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  1. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Taye Diggs Dishes: Daddy Diggs’ tips for talking about diversity

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    Diversity is one of the great parts of life and as parents, it’s our job to begin talking to our kids about the ways in which...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to engage today's teens and help them mature

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    As parents, we want to protect our kids but we also have to allow them to mature and become responsible adults. However, the current...
  3. Mom & Dad

    Stress-busting tips for busy moms

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    Lunches packed? Check. Children bathed? Check. Peanut butter cleaned off the drapes? Check. When you are a busy mom, you do more...
  4. New mom health and wellness

    Thoughtful ways to help new moms after baby arrives

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    When you have a newborn in the house, there is always more work to be done than seems humanly possible. Looking for some practical...
  5. Activities for Kids

    Digital parenting: How to keep kids safe online

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    Our children may be digital natives, but the digital world is not always a safe place to be. With 62 percent of kids reporting that...
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Taye Diggs dishes: Daddy Diggs' advice for team parenting

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    Moms usually have the edge when it comes to connecting with a new baby. They have over nine months of physical closeness, so we dads...
  7. Mom & Dad

    Talking to your children about infidelity

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    An affair can tear apart a family, and what you tell your children about it can impact your relationship with them now and in the...
  8. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Tricks for keeping your kids busy during a doctor's office wait

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    It's bad enough that you have a sick child, but having to wait 20 minutes in a small, overheated exam room or a busy, germ-filled...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to prepare your teen for the real world

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    One of the most difficult things for teenagers is the transition from being completely dependent on their parents into the real...
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    Growing trend: Grandparents raising children

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    The statistics are startling. In the U.S. alone, more than 4.9 children are being raised by grandparents. Even more alarming, this...
  11. New Moms

    Motherhood and transformation: How becoming a mom changes you

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    When you become a mother, you expect certain changes -- a new baby, a new body, less sleep, less free-time. But what you may not...
  12. Baby & Toddler

    Sleep and toddlers: How to create soothing bedtime routines

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    Having trouble getting your little wiggle monsters to sleep each night? Try some of our soothing bedtime tips and turn nighttime...
  13. Mom & Dad

    How to handle parenting peer pressure

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    It starts the second you tell the world you’re pregnant: the avalanche of well-meaning advice. For moms wading through the piles of...
  14. Mom & Dad

    The quest for the perfect night's sleep

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    We all know that eight hours of sleep is ideal, but many of us still struggle with sleepless nights. Take charge of your sleep...
  15. Tweens, Teens & College

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

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    Virgin Bella and Gentleman Edward get married and take things to the next level. The passion has been building -- can your child...
  16. Preschoolers

    10 Potty training secrets

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    Potty training can be a frustrating struggle for both parents and kids, especially if you try to train before your child is actually...
  17. Preschoolers

    Entertain your preschooler at a restaurant

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    Let’s face it. Keeping preschoolers entertained at a restaurant is about as simple as herding cats. Even if you show up with an...
  18. Preschoolers

    Fun lessons about everyday heroes

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    In today's world, it's more likely that your child idolizes athletes, celebrities and even cartoon character likes Lightning McQueen...
  19. Preschoolers

    Helping older siblings include preschoolers in their playtime

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    If there's more than just a year or two age difference between siblings, the disparity in interests and developmental skills may...
  20. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Signs your preschooler needs more playtime

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    If you suspect your child needs more playtime, here are some signs to clue you in. SheKnows shares signs your preschooler needs more...