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    Mother/Daughter Relationships
    Mother/Daughter 101: Smart Tips for Raising Girls
    Every mother/daughter relationship is different. Whether you and your daughter are close as can be or constantly battling, find out the key steps in building a strong relationship and raising a happy, healthy girl. (Also take a look at our mother...
    Erin Dower
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    Learning Disabilities and Homework
    8 Disorganization Styles of Struggling Boys
    Why is your child struggling in school? In her book "That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life," author Ana Homayoun identifies eight styles of disorganization and distraction that ...
    Erin Dower
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    Mother/Son Relationships
    Mother/Son 101: Smart Tips for Raising Boys
    There are a lot of tips out there for a good mother/daughter relationship, but maintaining a healthy mother/son relationship is tricky and less talked about. Learn the keys to showing your son the ropes in life and staying connected as he grows. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Learning Disabilities and Homework
    5 Essential Tools and Tips for Disorganized Boys
    5 Essential Tools and Tips for Disorganized Boys We recently spoke with Ana Homayoun, the author of the book That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life. She holds a master's degree i...
    Erin Dower
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    Gender Differences
    Why Boys Struggle with School
    Why Boys Struggle with School The statistics are sobering. According to the United States Department of Education, boys have consistently scored worse than girls in reading for thirty years—all ages, in every year. Two-thirds of special educa...
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    Gender Differences
    Sexual Identity in Young Children
    Don't overreact if your young child seems to be exhibiting non-traditional gender traits. ...
  • mother and daughter in a healthy relationship
    Mother/Daughter Relationships
    Mother/Daughter 101: Smart Tips for Raising Girls
    Every mother/daughter relationship is different. Whether you and your daughter are close as can be or constantly battling, find out the key steps in building a strong relationship and raising a happy, healthy girl. (Also take a look at our mother...
    Erin Dower
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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
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    Gender Differences
    Gender Norms
    Children don't always conform to gender norms. If you're concerned, here are a few things you can do. ...
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    Gender Differences
    Preschool Boy Paints Nails
    A mother fears that her son has gender confusion. ...
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    Gender Differences
    Preschoolers Who Role Play the Opposite Gender
    Young kids benefit from play-acting the roles of their opposite gender parents and caretakers. ...
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    Gender Differences
    6 Tips for Understanding and Raising a Transgender Child
    Learning that your child is transgender can bring on a range of emotions — from confusion and grief to anger and fear — and will likely leave you with many questions. Will your child be safe? How will this change the dynamic of your family? M...
    Erin Dower
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    Gender Differences
    Two-Year-Old Boy Pretends to Be a Girl
    An expert advises a parent not to be overly concerned about her son's imaginative, imitative behavior. ...
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    Gender Differences
    Gender Differences
    Gender DifferencesOne of the more enchanting mysteries of the second year of life is the discovery that there are actually two kinds of bodies: yours and the other kind. Girls discover `boyness' and vice versa, and the game of a lifetime is afoot...
    Dr. Kyle Pruett