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  • 5 Ways to Bully-Proof Your Kid
    Take the target off your kid's back with these smart tips.
  • 7 Ways to Raise a Global Kid
    The world is big, but also small. Find out how to introduce your child to different cultures and ways of life.
  • A Safe and Spooktacular Halloween
    From the candy to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time. But it can pose dangers to young revelers. For a trick-free treat, follow these simple safety tips.
  • Allowance Basics
    An allowance can be a great way to teach kids money management skills. Here's how to get started.
  • Am I 'Too Tough' When I Discipline My Kids?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • Balancing Academics and Serious Illness
    When your child has a serious or chronic illness, it's hard to think beyond the next treatment. But with planning and communication, you can help your child balance treatment and academics.
  • Becoming a Father
    Pregnant women experience a variety of emotions and life changes. But most first-time dads have lots of feelings and concerns to deal with, too.
  • Becoming a Stepparent
    Stepparenting can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Learn how to cultivate a healthy relationship with your stepkids.
  • Bilingual Families
    In some countries, it's common for kids to learn two or more languages at a time and to use them daily to communicate and understand people around them.
  • Birth of a Second Child
    You're thrilled to learn you are expecting another child. What can you do to prepare for your latest addition?
  • Biting
    There are ways to get to the bottom of your toddler's biting habit. These steps can help.
  • Bonding With Grandparents
    Although physical distance and parenting differences can come between grandparents, their kids, and their grandchildren, encouraging a close relationship benefits everyone. Learn how.
  • Booster Seat Safety
    Your tot's not a baby anymore! It's time for a big-kid booster seat. But how can you ensure that your child is still safe and secure in the car? Find out here.
  • Breath-Holding Spells
    Kids who have these spells hold their breath until they pass out. Although upsetting to watch, the spells are not harmful and do not pose any serious, long-term health risks.
  • Camps for Kids With Special Needs
    There are many camp choices for kids with special needs. From highly specialized camps to regular camps that accommodate kids with special needs, options abound.
  • Car Seat Safety
    What's the right way to install an infant safety seat? Is your toddler ready for a convertible seat? Get the car seat know-how you need here.
  • Caring for Siblings of Kids With Special Needs
    Kids love their siblings. Often, those who have a brother or sister with special needs want to help. Here's how to help them feel loved and secure about their place in the family.
  • Caring for Siblings of Seriously Ill Children
    By being aware of what healthy siblings are going through and taking a few steps to make things a little easier for them, parents can help kids cope.
  • Children's Health Issues to Watch: AIDS: A Push for Prevention
  • Choosing and Instructing a Babysitter
    One of your most important tasks as a parent is finding a qualified babysitter. Here are some essential tips on choosing and instructing a babysitter.
  • Choosing Childcare
    Choosing childcare means making sure that your child is safe and happy in an environment that's fun, educational, and loving. Here are some guidelines.
  • Community Service: A Family's Guide to Getting Involved
    One of the most satisfying, fun, and productive ways to unite as a family is volunteering for community service projects. It sets a good example for your kids and helps the community.
  • Competitive Sports: Helping Kids Play it Cool
    Sometimes the pressure to succeed on the field or in the court can be overwhelming. Learn what you can do to help your child keeps things in perspective.
  • Connecting With Your Preteen
    As your preteen becomes more independent, staying connected may seem like more of a challenge. But it's as important as ever – here are some tips.
  • Disciplining Your Child With Special Needs
    Here's how to set boundaries and communicate your expectations in a nurturing, loving way.
  • Disciplining Your Toddler
    Reeling in your active little one can be tough. But setting limits now helps prevent bigger problems down the road.
  • Errands Survival Kit
    To many kids, errands are boring, tiring, and just a big drag. But there are ways to make the errand-running easier on all of you.
  • Financial Planning for Kids With Special Needs
    These 10 steps can help take the anxiety and worry out of your child's financial future and make sure that your child will be taken care of even after you're gone.
  • Finding Respite Care for Your Child With Special Needs
    Finding that perfect person to care for your child can be a challenge. These resources can help.
  • Getting Kids to Give: Lynda's Story
    Like many parents, Lynda wanted to help her kids develop a desire to make a difference in the world. When she told her family about an important health issue in Africa, her daughter was inspired to take action.
  • Giving Teens a Voice in Health Care Decisions
    Involving teens in their health care can help prepare them for managing it on their own as adults.
  • Healthy Habits for TV, Video Games, and the Internet
    TV, interactive video games, and the Internet can be excellent sources of education and entertainment, but too much plugged-in time can have unhealthy side effects.
  • Helping Teens Learn to Drive
    Parents play an important role in helping teens practice their driving skills and develop confidence behind the wheel. Here's how to help your teen become a safe driver.
  • How Becoming Parents Can Affect Your Relationship
    The best way to deal with all of the changes that a new baby brings is to be ready for them. Here's how get a handle on what to expect when you have your baby.
  • How Can I Bring Peace to the "Witching Hours"?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • How Can I Teach Kids to Be Smart About Strangers?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • How Can Obamacare Help Kids?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • How to Find Affordable Health Care
    Finding coverage for your kids may be difficult, but it's not impossible. Many kids are eligible for government or community programs, even if their parents work. Learn what resources are available to your family.
  • How TV Affects Your Child
    Television may seem like a good thing: kids can learn the alphabet and you can keep up with current events on the evening news. But how does TV affect kids?
  • Internet Safety
    The Internet is a wonderful resource, but access to it has its hazards for kids. Here's how to make sure your child surfs the web safely.
  • Is the "Cinnamon Challenge" Dangerous?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • Kids & Teens Talk About Life (Video)
    In this video series, kids & teens talk about their experiences with bullying, stress, family life, managing health problems, staying fit, eating right — and what it means to be in love.
  • Kids' Health Issues to Watch: Battling the Superbug
  • Leaving Your Child Home Alone
    It's natural for parents to be a bit anxious when first leaving kids without supervision. But you can feel prepared and confident with some planning and a couple of trial runs.
  • Making Sense of Medical News
    Medical news can be baffling. How do you know what's important, accurate, and relevant to your family's health? There are some simple ways to evaluate what the news means to you.
  • Making Sure Your Teen's Job Is Safe
    Many teens want to work a part-time job. Find out how to ensure safe employment for your son or daughter.
  • 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.
  • Marriage Advice for Parents of Children With Special Needs
    When you're in sync with your spouse, you're better able to care for your child. Here are 10 ways to strengthen your relationship.
  • Medical Issues in Adoption
    If you're considering adoption, here are some things to know about the health and medical care of an adopted child, before, during, and after the adoption.
  • Natural Disasters: How Families Can Help
    When natural disasters like tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes strike, it's natural for people to want to help. Here are some ways to do that.
  • Nine Steps to More Effective Parenting
    Parenting is incredibly challenging and rewarding. Here are nine child-rearing tips that can help.
  • Parenting Multiples
    Every book on parenting will tell you that life forever changes after the birth of a child. So parents of twins or higher-order multiples (triplets or more) can feel as if they've left the hospital and arrived home on a different planet.
  • Play & Learn Center
    Play is the building block of childhood. It teaches kids about their world. Here, learn what activities inspire and motivate, and which toys are not only safer, but smarter, too.
  • Preparing Your Child for a New Sibling
    The arrival of a new baby can cause lots of changes. But parents can prepare kids for an addition to the family.
  • Quick Poll: Too Much Screen Time?
    How do you feel about the screen time habits of your children? Take our poll.
  • Rainy Day Fun
    Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained and off the couch when the weather's bad? These quick-and-easy ideas will keep them happy and busy.
  • Raising Earth-Friendly Kids
    Want to raise "green" kids? Here's how to get 'em excited about reducing, reusing, and recycling and the other basics of environmental responsibility.
  • Road Rules for Little Passengers
    Use these tips to teach your kids how to stay safe when riding in a car or on a school bus.
  • Road Trip Boredom Busters
    Road trips can be fun and educational with just a little planning and preparation. Here are some ideas to get your family revved up for a trip long on smiles and short on frustration.
  • Rules of the Road for Teen Drivers
    When teens get their driver's license, parents should consider creating their own rules of the road beyond the relevant driving laws.
  • Sending Your Child With Special Needs to Camp
    You've decided to send your child with special needs to camp this summer. Now what can you both do to get ready?
  • Sexting: What Parents Need to Know
    Sending or receiving a photo, video, or message that contains nudity, a sex act, or even talk of sex is know as "sexting." This type of sharing could haunt a teen for the rest of his or her life. Here's what parents need to know.
  • Sibling Rivalry
    As upsetting as it can be for a parent, conflict between siblings is very common. Here's how to help your kids get along.
  • 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.
  • Smart Toys for Every Age
    An age-wise guide on play and the toys that encourage learning, promote motor skill development, and spark imagination.
  • Staying Healthy While You Travel
    When you're traveling with your kids, there's a chance that someone might get sick. But early planning and smart packing can help ensure your family stays healthy and safe.
  • Support for Parents of Kids With Special Needs
    You might have more on your plate than most parents, but it doesn't mean you have to do it all alone. Here's how to ask for help and avoid caregiver burnout.
  • Taking Care of Your Grandchildren
    When you take care of your grandkids, you're probably anxious to put all of your great parenting experience to good use. But there are a few child care basics you may want to brush up on.
  • Taking Your Child to a Therapist
    Kids, like adults, can often benefit from therapy – but there are many important things to consider as you look for the right therapist.
  • Talking Politics: What to Say to Your Kids
    Talking with your kids about important issues, the electoral process, and why voting is important not only teaches how government affects the world, but also shows that every person's opinion counts.
  • Teaching Kids to Be Smart About Social Media
    Before kids or teens hit "enter," make sure they know the rules when it comes to oversharing, teasing, posting personal info, and other online don'ts.
  • Teaching Your Child How to Swallow Pills
    Swallowing a pill is something that many of us take for granted. But just like any skill, learning to swallow a pill takes practice.
  • Teens Talk About Family (Video)
    Hear what these teens love about family, and what frustrates them.
  • Teens Talk About Health (Video)
    Hear from teens who are managing health problems, and find out how they take care of their health.
  • The Magic of Play: How It Inspires & Aids Early Development
    Learn why play is so important during the preschool years, and what you can do to foster your child's imagination.
  • Traveling Without Your Child
    Here's how to prepare kids before you leave so that you both feel more comfortable when you need to travel without them.
  • When Your Child Outgrows Pediatric Care
    Help your teen or young adult make the transition from pediatric health care to adult health care. Get tips on finding a new doctor and getting health insurance.

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