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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): Calming Anxiety

Many people - kids and adults - are worried about coronavirus (COVID-19). But anxiety about it doesn't have to get the upper hand. Here's how to calm fears and focus on good things.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Is it Safe to Send My Kids to Childcare?

Many parents are wondering if it's OK to send kids to childcare during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some things to know before making a choice.

COVID-19: Enjoy the Holidays Safely

The holidays will be different this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here are some ways to enjoy them safely.

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.

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.

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.