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The Most Important Parenting Lesson I’ve Learned So Far

So many parenting tips are about how to modify your child's behavior or teach him new skills, but I think there's one parenting lesson that rules them all. I was at the playground with my then-16-m…

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How I Approached ‘The (Sex) Talk’ With My Daughter

A few weeks ago, I did it.† I had The Talk with my 10-year-old daughter.† I'd been semi-anxious about this for the past few years, unsure as to when the best time would be to have the puberty talk, th…

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Stop Judging My Parenting Decisions!

By Dr. Lisa Kaplin for YourTango.com. There's an endless discussion of whether women who are mothers should work outside of the home or not. For many of us, it is a tiresome, useless argument that …

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Is Your Child Obsessed With The Future?

By Dr. Lisa Kaplin for YourTango.com. Every parent has chirped at least one of these demanding phrases ó some would even argue that they're part of your parenting duties: "You need to get straig…

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The Horror! Discovering Your Child’s Porn Stash

A few years ago, when I was a new parent, a seasoned fellow parent told me about when he first discovered his sonís particular interest in pornography. At that time, his son was 14 and was left home a…

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Tips to Talk to Children About the Colorado Shooting

Whether you're a parent of young children, or whether you simply spend time around young nieces, nephews, or children in your neighborhood, you may be wondering how to talk to children about the tragi…

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Unsolicited Advice for New Parents

Recently, I ran into a pair of old friends that had just entered that supremely disorienting state of parenthood, with their newborn in tow. Now, I feel for new parents, not because the first few week…

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Does the Parenting Advice Industry Help, or Just Make Us Feel Utterly Lost?

Something happened to parenting in the last few decades. Maybe it was Dr. Spock with his watershed Baby and Child Care book released in 1946? Or possibly the hardbound avalanche of parenting advice bo…

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4 Tips: Making Family Meals Fun (video)

Do you have a hard time getting your kids to come to the dinner table? Parent Earth expert and mother of two, Laurie David, shares her secrets to making dinnertime more appealing for children. …

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Stress Free Baby Feeding Tips with Dr. Sears (video)

Stressed about food? Dr. Sears has advice for you about how to feed your baby without the worry. During the first year of life, food is for fun! During the second year of life, balance nutriti…

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