age 4

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. K-12

    Should you put your toddler on a diet?

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    Baby diets and exercise routines are becoming more and more common, sparking the debate of whether or not this sort of thing is...
  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. Tips & Advice

    When your child doesn't want to go home after daycare

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    When your little one's not happy to be picked up after daycare, truly, nobody is happy. Here are some tips -- for both caregivers...
  7. Tips & Advice

    How to adjust your parenting style for your second child

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    Does the following scenario sound familiar? You had your first child, successfully navigated your way through a few years of...
  8. 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,...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Tips & Advice

    How to save on child care

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    You wouldn't entrust your children to just anyone. But that top-rated nanny with the stellar references may be a little beyond your...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Finding part-time childcare

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    Finding childcare on a part-time basis is a lot harder than finding a full-time childcare provider. So how can you find the right...
  14. 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...
  15. Family Fun

    Live Easter pets: Buying bunnies or chicks for kids

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    They are so cute, aren't they? Baby bunnies and chicks are fluffy and soft and can elicit an "Aww!" from even the most hardened...