10 things every mom should know

Published On: Aug 09 2012 12:09:29 PM CDT   Updated On: May 07 2015 02:00:00 AM CDT

While motherhood can be a game of trial and error, here are 10 hard and fast rules that can minimize stress.

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3. Let Dad parent too—Valerie Davis Raskin, M.D., a Chicago-based psychiatrist and author of a book about motherhood says, "Kids want to be loved in different ways, and to experience different aspects of love. As long as Dad's ways aren't dangerous, it's a good idea to let it go."

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