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4 Secrets to Happy Parenting with MS

Your family game-plan might need to be a little different, but multiple sclerosis will never define who you are as a mom or dad.

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Your Child Has Eczema: Now What?

It's hard enough to manage eczema as an adult. What do you do when your child exhibits symptoms? Try these practical tips for parenting with eczema.

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Does My Kid Have ADHD? 9 Signs to Look For

It's not always easy to tell the difference between typical kid energy and behaviors that point to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Knowing these symptoms can help.

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Where to Find Help for ADHD

You or your child has been diagnosed with ADHD. Now what? Eileen Bailey provides a practical guide of where to go for help.

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How to Help Your Child With ADHD Rock the School Year

Real talk about how to work with your child’s school to set realistic expectations and offer maximum support for the school year. You got this!

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Managing Your Thyroid When You’re Postpartum

Being postpartum comes with its own host of hormone complications, and when you throw in thyroid disease you end up with a double whammy. While you’re taking care of your baby, it’s also important to make sure you’re taking care of yourself — especially your thyroid disease.

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Breastfeeding With a Disability: What You Need to Know

About 12 percent of American women who are of reproductive age have a disability. If you want to breastfeed your baby and you have a disability, these tips and strategies can help.

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Telling the Kids You Have Metastatic Melanoma

Telling your children you have metastatic melanoma is not easy. Here are some tips, such as talking to professionals and choosing the right time and place.

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Tips for Parents of Kids With Ulcerative Colitis

After your child is diagnosed with IBD, you may feel guilty. But it’s not your fault. Here’s how to support them.

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Fewer Than Half of US Youth Discuss Sensitive Topics With Docs

Fewer than one-half of U.S. young people are discussing sensitive issues like sexual health, mental health, and gun safety with their health care providers, according to a study published in Pediatrics.