Statistically, most children are not “gifted.” While they are always exceptional to us, they’re probably not exceptional to the point of being gifted. If you feel your child is well beyond advanced, however, don't ignore it. If she's truly gifted, your child will require extra attention and academic effort as she grows.Read Full Story
Have the dog days of parenting got you down? Even the best parents have those days when they are feeling overworked, underappreciated and at their wit’s end. Papi, the star of Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, shares his top 15 parenting tips to keep your kids (or your pups, in Papi's case) happy, healthy and well-behaved.Read Full Story
As parents, we are always looking for strategies to help us do our jobs better. While there are plenty of advice books, coaches and parenting techniques, it can sometimes be difficult to separate the advice worth heeding from the advice best ignored. In your search for parenting tips that make sense, you've probably heard of Attachment Parenting (AP) and may have considering exploring the concept further.Read Full Story
If your child's behavior makes you want to throw a tantrum, or you're sure you'd be a millionaire by now if you had a dollar for every time you needed to remind him to say "please," you're not alone. Follow our expert's guide to manners and you'll soon be saying "thank you" for these tips.Read Full Story
As often as parents dream of academic success for their kids, they also dream of athletic success. How many dads have spent hours coaching their kids in the backyard, trying to correct swings and optimize throws? How many moms have contacted private coaches and driven countless miles to practices and games and more? How many did these things out of fun and love, yes, but also with the hope that it might lead to something, well, more?Read Full Story
As parents, we have so many lessons to teach our kids. One of the big ones is self-discipline. Especially in the older child, instilling the lesson of self-discipline is important before they make further forays into the wider worlds. It's healthy food before treats, homework and responsibilities before the play - and the cleanup afterward. You can call it self-control if you want, or whatever, but whatever you do call it, it's a myriad little things that make up how a life works and fits together. It's how things get done.Read Full Story
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