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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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Ultimate Guide to 'Monsters, Inc.'

'Monsters Inc.' is one of Disney-Pixar's cleverest and best-loved animated features. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this splendid film -- a combination of high-tech sparkle and heartwarming characters.

Ultimate Guide to 'The Incredibles'

The Incredibles' wasn't only a box-office smash hit -- it was also a technological marvel of animation. In this article we go behind the scenes to find out how 'The Incredibles' was made. Learn more about 'The Incredibles.'

Ultimate Guide to Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is one of the world's favorite bears. In this article we'll travel down memory lane and show you how the character of Winnie the Pooh came to life. Join the trip as we learn about Winnie the Pooh, his friends, and the movies and shows they've had.

Ultimate Guide to 'Finding Nemo'

'Finding Nemo' was a blockbuster movie that also set the standard for animation technology. Here is a close look at how this spectacular movie came to be.

Ultimate Guide to Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas the Tank Engine is the world's most famous fictional locomotive. For more than 50 years he and his friends in the railyard have made the Island of Sodor a fascinating and educational place. Learn all the details about Thomas the Tank Engine.

Ultimate Guide to Scooby-Doo

'Scooby-Doo' has been one of the most popular cartoons of the past four decades -- during which it's undergone many changes but kept its vital spark. Here's a look at the phenomenon that is 'Scooby-Doo.'

Ultimate Guide to Elmo

Elmo joined "Sesame Street" 21 years ago, and his own "Elmo's World" segments debuted almost a decade ago -- to the delight of kids everywhere. He is now the most recognized children's character in the United States. Take a peek into Elmo's past, present and future.

Ultimate Guide to SpongeBob Square Pants

How has a humble little sea sponge soaked up so many viewers since his 1999 premiere? Learn about the secrets to SpongeBob's success and find your favorite episode with a complete episode guide.

Ultimate Guide to Disney Princess

It started with Snow White six decades ago. Now it's an entertainment and marketing dynasty known as Disney Princess. Learn about Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas and Sleeping Beauty in this article.

Understanding a Child's Eating Habits

As your child becomes a toddler stage and has a more active role in what he eats, you will lose a little of the control over your child's diet. Learn about a child's eating habits.

How to Care for a Child's Teeth

When your baby begins to smile, you will probably see an endearing toothless grin. By taking a few steps early, you can ensure a healthy smile throughout her life. Learn how to care for a child's teeth.

How to Choose Clothes for a Child

New parents usually receive a lot of clothes as gifts. Unfortunately, some of the more popular gift items aren't very useful to or popular with babies. Learn how to choose clothes for a child.

How to Choose Toys for a Child

The first time you look through the toy department you may be struck by how expensive toys are today. With toys, expense has nothing to do with quality. Learn how to choose toys for a child.

Ultimate Guide to Dora the Explorer

"Dora the Explorer" is one of the most popular television shows for preschoolers. We spoke with co-creator Valerie Walsh to find out how Dora the Explorer went from an idea to the series.

How to Answer Difficult Questions From Children

You give your child a great deal of information in answer to his questions. However, some of your child's questions will be easier to answer than others. Learn how to answer your child's difficult questions.

Understanding How Children Mature

For your child, the journey to independence is an exciting, frequently frustrating, and sometimes frightening adventure. By the time your child is three years old, she has made remarkable developmental strides.

Beyond Experimentation: Teens and Alcoholism

Teen alcohol abuse is a tough challenge for many teens and parents to face. Get tips and advice to help with teen alcohol abuse in this article.

Understanding Cognitive and Social Development in a Newborn

Understanding cognitive and social development in a newborn will allow you to promote the acquisition of new skills. Read about babies' development in all areas, including learning, human relationships, and language.

How to Stimulate a Child's Mind

Stimulating a child's mind can result in a child who is engaged and excited about the world around them. Read about how different toys, books, games and art projects can stimulate a child's mind.

How to Exercise With a Newborn

Exercise with a newborn can be lots of fun for you and your baby, as well as being excellent for his development. Learn how to work out with baby.

Understanding Newborn Characteristics and Development

While many parents take classes to prepare them for labor and delivery and to acquire some baby-care skills, not a lot have been taught about their newborn's characteristics and growth. Learn about your baby's development.

How to Choose a Day Care Provider

The thought of finding the perfect caregiver for your child can be overwhelming. Learn about several sensible guidelines to choosing the right day care provider for you and your family.

How to Introduce a Newborn to the Family

As expectant parents, you perhaps thought the baby soon to be born would be all yours, alone. Not quite so, as you've probably found out. Learn more about introducing baby to the family.

Baby-naming Trends

Parents are choosing from a much wider variety of baby names than ever before. Names might include cultural influences, reference a book or movie character, or even be influenced by popular media.

Baby Equipment Safety Tips

Security and stability are the key factors in buying baby equipment. Read this article for safety tips to consider when you're purchasing everything from strollers and high chairs to clothes and toys.


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