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5 Phrases That Will INSTANTLY Make Your Kids Stop Begging

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This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Heather Steiger. Take back control! I was in the grocery store last week, listening to a multitude of beeps from scanners, when a new sound caught my ears. It was a kid, a preschooler, whining and begging for one of those baby bottle sucke... Read More

THIS Type Of Mom Is More Likely To Live To Age 95 Or Older

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This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Christine Schoenwald. It's OK to put your biological clock on snooze. If you wait to have children a little later in life, you may increase your odds for surviving to an unusually old age. A Boston University Sch... Read More

12 Hilariously Epic Lies Parents Have Actually Told Their Children

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Hey. We've all done it. If you're a parent, then you've likely lied to your kids; maybe you even tell them little lies every single day. Sometimes it's just easier to lie to children than to explain the truth to them, and sometimes these little lies make our lives, as their parents, a li... Read More

5 Ways To Guarantee Your Kids NEVER Say ‘I’m Bored’ Ever, Ever Again

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This article originally appeared on YourTango. By GalTime .com They'll need to learn how to be alone some day. There's a concerning new trend with twenty-first century kids. Perhaps because they've been programmed and scheduled and micro-managed and adult supervised, many seem to have a t... Read More

The #1 Thing to NEVER Say When Your Anxious Kid Has An Epic Meltdown

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  You'll actually make it SO MUCH WORSE. Does your kid worry a lot? Or maybe, your kid throws tantrums — epic meltdowns that leave you shocked at his intense reaction? It drives you crazy, doesn't it? You probably use code words to describe your child, like "a worrier," "... Read More

Taking THIS While Pregnant Increases Autism Risk By 87%, Says Study

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Take note. For a long time, the anti-vaccination movement claimed that vaccines increased the chances of autism in children. Though those claims have been disputed by multiple scientific journals and studies, there's a new and scarily true threat that links antidepressants to autism. A st... Read More

Creepy-Cool! This Is What Giving Birth Feels Like For Your BABY

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Fascinating. The miracle of birth is something we all go through. Sadly, we can't remember any of it. A mom may remember her pregnancy, but have you ever wondered what it felt like for us? What was going on in our little baby brains at the time? Did we enjoy the process of our freedom from o... Read More

5 Ways To Get Your Kid To STOP Quitting Every Time Something Is Hard

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By Mark Papadas Quitting is a learned behavior; it does not come naturally. Think about it: How many children do you know who gave up trying to walk? Or talk? Or feed themselves? Who is more persistent than a kid who really wants something? A child's first instinct is to try over and over and ov... Read More

10 Bad Behaviors You May Be Teaching Your Kids Without Realizing It

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By Alex Alexander Genetics are only half of the game. The other half: upbringing. You learned about nature versus nurture in your high school psychology class. Kids are a direct product of their environment, so what happens when parents continuously set bad examples and teach poor behavio... Read More

4 Ways To Measure Kids’ Success That Have NOTHING To Do With Grades

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By Dr. Sabrina N'Diaye  Like most parents, you probably dream of academic and financial success for your children. You also want your kids to become noble, honorable citizens who make substantial contributions to the world. So, how do you know that you're on the right path guiding your chil... Read More