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Updated: January 20, 2022

Our Favorite Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Valentine's Day Books

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Show your kiddos extra affection by playing cupid this Valentine's Day. Fill your loved ones? hearts with a love for reading by surprising them with one of these adorable Valentine's Day books.

Updated: July 20, 2021

75 Nerdy Names for Baby Your Inner Geek Will Love

75 Nerdy Names

Many parents are choosing to stray away from traditional names and are opting for more unique names for their babies. If you are a true nerd at heart, then you probably already have a list of baby names that contain characters from your favorite shows, anime, or video games that you hold dear to your heart. However, if naming your precious baby boy or baby girl is becoming a bit of a struggle, have no fear!

Updated: March 29, 2022

Are Gender Reveal Parties Problematic?

family having a gender reveal party

2018 was the year of elaborate Pinterest-inspired gender reveal parties. Let’s hope 2019 is the year that ends this unnecessary trend. These parties are over the top, costly, and force newborns to subscribe to gender norms. Baby showers and sprinkles help parents celebrate the excitement of a new family member. They also help parents gather what they need to prepare for the baby’s arrival as far as collecting needed baby clothes and paraphernalia.

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Asperger Subtype: "The Logic Boy"

Asperger Subtype: "The Logic Boy"

This child or teen needs to know the reasons for the rules before he is okay. Blindly accepting your rules is not the way he operates. He wants to know the reasons behind your actions, why something is done a certain way, and it has to make sense to him. If it seems too arbitrary, it's not an adequate reason in his mind, and he won't listen. His coping strategy is to try to make sense of the world through logic, reasoning, and rational thought. He wants the world to be a place with order and rationality to it. This reduces his anxiety.
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by: Katy Abel

Ten Ways to Make More Time for Your Kids

Ten Ways to Make More Time for Your Kids

The Frenzied Family
As you head into the back-to-school year, you wonder: Can you really do it again? Pack lunches at dawn, dash from carpools to business meetings, apply mascara at stoplights, help with homework, race to piano lesson pickups -- only to return home, rush everyone off to bed, and then wake up to a go-go weekend of hockey practice, soccer games, and birthday parties?

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The Game of Chess

The Game of Chess

The game of Chess today is played by two people and is renowned the world over for complicated maneuvering and strategic planning. You can learn the basics of Chess and have a good time playing it, or you can learn Chess notation and find out how the great players of the world think.

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Making Sense of Diet Pills

Making Sense of Diet Pills

With so many over-the-counter diet remedies promoting weight loss, it's no wonder that desperate folks continue to throw away their hard-earned money. This section presents ammunition for making a more rational decision the next time you find yourself searching the shelves at your local pharmacy or health food store.

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What Is Maintenance (Alimony)?

What Is Maintenance (Alimony)?

Whatever your situation, you must first understand the maintenance basics—what maintenance (or alimony) is exactly, when it is appropriate, and how the general rules applying to maintenance will determine what happens to you.

In a nutshell, maintenance is financial support that one spouse provides to the other in the event of divorce or legal separation. Maintenance is determined, in large mea-sure, by the laws of the state where you live. Some basic rules, however, are virtually universal:

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Updated: June 26, 2019

Discipline for Teens: 5 Teachable Moments for Tweens and Teens

Discipline for Teens: 5 Teachable Moments for Tweens and Teens

Discipline for teens can sound daunting. There are no longer stints in the time-out chair when your child is now probably taller than you are! Battles over eating mashed peas have morphed into more adult issues. So how do you handle these topics while helping your kid learn a valuable lesson and keep communication lines open all at once?

Here's the lowdown.

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by: Paul Coleman, Psy.D.

How to Say It: Drugs and Alcohol

How to Say It: Drugs and Alcohol

Is Your Child at Risk?

(The following excerpt is taken from How to Say It to Your Kids, by Dr. Paul Coleman.)

Andy, age 12, is a great kid. He is likable, smart, and has a variety of interests. He knows about the dangers of drug and alcohol use. He attended a D.A.R.E. (Drug Awareness and Resistance Education) program at school and has no obvious inclination to try drugs. Is he at risk?

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Sports-Specific Injuries

Sports-Specific Injuries

Playing style, technique, rules of play, equipment, level of contact, level of competition, and level of training can all contribute to risks of injuries. There are many injuries common to particular sports and activities such as swimmer's shoulder, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, skier's thumb, runner's knee, turf toe, and dancer's fracture. Contact sports such as team court and field sports are associated with more traumatic injuries.
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Updated: April 2, 2020

Celebrating Your Child's Birthday While Social Distancing

make your child's birthday fun during social distancing

Much of the world has been thrown into lockdowns, told to shelter in place, and instructed to practice social distancing. Even though all of this is out of our control and was totally unpredicted, this is still a disappointing time for a child with a birthday. Of course parties can always be postponed or rescheduled, but if your little one’s birthday falls during this time it is still important to acknowledge and celebrate it.

The Other Man in Your Marriage

The Other Man in Your Marriage

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Family Matters

To improve your relationship with your father-in-law, take time to validate each other and show interest. This can be done in simple ways such as having brunch together every Sunday or meeting for a walk once a month. There's no magic formula, only effort, caring, and kindness.

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Connecting With Your Son

Connecting With Your Son

Fathers usually build relationship with their sons through active play and stimulation; they "do stuff" together. For mothers and boys, the process is a little different. The bond between a mother and son often grows out of simply spending time together.

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by: Erin Dower

No Such Thing as "Sunblock": Labeling Rules for Sunscreens

No Such Thing as "Sunblock": Labeling Rules for Sunscreens

Did you know the words "waterproof," "sweatproof," and "sunblock" can no longer be used on sunscreen labels? Recent rules implemented by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are aimed at making sunscreen labels more informative and accurate in their health claims.

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Teaching Kids How to Behave with the Opposite Sex

Teaching Kids How to Behave with the Opposite Sex

Proper conduct between the sexes can be puzzling and troublesome even for those of us who have had years of practice. Imagine how difficult it must be for children and teenagers. No area of etiquette is changing faster. What was once considered polite might now be considered insulting. What was once common sense might now be irrelevant.

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