age 10

  1. School & Education

    Unschooling: Learning from life

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    Have you heard about unschooling? Unlike homeschooling, which you've probably heard of, unschooling is a life-long parenting and...
  2. Parenting

    Tricks kids use to get their way

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    It doesn't take long for a parent to discover the dichotomous nature of children. On one hand, they are adorable, precious and full...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Dealing with your child’s big lies

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    Sadly, lying is a part of life. Even if we put a big emphasis on honesty at home, as adults and parents we lie, and kids learn how...
  4. Tips & Advice

    How not to be a helicopter parent

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    Helicopter parents -- ones who are knee deep in every school and life issue, leaving kids little room for their own problem solving...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Dealing with your child’s little white lies

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    When your child has gotten into the habit of telling little lies, how do you respond? Do you focus on the lie or the partner...
  6. K-12

    The problem with helicopter parenting

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    Helicopter parenting is quite common in our society these days. It goes by many names -- overparenting, death grip parenting,...
  7. Tips & Advice

    The most ineffective things to say to your kids

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    Communicating with kids isn't always easy. As parents, we have plenty of opportunities to pour wisdom out on our kids -- probably...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Sibling rivalry: "Safe" conflict

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    One of the biggest challenges parents often face is dealing with sibling rivalry. No matter how hard you try to treat your children...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Slow parenting: The hands-off approach

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    Slow parenting means child-led parenting, to an extent. Those who parent this way prefer to let their children explore their world...
  10. K-12

    Should you give in to your child’s picky eating?

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    Should you give in to your child’s picky eating and fix them a different meal than the rest of the family? Or do you insist they eat...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Giving kids privacy online

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    The time has come. Your child has been watching your online life for years now and wants such a life of his or her own. Okay, you...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Helping your child learn to receive criticism

    If the term “constructive criticism” makes you cringe, as it does to many of us, you may find it challenging to teach your child...
  13. Tips & Advice

    When your child doesn't want to go online

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    Chances are, you love the Internet -- both as a tool and a resource. As a mom, it has helped you find information, build community,...
  14. Cooking & Entertaining

    Five fun marshmallow yummies for kids

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    Kids love marshmallows! While they are certainly not in the top 10 most nutritional things to feed your kids, they are definitely in...
  15. K-12

    20 age-appropriate chores

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    While some children are more eager than others to help out around the house, giving your kids chores helps teach them responsibility...
  16. Tips & Advice

    How to parent a difficult child

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    Ever used the following to describe your kiddo? My child has trouble adapting to new situations. My child is easily upset. My child...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Helping your young child manage embarrassing mistakes

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    Your little darling is at the playground and accidentally whaps a playmate in the head with a shoe. The playmate is crying, the moms...
  18. K-12

    Parents’ guide to praising your child

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    When it comes to kids, positive reinforcement goes a long way. But is there such a thing as too much praise? Before you risk not...
  19. Parenting

    The kids’ home alone debate: What’s the right age?

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    What is the right age for kids to be home alone? We spoke with experts and moms to get the scoop on how they determine when kids can...
  20. Tips & Advice

    15 Back to school tips for moms 

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    The long, lazy days of summer are getting shorter, and summer vacations are concluding as suitcases filled with summer memories are...