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Different Kinds of Family Planning

There are a number of family planning options available to couples today. Some of these are hormonal, while others are barrier methods. The right choice for you will depend upon any health considerations, your own preferences and whether you are looking for long- or short-term contraception. Doing your own research is the best way to make a good contraceptive choice and allow you to worry about growing your family only when you are ready.

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Different Birth Control Options

There are many birth control options. While the American Pregnancy Association suggests that abstinence is the only way to guarantee a woman will not become pregnant, a no-sex lifestyle is not a reasonable option for many people. Knowing the different birth control options available helps people make the right decision to fit their contraceptive needs and lifestyles.

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ModernMom’s Guidelines for Our Valued Content Contributors

At Modern Mom, our core values revolve around leaving a positive impact on the world, treating others as we'd like to be treated, and serving as role models for our children, nurturing the next generation to become exceptional individuals. We welcome you as part of our valued and vibrant community of thoughtful, brilliant content creators.…

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Practical Tips for Raising Kind Children

Don’t be yourself – be someone a little nicer. – Mignon McLaughlin My 3-year old son is crazy for cars. Tiny cars that fit in the palm of his hand. He got a big stash of them for Christmas from his grandmother, Sutzi. He lines them up in a pretend garage that is really an ottoman. He even has names for them. His favorite is Francesco.

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Forget Facebook: The Sexting Apps Parents Need To Know

As a child, I remember hearing the ominous male voice on the TV commercial asking parents:It’s 10 PM. Do you know where your children are? These day, its a little easier to track our kids whereabouts with the help of smart phones and GPS. What we parents dont always know, however, is where our kids our hanging out online.Ill be the first to admit that I cant keep …