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  1. 17 Kid-Friendly Breakfasts

    Breakfast is key for your child. It refuels them, giving them energy for the day. Weight control may also be easier for breakfast eaters, both as children and later, when they're adults.   Breakfast, or any meal, doesn’t need to be elaborate to be satisfying and nutritious. A bowl of whole-grain cer

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  2. 4 Nutrients Your Child May Be Missing

    Many American children aren't getting enough of four essential nutrients: vitamin D, calcium, fiber, and potassium. You can easily include them in your child’s diet, once you know what they do and how much your child needs. Vitamin D is the hottest vitamin on researchers' radars these days, and most

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  3. What to Expect When You're Thinking About Adoption

    "Adoption is created through loss," says Linda Hageman, executive director of adoption services at The Cradle, an Illinois adoption agency. That's a statement you don't often see among the pretty pictures of giggling babies and happy families in adoption brochures. But it's true. The child loses his

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  4. Drugs: Are Your Teen’s Friends a Bad Influence?

    If your teen has started to act out and possibly use drugs, it can be tempting to blame their friends. “Even before they start to use drugs, kids will start to gravitate toward other kids who have a favorable attitude about using,” says Joseph Lee, MD, spokesman for the American Academy of Child & A

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  5. Is Your Teen Lying to You?

    Trying to figure out if your teen is lying to you can be tricky. Researchers who study lying and truth-telling among children have found that parents often can't tell when their child is lying. Since trying to catch your teen in a lie is probably a waste of time, family therapists say you're better

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  6. Social Media: What Parents Must Know

    Whether or not you're tweeting or sharing your daily thoughts on Facebook, you have to acknowledge it: Interacting with friends online is a fact of life for your children. "These connections are really integral to the social lives of today's kids," says Caroline Knorr, parenting editor for Common Se

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  7. 6 Embarrassing Kid Situations

    You know the feeling: hot cheeks, wishing you could disappear. You'd do anything to spare your child that sense of embarrassment.  But those feelings happen, and they're normal. "Starting around 4 or 5 the world gets bigger for children, and so does their awareness of it, meaning they become aware o

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  8. Is Your Child Ready to Date?

    Dating. Parents may joke that it’s an experience they want their child to have -- just not until somewhere around the age of 30. Seriously, though, when is your child ready to date? Consider this: It's not just about their age. You and your child may see that very differently. A 6th grade girl may s

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  9. Top 6 Tips for Single Parents

    When you're raising a child as a single parent, you're handling a lot of tasks and decisions on your own. You need effective ways to find support and make life easier and more fun for you and your child. Start with these six tips. Keep mealtimes, bedtimes, and the time the family wakes up in the mor

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  10. 5 Signs of Pushover Parents

    You might think that too-permissive parents are the ones whose kids have no rules, no curfews, no dress code, and no manners. True, but they're not the only ones. You may be surprised that some of your habits could put you into the "pushover" or permissive parent category, according to experts, even

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