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How To Make Lo Mein Lettuce Wraps

Laura Fuentes | Posted 07.13.2014 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

I've become a fan of recreating our favorite dishes with ingredients everyone will love.

6 Ways To Survive Your Teenage Daughter

Posted 11.19.2013 | OWN

Lara Fox and Hilary Frankel, authors of Breaking the Code: Two Teens Reveal the Secrets to better Parent-Child Communication, give us their best a...

Kids on Sweets: Are We Raising a Generation of Sugar Addicts?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

The food landscape in America is bleak, but the landscape in your home is of your own design. Here are a few ways to lay the groundwork for healthy habits.

Tweet, Text, or Talk? Decisions for a New Way of Living

Andy Braner | Posted 05.27.2013 | Parents
Andy Braner

I'm finding more and more teenagers don't have "hang out places" anymore, they've found their tribe of friends on social media and smart phones. Looking someone in the eye is a foreign concept for a new generation of emerging adults.

Help, My Son Is Turning My Granddaughter Against Me!

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Reader Question: My son and his family were living with me, and moved out of my house after a disagreement. My grandd...

Why Alone Time Is So Important for Boys And Girls

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Modern parents are almost obsessed with filling up their children's time. There are after-school classes, team sports, camps, lessons. What's often missing from the schedule is valuable time spent alone.

Tips for Parents on Talking to Kids About Sexual Abuse

Dr. Harold Koplewicz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Koplewicz

Once they reach a certain age, our children spend the majority of their waking hours away from us, and in the end it is incumbent upon them to know when to steer clear, when to say no, and, most importantly, when to speak up -- and loudly.

The Value of Teaching Kids About Poverty

Sheila Lirio Marcelo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sheila Lirio Marcelo

Growing up in a place where poverty confronted us on a daily basis profoundly impacted my life. We were taught that if were were successful, we should give back to those in need.