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    1. 10 Things You Must Tell Your Teen

      You want -- and need -- to give your teenager advice. So what exactly do they need to hear from you? Is there a better way than trying to yell advice in their direction as they're getting out of the car? Here's what to say and, maybe more important, how to say it to get through to your teen. Teens a

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    2. Q&A With Nick Lachey

      Entertainer Nick Lachey, 39, says being a new dad surprised, delighted, and challenged him -- and gave him something new to sing about. You have two nephews. Did that experience prepare you for having your own son, Camden? "To some extent, yeah, in that any experience you have is good. I mean, at le

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    3. Katherine Heigl: Actress, Mom… and Animal Rescuer

      Katherine Heigl still remembers her first love. He was older, dark-haired, infinitely patient, and known by the Southern-gentlemanly moniker "Ben Davis." For years, he was Heigl's best friend. He even tolerated it when "Katie" stole his food and chewed on his ears. Ben Davis was a black Labrador ret

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    4. Q&A With Chris O'Donnell

      You’re the youngest child in a family of seven kids, and now you’re father to a brood of five, ranging from 5 to 13. What’s the best part about belonging to a big family? Your family unit is your own world, all the drama and hilarity, all the personalities. Yes, you’ll have close friends, but your f

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    5. Immunity-Boosting Snacks for Kids

      Could the snacks you feed your kids cut their chances of getting sick? Healthy things in everyday foods -- from yogurt to walnuts -- may help boost a kid's natural defenses. "We know that what you eat has a clear impact on your immunity," says Leo A. Heitlinger MD, chair of the American Academy of P

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    6. 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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    7. 19 Healthy Snacks for Kids

      Kids are snacking more than ever, and as a parent, you've got the power to make those snacks helpful. Yes, they're getting extra calories from snacks. And yes, snacks are often too sugary. Still, some snacking can be good for children -- within limits. “Kids, especially younger ones, have erratic ea

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    8. The Importance of Well-Baby Visits

      In your baby's first year, every month brings changes: tiny smiles, budding teeth, and eventually, crawling and walking. During well-baby visits, your pediatrician will check for proper growth and development and answer your questions about eating, sleeping, and vaccinations. The first exam should b

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    9. 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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    10. 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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