What you HAVE to Tell Your Kids About Sex

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In the United States, nearly one in three girls will get pregnant before she turns 20, and half of all young adults will get an STD by the time they turn 25. If youre the parent of a teen/tween, youve probably come to the hard realization that youre going to have to speak with them about sex. Will it be embarrassing? Possibly. Awkward? Most likely. But will it also make your kids less likely to become a statistic? Without a doubt. According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy 87% of teens say that it would be easier for them to postpone sex and avoid pregnancy if they were able to have more open and honest conversations with their parents.

5 Tips to Help Step-Parents Stay Sane

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No matter how long youve been a step-parent or have been a part of your stepchilds life, there will inevitably be times when you you are reminded that you are not a biological parent. And even though there was probably a legitimate and logical reason that this little reminder came up, it can hurt nonetheless.

The Secret to a Happy Marriage

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In this day and age, a happy marriage seems harder to come by than a four leaf clover. In fact, considering the divorce rate is at 50 percent and the reality that there are plenty of unsatisfied couples out there, a happy marriage sometimes seems like an unattainable ideal. But, we know that while the stats seem scary, there are plenty of couples out there who are truly making it work. Theyre in satisfying, loving, committed and successful marriages. So, we asked our Twitter followers and Facebook Friends, whats your secret to a happy marriage?