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Is It OK to Be Sad Around Your Kids?

Is it okay to be sad around your kids? Credit: Corbis With all the tornadoes and flooding in the news these days, it's no surprise that ...With all the tornadoes and flooding in the news these days, it’s no surprise that some of us are feeling pretty down in the dumps. But should we let our kids see our sadness?

British PM Cracks Down on Sexualization of Children ... Politely

Under the proposed legislation, retailers would be asked not to sell salacious so-called "lad's mags" in brown sleeves. Credit: Getty Imag...Cameron urges "social responsibility, not state control" in protecting children.

Free to Be ... Not Anymore

Watch a video on how to prevent bullying!
According to current statistics, one out of every four teenagers across America is bullied in ...
Marlo Thomas sends a message to parents reminding them of a time when just being a kid was good enough.

10 Signs Your Child May Have ADHD

Watch a video on recognizing signs of ADHD.
What are the warning signs of ADHD? Credit: Getty Images Are you alarmed that your daug...
How do you distinguish between normal kid behaviors and those that indicate your child may have ADHD?

Is Bieber Fever Hazardous to Mental Health?

Do you have Bieber fever? Credit: Chris Polk/KCA2010/Getty Images for KC Parents of tweenage girls, Twitterers, trend-watchers-and the r...Justin Bieber plus canoodling gal pal equal lethal tweets.
Charles Sykes, AP

Miley Cyrus, Salvia and Parenting in the YouTube Age

Good parenting seems to get new enemies all the time: new drugs, new media, new "role models." This month's culprits: salvia divinorum, YouTube, M...Good parenting seems to get new enemies all the time: new drugs, new media, new "role models." This month's culprits: salvia divinorum, YouTube, Miley Cyrus.
Free-Range Lenore

Of Cops and Kids and Chess (and Cupcakes)

You're busted! Those were the words heard recently by two groups of individuals who, rather than being dinged by the cops, probably deserved some...Grown men are banned from playing chess in the park and kids are barred from selling cupcakes -- all in the name of safety.

Should You Explain Suicide to Young Kids?

My oldest just turned 9. His innocence is still fairly solid, but I see the edges starting to fray a bit. I'm not ready. I want to protect Jack f...When the author's 9-year-old son asked her about suicide, she wanted to change the subject. Instead, she decided to embrace her opportunity.

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