age 6

  1. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  2. Crafts

    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...
  3. Monday Mom Challenge

    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...
  4. Child Development & Health

    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!
  5. Parenting Humor

    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...
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  7. Parenting Humor

    "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:...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  9. Parenting Humor

    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?...
  10. Child Development & Health

    How to help your angry child

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    You ask your son to unload the dishwasher and he responds with a angry bark. You ask your daughter if she’d like to go to the mall...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    How to take the candy out of Easter

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    Easter doesn’t have to mean gigantic baskets overflowing with candy. Many parents are limiting the candy in favor of more useful and...
  12. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  13. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  14. Super Moms Guide: Money & Career

    5 Ways to teach your children to save

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    Anytime is the right time to teach kids the value of money. Older kids, especially, are subjected to constant media and peer...
  15. Child Development & Health

    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...
  16. Family Fun

    Families hit the road: Extended trips with the kids

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    Have you ever dreamed of traveling full time? The idea might sound impossible, but more and more families are going on extended...
  17. Children's School & Education

    Why is the teacher giving my kid m&m's?

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    Six-year-old Carlos Melendez stood in line waiting as his first-grade teacher bid farewell to her students at the end of the school...
  18. Babysitters and Childcare

    Choosing a teenage babysitter

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    For generations, teenagers have been the first line of babysitters (after siblings, of course). Here are some tips on how you can...