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'But Everyone Has One!'

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Tired of hearing your kids beg and nag about what they want to buy-or what they want you to buy?

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Bringing Teens Home for the Holidays

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The secret to having kids look forward to spending time with mom and dad lies in treating teens as if they are already adults.

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When Mom Has a Temper Tantrum

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How to break the daily Mommy screamathons? Tips for taking a few deep breaths.

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Not Tonight, Dear, You're Pregnant!

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Imagine this scenario: Your hormones are raging, making you feel ready for love. You begin massaging your husband's back and kissing him to signal your desire, but he pulls away. He pats your expanding belly and says, "Let's wait until after the baby is born."

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Creative Ways to Say 'I'm Pregnant!'

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It's the moment you've been waiting for: You have a positive pregnancy test and you want to tell the world (or just your husband). Do you blurt it out over dinner or do you attempt the more subtle approach?

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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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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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Balance Your Roles: Partners vs. Parents

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It's easy for parents today to get swept up in their children's lives.

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