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"We probably see around 100 kids a month, easily," one doctor said. 😱 🔥
"We probably see around 100 kids a month, easily," one doctor said. 😱 🔥

Doctors Warn Hot And Spicy Snacks Can Be Harmful To Children


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What is this world? 😓
What is this world? 😓

Girl Writes Message To Parents On Arm During Lockdown


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02/23/2019 05:49 PM
Are you wondering how to be a role model to your kids? Here are 10 ways.
Are you wondering how to be a role model to your kids? Here are 10 ways.

10 Ways to Be a Role Model to Your Children | All Pro Dad

Did you know you are the most powerful role model to your children? Try these 10 practical ways from All Pro Dad to learn how to be a role model that your kids will look up to.
02/23/2019 10:46 AM
What areas of your life do you wish your kids would do differently than you? Changing your children starts with changing you.
What areas of your life do you wish your kids would do differently than you? Changing your children starts with changing you.

10 Ways Your Kids Are Watching You

Your kids are watching. As much as you might not want to admit it, they see how you treat their mother and when you do the opposite of what you say. They learn more by observing than by being told what to do because your actions speak louder than your words. Ralph Waldo Emerson said it beautifully w...
02/22/2019 05:49 PM
Instead of avoiding difficult subjects to talk about, prepare for them with these 6 steps.
Instead of avoiding difficult subjects to talk about, prepare for them with these 6 steps.

The Right Way to Prepare for Difficult Conversations

No matter how nice you are, no matter how nice the people around you are, there will be times when you need to have a difficult conversation. Occasional tough talks are just a part of life. Maybe you have to talk with your spouse about a concern you have over something in your marriage. Or, maybe on...

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02/22/2019 11:30 PM
Who had it harder in high school? Dad or daughter? They both share their struggles to fit in and our expert offers some advice for what to do when you start to feel the grass is greener in everyone else's yard.
Who had it harder in high school? Dad or daughter? They both share their struggles to fit in and our expert offers some advice for what to do when you start to feel the grass is greener in everyone else's yard.

Being "Different" in High School Has Never Been Easy. It's Still Hard—Thanks to Social Media

A dad and daughter reflect on what "being myself" means. Expert advide on the challenge that social media presents for teens wanting to fit in with peers.
02/22/2019 10:30 PM
“Just because I’m on birth control doesn’t mean I’m going to have sex,” my daughter told me. “It’s just something I’m thinking about.”

One mom shares how she and her daughter got through "the talk."
“Just because I’m on birth control doesn’t mean I’m going to have sex,” my daughter told me. “It’s just something I’m thinking about.”

One mom shares how she and her daughter got through "the talk."

Having "The Talk" Sneaks Up On You—Even On A Modern Mom

I had not been expecting it, but I suddenly found myself having the talk with my daughter. I'm proud she was able to talk to me when she needed to.
02/22/2019 09:30 PM
Would you recognize a fake GPS on your teenager's phone? Do you know what it is used for?

Parents, this is info you want to know!
Would you recognize a fake GPS on your teenager's phone? Do you know what it is used for?

Parents, this is info you want to know!

Secret Texting? Fake GPS? How to Spot Sneaky Apps That Teens are Using

It's normal to want some privacy as we mature. But some circumstances warrant vigilance, and parents may want to know how to find fake apps that teens use.


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02/23/2019 11:00 AM
YouTube now says anti-vax videos fall under the category of “harmful or dangerous” content.
YouTube now says anti-vax videos fall under the category of “harmful or dangerous” content.

YouTube Is Officially Cracking Down On Anti-Vaccination Videos

They're taking a major step in combatting anti-vax messaging.
02/23/2019 10:00 AM
"Cribs til college!" Raise your hand if you agree. 😂😂
"Cribs til college!" Raise your hand if you agree. 😂😂

Twitter Parents Get Real With Chrisy Teigen About The Dreaded Crib-To-Bed Transition

Yep. We've all been there.
02/23/2019 09:00 AM
In an instant, dimple-faced, happy smiles and joyful spirits are crushed by the voice of a mother I do not recognize.
In an instant, dimple-faced, happy smiles and joyful spirits are crushed by the voice of a mother I do not recognize.

I’m Constantly In A Bad Mood And Things Need To Change

I wish I had a better grip on it.
02/23/2019 07:00 AM
I was lucky to have some basic background knowledge of what treatment includes. What I was not lucky to have, however, was an unrelenting sense of societal stigma around everything I was doing to try and get better.

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I was lucky to have some basic background knowledge of what treatment includes. What I was not lucky to have, however, was an unrelenting sense of societal stigma around everything I was doing to try and get better.

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The Privilege of Being 'Against' Mental Health Medication

"I can guarantee someone in your circle is benefiting from that 'poison you would never come near.'"

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