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Families come in all shapes and sizes and we know sometimes, you need a little help. Get all the tips and advice you'll ever need or want to know right here on starting, raising and nurturing your clan.

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5 Ways to Enhance Your Baby's Motor Skills

The motor milestones that occur during your baby's first year may seem unrelated to one another, but in fact they happen in sequence. Learn what skills babies typically develop, in order from head to foot.

Child Development: Helping Your Baby Grow and Learn

There is plenty that parents can do to help their baby learn and develop. Find out what role parents can play in promoting their child's growth.

Your Newborn's Physical Features

Newborns don't emerge pink and plump. In fact, for the first few weeks, they're really kind of funny looking. Find out what physical features to expect.

What to Feed Baby, and When

If your baby could talk, he'd tell you when he is hungry and when he is full, but he probably won't start communicating verbally for at least a year. Learn how to judge what to feed your baby and when with these expert tips.

Common Birth Defects

Each year in the United States, about 150,000 newborns have birth defects ranging from mild to life threatening. Learn about structural/metabolic birth defects, congenital infections, and other conditions.

5 Facts About Nursing a Preemie

Is breastfeeding different with a premature baby? Here are five things you should know about breastfeeding your preemie.

Long-term Preemie Issues

Premature babies are more susceptible to face complications -- both long- and short-term. Learn about which long-term complications might arise and what you can do about them.

5 Senses of a Baby

Do you know how your baby uses its senses? Discover how your baby navigates their environment using their five senses.

Are teens too young to go under the knife?

More than 326,000 18-and-unders had cosmetic procedures in 2004 to correct something that made them self-conscious. But is plastic surgery, with the risks it involves, the right way to deal with these common teenage tribulations?

Sex Education and Kids: Giving Your Kids a Good Talkin'-to

Teaching kids about intimacy, safe intercourse, respect and responsibility in an age of seductive images doesn't have to be as daunting a task as it sounds.

Raising Your Child to Have Good Manners

Kids have a hard time remembering rules for dinner at home and rules for dinner out. But with patience and consistency, you can instill good manners in your children.

Parenting: Discipline and Limit Setting

Setting appropriate limitations on children and doling out discipline is a struggle for many parents. Here are some effective guidelines for setting limits with children of different ages.

Preventing Tantrums While Shopping

Consistency is key when it comes to preventing tantrums. If you let your guard down because of a tantrum, your kids will continue to throw them. These tips will help you prevent tantrums while shopping with kids.

Infant Botulism

Honey can be dangerous to infants because of botulism. Find out why honey is dangerous for infants but not for adults.

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