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9 Parents of Twins Share Their best Advice
Finding out that you're pregnant is a huge step for any parent-to-be. But when your doctor delivers the news that you're carrying not one, but two babies, it can seem even more daunting to prepare for the years ahead.
February 24, 2017
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A parent's guide to Pokemon Go
Your kids are playing Pokemon Go, but are they doing so safely? we can help!
July 15, 2016
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After-Hours Work Email No Friend of the Family
Study finds expectation to respond threatens lifestyle balance
August 10, 2016
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Ancestry.com
is the largest family history site online with over 4 billion names in worldwide historical records, family tree services and genealogy learning materials
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Bestguide-RetirementCommunities
Retirement Communities: Where Should you Retire To?
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Experts call to make parenting a national priority
Ask any mom or dad and they will tell you: parenting is hard work. for those parents and caregivers who struggle with the nature or the demands of child rearing, sometimes help is hard to find.
July 21, 2016
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Few children born to parents with serious mental illness live with both parents while growing up
Serious mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia has been shown to affect relationships and parenting capabilities. Children of parents with serious mental illness are vulnerable, and therefore comprehensive knowledge about their life circumstances is warranted for public health strategies to provide helpful supportive services.
October 30, 2016
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Get your Family Routine back on Track
Routines are fragile things. Switch up the structure of your day because of a trip, school break, or daylight saving time, and your family can veer off course.
July 26, 2016
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Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Peers
They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests
April 29, 2016
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Mothers give offspring a head start in life
"It's the first observation of experimental evolution of a maternal effect in response to a changing environment," said UCSB evolutionary biologist Stephen Proulx, an author of the article that appears in PLOS Biology. the results of the study, which involved the evolution of a tiny hermaphroditic worm, shed light on strategies employed by organisms in response to changes in their habitats.
March 17, 2016
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New psychological questionnaire helps in assessing ability of family to work together
In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a new formulation of a psychological questionnaire for assessing families is presented. the Family Assessment Device (FAD) is a widely used 60-item self-report questionnaire measuring the ability of the family to work together to satisfy the basic needs of its members, according to the McMaster Model of Family Functioning.
July 26, 2016
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Study highlights importance of communication in open adoption relationships
For most of the 20th century, adoptions were largely "closed," meaning birth parents placed their child with an adoption agency and had no further contact unless the child sought them out later in life. However, statistics show that a shift occurred in the 1990s when adoption practitioners started to recognize the benefits of "open" adoptions, or adoptions in which adoptive families have ongoing interactions with the birth family.
August 11, 2016
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Test My Teen
"No, my parents test me."
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