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How to Have a Sane, Tear-Free Visit to Santa

Avoid meltdowns with some simple planning.

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Pets as Gifts: How to Choose a Keeper for Your Kids

A guide to which animals make the best (and safest) companions for a child.

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Parenting Hacks for New Moms and Dads

Clever tips for surviving a new baby with everyone intact.

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31 Days of Holiday Safety

Deck the halls — and heed these hints — for a holly, jolly holiday.

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How to Buy Safe Toys

Make sure the gifts your kids unwrap this year won't hurt them.

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Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise

About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts.

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How to Crate Train Your Dog — and Why You Should

For a canine, being behind bars feels cozy and safe — not like a prison sentence.

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Here’s What to Talk about on Thanksgiving

Put all those complaints about aches, pains and digestive ills to good use: Learn your family health history.

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Quiz: 10 Common Pet Care Myths

As a pet parent, do you fall for any of these?

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Is Your Child’s Anorexia Treatment Up to Date?

Experts say families are part of the cure, not the problem.

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How Safe Is Your Child’s College Campus?

A little homework can reveal surprising answers.

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6 Coping Strategies to Help You Survive the Death of Your Pet

Here's how to get the support and comfort you need.


9 Common Foods a Toddler Can Choke On

Even a 4-year-old can gag on a grape or baby carrot. It's up to parents to know what's safe to serve.

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How to Recognize When Your Veteran Needs Help

Returning soldiers often struggle with depression, addiction and PTSD. Here's what to do.

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Easing the Fear of Childhood Nightmares

The Mayo Clinic offers tips for more peaceful nights.