age 4

  1. Super Mom Tips

    Tips to shop peacefully with young children

    Shopping with kids can be oh-so-stressful, but these easy tips will make your next trip a lot more enjoyable.
  2. Age by Age

    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. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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. Mom & Dad

    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. Child Development & Health

    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...
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  7. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  8. Mom & Dad

    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...
  9. Child Development & Health

    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,...
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  11. School Age Kids

    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...
  12. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  13. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  14. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  15. Child Development & Health

    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...
  16. Family Activities

    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...