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Send your kids off to university equipped with all the advice and tools they’ll need to succeed with these tips from our friends at Church & Dwight! Check them out!

3 University Student Care Package Essentials for Your Teens + Giveaway (CAN Only)

No matter how old our kids get, we never stop being their moms. Even when they hit that bittersweet milestone and head off to college, they still need our advice and guidance…although they may not admit it! I know you’ll sleep better at night if you feel like you’ve prepared them for just about every …

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9 Great Movies for Fans of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Can’t wait for the new TMNT movie to hit the screen to get your fill of action? Check out more movies like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is an upcoming 3D science fiction movie that also combines action and comedy, making it the best of three worlds! …

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The Deadly Consequences of Sleep Deprivation in Teens

Sleep deprivation in teens can kill them! That’s a pretty powerful statement, right? Unfortunately, it’s all too true! According to a recent CDC study, there is a link between sleep disorders in teens and unintentional injuries that can lead to serious accidents and death. This study was conducted 50,370 high school students who responded to questions about sleep duration …

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Your teenager's peers play a major role in helping them make sound decisions. Make sure you are aware of these 5 things you need to know about your teens’ friends!

5 Things You Need to Know About Your Teens’ Friends

How much do you know about your teens’ friends? This question has been on my mind lately, especially with stories of bullying-related suicides, drug overdoses and accidental shootings. Friendships during the formative teen years play a huge part in your child’s development. It’s so important to be involved and mindful of their social circles. Make sure you …

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Conversations You NEED To Have With Your Teen To Prevent Teenage Pregnancy

Many families wonder how they can prevent teenage pregnancy, and it is not easy. We know that teenagers can be easily influenced by living in the moment. The key is having regular and open conversations with your child so that they know your values, beliefs and understand the risks of having sex young. These conversations …

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3 Strategies To Have A Healthier Teenage Pregnancy Through Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the biggest documented facts that affects teens ability to have a healthy pregnancy. According to a nutrition reference for pregnant teenagers produced by the University of Minnesota, pregnant teens unsurprisingly have many of the same challenges with eating as any other teen. This includes habits such as frequent snacking especially on high …

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Teenage Pregnancy Prevention

Teenage Pregnancy: How to Prevent Your Teen from Getting Pregnant

OurFamilyWorld is passionate about preventing teenage pregnancy as well as helping teen moms cope. We’ve done numerous articles on the subject over the last few years. We’ve shared options for pregnant teens, information on government teen pregnancy prevention programs and tips about finishing school while pregnant. We’ve shared tips here and there for parents on …

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Mississippi Teenage Pregnancy Law

Teenage Pregnancy in Mississippi Law Raises Disturbing Concerns about Privacy and Safety

Mississippi has the highest teenage pregnancy rates, with about 55 out of every 1,000 babies born to girls 18 and younger. Governor Phil Bryant believes sexual offenders who prey on young girls is at least partially to blame for the epidemic, and he intends to do something about it. Beginning on July 1st, 2013, hospitals …

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Teen Health

Teen Health Survey: Millions of Teens Not Receiving Regular Checkups

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by National Foundation for Infectious Diseases! All opinions are ours As parents, we care about our children’s health and that they see the doctor on a regular basis for checkups. These appointments make sure that your child is healthy and does not have any health conditions that may …

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Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Antiquated Scare Tactics Are Not the Answer

Mayor Bloomberg of New York City is stirring up controversy again, this time in an effort to prevent teenage pregnancy. Since taking office, the Mayor has taken a lot of heat for his over-the-top initiatives to create a healthier city, including locking up formula in hospitals. Now, he’s taking aim at lowering the city’s teenage …

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Effects of Teenage Pregnancy

The Effects of Teenage Pregnancy: Examining the Results of 12 Studies

While teenage pregnancy rates have dropped significantly over the last decade (as much as 44%, according to the CDC), it still remains a major issue in many parts of the developed world.  The results of a dozen different studies regarding teenage pregnancy were rounded up in 12 Studied Effects of Teenage Pregnancy. The results are very interesting, …

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16 and Pregnant: The Basic Facts of Teenage Pregnancy

Despite the amount of education available about the risks associated with teenage pregnancy, way too many girls are still finding themselves 16 and pregnant. In the United States, teenage pregnancy is once again on the rise. Of the approximately one-million yearly cases of teen pregnancy, only 85 percent of those are unplanned. That means that 150,000 teenagers …

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Ready to get lost in a few good mystery books for adults? Celia Fremlin is your new best friend when it comes to mysteries that you can’t put down. Read on for a review of The Trouble Makers, plus learn more about her other books on Dover Mystery Classics!

4 of the Most Suspenseful Celia Fremlin Books You’ll Ever Read (Giveaway)

This mystery books for adults article is brought to you by Dover Publications to celebrate the reprinting of Celia Fremlin’s line of mysteries! All opinions are our own. Ready to get lost in a good mystery book? You’re going to love Celia Fremlin! Hailed as the British version of Patricia Highsmith, Fremlin is your new …

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Inexpensive & Classy Birthday Party Ideas for Adults (The Definitive Guide)

This new guide will show everything you need to know about hosting an inexpensive birthday party idea for adults. First, I’ll show WHAT makes a great party! Then, we’ll talk inexpensive yet fun party themes for adults! Finally, we’ll give you some ideas for places to have your birthday party if you don’t want to …

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I was really surprised by some of the questions my kids asked when we talked about underage drinking! Here’s how I handled it! Check out 5 tough questions your kids may ask about alcohol and find out where to get more help!

5 Tough Questions Your Kids Have About Underage Drinking That May Surprise You

Thank you Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for sponsoring this post. Learn more about how you can prevent underage drinking at KnowWhenKnowHow.org.  A few weeks ago, I shared with you a few tips for talking to your kids about underage drinking. Today, I want to share with you some of the questions that came up from my son …

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Looking for affordable all-inclusive family beach vacations? At these 6 resorts, one fee covers everything from meals to entertainment! Check them out!

6 Awesome & Affordable All-Inclusive Family Beach Vacation Resorts

Looking for affordable all-inclusive family beach vacation resorts? At these 6 getaways, one fee covers everything from meals to entertainment! Check them out!   When planning a family beach vacation, an all-inclusive resort is the perfect choice. Why? Because the resort rate includes lodging, meals and activities. With one rate to pay, this makes vacations …

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Love movies like Spider-Man: Homecoming? Make it a super hero summer with these 13 more amazing movies to add to your watch list!

13 Amazing Super Hero Movies Like Spider-Man: Homecoming for Your Watch List

Love movies like Spider-Man: Homecoming? Make it a superhero summer with these 13 more amazing movies to add to your watch list! Check out our top five, then read on for more movies that your whole family will love. Spider-Man: Homecoming is an upcoming superhero movie that features science fiction and fantasy. It is based …

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Here is all of the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie trivia you’ve been looking for! Check it out before you see this amazing summer blockbuster!

5 Things You Really Want to Know About Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie

Before you head to theaters for this summer’s big superhero blockbuster flick, brush up on all your Spider-Man: Homecoming movie trivia! We have everything you really want to know about what went on behind the scenes! If you haven’t heard, Spider-Man: Homecoming is an upcoming superhero movie that will be released in theaters on July …

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Being a mom is incredibly rewarding, but it definitely comes with sacrifices. Here are 5 things I sacrifice as a mom. Can you relate?

5 Things I Sacrifice As a Mom

There is nothing more wonderful, joyful, satisfying, amazing, rewarding and as awesome as being a mom.  At the same time, there is nothing quite so emotionally exhausting; physically taxing; and just plain complicated as the feelings that come along with motherhood.  I believe it literally is one of the hardest jobs in the world, and …

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Looking for the perfect birthday party idea for little girls? Check out all the must-haves for the ultimate mermaid party, including a delicious mermaid cupcake recipe!

13 Ways to Have the Most Amazing Mermaid Party Ever + a Crazy Cute Mermaid Cupcake Recipe!

So your daughter comes up to you and says “mom, I want to have a mermaid party.” If you’re anything like me, you immediately think “a what party?” I mean, what happened to the days of easy-peasy Superhero parties? Sure, they weren’t the most original events, but hey, at least they didn’t require a whole lot of thought! …

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Get ready to take a family vacation in paradise with these six super family-friendly resorts in the Caribbean! The hardest part is deciding which to visit first!

6 Super Family-Friendly Caribbean Resorts For Your Vacation in Paradise

Planning a Caribbean vacation with the kids is always exciting!  With spring break around the corner and summer vacations not too far away, what better time to check out some super family-friendly Caribbean resorts? With these amazing travel destinations, you get a little bit of everything: fun in the sun, adventures in the ocean and …

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Ever heard the term “Threenage?” If you have a particularly trying 3-year-old, chances are you have! Check out our parenting tips for this challenging year!

The Threenager Years Are Real: Parenting Tips for Making It Out Alive!

Did you know that “Threenager” is a word? That it refers to the difficult phase some children go through when they’re three? It’s a phase when three-year-olds display all of the attitude, mood swings and stubbornness of a teenager, while still only being around three feet tall! Sounds fun, right?!? Well, I’m here to tell …

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Looking for great holiday gift ideas? Check out these 4 must-read picture books for kids! They make perfect stocking stuffers!

4 Must-Read Picture Books for Kids That Make Great Holiday Gifts

Looking for some really cute books that make the perfect holiday gift ideas? Check out four must-read picture books for kids from Sky Pony Publishing! From seasonal favorites like snow friends discovering a winter wonderland to year-round silly stories about a man so involved in writing that he doesn’t notice his beard has grown insanely …

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Looking for a unique family vacation idea for the holiday break? Check out the top 5 most spectacular winter festivals around the world!

Top 5 Most Spectacular Winter Festivals Around the World [with videos]

If you’re looking for a really unique family vacation idea, you can’t beat one of these best winter festivals around the world. These events draw massive crowds for a good reason. From breathtaking snow and sculpture displays to incredible parades, they’ll elicit “oohs” and “ahs” from even the most stone-faced teenager. Since most of these …

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Looking for great Christmas gift ideas for your tween's stocking? These three middle-grade reads full of excitement and adventure are sure to encourage your preteen to hit the books over the holiday break!

3 Awesome New Middle Grade Reads That Make Perfect Stocking Stuffers

  Looking for great Christmas gift ideas for your tween’s stocking? These three middle-grade reads  full of excitement and adventure are sure to encourage your preteen to hit the books over the holiday break! I always include at least a few books in my son’s stocking. Raising a reader is incredibly important to me. During …

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Become a Dementia Friend and Help Dispel the Myths & Stigma Once and For All

Let’s talk about dementia, because honestly, not enough people do. Despite the fact that our society is becoming more and more open about other medical conditions every single day, we still have a tendency to sweep the subject of dementia under the rug- especially when it comes to the people closest to us. Dementia Friends …

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Nutrition is so important when you're expecting, but your cravings matter too! Check out 5 of the best pregnancy cookbooks that take both into account!

5 Fabulous Pregnancy Cookbooks That Keep You Healthy and Satisfy Your Cravings

You might not think you need specific pregnancy cookbooks to eat healthy while expecting. For the most part, you’re right. I’m sure you can get by with a regular cookbook (or even just your normal healthy recipes) and still manage to eat right. The best cookbooks written specifically for expecting mamas, though, go a step …

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Looking for some fun Ice Age: Collision Course movie quotes and trivia? We have them right here! Get ready to

Other Movies Starring the Cast of Ice Age: Collision Course [with videos]

Looking for other movies starring the Ice Age: Collision Course cast? You are SO in luck! The super talented voice cast has collectively appeared in dozens (if not hundreds) of films. With stars like Ray Romano and Denis Leary, this family movie franchise has one of the most prolific casts in Hollywood! The actors have a …

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Check out our #parenting tips for coming out ahead of #depression & #anxiety while raising your kids.

Tips for Parenting Through The Worst of Your Depression & Anxiety

  A day in the life of a parent can be intense, wonderful, difficult (sometimes downright impossible), awesome and frustrating. All while being sleep deprived! Now imagine everything that typical moms and dads experience daily, and then add depression and/or anxiety to the mix. It can make it all completely and utterly overwhelming. Here are …

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Finding great nature documentaries that kids actually love watching isn't hard these days! Check out 13 of our top picks for your family!

13 Nature Documentaries That Kids Will Actually Love Watching [with Trailers]

Finding nature documentaries that kids will actually love watching isn’t as hard as it seems. Over the last few years, studios like Disneynature have really turned nature documentaries into good family movies that everyone enjoys. There is no question that kids are fascinated by animals and nature, making  documentaries an ideal way to get kids educated on all …

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