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My Preschooler's Whining Is Making Me Crazy!

Dear AdviceMama, I have a 4-year-old son. What do you recommend when he whines? It drives me crazy, but when I try to get him to stop, he ju...
A child's plaintive, repetitive whimpers can make even the most easy-going parents lose their patience.

How to Nip Digital Drama in the Bud

Getting your kids away from media shouldn't be an ordeal. Credit: Corbis "Turn off the TV!" "No more Club Penguin!" "No Facebook 'til y...Cell phones, TV shows, video games and the Web often create standoffs between kids and parents.

Gaming and Your Kids

Kids love getting their game on. Credit: Getty Images Never before have kids spent so much time (and money) gaming. Some gaming encoura...How do you know if video games are OK for your kids to play?

Autism Questions Answered by Doctor

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Parenting a child with autism raises many questions. Credit: Corbis
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A doctor and father of a child with autism answers reader's questions.
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My Neighbor's Child Often Hits My Daughter! Help!

Dear AdviceMama, My 3-year-old loves to play with our neighbor's child, but things often fall apart when the other child hits my daughter...
When our child is threatened or harmed by anyone, our instinct is to take action, and that's a good thing.

Nursery Style Ideas That Don't Cost a Fortune

Removable wall art lends versatility to a nursery's decor. Credit: Kenziepoo, Flickr Decorating a stylish nursery doesn't have to requi...Cute nursery ideas that won't break the bank.

Managing Exposure to Violent Media

Not everything they watch contains sunshine and giggles. Credit: Getty Images Ask your kids to tell you about a violent scene in a TV s...Studies show that exposure to lots of media violence affects kids' behavior.

TV Violence and Your Kids

The more violent or aggressive behavior kids see, the more normal it becomes. Credit: Getty Images Every family has a different definit...Studies prove that the more violent or aggressive behavior kids see, the more normal it becomes.


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