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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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Fathers and daughters share a special relationship. By letting your little girl know that she's valued and loved, you can establish a positive precedent for her subsequent male relationships. Here are some ways to spend time with your daughter.

By Cristen Conger & Jill Jaracz

Parenthood is mostly wonderful, but it can also be very difficult, and it takes a big adjustment to get from your old life to your new one. Get tips on how to make the transition as smooth as possible.

By Katie Lambert

Nannies are individuals employed by you to provide one-on-one child care in your home. If a nanny's what your family needs, use these tips to find a good one.

By Maria Trimarchi

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Whether a child's grandparents live far away or in the same home, there are lots of ways for them to stay connected and involved in each other's lives. Get tips on how to forge relationships between children, parents and grandparents.

By Jessika Toothman

Keeping kids healthy at daycare is a nearly impossible goal but these suggestions may help.

By Maria Trimarchi

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.

By Maria Trimarchi

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.

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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?

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?

By Stephanie Watson

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.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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.

By Alison Cooper

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

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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!

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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.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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.

By Jacob Silverman

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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!

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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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.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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.

By Jacob Silverman

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.

By Michael Meyerhoff

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.

By Michael Meyerhoff

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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.

By Vicki Arkoff

'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.

By Michael Allen