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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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Top 10 Picky Eater Tips

It's easy to get frustrated when you're the parent of a picky eater, but these tips will help you please any child.

8 Tips for Surviving Stay-at-home Motherhood

Stay-at-home motherhood is a luxury many women will never know, but it's not a walk in the park. Here are 8 tips for stay-at-home moms.

5 Things to Know: Family Fights

All families have their arguments and squabbles, but here we'll look at how family arguments impact kids, from models of conflict resolution to how stress effects children.

5 Things to Know: Finding Day Care

When you find yourself faced with finding safe, quality day care, how do you begin? The first step is to determine what kind of day care your family needs.

5 Things to Know: Picking Baby Names

Despite the hours you can spend at the bookstore or online, however, it comes down to a simple truth: baby naming can be as personal as baby making. Here are some tips to get you started.

10 Careers for Power Moms

For those power moms looking for a career revival, starting from scratch or switching jobs, we've compiled a list of 10 career choices, based on accessibility, flexibility of schedule and average income.

How much does it cost to be a stay-at-home mom?

The result of giving up income in favor of raising kids is what has come to be known as the "mommy tax," but what factors need to be considered to find the real cost of being a stay-at-home mom?

Why is puberty coming earlier for girls today?

Everyone who's been through puberty knows it can be tough. But what if the changes started early -- say at about age 6 or 7? Why are many girls starting puberty so young?

10 Baby Care Tips

If you just had a baby or are looking for more tips on how to care of one, then take a look at these 10 baby care tips to get started.

What is elimination communication?

Many expectant parents face the choice of cloth or disposable diapers. But a growing movement could make that choice easy. Don't use diapers at all.

Word Games for Kids

Let your inner Mark Twain out and take on these fun word games for kids. There's something for everyone. How well can you turn a phrase? Are you quick on your feet when it comes to writing on the fly? Test your word skills with these fun word games and see.

Snow Activities

Snowy days aren't just for sitting in the house. Winter craft activities are a great way to learn about the properties of snow.

Bird-Watching Activities for Kids

For centuries man has been obsessed with birds and flight. These bird-watching activities for kids will help to increase knowledge about birds and their daily activities. And, more importantly, they're just plain fun to do!

Bird-Watching Projects for Kids

Check out these projects and activities to learn more about the fascinating world of birds. Whether you are new to bird-watching or a seasoned birding veteran, you're sure to find a great bird-watching project in this article.

Is it OK for babies to watch TV?

Do programs like "Baby Einstein" help your baby learn? Experts are saying no -- and that programs like these may actually harm a child's cognitive development.

Christmas Games: Find Santa Claus

Nothing signifies Christmas in the mind of a child like Santa Claus, so your kids will be delighted to prepare for the holiday by finding Santa with these free printable Christmas games.

Christmas Games: Find the Night Before Christmas

It's the night before Christmas, and all through the town, A. Mouse is looking for signs of Santa Claus. Can you help him find Santa's reindeer, the Christmas shoppers, and more?

Christmas Games: Find the Twelve Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a partridge in a pear tree. What comes next in the beloved Christmas song? Search for presents from The Twelve Days of Christmas and have some holiday fun.

Christmas Games: Find the Nutcracker

Going to see The Nutcracker is a favorite Christmas tradition in many families -- and familiarity with the characters and music makes these Christmas games that much more fun. Print out these games and have some fun beforehand!

Christmas Games: Find Christmas Angels

Everyone is aiming to be an angel during the Christmas season, so use these free printable Christmas games as some fun inspiration for parents and kids alike. Get your holiday spirit started.

How to Help a Child Who Is Having Trouble Falling Asleep

A child's sleep patterns change with age. Learn about these sleep patterns and how to help a child who is having trouble falling sleep.

How Adoption Works

Thousands of children are adopted by Americans every year. Learn how adoption works, including the types of adoption, how to find an adoption agency and about post-adoption services.

Ultimate Guide to Potty-Training

Potty training is a developmental skill your child cannot master until he is ready. The process of training should be called potty learning, since your child teaches himself. Learn how to potty train a child.

How To Discipline A Child

Some children are hyperactive and pose greater challenges to their parents. But all should be accepted and loved, and parents should remember to show proper guidance or discipline. Read about how to discipline a child.

Ultimate Guide to 'Cars'

A fantasy world inhabited only by cars is the setting of the Disney/Pixar collaboration "Cars." Learn about the animation process as we take you behind the scenes with director John Lasseter.

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