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Safety Tips for Teens This Summer

“​​​​​​​Ultimately, you want your teenager to have fun during the summer. But before summer break begins, have these conversations with them to create a safety plan to make this one the best one yet.”

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10 Women Who Changed NYC Forever

These ladies made history in The Big Apple, and beyond!

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Why Don’t Men Talk about Infertility?

“Men are very much part of the equation when it comes to a couple’s infertility…so why aren’t we treated as such?”

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The Game of Life

Can You Believe It? The Game of Life Is Celebrating Its 60th Anniversary

Check out these little-known facts about the iconic game. 

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10 Books That Help Kids Understand & Get Through Puberty

Thanks to Common Sense Media’s top ten book picks, talking about puberty just got a whole lot easier (and a whole lot less embarrassing) for everyone.

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This Mom’s Hilarious Tale of Poop on a Slide Will Make You Feel Better about Your Day

After reading this you’ll never leave the house without a full stock of baby wipes ever again. 

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Your Birth Control Might Not Work because of Your Genes, Study Finds

You may be genetically predisposed towards pregnancy. Kind of.

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Is This App as Good as Your Regular Birth Control? Science Thinks So

No matter your family building plans, this app is here to help.

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Recall Alert: The FDA Issues a Major Recall of Birth Control Pills

Ladies, you’re going to want to check your medicine cabinets and nightstands, STAT.

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This One-Touch Birth Control Patch Could Be a Game-Changer for Women

A promising new type of birth control could mean you’ll never worry about forgetting your birth control again.

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This App Has Been FDA-Cleared for Birth Control, but We Have Some Questions

This app claims to be 93 percent effective at preventing pregnancy—but does it work?

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Here’s How Where You Live Can Affect When You Have a Baby

Your home town and education can have an impact on when you become a mom.

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Moms, You Can No Longer Get This Birth Control in the U.S.

This controversial birth control device is being taken off the market.

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Another Step Forward in Creating a Birth Control Pill for Men

Science is ready for a new type of birth control.

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When Does the Male Birth Control Pill Come Out? Science Gets Closer

This is more than just about family planning—this has the potential to change so much more on a huge scale.

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The Brutally Honest Truth About Motherhood

There are certain things mothers just aren’t supposed to think, or at least not say out loud. These thoughts can include, but are not limited too, “I wish I could run away,” “What has my life become?” or, “If they…

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There’s New Birth Control out, but It’s Not for Ladies (for Once)

In 2018, the largest clinical trial of a hormonal male contraceptive will get underway.

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How to Prepare for Those (Inevitable) Holiday Air Travel Headaches with Your Family

The true sign of a veteran traveler is the ability to roll with the punches that holiday travel throws your way. An involuntary bump taught me to hope for the best but pack for the worst.

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Millennials May Be History’s Most Competent Parents. Here’s Why.

Some have called them “generation me”, but as millennials have families they are shifting their attentions — and their identities—to parenting.

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In 2017 millennials make up 90% of all new parents. This generational shift is…

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What to do When Conceiving Becomes a Battle

When you are trying to conceive a child, the infertility treatment is processed in steps so when the battle gets to be too much there’s always the option of stopping treatment and doing something else. In order to feel like…

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You Can Cry If You Want to: 10 Ways to Survive Colic

There are hundreds of tips – thousands, even – about how to soothe your colicky baby, from advice from random strangers at the grocery store to your pediatrician’s expert tips. This is not that kind of advice. You get enough solicited (and even more unsolicited) advice when you’ve got a wee babe screaming in your arms. No, these tips are just for you: a random assortment of advice about how you, the parents, can survive a colicky baby.

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A Sign Of Love

You need to have a biopsy of your left breast done immediately.
Those were the scariest dozen words I had ever heard come out from a doctor’s mouth. It was November 2012 and I was 40 years old and had…

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10 Parenting Pet Peeves

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We are surprised that we could only come up with 10! Yes we have a ton of parenting pet peeves and as time passes and as we gain more experience as moms – each of us with two boys – the list sadly…

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Who’s New at the LA Zoo: Meet the Babies!

What’s new at the Zoo? With over 50 babies born this year so far, there are loads of tiny (and not so tiny) new babies for your own wee ones to meet.

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

The talk. You know the one. Have you had it yet? Scared? So was Amy Lang when her young son approached her about the facts of life, even though she’s trained as a sexual health educator, adult educator, and personal…

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