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  • A Primer on Preemies
    Premature infants, known as preemies, come into the world earlier than full-term infants and have many special needs that make their care different from that of other babies.
  • Helping Your Teen Decide What to Do After High School
    Helping to prepare your teen for life after high school is one of the most important tasks you will have as a parent.
  • Making the Holidays Less Materialistic
    It can be hard to look beyond all of the product-driven hoopla surrounding the holidays. Here are five ways to curb materialism and reinforce the real reason for the season.
  • Signing Kids Up for Sports
    Organized sports can help kids grow in many ways. But first consider your child's personality and developmental level so that being involved in sports is a positive experience.
  • Teething Tots
    Teething can be a difficult time for babies and parents. Here are the facts on teething, including tips for baby teeth hygiene and relief of teething discomfort.
  • Understanding Puberty
    Puberty was awkward enough when you were the one going through it. So how can you help your kids through all the changes?
  • Your Child's Changing Voice
    Yesterday, your son sounded like he's always sounded - like a boy. But today, you heard that first crack in his voice. It's the larynx (or voice box) that's causing all that noise.
  • Your Child's Growth
    From the moment parents greet their newborn, they watch the baby's progress eagerly. But how can they tell if their child is growing properly?
 

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