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3 year old’s Rebellion

My almost-3-year-old has started saying things to me that border on disrespectful. Overall, he's a very obedient little boy who knows he's not in control of our home. Click here for the full article.
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Kids on Leashes What?

What do you think of kids on leashes? Chicago Parent magazine put that question up on its Facebook page and—no surprises here—some readers went ballistic. “Treating the child like a dog!” was the common theme of said rants. One person suggested that these kids be taught to bark. Don’t you just love people who think with their pituitary glands? Click here for the full article.
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Young Athletes and Injury Prevention

Children and adolescents have begun to practice and play games. Football, cheerleading, soccer, volleyball, cross country for boys and girls are in full swing. Click here for the full article.

The 7th Annual Tim Barber Walk for POP

September –National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Celebrate Prostate Cancer survivors and honor those whose lives have been lost to this disease. Click here for the full article.
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Training Your Dog with a Training Collar

There are numerous training devices that can be used when training your dog. The most basic piece of equipment that every dog owner ought to own is a top quality training collar. Click here for the full article.
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6-year-old Daughters Tantrums

A concerned mother told me her 6-year-old daughter still threw tantrums nearly every day, during which she screamed as if she was being tortured, produced copious tears, and performed various contortions, often losing her balance and falling to the ground where she would writhe as if possessed by demons. In fact, the parents sometimes wondered if an exorcism might be appropriate. These tantrums occurred when she didn’t get her way. “Why does she throw these tantrums?” the mother asked. Click here for the full article.
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Socialization Training Your Pet Not to Bite Part II

While socialization is a key to providing the puppy with life lessons and preventing biting, it isn’t the only method. Click here for the full article.
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Crying 30 Month Old

Q: I'm a stay-at-home mom who attends a moms' group that meets every two weeks. Every time I leave my 30-month-old in the play group, which is supervised by two older women, he cries. Shouldn't this clingy phase be over by now? Click here for the full article.
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Training Your Pet Not to Bite

Biting is one of those issues that every puppy seems to acquire and every puppy must be taught not to do it Click here for the full article.
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Pet Insurance for Your Cat

Cats are humorous creatures. One minute they want to be petted and stroked, then the next they are taking a swipe at your hand and acting like you are public enemy number one. Click here for the full article.