Parenting

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Boys’ Wet Dreams: How to Deal With This Part of Life

It's totally natural but can be an uncomfortable thing to address with your son. A local expert offers advice on how to handle boys' wet dreams.
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What Should You Do if Your Child is Obsessed With Their Private Parts?

A specialist from Children's Hospital of Michigan weighs in on how parents should handle this touchy situation.
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Tips to Explaining Black Lives Matter to Kids with Disabilities

Everyone needs to talk about the racism and inequality that has plagued our nation. Here are some tips on explaining Black Lives Matter to kids with disabilities.
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9 Black-Owned Clothing Brands for Kids and Babies

Looking to support more Black-owned businesses? These Black-owned clothing brands offer adorable outfit options for kids.
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Totally Inappropriate Kids Books Meant for Adults

These reads LOOK like they're for children, but they're for grownup eyes only! Check out these inappropriate kids books for instant comic relief.
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Tools and Advice for How to Help Kids Make Friends

It can be daunting to figure out how to acquire pals, especially during a pandemic. Wondering how to help kids make friends? Here are some tips and insights for parents.
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Planning Your IEPs During COVID

Find out what you need to know to advocate for your child with developmental disabilities and get tips to help plan your IEPS during COVID, too.
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Why Perfectionism in Girls is so Pervasive – and How to Change It

Perfectionism is ramping up among all kids, but girls seem to fall deeper into the pit. Here's why our daughters are wracked with self-criticism – and what we can do.
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How to React if You Find Out Your Teen is Sexually Active

Finding out your teen is sexually active isn't something most parents look forward to. Learn how to put the brakes on underage sex and cope if it happens.
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What’s a ‘VSCO Girl’ (And Why Are Your Kids Mocking Them)?

The trend is all over social media and features fashion laden with scrunchies, friendship bracelets and pricey brands. Have you heard of it?
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What to Do About Your Overly ‘Handsy’ Kid

Find out why children sometimes don't have a grasp on personal space and get tips on how to how to handle overly handsy kids.
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Diverse Toys for Kids

Are you looking for diverse toys for kids? These brands have you covered with toys of all races, religions and abilities.