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What Teens (And Adults) Need to Know About Domestic and Dating Violence

When we hear statistics about domestic and partner violence, most people swear they’d never allow a romantic partner to mistreat them. Yet many teens and adults find themselves caught in an endless cycle of abuse that worsens over time. It then becomes extremely difficult to break free. For too many, it also becomes life-threatening. The problem is that most abusive relationships don’t start out that way, which is how even very independent people can find themselves at the mercy of an abusive partner. Abuse can exist in romantic relationships of all kinds and between many different types of people. What are the early signs to look for, what constitutes abuse, and when and how do you walk away from an abusive or potentially dangerous relationship?

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Mental and Physical Health Lifesavers for the Brand-New Mom

The first year of motherhood forever changes you. Having some ideas on how to navigate things you will inevitably come up against as a brand-new mom can make the transition smoother. Here are my top five pieces of advice to help you thrive.

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How Screens Impact Young Children

Experts agree that kids learn best when reading books and doing other hands-on activities with their caregivers.

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9 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System

With the flu and cold season right around the corner, try simple strategies to help keep your child healthy and strong. These tips can also help the body fight illness more efficiently.

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