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What Should You Do if Your Child is Obsessed With Their Private Parts?

It’s normal for children to show an interest in their private parts, but is there such thing as too much interest? It’s a question many parents have but a situation that can be difficult to address....

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Phone Etiquette 101: Teaching Phone Manners

“Hello?” “Can I speak to Mrs. Smith?” “Yeah. Hang on. Mom! Mo-ommm! Phone call!” Sound familiar? This exchange isn’t even the worst of bad phone etiquette a kid can dish out. It’s annoying to callers,...

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Manners 101: Laying the Groundwork for Your Kids

Perhaps the best place to start in tackling the social-skills education of your little ones is at the beginning. While it’s never too late to help guide your tween or teen in the ways or appropriate...

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How to Deal with Other People’s Kids

Rules are rules, as far as Kristi Breathour is concerned. In her Chesterfield home, which doubles as a daycare, and when she’s out with her daughters, Breathour believes consistency and consequences...

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Controlling Parenting Could Create Problems for Kids

Fan of the iron fist? Turns out a parenting style some moms and dads consider the best might actually be the worst in the long run. Authoritarian parents who employ the strict “my way or the highway”...

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How to Stop Kids from Stealing

Are children born kleptomaniacs? If you’ve ever left a store only to find your kid clutching a piece of candy or a toy that you didn’t buy him, you might think so. And in some ways, it is how a parent...

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What to Do When Kids Crawl into Parents’ Beds

You feel a little nudge in the middle of the night and, the next thing you know, your child is climbing into bed with you. What do you do? Should you scoot over and go back to sleep? Take your child...

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Tattletale Kids: Why Kids Snitch and What Parents Can Do

Tattling is common in families – especially those with children ages 5 to 10. Although parents want to keep an open line of communication, teaching kids to discern when to and not to tell can be...

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What To Do If Your Child Runs Away – Or Threatens To

When Natalia Bruen’s son ran away from home at 10 years old, she stopped breathing. “At first, I didn’t believe it. I read the note, and figured he’d be in his room hiding somewhere,” the Richmond mom...

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Stop the Sass: How to Deal With a Mouthy Child

Back talk is a long-accepted (yet dreaded) part of teenage years. But what about that transitional, young tween phase? When a previously sweet 9-year-old kid lashes out or snaps at his or her parents,...

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