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5 surprising tricks for keeping your child healthy

Find out how old wives' tales meet modern science to ward off runny noses, sore throats, and sick days.

An epidemic of expulsions

California’s Kern County at leading edge of national debate over costs and benefits of harsh school discipline

Stress and your child's brain

New research suggests that children are affected by stress in surprising ways.

Parent cliques

Sure, they make other parents feel left out of the PTA party. But the biggest surprise is the damage an exclusive group has on parents, kids, and an entire school community.

The lowdown on sexting

Everything you wanted to know about this teen smut trend but were afraid to ask.

Parent power: Raising Kate

One mom's fight for her child's identity

Boosting their brains

Kids understand that to get stronger, they need to work their muscles with regular exercise. Teach them the brain is like a muscle that can get bigger and stronger.

Your child is gifted… now what?

Your child’s gift comes wrapped in challenges. Learn why parents often struggle to get their gifted children's intellectual and emotional needs met.

House rules on drugs and alcohol

When do parents start talking about it, and what are their rules? Are drunk pickups, no questions asked, a good idea? See how these parents handle tough scenarios.

After the storm: normal fears or signs of trauma?

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, children may be exhibiting signs of trauma. Experts offer ways to help them cope and readjust to life following disaster.

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