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When it comes to parenting and the dangers facing teens, some parents have begun implementing their own version of the “Bush Doctrine” using home drug testing and other creative ways to protect their teens.

Is Home Drug Testing a Parental Necessity or Overreaction?

Are parents using home drug test kits going too far or are they simply being responsible?

DNA Paternity Testing 5 key questions you should ask your DNA testing provider.

DNA paternity testing in its purest form is the application of DNA technology to provide information about the parentage of an individual (usually a child). The mother of the child is rarely disputed, and most of the time DNA testing is requested to inform the likely father of a child.

Playing the Judge: The Who, What and Why behind the best known toy awards

Overview of the most well toy awards, who does the judging and how the toys are judged.

Selecting Furniture for a Play Room

The furniture you choose to put in your play room depends mostly on your family definition of “play room.”

Should You Buy Toddler Size Furniture

Your baby has grown into a full toddler and is ready for a “big girl” or “big boy” bed. Have you seen the latest toddler furniture?Separation is a challenging time for many parents because it is an adjustment to a new way of life

Can You Stay Home?

Decide if being a stay at home parent is for you. A look at the financial and other impacts of this decision.

Inappropriate Behavior as a “Teachable Moment”

The “silver lining” of behavior mistakes is the opportunity to help your child learn better skills. Here are 10 strategies for making the most of your child “teachable moments.”

What You Need To Know About Gun Safes

Sportsmen often keep one to several firearms at their homes, and most are exposed to danger from a double threat theft and fire. Gun safes provide an answer. Gun safes greatly improve the chance of valued firearms surviving a fire or burglary in your home.

Getting Help for Troubled Teens: When and Where to Go

When your teenager starts to get out of hand you have to ask yourself some hard questions. The first step is to honestly evaluate how you think you doing when communicating with your teen. Do you feel you are sharing valuable information and time? Or do you feel there is a communication gap and he hiding something?
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