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Whether you are a brand new parent, a parent-to-be, or a parent of many, you will find loads of useful information in this section, just for you. Be sure to check out our Editor’s Picks every month for information on the latest hot topics, as well as great ideas for the current season or holiday. Check out the Recipes section for the perfect family meal, or have some fun by taking a few polls.

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You Can Create a Celebrity-Inspired Nursery on a Budget!

Even if you’re not all about imitating the stars, you have to admit that celebrities either have great taste or (more likely) incredible designers at their disposal. When it come ... More

Birth Control: What Are Your Options?

Lately, birth control options just seem to be getting more and more diverse. Each method has its own pros and cons, and choosing which type is best for you can be a little overwhel ... More

What Does Frostbite Look Like? What Should You Do?

Many people of all ages are treated yearly for frostnip and frostbite, but children are at higher risk for these cold-weather injuries! "Frostbite" is a term that is thrown around ... More

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What to Include in Parenting Plans

With such high divorce and single parent rates, the term “parenting plan” is becoming commonplace. Technically a parenting plan is a ...
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What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Despite what it sounds like, metabolic syndrome is not a single condition, but the presence of several risk factors, according to the Mayo ...
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The Benefits of Being an Older (Over 40) Parent

Despite the stereotype that older parents (those who have their first child at age 40 or older) are frumpy sticks in the mud, many older parents ...
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Your Workplace Rights During Your Baby’s First Year

Having a baby changes a lot of things in your life, but it doesn’t change your rights in the workplace. If you’re aware of what you’re ...
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition that causes the acidic contents in the stomach to move backward into the esophagus, can ...
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8 Rules for Dating a Single Dad

Let’s face it: dating is difficult. And when you mix in single parents, their former partners, and their children, things get even messier. ...
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