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- Avoiding Overscheduling Kids
- Child Care
- Child Discipline
- Childhood Exposure to Violence
- Childhood Fears
- Children with Disabilities
- Children with Special Healthcare Needs
- Diabetes Camps
- Effective Parenting
- Encouraging Honesty
- Family Life Cycle
- Family Meetings
- Giving Your Kids Chores
- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
- Healthy Body Image
- Making Friends
- Managing Common Childhood Habits
- Managing Family Conflict
- Managing Screen Time
- New Parent Stress
- Nurturing Your Child
- Parenting Preschoolers
- Parenting School-Age Children
- Parenting Teens
- Parenting Toddlers
- Peer Pressure
- Resolving Conflict
- School Adjustment
- Sex Ed
- Sibling Rivalry
- Stress in Children and Teens
- Stress Management in Children and Teens
- Talking to Kids About Drugs and Alcohol
- Teaching by Example
- Teaching Generosity
- Time Outs
- Toilet Training
- Your Child's Personality
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Many parents are asking, "What are the best ways to protect my child from the virus?" Here are the most powerful steps you can take to protect yourself and your family. Wash hands well and often. Everyone in your household needs to do this. Wash your hands well with soap and water for at least 20...
Get motivated to quit by thinking about the example you are setting for your child.
One of the most difficult things about parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is getting your child to do what you ask. Daily routines, such as getting ready for school or bed and getting homework done, can become...
You may wish to consider adoption as an alternative to treatment for infertility. Learning more about the tests, exams, success rates, and costs of infertility treatment may help you decide. Adoption provides people with an opportunity to raise and...
What is child care? Child care is short-term care by someone other than a parent. There are two basic types of child care: individual and group. Individual providers care for only your child or children. The provider may be a family member or friend, a nanny, an au pair, or a babysitter...
Try these tips for loving discipline, which can help your toddler learn how to behave.
Time-out is a technique used to teach young children how to control their behavior. Time-out is an opportunity for the child to calm down or regain control of his or her behavior. If your child has trouble sharing a toy, you may even decide to put...
Think of discipline as a way to guide and teach your child about positive ways to behave. A parenting style that works well is one that uses discipline proactively. The goal is to use techniques that encourage your child's sense of responsibility, nurture self-esteem, and strengthen your relationship with your child...
Your child may seem anxious about everyday occurrences. School-age children usually are still dealing with a number of fears that first developed during their early childhood, such as fear of ghosts, of the dark, or even of dying. Every child's...