Now and Then! See the Gosselin Family Album

Life has changed a lot for the Gosselin family since 2007, when they landed their own reality television show, Jon & Kate Plus 8. Jon and Kate divorced in 2009 after 10 years of marriage and their kids —  sextuplets Collin, Hannah, Leah, Alexis, Aaden and Joel and twins Cara and Made — no longer all live under one roof. […]

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True Turns 1! Kardashian Family Showers Khloe’s Baby With Love on Birthday

The time has come! Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson’s daughter, True, celebrated her first birthday on Friday, April 12, and the Kardashian family showered her with sweet messages. Even before her baby girl’s big day arrived, the Strong Looks Better Naked author, 34, opened up about how emotional she was feeling. “Is it weird that I think I’m having anxiety […]

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What to Do When Adoptees Lie and Steal

Whether it’s taking food from a friend’s house or money from your wallet, it’s important to be measured in how you respond if your child steals something.(Getty Images) There is a false assumption that antisocial behaviors only occur in older children who were adopted out of the foster care system after suffering neglect or abuse. In fact, time and again […]

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Learning Life's Lessons the Hard Way

Teens make mistakes – sometimes dangerous ones. So it’s important for parents to keep perspective, be an ally and help them learn how to move forward.(Getty Images) From school suspensions to traffic citations, teens can get into a boatload of trouble. And it’s inevitable that adolescents are going to make mistakes and some are going to be doozies. But as […]

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Is It Safe to Drink From Plastic Bottles?

When it’s possible experts recommend using alternatives to plastic, like glass or stainless steel.(Getty Images) By now, there’s a good chance that – most of the time anyway – you don’t microwave food or drink in plastic dishes. It’s also quite plausible that if you’re a parent, you didn’t wait until bisphenol A – or BPA – was banned in […]

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Family history linked to early-onset A-fib in minorities

(HealthDay)—Probands of African or Hispanic/Latino descent with early-onset atrial fibrillation (EOAF) are more likely than European Americans to have a first-degree relative with AF, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in JAMA Network Open. Zain Alzahrani, M.D., from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and colleagues conducted a cohort study to examine the role of family history in […]

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Media violence, impulsivity and family conflict tied to aggressive behaviors in teenagers

Teenagers exposed to TV and film violence and high levels of household conflict are at risk of engaging in aggressive behaviors, according to a new study by researchers at three U.S. universities. Especially prone to aggressive tendencies are those who also have high levels of impulsivity, the six-member research team reported in a study published online ahead of print in […]

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