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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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A Very Brady Sequel (1996)

The sequel to the hilarious “The Brady Bunch Movie” involves a trip to Hawaii and an imposter claiming to be Carol Brady’s first husband.
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Are We Done Yet? (2007)

In the sequel to “Are We There Yet?” (2005), the newlywed couple (Ice Cube and Nia Long) encounter a series of complications in their new suburban home. The two children, who never liked any of their mother’s boyfriends, can be difficult when dealing with a new stepfather.
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Cinderella (1950)

Thankfully, this is far from a true story and just a Disney classic. Cinderella’s wicked stepmother and stepsisters are a good example of what not to do.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:47 AM EST more »

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It Takes Two (1995)

Two identical strangers (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) come from different worlds: Amanda is an orphan while Alyssa is the only child of a wealthy, but widowed, executive father. The pair teams up to prevent Alyssa’s father from marrying a terrifying stepmother and try to play Cupid—with their own love plan in mind.
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Parenthood (1989)

Even biological parents are never perfect. Steve Martin’s character deals with a struggle of raising his unique children.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:45 AM EST more »

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Stepmom (1998)

Starring Julia Roberts and Susan Sarandon, this movie follows a terminally ill mother who has to settle on the new woman in her ex-husband's life.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:42 AM EST more »

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The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)

A modernized version of the 1970s show “The Brady Bunch” shows a unique combination of a stepfamily—a mom with three daughters and a dad with three sons.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:44 AM EST more »