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A Simple Holiday: Fewer Toys and More Time

Feeling pressured to buy your child everything they want for the holidays? Kim John Payne shares why a ton of toys can be hazardous to your kid’s health!

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Redirecting the Holiday “Gimmes”

PRESENTS! The children have been waiting all year. But how can parents give to their kids without nurturing a sense of entitlement? Parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun kicks in some great tips and scripts to help parents counter the excessive expectations of the Holidays.

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Accepting Your Children For Who They Are

Flabbergasted at how different your child is from you? Award-winning author Andrew Solomon, shares his thoughts on the moral imperative of accepting your child for exactly who s/he is and is not.

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Staying Married With Children

Having a healthy, loving relationship with your spouse can be challenging once you become parents. Dr. Pamela Varady shares tips on how to keep the flame alive and strengthen your family in the process.

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Let’s Talk About Race

It is tempting to allow a child to remain blissfully ignorant of racial issues for as long as possible. But at what age should we begin to help them form a foundation for understanding racial difference? Dr. Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, continues this important conversation.

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Parenting Together with Less Conflict

When it comes to co-parenting, conflict is inevitable. How can we lessen the tension, and deepen the understanding? Lisa Schab, L.C.S.W., gives a detailed interview, giving us tools to problem-solve.

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Dinnertime Struggles

Do thoughts of dinnertime send shivers up your spine? Jessica Shyba, blogger behind the popular, “Momma’s Gone City” relates, and shares how she solved her dinnertime dilemma.

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Helping Siblings Share a Room

Sharing a room with a sibling can bring up all sorts of conflict! Dr. Roni Leiderman shares tips and insights on how to keep the peace while sharing space.

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Making Room for Baby

New baby is coming! How can we help prepare our children for the imminent household revolution? Dr. Debra Lobato, PhD, lends us her words of sibling wisdom.

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