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Family Life

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 Disabilities

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.

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.

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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Enjoying Holidays, Celebrations, and Gatherings Safely

Events and holidays are different as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here are some ways to enjoy them safely.

Disciplining Your Toddler

Reeling in your active little one can be tough. But setting limits now helps prevent bigger problems down the road.

Financial Planning for Kids With Disabilities

These 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

Finding that perfect person to care for your child can be a challenge. These resources can help.