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Lying in young children

Research suggests that lying is very common in young children and starts early. The key is to recognize why your child is lying and help them reach an end goal without needing to lie.

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What are the rules for car seats?

Most convertible seats have limits that permit children to ride rear-facing for 2 or more years.

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How to keep your family safe during fireworks season

The bottom line? There is no “child-safe” consumer firework. And parental supervision, while always a good thing, is simply not enough.

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Expert advice on identifying, improving your child’s anxiety

How do you know if your child’s anxiety level is above average? Psychiatrist Dr. Laura Willing weighs in.

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How do I teach my baby to talk?

The best way to help a baby’s language skills is for parents to talk while doing everyday things, and have fun doing them.