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12 Ways to Be Kind to Your Pet This Summer

Help your pet beat the heat during the dog (and cat) days of summer.

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Gulp! Your Kid May Be Dehydrated

Here’s how to tell and what you can do about it.

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Parents, Stop Hovering: "Risky" Play May Have Benefits for Kids

Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say.

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9 Baby Safety Myths Debunked

Are crib bumpers, baby walkers and co-sleeping safe or hazardous?

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Parents: 6 Lesser-Known Summer Hazards to Heed

Hot playground equipment, flying bouncy castles…don’t let your child get burned or carried away this summer.

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6 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe this Fourth of July

Protect your pooch from Independence Day disasters.

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How to Use a Baby Carrier Safely

One famous dad’s faux pas may be a lifesaver for another parent’s little one.

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Parents: Keep Your Equestrian Safe in the Saddle

Smart tips for starting a beginning rider off on the right hoof.

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Does Your Pet Need an Organ Transplant?

If your kitty needs a kidney, here’s where to start.

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Does Your Teen Need a Therapist?

How to know when “typical” teenage behavior isn’t.

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Toddler Sleep Deficits: 4 Reasons They're a Bigger Nightmare Than You Think

Toddler with too little sleep are more aggressive, anxious, depressed and prone to obesity.

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Toddler Sleep Training: Goodnight, Room

How to defuse bedtime power struggles to get your toddler to sleep.

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How To Choose a Reliable Pet Sitter

Don’t let a pet disaster happen while you’re away.

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What to Do If Your Pet Has Fleas

This arsenal of flea fighters should take care of what’s bugging you both.

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Parents: How to Prevent Bunk Bed Accidents

Taking simple precautions can help you rest easy while your child snoozes on a bunk bed.