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Fun, productive, and satisfying hobbies that can be enjoyed in short bursts of time.

By Sarah Fernandez

Does missing all those little moments really bring a working mom down?

By Sarah Fernandez

Keep the whole family entertained with these go-anywhere games (no boards required).

By Blythe Copeland

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Today's celebs are steering clear of names like Sally, Dick and Jane, and are instead choosing more bizarre names for their offspring. What are some of the, shall we say, most unique? Put it this way -- we had a hard time pairing down the list.

By Danielle Fisher

It's every parent's nightmare -- your child wanders off from you during a camping trip and can't be found. Do you know how to prepare for a camping emergency?

By Kim Williamson

Volunteering is an excellent way to help others. It's also an awesome activity you can do with your kids to teach them how to give back to the community.

By Alia Hoyt

Parents want to instill character and compassion in their children, but how can they teach kids such values when they're so busy themselves? Here are 10 simple volunteer acts that will help make them better people.

By Dave Roos

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Adolescence isn't really about taking the long view: At 14, it might seem as though your pearly whites will stay that way forever. So, how can parents get their teens to take oral hygiene seriously?

By Julia Layton

Here something to chew on: A habit your teen has right now could end up costing his or her health, teeth or even life.

By Jennifer Sellers

It's natural to want a whiter, brighter smile, but how young is too young for whitening treatments?

By Maria Trimarchi

Getting your wisdom teeth removed is an inevitable rite of passage for teens and young adults, right? Not necessarily. We'll explore the dental debate in this article.

By Shanna Freeman

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The pressures of teen life are familiar to all of us, but their effects aren't always visible to the casual observer. How can stress take its toll on a teen's teeth?

By Tom Scheve

There is a lot you can get done in 15 minutes. Learn about what moms can do with some down time in this article.

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The cons of being a new parent later in life include having less energy for your kids, concerns about being alive to see your children grow up, and a growing schism between you and your children due to a difference in relevant values. Learn about the cons of being a new parent later in life in this article

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Teens can be moody. Learn what to do if your teen slams the door in this article.

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Teens may want to work, but they don't always know how to look for a job. Learn where you can find babysitting jobs for your teen in this article.

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Who to go to if your teen is bullied depends on many factors. Learn about who you should go to if your teen is being bullied in this article.

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If your teen pays for his own car insurance, it will be an incentive to drive safely. Learn about who should pay for your teen's car insurance from this article.

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It's almost a synonym: teen equals liar. Find out why teens lie in this article.

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Every family should have an emergency contact list handy in case of a medical emergency. Learn who should be on an emergency contact list and why in this article.

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Social development is an important part of being a teen. Learn what to do if your teen doesn't have any friends in this article.

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Teens develop independence and identity by bonding with peers. Learn about the purpose of peers during adolescence in this article.

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Different teens avoid school for different reasons. Learn what to do if your adolescent doesn't want to go to school in this article.

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Make sure your teen thinks through big decisions. Learn what to do if your teen wants a piercing in this article.

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Hair will re-grow so don't get too stressed out if your teen wants to dye his or her hair. Learn what to do if your teens want to dye their hair in this article.

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