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.
Cutting is a disorder that afflicts many your adults. Learn more about this disorder, how to treat it and the risks if left untreated in this article.
Self abuse is a common problem among teens. Learn more about cutting and the risks that are associated with this disorder.
Being curious is a natural part of being a teen. But before taking your first drink or smoking your first cigarette, get to know the risks involved.
Teen health differs greatly from adult health. Learn more about teen health with this Q&A.
When the word abuse is used in conjunction with teenagers, often what comes to mind is alcohol or drug abuse. Learn more about teens and the abuses that they can be exposed to in this article.
Though it is illegal to drink if you're under 21, many teens do it anyway, and some drink in excess. Discover why some teens drink in excess and the dangers that it poses to them.
A healthy adoption is one where the child is placed where he or she will thrive, no matter what the medical considerations may be. How can you minimize health complications?
Staying at home with baby isn't as easy as one might think. It's a tough job -- and there are lots of things to consider before becoming a stay-at-home mom.
Here are some techniques that you can use to improve communication with your kids. They may not mind you or agree, but at least they'll hear what you're saying.
There aren't any quick, simple ways to turn your child into a genius, but your actions as parents do have a big influence on your children's intellectual capacity. Learn how to nurture a child's inherent mental capabilities.
How can you, as a parent, deal with the fear and anxiety that can affect your child in the wake of tragic events? Learn about what you can do to communicate with your child and help them cope.
Teaching honesty and responsibility takes a considerable amount of time and patience. But with consistency, you can instill in your children a sense of morality.
The news that a new baby is going to be in the house is going to prompt many interesting questions from your children. Here are some tips for making sure that your entire family is ready to welcome that new little bundle of joy.
Adoption can be an amazing and rewarding experience, but getting there requires making some tough decisions, committing to an unknown outcome and drawing on an enormous reserve of patience. Read Catherine's story to find out what's involved.
How much does adoption really cost, and how will you pay for it? Learn all about what goes into financing an adoption.
What do you need to do before bringing home your new adopted baby? Learn the four steps of adoption to make sure you're adequately prepared for a new child.
Every child needs a sense of background and identity, and this can be especially confusing for adopted children. Read about how to help your adopted children establish their racial identity.
Chances are you know someone who is adopted or who has adopted a child. In fact, about 58 percent of Americans have a personal connection to adoption. But what is involved in adopting a child?
Do you know how your baby uses its senses? Discover how your baby navigates their environment using their five senses.
Sometimes basic baby care can present some unique challenges that you may not know how to tackle. These expert tips will help you groom your baby.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.