to change your family's eating habits

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    A New Year's resolution to have a healthier family starts in your kitchen. But changing your child's eating habits is no small task....
  11. Living

    How to negotiate just about anything

    Negotiating is a way of life. We negotiate with our spouse about money, with our kids about curfew and with salespeople about...
  12. School Age Kids

    Instilling an appropriate sense of humor in your kids

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    What can pass for a sense of humor lately -- snark and sarcasm -- often isn’t so funny. It’s typically sassy, disrespectful,...
  13. Child Development & Health

    3 Ways to get your kids eating healthy

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    Making sure our kids eat healthy is a constant battle for many parents. Between the sweet temptations that surround them, the ease...
  14. Child Development & Health

    How to prevent ear infections

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    Kids and ear infections seem to be intrinsically linked, especially this time of year. That dreaded diagnosis from the doctor brings...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Dealing with your kids’ snark

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    Just about every mom has had to deal with it at some point -- or will. You child speaks to you with a huge helping of snark. Whether...
  16. Mom & Dad

    10 Reasons to go back to work after being a stay-at-home-mom

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    Want to return to work this year after being a stay-at-home mom? Worried that it might not be the best choice for your family? Ditch...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Tucson shooting: Trying to make sense of the senseless

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     A civic-minded nine-year-old attends a political event in her community. Inexplicably, she, among others, is shot and killed. How...
  18. Child Development & Health

    Winter skin care for kids

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    Rosy cheeks are cute, but sometimes they can hurt! Our expert advice and kid-friendly products will help moms manage problems like...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Kids and yoga

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    Although yoga has been around for thousands of years, it has been steadily gaining millions of fans in the United States and is now...
  20. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Reestablish your family’s routine

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    The holidays are over! And with the end of the holidays comes the end of holiday break. No more late nights, sleeping in if you have...