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  1. 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...
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    Real moms share: How I keep the peace in my home

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    There is a lot of love within a family, but there can also be a lot of tension, conflict and rivalry. Real moms share their...
  3. Parenting How-to

    How to reward your children

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    Offering a reward to your child for good behavior can be a powerful motivator. The reward signals your appreciation and validates...
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    How to feed a picky eater

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    Children can be very picky about food, particularly when it comes to fruits and vegetables. Encourage your children to try new foods...
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    How to communicate with your teen

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    Communicating with your teen involves much more than just talking. At the heart of any communication is the opportunity for you to...
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    How to teach better manners

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    Good manners are essential social skills your kids will use now and for the rest of their lives. Children who grow up without proper...
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    How to teach kids the value of hard work

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    Prepare your children for the real world and teach them to take pride in themselves through the value of hard work.
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    How to raise responsible kids

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    We all want our children to grow up to be caring and responsible individuals. To make sure your children get off on the right foot,...
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    How to maximize family bonding time

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    As children grow, the amount of individual activities scheduled in a week tends to grow right along with them. And as the daily...
  10. Super Moms Guide: Family Activities

    7 Quick conversation starters for families

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    Getting kids to talk isn’t always easy. If you're trying to get some fun family conversation off the ground, try these quick...
  11. Super Moms Guide: Time Management

    Finding time to connect with your family

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    In our busy world, fitting in all the things we need to do each day isn't easy. If we don’t make a conscious effort, meaningful...
  12. Halloween Kid Safety

    5 Halloween safety tips for teens

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    Halloween is a super-fun event for teens. Dressing up and getting free candy? Hello! Best. Night. Ever. But Halloween can also be a...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Talking to kids about family secrets

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    Every family has their tales. There are the tales that make their way into family lore, like the time Aunt Edna made a beautiful...
  14. Preschoolers

    10 Quick sleepy-time tricks for kids

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    You’re completely and utterly exhausted, but what’s a sleep-deprived mom to do when your little one simply won’t go to bed? Finding...
  15. New mom health and wellness

    6 Tips for transitioning into mommyhood

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    No amount of books and articles can fully prepare you for motherhood. The best thing you can do is take it slow, be good to...
  16. First time pregnancy

    7 New mom resources we love

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    The amount of information online and in the bookstore about pregnancy, baby and parenthood is so staggering that it can be...
  17. First baby care

    Bottle-feeding basics

    Botttle-feeding can be a terrific time to cuddle and bond with your baby. Follow these tips to make bottle-feeding easy and enjoyable.
  18. First baby care

    When should I use baby powder?

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    When preparing for the arrival of a new baby, parents have a million questions running through their minds. When it comes to...
  19. Teen School & Education

    Teens & makeup: What's OK for school?

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    Though many young teens wear makeup on special occasions, your daughter may want to start experimenting and wearing makeup every day...
  20. Family Activities

    How to encourage conversation at dinner

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    “What did you do today?” It’s a common dinnertime question that’s often met with responses like “I dunno” or “Nothing,” if not light...