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  1. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Plan your family's health year

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    The new calendar year can feel like a fresh start. We make resolutions, start diet or exercise plans and think about ways to improve...
  2. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    How to prevent birth defects

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    January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month and the experts at Arizona Pregnancy Riskline have released the top preventable...
  3. Baby Names

    Irish baby girl names

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    Irish baby girl names are a popular choice with parents because they are unique, yet have a melodic and feminine sound to them....
  4. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Address your health issues

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    Moms are notorious for putting themselves last. We spend so much energy taking care of kids and spouses and homes and jobs that...
  5. Tough Love

    How do I prevent my low self-esteem from influencing my daughter?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, blogger Cecily Kellogg offers advice on preventing a mother's low self-esteem from influencing...
  6. Fashion Accessories

    Mommy-and-me outfits you'll actually wear

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    These days, you don't have to worry about looking like a Pollyanna if you and your daughter want to dress alike. When it comes to...
  7. Family Activities

    Best winter day trips for President's Day

    President’s Day is coming up and your kids are probably off from school. Do you have plans for the day? These day-trips are a...
  8. Happiness & Friendship

    Mental health: Can you get over childhood trauma?

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    Television writer Tracy McMillan managed to work her way into a killer Hollywood career -- a privileged world of pool houses,...
  9. Eco-Parenting

    How to teach your kids to go green

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    Children are never too young to begin to learn about the importance of going green and keeping our planet healthy. Use these fun...
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Help your child get over a grudge

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    As much as you teach your kids about forgiveness and talk about the complexity of human emotions and the importance of a release,...
  11. Mom & Dad

    How to fight fair in front of your kids

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    No matter how perfect you try to be as a parent, a fight or two in front of your kids is inevitable. Worried that you might scar...
  12. Parenting Advice & Columns

    How do you instill values and knowledge in your children?

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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...
  13. Child Development & Health

    If you forgive, do you have to forget?

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    “Forgive and forget,” the saying goes. But is that realistic for any of us? When we as adults struggle to forgive -- much less...
  14. Child Development & Health

    Teaching your kids about forgiveness

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    A child's developing psyche, emotional understanding and ability to interact with others varies by age and development. Conflicts...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Forgive somebody

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    New year, new you, right? You’ve committed yourself to a healthier body with more exercise and eating well. Maybe you’ve decided to...
  16. Family Fun

    Top 10 reasons why you are a good mom

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    You catch your children’s puke in your own hands, you never get a sick day and you can whip up a healthy dinner out of nothing but...
  17. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Facebook no help for eating disorders

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    Does online social networking really inhibit the development of communication skills, turning kids into poor spellers with...
  18. Mom & Dad

    How to create bedroom feng shui for Valentine’s Day

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    Whether your relationship is brand new and fiery hot or your long-time couple status could use a jump start, Valentine’s Day is the...
  19. Mom & Dad

    What to do when you're too tired for sex

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    You love your husband or partner, but at the end of the day, getting frisky with your man may be the last thing on your mind. Don't...
  20. Mom & Dad

    5 Beauty tips for a sexier Valentine's Day

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    When you’re a busy mom, shaving your legs or tending to your bikini area can fall to the bottom of the list. Here are some helpful...