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  1. Parenting How-to

    How to help your teen prepare for the SAT

    Your teen doesn't need to take expensive SAT prep courses; you can help him or her develop the right skills and otherwise prepare...
  2. Preschoolers

    4 Fun activities to teach preschoolers about money

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    Instill good money habits in your children by teaching counting, saving and spending money from a young age. Preschoolers can learn...
  3. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Malaysia Airlines restricts kids on planes

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    One major airline has officially restricted where children are allowed to sit on certain flights. Perhaps there was too much crying,...
  4. Children's School & Education

    Homeschooling methods: How to find the right approach for your family

    As homeschooling increases in popularity, more methods emerge and more types of curriculum become available. Your approach to...
  5. Mom & Dad

    Are middle-class parents enablers?

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    The American model of raising children, where kids come first in every regard, is spoiling them.This may not be a novel idea, but...
  6. School Age Kids

    Kids and gun safety

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    If you keep guns in the home, you need to have a plan on how to keep them safe -- and you also need to teach your children how to...
  7. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Got confident kids?

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    If you’re struggling with how to help your kids feel more confident, Maureen Healy, an emotional health and parenting expert, has...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Co-parenting: Should you present a united front or play good cop-bad cop?

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    We all know there are many styles of parenting. But should you and your husband be follow the same parenting style or use your own...
  9. Child Development & Health

    Kiss the "mama's boy" myth goodbye

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    In her groundbreaking new book, "The Mama's Boy Myth," Kate Stone Lombardi blasts away the myth that has been keeping moms and sons...
  10. Parenting How-to

    How to simplify your kids' morning routine

    A hurried, hectic morning can make you frazzled all day. With a little preparation and organization, you can simplify your kids'...
  11. Activities for Kids

    Spring break challenges for working moms

    Spring break is here. The warm weather is upon us, and the kids are out of school. As a working mom, it's not always possible to be...
  12. Child Development & Health

    How to deal with the terrible threes

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    Forget the terrible twos. Any mom of a toddler becoming a preschooler will tell you is when the real challenges come up at 3 years...
  13. Tweens, Teens & College

    Parenting in the reality talent show age

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    Through the years, plenty of parents have groomed their kids for careers in professional sports, but in today's age of reality TV,...
  14. Mom & Dad

    When other people's kids misbehave in public, do you speak up?

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    Does this scenario sound familiar? You're at a restaurant and a child is peering over the booth, pulling on your hair. His parents?...
  15. Baby & Toddler

    Cracking the code: The secret language of babies

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    Believe it or not, babies have a secret language, and they are trying to talk to you. Learn how to crack the code and discover a...
  16. Activities for Kids

    Should your daughter join Girl Scouts?

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    For a century, Girl Scouts has been providing an opportunity for girls in grades K-12 to develop new skills, talents and...
  17. Mom & Dad

    The importance of praising your kids

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    March 15 is Absolutely Incredible Kids Day . Created by Camp Fire USA and celebrated on the third Thursday in March each year, this...
  18. Activities for Kids

    Making music with your kids

    Music is a big part of childhood -- from parents singing lullabies to infants to a toddler banging on a toy drum to a teen buying...
  19. Teen Behavior

    Big Rich Texas stars share Texas-sized parenting tips

    Turns out, everything really is bigger in Texas. Big Rich Texas cast members Leslie Birkland and Kalyn Braun give Texas-sized...
  20. Baby & Toddler

    Raising baby in an iWorld

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    In today's technology-obsessed society, it's not uncommon to look around a restaurant, waiting room or grocery store and see parents...