age 4

  1. Toddler & Preschoolers

    How to prep your child for bridal party duties

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    Every couple wants a memorable wedding, but sometimes the inclusion of miniature brides, flower girls or ring bearers of a certain...
  2. School & Education

    Fun ways to teach your child sign language

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    The popularity of teaching sign language to babies has exploded over the past several years. Who wouldn’t want their wee ones to be...
  3. Family Fun

    7 Kid-friendly outdoor activities

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    With spring fast approaching, it's time to get the kids back into nature. Exposing them to a wide range of outdoor activities at a...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Dreaming of daughters-in-law

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    Listen to Your Mothers is a space to come together with the ones who understand the maternal struggle and joy best -- in the hopes...
  5. Family Fun

    Sunshine prints: Make art from the sun

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    If you have sun and have kids, here's a cool craft project to try (though if you just want to get a set just for yourself, we won't...
  6. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Define your family traditions

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    Routine. Kids tend to thrive on it -- and adults find comfort in it, too. Whether it’s the rhythm of a morning as the house rouses...
  7. K-12

    Sunscreen for kids: Ask the expert

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    How often does your child really need to wear sunscreen -- and which type is best? A pediatrician has some advice for you!
  8. Parenting

    CFS (Can't Find Sh*t) Syndrome

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    Like color-blindness, CFS Syndrome is a predominately male affliction. The main symptom is a frustrating form of object blindness...
  9. Tips & Advice

    The right age for kids and yard work

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    Yes, you love your yard. You worked hard for this yard, for this home you’ve created and the outdoor space where the kids play. But...
  10. Baby

    Health milestones for infants and preschoolers

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    Your child will go through many developmental health milestones the first year of his or her life. Knowing what to expect at each...
  11. Parenting

    "Go the F**k to Sleep" and other bedtime stories for parents

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    Exhausted by repeated readings of “Goodnight Moon” and “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See”? Well, good news, moms and dads:...
  12. Family Fun

    Ask the expert: Fun toddler craft ideas

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    Toddlers love to try new things -- especially when those things involve paint and glue! Columnist Ann Douglas shares some fun...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Getting kids involved in spring cleaning

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    When spring cleaning season -- spring, of course -- rolls around, you may be chomping at the bit to clean up and clean out and start...
  14. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Get your child potty trained fast

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    Ever since we decided to have children, I have been dreading the time when I would have to potty train my eldest child. It was bad...
  15. Parenting

    What's my name again? What should kids call you

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    If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, would an authority figure who goes by their first name be just as authoritative?...
  16. Tips & Advice

    Is your child a smartphone orphan? Balancing work and family

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    Blackberries and cell phones and laptops, oh my! When it comes to the virtual office, let's face it, sometimes we're too...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Checking a babysitter's driving record

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    Is it feasible to check the driving record for a potential nanny or babysitter? Here's how you can verify that the childcare...
  18. K-12

    Is your child depressed?

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    As parents, we know that kids experience a wide range of emotions on any given day. One minute they can be happy, the next...