toddlers to teens

Know the Dose for Your Kids' Medicines

Accuracy is important when it comes to taking medicine or giving medicine to family members.

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Talking to Tweens and Teens About Sex

It's never too soon to talk to your children about sex. Get 10 tips for starting the conversation.

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Raising a Happy and Healthy Child

Raising a happy, healthy child is one of the most challenging jobs a parent can have, and also one of the most rewarding. Start with these seven steps.

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Nutrition and Exercise Needs of Your Teen

Can you spot what's missing in your teen's lifestyle? Help her to make healthy choices when it comes to diet and exercise.

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How to Not Get Sick When Your Kids Get Sick

Your children will inevitably get sick. What can you do to stay healthy when your kids are sick?

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ask the expert

I have two sons (ages 6 and 10) whose diets sorely lack in fruits and vegetables. I try to show a good example by eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, but the best results from my boys are a rarely eaten apple or nibbling at mashed potatoes or a few ears of corn. What can I do?

As a parent who has always struggled with weight issues, what, if anything, can I do to help my children avoid a constant battle with their weight?

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