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My Little One Was So Excited About Being a Big Brother ... But Not Anymore!

Dear AdviceMama, During my pregnancy, my 3-year old could not have been more excited about having a little brother or sister. He told...
Be patient with your son, and help him cry whenever he's upset.

My Parents Won't Stop Interfering, From Grandparenting Expert Adair Lara

Grandparenting expert Adair Lara offers suggestions to a mother of two whose own parents are intrusive and controlling.
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Grandparenting expert Adair Lara offers suggestions to a mother of two whose own parents are intrusive and controlling.

Raising Kids to Be Less Stuff-Centered

Since launching "The Story of Stuff" film and book, some people have accused me of being against stuff. I'm not; in fact I consider myself...One of the toughest places to combat excessive consumerism is with today’s kids.

5 Ways to Unplug on Vacation

The biggest challenge for family vacation is unplugging from our 24/7 media lives. Credit: Getty Images What's the biggest challenge...With planning and self-control, you can ditch the gadgets and enjoy some family face time.

Becoming a Stepmother from Marlo Thomas

When I realized I was going to have the title of "stepmother," I thought, "Oh, no, I don't want to be one of those!" In fairy tales and children's...When I realized I was going to have the title of "stepmother," I thought, "Oh, no, I don't want to be one of those!" In fairy tales and children's stories, stepmothers are usually villains.

Co-Sleeping: Is a Family Bed Worth the Safety Concerns?

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Samantha Van Vleet cuddles with her 6-week-old baby, Averly. Credit: Samantha Van Vleet Sleeping is a...
The family bed continues to draw controversy.

Two Sisters Rule When it Comes to Family Harmony, Study Finds

Two sisters make for the most harmonious family life. Credit: Getty Images There may be something to the old schoolyard chant "Girls...A report shows that two girls makes "for the most harmonious family life as they are unlikely to fight, will play nicely and are generally a pleasure to be around."
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'You're the Meanest Mom in the World!'

Dear AdviceMama, My 12-year-old wants to do things that her friends get to do, but I don't think she's old enough and she's furious ... what...We need to be our child's parent, and that often means they aren't going to like us, AdviceMama says.

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