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How to handle sibling rivalry

Regardless of the cause, remember that this is normal behavior and it will pass!

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Q&A: My stepdaughter won’t listen to me!

Child psychologist Eleanor Mackey helps a reader whose stepdaughter won’t listen to him.

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Q&A: What is the best way to wean an 18-month-old off breastfeeding?

Lactation expert Dr. Sahira Long answers a reader’s question about weaning a toddler.

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Free-range parenting: Finding the balance between freedom and safety

The latest episode of “The Parent Pep Talk” podcast explores the concept of free-range parenting and giving our kids the freedom to take chances while protecting them from harm.

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Youth sports: how parents can make or break the experience

Even if your child isn’t super athletic, he or she can still participate in activities like jogging, rock climbing or biking and reap the benefits of regular exercise.