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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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Adoption and Racial Identity

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.

The Adoption Option: How It Works and What to Expect

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?

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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