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The Father-Child Bond

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Is quality time better than the amount of time you spend with your children? Ron Huxley, marriage and family therapist, discusses the importance of dads bonding with their children right from the start.

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Video Games: Friend or Foe?

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The battle of words over the danger or safety of video games continues to rage.

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Teach Your Kids Listening Skills (the Real ABC's)

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The lack of listening skills is a major challenge in the classroom as well as in the home. It is the cornerstone for developing interpersonal relationships and yet it is one of the most neglected language skills in teaching environments.

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Strategies to Make Anytime With Your Child Quality Time

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Working and raising children is the great balancing act that an increasing number of parents perform.

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Mowing Down Only-Child Myths

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For all the stories going around about only children, there sure are a lot of solid, happy adults who were raised solo. Explore the myths -- and facts -- about raising an only child.

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New Expectations: From Partner To Father

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Have you ever wondered what an expectant dad usually hears from his male friends? "Buddy, once this baby is born, you can forget about sex for the next six months." If I were about to become a father, probably a little unsure about my new role, this advice would not be particularly comforting. Why do women persist in thinking that once the baby is born, they will just walk off into the sunset? And why don't childbirth educators discuss the importance of "expectations management" and good communications? Sylvia Brown, author of The Post-Pregnancy Handbook, explains.

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First-Time Dads: How to Bond with Daughters

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Dads and their daughters have unique bonding needs in order to ensure a healthy relationship. Following this advice can help make that happen.

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Toddlers and the Need for Play

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Don't forget one simple but important pleasure with your kids: Playing! Take a breather here and there to monitor your child's playtime, and make sure there's plenty of unscheduled time for them to just be a "kid."

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