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  • How to get closer to your tween

    The years between childhood and adolescence have their own set of issues. Children are often just as confused as you are by their conflicting desires. One minute they're playing with…

  • How to talk to your children about sex

    You know you have to talk to your children about sex at some point, but when is it really the right time? What should you say? These are good questions…

  • How to travel to Europe with kids

    Introducing children to Europe is a great way to give them an experience of other cultures. But there are a few things you might want to know before packing up…

  • How to avoid homework hassles

    If getting your kids to do their homework is turning your life into a nightly battleground, help is on the way. GMA parenting contributor and author Ann Pleshette Murphy has…

  • How to deal with a child who hates school

    When a child announces that he or she hates school, it's often because of a problem that has nothing to do with school work. Parenting expert and author Ann Pleshette…

  • How to prevent obesity in children

    Worried that your child's 'baby fat' may be turning into something more serious? Here's GMA parenting contributor and author Ann Pleshette Murphy with some good advice to help parents prevent…

  • How to increase emotional intelligence in girls

    Many people think that because girls tend to focus on their relationships with friends and others, that they have more emotional intelligence. Not so, says author Rachel Simmons, who wrote…

  • How to break a bad habit in children

    Thumbsucking? Nail biting? These are tough habits to break. How can you get a child to give up a bad habit? Answers on how to break a bad habit from…

  • How to give children more independence

    How do you know when your child is ready for more independence and less adult supervision? Good Morning America Parenting Contributor and author Ann Pleshette Murphy has some excellent advice…

  • How to help your child overcome shyness

    It would be great if every kid were outgoing and poised, but many children are just naturally shy. How do you coax them out of their shells? Here's great advice…

  • How to talk to kids about parents' past drug use

    Is honesty always the best policy? Good Morning America parenting contributor Ann Pleshette Murphy has some excellent advice for parents struggling with how to talk to their kids about their…

  • How to prevent temper tantrums

    How do you head off a temper tantrum before it ruins an airplane flight, a family reunion, or a trip to the mall? Author and GMA Parenting Expert Ann Pleshette…