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Why America Needs a 'No Spanking' Law Adults spank kids when they are frustrated and out of options, but fresh research shows it often leads to more violence. Countries that ban spanking do much better so why don’t we?Opinion
Drake is a Single Dad Role Model In a heartfelt conversation with LeBron James on 'The Shop', Drake revealed his rules for being an involved single father after starting his family in the messiest way possible.Opinion
How to Be a Great Divorced Dad Getting divorced can prompt dads to compensate for serious parenting challenges. But there are better way to be a good dad than treats, toys and a bad attitude towards the ex.
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MADD Versus Lebron James is No Contest After revealing that he allowed his sons to drink wine, MADD stepped in to shame LeBron James for the practice proving they care more about their own image than his sons health.Opinion
The Realist Thing on Reality Television While many reality shows turn marriage into a pitched battle between caricatures removed from reality, Bristol Palin and her husband are showing the world a marriage that is truly crumbling
The Harsh (and Not-So-Harsh) Truth About Raising Siblings Having a second child changes the family dynamic drastically. Parents need to be prepared to keep siblings on the same team.
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Don't Be a Jerk. Keep Your Sick Kid Home. When kids are sick it’s important to keep them from getting other kids sick. That means keeping them home. It’s not easy, but it’s the moral choice.Opinion
My Sons and I Nerd Out to the New 'Voltron' Nostalgia can cloud things. Sometimes the reboots are better.Watching Together
The Twitter-Free Parenting Disaster It turns out that the draw of social media wasn’t what was keeping me glued to my phone. It was a lack of real-world coping skills.The Experimental Family
Fatherly Advice: Talk to Grandma About All Those Presents Fatherly's resident parenting expert talks about when preschoolers attack, getting grandparents to take a step back and building the foreplay skills you lack.Fatherly Advice
How to Decide if Amniocentesis is Worth the Risks Amniocentesis is prenatal test procedure with some risk involved. At the same time, the test can offer a much more comprehensive diagnosis than ultrasounds.
How to Make the Decision to Homeschool (or Not) There are a multitude of factors that play into the decision to homeschool a child, not the least of which is understanding parental time commitment to providing a successful education.
'South Park' Offers a Smart Take on Sex Abuse In a stab at increased relevancy, South Park went after the Catholic church’s problem with pedophilia. But the most transgressive and shocking move was how they handled the priest.Opinion
How to Care for a Premature Baby It’s a daunting prospect for parents, but many premature babies tend to do well after their stay at the NICU.
Trump is Right. It's a Scary Time for Boys. The #metoo movement has caused young men to fear what’s coming and feel anger about what’s being lost. President Trump feels it, but that doesn’t mean there’s a solution.
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