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More Support for Mom, Less Colic Risk for Baby

Colic is an issue many families struggle with and a medical complication that can be extremely frustrating. Not only do doctors still not understand …

Pregnancy

Ask Amy: Family secrets find a home with brother

<b>Dear Amy:</b> I have become the person in my family who holds family secrets.<p>I am the last of my immediate family, but I have half-siblings from my …

Therapy and Service Animals for Children with Special Needs

Service and therapy animals have become increasingly popular for children with special needs, and for good reason. Research shows that animals can …

Autism

Handheld Screens Linked to Toddler Speech Delay

Many modern day parents rely on screens to get through the tasks of daily living. Not only do most of us use some kind of screen for work, but we …

Gear & Gadgets

This Is How Much Money You Should Have Saved, According to Suze Orman

"You need to know that you are going to be secure"<p>Suze Orman has pushed back against traditional saving advice, saying that keeping three to six …

Retirement

Family of baby swapped at birth awarded $100K in damages decades later

The family of an Austrian girl swapped at birth was awarded more than $100,000 in damages after she discovered the mistake – more than 20 years later.<p>…

How Financial Stress Can Hurt Your Baby’s Health

Becoming a parent opens up a whole world of financial stressors beyond those that many people are already dealing with. Worries like medical bills or …

Mental Health

How My Children Reconnected Me With My Father

My sister is nine years older than me, and during most of our father’s life, she enjoyed a closer relationship with Dad than I did. She would refer …

Parenting

‘I Moved In With My In-Laws—Here’s What It Was Like’ | Men's Health.

<i>Here's what men and women think about farting in relationships:</i><p>Making the Decision<p>I can’t speak for our contemporaries, but coming to this decision and then living through it was both easy and extremely taxing. On paper, moving in with Ryan’s parents helped soften the financial burden of this big, …

Staying in Touch After the Adoption

<b>One of the most important tasks in any open adoption is staying in touch after the adoption is done.</b><p>And this just might be– paradoxically– one of the …

Adoption

I only had one child. It was the best decision I've ever made.

There's something about holding someone else's baby that makes people ask you if and when you're having a child of your own. And if you already have …

Parenting

Ask Amy: Family secrets find a home with one sibling

<i>Dear Amy: I have become the person in my family who holds family secrets.</i><p><i>I am the last of my immediate family, but I have half-siblings from my father’s second marriage.</i><p><i>Family folklore (which I haven’t been able to verify) is that our dad fathered a child with a high school sweetheart, and the</i> …

Parenting