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Talking to Boys About Their Bodies

An interview with best selling author Dr. Cara Natterson offering advice for parents on how they can talk to boys about their bodies as they enter puberty and express their feelings without feeling ashamed.

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Bully-proofing Our Children

Education consultant, Ellen Sanchez shares some valuable tools for how children can handle bullying, when to get help and the distinction between tattling and reporting.

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Understanding Autism

1 in 88 children in this country have Autism. That’s over 1 million kids! We all are – or will be – touched by Autism in our lifetime. Lisa Goring from Autism Speaks helps us build awareness and understanding for the life experience of parents and kids in this ever-growing community.

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12 Tips To Get Your Kids School Ready

Kindergarten teacher, Susan Hamilburg, shares some excellent tips for parents on practical things like what to pack and tasks to work on along with how to emotionally prepare their children going in to the school year.

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Preserving Your Child’s True Self

How do we encourage our kids to be who they are in this demanding, high-pressure world? We spoke to Dr. Madeline Levine about how to help our kids preserve their authentic selves in school and beyond.

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Making Memories instead of Materialism

Unless it’s a puppy, will your child remember gifts from this holiday season, or the memories made? At The Mother Company, we’re banking on sweet recollections. We offer up eleven ways to create ritual that lead to family bonding from Susan Newman, Ph.D.

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Raising Confident Kids

As our kids grow, peer pressure has power. How do we arm our littles with the tools to stand-up for themselves?

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