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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Teens need to socialize. Learn how much social time is enough for your teen in this article.
You can help your child with homework when you get home after work or you can call from your office to direct your child. Learn how full-time working parents can assist kids with homework from this article.
Puberty starts with the release of hormones that signal the beginning stages of sexual development and physical growth. Learn what types of hormones are changing during puberty in this article.
Either buy your daughter a month-at-a-glance calendar in the stationery store or use an online menstrual calendar. Learn where to find a menstruation calendar for your teen from this article.
Although more children are available for adoption internationally than domestically, the adoption process is longer and it costs more. Learn about the pros and cons of international adoption in this article.
Adoptions can be closed (there is no contact between the birth and adoptive families), mediated (with contact through an attorney or agency) or open (where there is direct contact). Find out about the benefits of open child adoption in this article.
Many boys come to their parents for information about sex. Learn how to answer your adolescent son's questions about sex in this article.
If your teenager needs vitamins, ask a doctor if a multivitamin or a specific vitamin is better in your teen's particular case. Learn what kinds of vitamins adolescents should be taking from this article.
Just as we don't expect all babies to sleep through the night or crawl by a certain age, we don't expect all teenagers to follow a strict schedule of puberty. Learn whether girls will always go through puberty before boys from this article.
Adolescence is a process of physical, cognitive, and social development that starts around the ages of 10 to 13. Learn about the typical timeline for adolescent development from this article.
Giving up a child for adoption is often a heart-wrenching decision. Learn how you can find a child that you gave up for adoption in this article.