age 8

  1. Teen Behavior

    When friends are a bad influence

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    Sometimes watching your kids grow up can be painful, especially when you can't keep them from making mistakes. Chances are, many of...
  2. Super Mom Tips

    Tips to keep your kids healthy at school

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    A healthy, happy child will perform better at tests and learn more at school. You know how to keep him healthy at home, but how can...
  3. 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.
  4. Children's School & Education

    Unschooling: Learning from life

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    Have you heard about unschooling? Unlike homeschooling, which you've probably heard of, unschooling is a life-long parenting and...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  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. Mom & Dad

    The most ineffective things to say to your kids

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    Communicating with kids isn't always easy. As parents, we have plenty of opportunities to pour wisdom out on our kids -- probably...
  11. 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...
  12. Mom & Dad

    Slow parenting: The hands-off approach

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    Slow parenting means child-led parenting, to an extent. Those who parent this way prefer to let their children explore their world...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Should you give in to your child’s picky eating?

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    Should you give in to your child’s picky eating and fix them a different meal than the rest of the family? Or do you insist they eat...
  14. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Helping your child learn to receive criticism

    If the term “constructive criticism” makes you cringe, as it does to many of us, you may find it challenging to teach your child...
  15. Family Recipes

    Five fun marshmallow yummies for kids

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    Kids love marshmallows! While they are certainly not in the top 10 most nutritional things to feed your kids, they are definitely in...
  16. 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...
  17. Parenting Tips & Advice

    How to parent a difficult child

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    Ever used the following to describe your kiddo? My child has trouble adapting to new situations. My child is easily upset. My child...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...