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  1. Family Activities

    6 Spring party themes for kids

    It has been a long, drawn-out winter for many parents and kids. Cooped-up kids can’t wait to run outside and shake off the cold...
  2. School Age Kids

    Teaching kids to set goals

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    Most of us are familiar with the concept of setting goals and we'd like to teach our kids how to do so. But few are familiar with...
  3. Parenting Advice & Columns

    How to stop hyper-parenting and just relax with your kids

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    If you’re a hyperparent, you might not even know it -- we parents tend to be in denial about that sort of thing. But if you are, you...
  4. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Plan your family garden

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    How many times, as you have started the annual spring yard work and cleaning, have you thought, “This year, I am going to plant a...
  5. Conditions

    How to help your school age child cope with bedwetting

    Does your school-age child have a problem with bedwetting at night? A pediatrician offers some advice.
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    When to find a tutor for your child

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    Why is it that so many of us are afraid or reluctant to ask for help? Oh we talk a good game about understanding that no one is...
  7. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Help your child academically without helicoptering

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    We all want what is best for our children and for them to succeed in life. That includes school. Ostensibly for the benefit of our...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Favoritism and sibling rivalry

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    How many times have you heard it? “It’s not fair!” Or “You let her do it. Why won’t you let me?!” Or the atom bomb of sibling...
  9. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Build special relationships with each child

    It’s impossible to treat our kids exactly the same. You know it is! Yet do you sometimes find yourself trying to do just that? An...
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Getting to the bottom of your kids' health issues

    Does your child seem to have a chronic or persistent medical issue? How do you know? Are symptoms related? Or not? Are they subtle?...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Do you ever worry that YOUR child is the class bully?

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    All of us believe that our child, who is sweet and lovable at home, behaves and shows the utmost respect while at school. Most...
  12. Family Fun

    Make a tissue paper heart decoration

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    For Valentine's Day, why not make a simple and sweet tissue paper heart to decorate with? This craft is fun to do with kids, but...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Start looking for summer programs for your kids now

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    It’s cold outside. You’re more likely thinking of baking cookies than baking in the sun. However, right now -- when your favorite...
  14. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Flying with kids: What you need to know

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    Air travel has changed a lot in recent years. If you are planning a trip with your kids, this is what you need to know to get your...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    The cure for bedwetting

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    Many misconceptions revolve around the idea that there is or is not a cure for bedwetting. The fact is that different things work...
  16. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom, I’m getting teased!

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    With teasing and bullying getting more attention, it's important to understand what’s behind it – and how to protect your own child....
  17. Tweens, Teens & College

    Are your kids addicted to video games?

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    A new study published in Pediatrics showed that nearly 1 in 10 kids are pathological gamers. Find out the signs that your child is...
  18. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Educate yourself about head injuries in childhood

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    When our children were newborn, we cradled their heads in our hands, supporting their necks and anxiously aware of the importance of...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Is yoga right for your child?

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    Yoga has become an increasingly popular form of exercise over the last decade. Whether it’s the core of your fitness routine or just...