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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person. Here are some suggestions on what to do if online bullying has become part of your child's life.

Depressants: What Parents Need to Know

Depressants calm and relax nerves. But if used in the wrong way, they can be dangerous and even cause life-threatening problems.

Disciplining Your Child

It's important to be consistent about discipline. If you don't stick to the rules and consequences, kids aren't likely to either. Find out how to vary your approach to fit your family.

Disciplining Your Toddler

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

Drugs: What Parents Need to Know

Knowing what drugs are out there, what they can do, and how they can affect someone is the first step in raising drug-free kids.

Ecstasy: What Parents Need to Know

Ecstasy is a dangerous illegal drug that can cause hallucinations and even death.

Encouraging a Healthy Body Image

A healthy and positive body image means liking your body, appreciating it, and feeling grateful for its qualities and capabilities. Parents can help kids develop a healthy body image.

Getting Support When Your Child Has Special Health Care 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.

GHB: What Parents Need to Know

GHB, gamma hydroxybutyrate, is a popular club and date rape drug that can be deadly.

Handling Picky Eating in Toddlers (Video)

Make mealtimes more pleasant and less stressful for everyone by learning how to handle a picky eater.