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  1. Adoption

    Spreading awareness: National Adoption Month

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    November is National Adoption Month! The purpose of National Adoption Month is to spread awareness about the children in foster care...
  2. Mom & Dad

    Parenting when Dad has cancer

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    Meet Ana, mom of Kane and wife of Bruce, who has been battling bile duct cancer. Learn how she and her husband have managed...
  3. Kid-friendly

    Using technology to connect with your teen

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    The more gadgets in your teenager's hands, the further they seem to drift from you. These days it is hard to have a conversation in...
  4. Mom & Dad

    Showing affection in front of your kids

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    Some parents share a peck in the presence of their kiddos, but how much affection between parents is OK for your kids to really see?...
  5. Super Moms Guide

    Tricks for keeping kids' schedules active but balanced

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    As a parent, it can be tough to juggle your own schedule, much less maintain your kids’. To help you out, we consulted a few experts...
  6. Super Moms Guide

    5 Everyday ways to bring your family closer

    Life can get pretty hectic once you have kids. That's why it's important to stop, sit down and just enjoy one another's company. We...
  7. Parenting How-to

    How to properly hold a newborn

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    New parents and relatives often express fear about holding their brand-new bundle of joy. After all, newborns appear so delicate and...
  8. Health & Fitness How-tos

    How to have a successful first day of college

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    The first day of college is a momentous occasion! What you do at the start of the semester sets the tone for the rest of the year....
  9. Marriage & Relationships

    Why it's OK to wait to have kids

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    The average age a woman has a child is 27. But many women aren't anywhere near ready to have children in their 20s. And these days,...
  10. Parenting How-to

    How to sneak in a little me time

    Being a parent isn't easy. If you aren't careful, you can find yourself stressed-out and exhausted. In order to take care of your...
  11. Star Spotlight

    A revealing chat with Summer Sanders

    If you think you'd have nothing in common with a gold-medal winning Olympic athlete, television reporter/commentator,marathon...
  12. Mom & Dad

    10 reasons being a perfect mom is overrated

    We all go in to motherhood with a picture in our minds of the perfect mom, and we’re all surprised when we don’t turn into the mom...
  13. Beauty for Moms

    Kids: “The most beautiful thing about my mom”

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    Kids perceive beauty differently than adults. As we age, our ideas of beauty shift from how a person makes us feel to how a person...
  14. Parenting

    Do you ask other parents if they have guns in their home?

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    Imagine this: Your child has a playdate with a new friend from class. You don't know the parents or maybe you just know them from...
  15. Mom & Dad

    Same-sex parenting tips

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    Same-sex couples are no different than everyday couples as they will all go through the same emotional ups and downs of the...
  16. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Practicing Gratitude: Find your whimsy

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    With all of the parenting stresses we carry around with us, it's all too easy to take life too seriously. Here's how to relax, live...
  17. Parenting

    Dress your kids in soy, bamboo and hemp

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    If you aren't already buying soy, bamboo and hemp clothes for your children, then you need to know about the benefits of these...
  18. Parenting

    Reality TV moms: The good, the bad, the controversial

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    If you're a reality television fanatic, surely you're familiar with these moms. Some are celebrities in their own right who also...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Study finds 1 in 10 kids has an alcoholic parent

    New research on parents and alcohol has produced some disturbing claims: 10 percent of children in the U.S. are growing up with...
  20. Tweens, Teens & College

    Reiterating the Golden Rule in adolescence

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    Mean Girls isn’t the half of it. Adolescents can be ruthless and cruel in ways parents can hardly fathom. Or, more accurately,...