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The Effects of Academic Parental Pressure on Kids

As a parent, there are few pleasures greater than your child succeeding at school. However, if you put too much academic parental pressure on kids to do well, it can backfire severely and end up affecting them negatively in a number of different ways. Albert Einstein once said, "Education is what remains after one has…

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Kissing Kids on the Lips: Fine or Not?

I recently read an article that says that parents should not kiss their babies on the mouth, because it can be "sexual" or "stimulating."  Well, look at this: Here is why I think this is fine.  And not just me, plenty of other people think it's fine, too. People are hypocritical.  In this article, a woman says that kissing…

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Can You Highlight Your Hair During Pregnancy?

For many women, pregnancy transforms them into beautiful, glowing goddesses. For others, however, they’re left clinging to any semblance of their normal selves as pregnancy hormones quickly alter their physical appearance. Highlighting hair can provide a relatively low-cost transformation and much-needed boost to a woman’s self-esteem, but many wonder if the chemicals and fumes present in hair dye are safe during pregnancy.

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What Is the Meaning of Artificial Birth Control?

Choosing a contraceptive method is a very personal and sometimes confusing choice. There are many factors to consider, including your health, your desire for children in the future, your moral and spiritual beliefs, and even convenience. In spite of the factors involved and the many birth control options available to you, most methods can be categorized into one of two categories: artificial birth control or natural family planning. Here’s everything you need to know about artificial birth control.

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Baby Gender Selection Methods

It’s natural for a father who already has three girls to want a boy next time. But should he be able to make that choice? Reproductive technologies exist to make sex selection a reality. However, many people believe that sex selection is ethically wrong. The UN reports, for example, that every day in India, 2,000 women abort a baby girl. Called feticide, this is a form of sex selection. When sex selection occurs for medical reasons, many people support the phenomenon.