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It's So Hot Outside: Tips on Keeping Kids Safe in the Summer Heat

Credit: AFP/Getty Images Yep, we know: It's hot out there. Like, really, really hot. Like, so hot you really don't want to step outside...Young children are especially vulnerable to heat, experts say.
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Mom's Spanking Fuels Toddler's Aggression

Dear AdviceMama, I take care of twin 18-month-olds, a boy and girl. The mom has started "disciplining" them with spanks and timeouts. As a...
True discipline isn't about punishment; it's about teaching children right from wrong with patience and understanding.

Setting Screen Limits: Top 3 Tips

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Not all screens are created equal
* Kids spend nearly 7.5 hours per day with media. * Balancing media usage is...
Kids as young as 8 are spending nearly 7.5 hours per day consuming media.

Save Your Kids From Summertime Dangers

Relaxing in the backyard, enjoying the pool and exploring the great outdoors. See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime...See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime activities, and learn how to prevent a trip to the emergency room.

'What's Eating Your Child' Author Talks Misdiagnosed Mood Disorders

Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all. As nutritionist Kelly Dorfman tells Dr. Marc Siegel, these conditions...Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all.

Infants Particularly Vulnerable to the Sun

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Sure, they're having a ball, but did they remember the sunscreen? Credit: Getty...
Pediatricians urge special protection for infants' skin.
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How Can I Get My Child to Sleep in His Own Bed?

Dear AdviceMama, I am the mother of three children. Our youngest refuses to sleep alone in his own bed. We have tried lying down with him...
Be crystal clear that the goal is to help him go to sleep in his own bed and stay there.

How to Put Your Teething Baby to Sleep

Is your teething baby having a hard time sleeping? Sleep-training when teeth start to come in is not an easy task, but it is doable. Follow these...Sleep-training your teething baby is not an easy task, but it is doable.

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