Articles in Youth

Slumber Parties: From A to Zzz's

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Hosting an overnight party can be an eye-opener. Slumber is rarely on the agenda and parents can count on getting zero sleep, or just a few hours of sleep—if you are lucky. ... Read full article

Air Travel With Toddlers

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Flying with children is an unpredictable experience. One child may sit quietly on an airplane and observe everything going on, while another may cry or want to run up and down the aisle. ... Read full article

I Can't Hear You

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How To Protect Your Child's Hearing... Read full article

Have You Talked To Your Child About Alcohol?

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With all of the fun and somewhat “cool” appearance, should parents really be surprised if their children are interested in trying alcohol? How does a young child differentiate between what is harmful and what is appropriate use of these substances? ... Read full article

Your Child, Your Self

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My daughter is the spitting image of me. She has blue eyes, curly brown hair, and fair skin. But that’s where our similarities end.... Read full article

Are Your Child's Bad Habits Driving You Nuts?

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Although most children’s bad habits are developmentally related and disappear over time, behaviors that persist and are injurious or intensify may need to be addressed.... Read full article

Teaching Children To Say I'm Sorry

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“Go to your room and think about what you just said!” A phrase every child has heard at least once after being involved in a disagreement.... Read full article

Safely Raising Vegetarian Children

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Vegetarianism among teenagers and adults is on the rise, and this trend is certain to increase the number of children that will be raised as vegetarians.... Read full article

Self Esteem and School

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When your children are at home with you, you have great control over what happens in their lives. But once your children enter school, their teachers influence their self-esteem.... Read full article

What's The Right Age To...? Top Ten Questions

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We’ve heard the adage that babies and children don’t come with instruction manuals. But sometimes, we need real advice to help us out when it comes to certain topics that we just can’t muddle through or get any answers.... Read full article

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