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15 Free Activities to Entertain Your Energetic Toddler

Got an energetic toddler at home? Try some of these free toddler activities to keep him busy and happy! Holy moly, yíall! People try to tell you that chasing a toddler is a lot of work. But seriousl…

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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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Why You Should Consider Speed Skating for a Hobby

Speed skating provides kids with a positive environment. Carl Hillís daughter Phoebe, six at the time, liked to skate but wasnít interested in hockey or figure skating. But she loved speed. Carl show…

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How To Support The Gay Kids In Your Life

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. I'm 50, I'm gay, and I was once a confused, mixed up, hormones-raging male teen, shamefully hiding my truth. Not only was I dealing with unfortunate physical mani…

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How To Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

When I wrote the title of this blog, I think I might have been overly ambitious. How DO you raise healthy, happy kids? Itís a question I ponder almost every day and one my readers ask me about frequen…

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Is Co-Sleeping Dangerous?

Here in the U.S. new parents are warned off of co-sleeping - sharing a family bed with our newborn babies - but is it as dangerous as we're led to believe? Being a new parent is rough. Newborns tend …

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Choose Your Best Life & Family

If you have made the choice to be born, to come here to Earth, you have a right to be here. You are worthy; there is nothing you have to do other than being you. Children are holy; nurture them wit…

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A Lesbian Mom On Lessons In Parenting

By Mary Malia for YourTango.com. No girl starts life thinking, "I'm going to be a lesbian mom when I grow up!" As a child, if you're thinking about having kids, the phrase you use in your head is, …

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How To Raise Successful Kids As A Gay Dad

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. It's been a few weeks since the defeat of DOMA and since Prop 8 became history. The day those rulings came down, our household celebrated by dancing and attending…

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Teaching Your Family the Power of Mindfulness

Iím in the middle of teaching an intimate mindfulness class to several girls all between the ages of seven and nine. So far, it has been nothing less than magnificent, and that is always, always the…

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