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How to Talk to Your Children about Drugs and Alcohol

It can be a challenge to know just how and when to talk to your child about drugs and alcohol. Many parents worry that by bringing up the subject, it may encourage their child to experiment.

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Surviving Holiday Gatherings


For those of us from families built on Debbie Downer DNA, there’s only one direction a mood can go during holiday get-togethers, and that’s down.

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’Tis the Season for Teachable Moments: 9 Ways to Help Your Kids (Politely!) Connect and Communicate This Holiday Season

“Aww, man! I wanted a new game for my Xbox, not another sweater.” Or, “…click…click…” (That’s the sound of a teenager texting instead of answering Aunt Debbie’s question.) If you’re a parent, you’ve been there at one point or another, and you know that a child’s social missteps - even if they aren’t purposeful or malicious - can be mortifying.

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Dear Dads: 10 Important Lessons to Teach Your Sons

At some point during my six years as a mother, I realized that no matter what I say or do or teach, my two boys will inevitably, instinctively even, look to their father on how to react to any given situation in life. Simply because he is a male.

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