Family - Page 18

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Moms Who Give Kids Space Have Better Relationships With Them

Allowing some freedom at age 2 reaped benefits by fifth grade.

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Quiz: What’s Your Love IQ?

How love affects your heart (literally) and the rest of your body, and what science has discovered about marriage and sex.

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Help Your Daughter Deal With Mean Girls

Experts offer simple strategies for getting female bullies to back off.

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How to Know if Used Baby Gear Is Safe

Read this before using that old crib, high chair, car seat or stroller.

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How to Safely Trim a Cat’s Claws

Clip your kitty’s nails and walk away without a scratch.

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Introducing a New Cat to Your Home

Here’s how to make the experience of bringing home a new feline family member the cat’s meow.

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The Pet Owner's Guide

All the resources dog, cat, and even hamster owners need to raise happy, healthy pets.

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How to Tell if Your Child Is the Class Bully

You may not want to entertain the idea, but given what’s at stake, swallow your pride and take a good hard look at your kid's behavior.

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Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet

If a natural disaster strikes, what will happen to your pet? Be prepared: make a plan and prepare a disaster kit for your pet.

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How to Keep Your Child Safe from Dog Bites

Kids are the victims in 60 percent of all dog bites. Don’t let your child get bitten.

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Does Your Aging Parent Really Need a Walker?

Common factors that contribute to falls in older people.

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Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone?

In most cases, maturity — not age — determines if your child can handle the responsibility.

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Doggie First Aid Kit

Dog owners, be prepared with doggie first aid kit items, such as iodine and Benadryl, in case of an injured paw, bee sting or dog bite.

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7 Things To Put In Writing For The Babysitter

The less your sitter has to remember, the better able she’ll be to keep your kids safe and happy.

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Are You Neglecting Your Dog's Teeth?

Why keeping your mutt’s mouth clean matters.