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Raising our Gender Nonconforming Child: A Q & A

When Anne noticed that her son was more interested in dressed and dolls than super heroes and trains, she knew shed would likely be raising an unconventional boy. What she did not know, was how much she would grow and how he would teach her to see the world through fresh eyes.

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The Danger of Labeling Kids

Shy. Aggressive. Observer. So many adjectives that define our kids. When and how can labeling harm our children? Lynne Kenney, shares her insight.

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Safety Sense for Parents and Kids

How do we teach our children safety rules without scaring them about the big bad world? Pattie Fitzgerald, founder of Safely Ever After, leads the way, sharing sensible and learnable tips.

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Recognizing Our First Love – Mom.

This mother’s day we sit down with Lisa Erspamer, creator of the book “A Letter to My Mom,” to talk about her experience making the book and why taking the time to recognize our moms is really worth it.

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The Individuality of Twins

Joined at the hip? Able to feel each other’s pain from miles away? The Twin Coach blogger, Gina Osher, debunks some twin myths and offers tips on how to lovingly help multiples grow as individuals.

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Developing a Child’s Self-Esteem

Ten insightful behaviors/attitudes to *avoid* if you want to raise your child with strong self-esteem with Wendy Young of Kidlutions.

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What We’re Hearing

Slowing down, the wisdom of kids and those special “four letter words” are a few of the topics we culled from the web this week.

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Why You Need to Talk to your Kids about Race

Feel awkward when your child points out someone’s skin color different from his/her own? Grace Hwang Lynch says, it’s the perfect opportunity to speak candidly about race with our young kids.

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The Art of Manliness

Brett McKay, founder and editor of the popular blog The Art of Manliness, turns to the ancients for his definition of what it is to be a man and father in the modern world.