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  1. SheKnows TV: Families Collide

    Communicating with your teen

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    Whether it's talking to your teen about her first love, warning her about the dangers of smoking or simply trying to find out what...
  2. SheKnows TV: Families Collide

    Keeping in touch while your kids are away at college

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    With so many methods of instant communication, you may be wondering how -- and how often -- to keep in touch with your child when he...
  3. SheKnows TV: Families Collide

    Getting ready to send your kids to college

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    To help you deal with the practical packing as well as the drama-filled goodbyes, we've put together a guide to get you and your...
  4. Teen Behavior

    6 ways to tame teen behavior

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    If you have a teenager, you know the feeling of trying to wrangle a wild animal -- and losing. The good news is that you can tame...
  5. Mom & Dad

    7 Ways to connect with your kids this week

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    With the harried lives we live, it can be easy to feel disconnected from our families. Get connected this week with these seven easy...
  6. Mom & Dad

    5 Things a step-parent should never do

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    Becoming a step-parent can be a blessing... and a gigantic stress. There are certain things, certain minefields, that step-parents...
  7. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Listen to your kids' music

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    It's a classic stereotype of decades past: The parent neither liking nor understanding the kids' preferred music. The parent cries,...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    How to deal with parenting criticism

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    You've probably heard someone say at some point, "Parenting is not for sissies." So very true! Whether it's the demands of any given...
  9. Mom & Dad

    5 Quick pick-me-ups for tired moms

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    What's that , you say? The baby was up all night and your 4-year-old wet the bed (again)? We know. Being a mom is tiresome work,...
  10. New Year - Your Family

    6 Ways to be a better mom

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    No one said motherhood is easy. And while the rewards are enormous (what could be better than hearing those three little words come...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Teach kids to have an open mind

    "Keep an open mind," I say to my kids. Whether it's over a new theatrical production, some item of clothing I've brought home for...
  12. Children's School & Education

    5 Lessons for kids about charity

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    As a parent, you can start instilling a sense of charitable giving and generosity in children from a young age. Making donations and...
  13. Community & Human Services

    6 Ways to build a sense of community

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    From the time children are young, creating a sense of community where they can feel secure, nurtured and supported is important....
  14. Teen Behavior

    Letting kids learn the hard way

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    I've always been a believer in natural consequences, even though letting situations evolve to their "natural" conclusions can be...
  15. Age by Age

    Teaching kids table manners

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    All children can behave like little turkeys once in a while, but when the family is sitting around the Thanksgiving table, the only...
  16. Super Moms Guide: Time Management

    Time-saving tips for working moms

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    Being a mom, you're acutely aware that time is a precious commodity and that 24 hours in a day is simply not enough time to complete...
  17. School Age Kids

    10 Secrets of great moms

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    Redbook knows that moms just know . So the life-tested parenting advice here comes straight from the mouths of the experts --...
  18. Child Development & Health

    How to be a role model to your child

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    Can you think of anything more important to your children than you being a happy and fulfilled parent? Think back to your own...
  19. Organizing & Cleaning

    12 Tips for helping disorganized children

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    If your child suffers with poor planning abilities, impulsive behavior and disorganization, the following tips will help them, and...