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Would you ever drug test your child?

April 30th, 2010 | By: Nancy Ripton
Many parents are testing their kids for drug use. Is it a great way to keep them safe, or a serious breach of trust?
Would you ever drug test your child?

And you thought your toddler was trouble–just wait ’til he’s a teen. The latest parenting trend is taking a page from the Olympics as worried parents submit their teens to random drug testing. Is this an unforgivable betrayal of trust, or a justifiable way to protect your child from harm?

Post-Pregnancy Hair Loss

April 27th, 2010 | By: Nancy Ripton
Why you might lose your hair after giving birth.
Post-Pregnancy Hair Loss

It’s the ultimate “kick me when I’m down” scenario: you’re still recovering from having a baby, your body doesn’t look the same–and now your hair is falling out. Is this some kind of cruel beauty joke for new moms? Here’s what you should know about post-pregnancy hair loss.

The Truth About Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss

April 27th, 2010 | By: Nancy Ripton
Why you might not lose your baby weight right away.
The Truth About Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss

After giving birth, many moms assume those first pounds will melt off in days. But some women can hold onto weight for up to a month after giving birth. Here’s why your body may not look like Heidi Klum’s the week after you deliver:

Dealing with Unwanted Parenting Advice

April 27th, 2010 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
How to stop the steady stream of baby advice without creating a war with your family and friends.
Dealing with Unwanted Parenting Advice

While an occasional, well-meaning comment may be okay, too much unsolicited parenting advice can be annoying and put a strain on relationships. Here are 10 ways to respond to unwanted baby advice: 

How to Interview a Babysitter or Nanny

April 27th, 2010 | By: Martha Scully
Asking the right questions can help you get the best care for your child
How to Interview a Babysitter or Nanny

Hiring a nanny or babysitter can be a time-consuming and stressful time for a parent. The first step is to dedicate enough time to the hiring process so you can make sure that you’re making the best decision for your family.