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Life Kit: Parenting

Life Kit: Parenting

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Life Kit: Parenting
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These water safety tips can save lives
Drowning is the No. 1 cause of death for children ag... more
Jun 3 2024 18m
Drowning Prevention and Rescue Techniques
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Kids, social media and privacy: What to know before you post
Many parents share photos and videos of their babies... more
May 20 2024 23m
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How to help your stepfamily grow closer
Becoming a blended stepfamily can be fraught for eve... more
May 9 2024 16m
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How to prepare for a second pregnancy after a complicated first one
Pregnancy complications — like miscarriage, preterm ... more
May 2 2024 16m
Partner's Role in Decision Making
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Curbing needle phobia in adults starts with making shots less painful for kids
Approximately one in four adults has a fear of needl... more
Apr 29 2024 13m
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How to talk to teens about vaping
About 1 in 5 high school seniors say they have vaped... more
Apr 9 2024 21m
The Dangers of E-Cigarette Addiction
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How to introduce solid food to your baby: A nervous parent's guide
Chewing, choking hazards, high chairs – oh my! Start... more
Apr 4 2024 25m
Navigating Baby's First Solid Foods
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Enjoying travel with a baby
Looking to travel this spring with your little one? ... more
Mar 4 2024 23m
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How to talk to kids about sex, bodies and consent
It's tricky to talk to younger kids about sex. This ... more
Feb 5 2024 24m
Building Partnerships for Financial Resilience
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The emotional rollercoaster of being a new mom
Becoming a mother is a complicated life transition. ... more
Jan 23 2024 24m
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How to talk to teens about drugs
Overdose deaths among teenagers have skyrocketed in ... more
Dec 19 2023 22m
Talking Openly About Drugs
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Kids and firearm safety
Firearms are the number one cause of death for child... more
Nov 30 2023 16m
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How to talk to kids about the violence in Israel and Gaza
Last weekend, militants from the terrorist group Ham... more
Oct 12 2023 14m
Helping Young Children Understand Distant Conflict
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The consequences of overindulging your kids
Overindulging kids when they're young can lead to ne... more
Sep 18 2023 21m
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The 5-minute playtime ritual that can help your kids listen
Children's health professionals widely recommend a s... more
Aug 14 2023 13m
Special Time for Parents and Children
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How to be a supportive adult in a kid's life
While there's endless advice for parents, there's li... more
Jul 18 2023 22m
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Why you should play video games with your kid
Video games get a bad reputation that's often unwarr... more
Jun 5 2023 16m
Parental Involvement in Children's Gaming
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Pregnant? Here's how to deal with the new you
Pregnancy is hard work – for the body, mind and soul... more
May 11 2023 23m
Navigating Relationships During Pregnancy
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Build a stronger connection with your kids
It may sound counterintuitive, but if you want to ta... more
May 1 2023 19m
Unconditional Love in Parenting Myth
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How to show up for teens when big emotions arise
Being a teenager is hard. There are emotional highs ... more
Mar 30 2023 20m
Managing Emotions in Front of Kids
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Creative way to get kids to eat their veggies
Veggies help kids grow and develop, but it can be ha... more
Feb 7 2023 18m
Changing Taste Buds Over Time
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'Terrestrials,' a new kid's show from Radiolab, uncovers the strangeness on Earth
From our friends at Radiolab: Terrestrials. Terrestr... more
Jan 21 2023 24m
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The 5-minute daily playtime ritual that can get your kids to listen better
Called 'special time,' the strategy is widely recomm... more
Oct 17 2022 14m
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Why you should connect with your kid, not correct them
Psychologist Becky Kennedy, author of the new book "... more
Sep 26 2022 18m
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How to financially prepare for having a baby
Having a baby is one of the biggest - and most expen... more
Jul 26 2022 22m
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