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5 Love Lessons From Families With Down Syndrome [EXPERT]
Have you heard of 31 for 21?

5 Love Lessons From Families With Down Syndrome

October can easily be colored pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month or splashed with purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. However, this year I choose to honor the month with yellow and blue because it's also Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

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Plan B and other morning-after pills are available over-the-counter to those 17 and older.

Give My Kid Plan B Behind My Back? Yes, Please!

Thirteen New York City high schools are making Plan B available to students without parental notification. The only thing that upsets me about this news is that it doesn't apply to my middle schooler.

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Rossi and JJ discuss evidence on the season 8 premiere of "Criminal Minds."

Why My Marriage Would Make A Terrible Sitcom

Newsflash: TV doesn't depict reality and we're all disappointed. I bring up the issue because I think that there *is* an accurate depiction of marriage on TV—it's just disguised behind the blood, gore, murder and fictitious science of crime procedurals.

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Why would we want little girls to look "grown up"?

Why Elizabeth Hurley's Bikini Line For Girls Is Sick And Wrong

Mommy wars cover a wide range of very serious topics such as breastfeeding vs bottle feeding, natural birth vs medicated birth and co-sleeping vs cry-it-out. Though there does seem to be yet another, less-detrimental-to their-well-being divide among moms of young girls: bikini vs one-piece-swimsuits.

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Should your husband come before your baby?

My Husband Comes Before Our Kids: Why I Baby-Proof My Marriage

The first year of our son's life was the most difficult of our marriage to date and it is also the year I learned a very important lesson: My husband must always come before our children and, according to a survey of counseling professionals from Your Tango, the lesson is a good one. Half of the experts polled believe that wives should prioritize their husband over their kids.

Kids Back In School? 3 Ways To Take Care Of YOU [EXPERT]
Do you take care of your own mental, physical and spiritual needs?

Kids Back In School? 3 Ways To Take Care Of YOU

As a busy mom, you know how difficult it is to focus on yourself when you are constantly driving the kids to soccer practice, swimming lessons and play dates. Now that school is back in session, all of a sudden you have a little extra time. What will you do? There are three solutions to shaping your day and your week without the little ones around.

5 Tips To Help Your Teen Succeed In School [EXPERT]
How do you help your teen?

5 Tips To Help Your Teen Succeed In School

At the beginning of each school year, your kids have a chance for a fresh start. And you, their most important teacher, are key to their success. Here's are five ways you can help them succeed.

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The cover of the new, soon-to-be hit book

You're Probably A Sh*tty Mom, But It's OK

When you're "Yes"-ing your kid to death on your way to drop him off at school because he's going on and on about some stupid dinosaur he saw on TV that sang this song and wore this hat and met this friend, you may be wondering if you're a bad mom. You are, but it's totally OK.