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Shattering the Myth of the Mama's Boy

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Kate Stone Lombardi's experience raising a son in a culture that views a close mother-son relationship as somehow troubling and wrong has written a new book to fight this perception and shatter The Mama's Boy Myth. ... Read full article

Diapers – What's Best for Baby and Mother Earth? Cloth, Disposable, Hybrid or None of the Above?

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When it comes to "green" living, nothing poses a bigger dilemma for environmentally-conscious parents than what type of diaper to use on your baby. Here's a dispassionate look at the diaper, in all its forms, and which type is better for the Earth.... Read full article

Simplicity Parenting – What It is and Why More Parents Are Changing the Way They Raise Their Kids

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Fast-paced lives, too many clothes, toys and gadgets, over-scheduled days – Kim John Payne, the founder of the Simplicity Parenting movement, says all of these have contributed to kids under too much pressure. Here's a look at his recipe for change.... Read full article

What We All Need to Know about EpiPens

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About 100 people, including children, die of allergic reactions in the U.S. each year, and epinephrine is amazingly effective in preventing this. The EpiPen is easy to use – learn how so that you too can prevent food allergy deaths.... Read full article

Life, Death & Dogs

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This month's My Turn columnist shares how the loss of a family pet helped her approach the subject of life and death with her daughter. ... Read full article

Seven Marriage Traps and How to Avoid Them

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Marriage experts identify the bad habits of married couples -- and offer suggestions on how to break free. ... Read full article

How to Handle Unsolicited Advice

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It can come from family members, friends or complete strangers, and it can occur no matter what the age of your children. Here's how to handle unsolicited advice about your parenting.... Read full article

How to Chaperone a Teenage Party

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As the parent of a teen who wants to host a house party, you're ultimately in control. But your bigger job here is to teach your child all the life skills that come with entertaining. ... Read full article

How Artistic Parents Can Stay Creative

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While parenting comes with routine and occasional monotony, artistic parents discover ways to nurture their creative side.... Read full article

Portable Pools Are Smaller, Drowning Risk Isn’t

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In spite of their ease and convenience, portable pools still pose the same drowning risks of any body of water. Here are some important and unique safety precautions to keep in mind as your kids use these pools this summer.... Read full article

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