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Quit or carry on: When should you let your child give up?

How do you engage your child in music or sports so he won't give up?

Tips for Buying a Backpack and Carrying It Safely

Back-to-School Shopping: Children can avoid muscle strains and posture problems if they buy the right backpacks and carry them correctly, health experts say.

How to Support Your Unique, Quirky Child

Your child behaves differently from others - it's endearing, but is it OK? Put your mind at ease, and find ways to celebrate your child's unique nature.

Playing It Safe: Preschool Playground Guidelines

Preschoolers and playgrounds just go together - here's how to make sure your school's yard is hazard-free.

Developmental Milestones: Age 3

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for your 3-year-old.

Speaking of dinner

Family dinners aren't just about food. Learn how to boost your child's language skills one meal at a time.

Schools, the flu and vaccines: What You Need to Know

The H1N1 virus has killed thousands of people across the country

Tips for nipping the flu in the bud

Learn how to prevent your family from being bitten by the H1N1 bug.

The visual learner

Learn about visual learning and see if your child exhibits this learning style.

Help your child eat a healthy lunch

When your child goes back to school you can't guarantee she will eat healthy food in her lunch every day, but there's a lot you can do to steer her in the right direction.