parenting tips

  1. Parenting Tips & Advice

    5 Reasons not to introduce your kids to your boyfriend

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    More and more, moms are faced with the conundrum of when to introduce their kids to their boyfriend. Here is a family therapist's...
  2. Parenting Tips & Advice

    6 Ways to get blocked by your kids on Facebook

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    If you're like a lot of parents, you started a Facebook account to see what your kids were up to and to make sure this "Facebook...
  3. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Has Facebook changed parenting?

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    As Facebook celebrates 10 years of likes and pokes, parents reflect on the pros and cons of parenting in the age of tagging,...
  4. Children's Health

    10 Questions to ask about your child's health

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    Parents play a key role in their child's healthy development and disease prevention. Here are the 10 questions you need to ask your...
  5. Mom & Dad

    New year parenting do-overs

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    Need a do-over? From more family time outdoors to more mommy and me time and more patience, real moms share their parenting...
  6. Teen Behavior

    A 6 step guide to trouble-free teenagers

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    If given a choice, most parents would prefer to fast-forward through the teen years. That's primarily because of all the horror...
  7. Mom & Dad

    My biggest parenting regret

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    Parenthood is a tricky business. It's the best job in the world, but it's also the hardest. Each milestone and birthday that our...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Worst things to say to a mom

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    Whether well-intentioned or rude and unnecessary, moms are often barraged with annoying comments about parenting, post-baby bods and...
  9. Career and Time Management

    I'm not Superwoman, I'm just a career mom who juggles

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    The ultimate balancing act between family and your career seems like a dream you can't quite grasp. But one mother shares her...
  10. Dogs

    How having a baby affected my relationship with my dog

    If you're pregnant for the first time, you may be wondering how having a child will affect your relationship with your first baby —...
  11. Parenting

    After-school care options for every budget

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    Feeling stressed about finding after-school care for your child? Let us help! We have chatted with child-care experts to find 11...
  12. School Age Kids

    Your child’s first time riding the bus

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    Don’t get nervous about your child’s first time riding the bus. Try these tips to overcome your nerves and teach your child how to...
  13. Studying & Making the Grade

    Good study habits

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    As the school year revs up again, parents have the difficult task of helping kids transition from summer mode to school mode. Check...
  14. Studying & Making the Grade

    Help kids become self-learners

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    How can we develop our children into inquisitive, self-reliant and confident learners? Dr. Rachelle Theise, licensed clinical...
  15. Special Needs

    Please invite my child with disabilities to your child’s party

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    Merriam-Webster says inclusion is the act or practice of including students with disabilities in regular school classes. In fact, we...
  16. New Moms

    What I wish someone had told me about being a new mom

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    Being a new mom is a joyous time. It's also messy, crazy and full of surprises. Here's our unfiltered look at what new moms can expect.
  17. Special Needs

    What siblings without Down syndrome are thinking

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    Dr. Brian G. Skotko has all the character traits I look for in an advocate. His family encouraged banter as a sport. He earned a...
  18. Activities for Kids

    5 Unique chore reward ideas

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    Keeping little ones on top of their daily responsibilities can be a challenge. With these unique chore reward ideas, you won’t have...
  19. School Age Kids

    10 Things you think your kids aren't paying attention to... but they are

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    What's that expression? Little pitchers have big ears? While we're not exactly sure where that funny little saying came from, we...
  20. Valentine's Romance & Dating

    Valentine's Day when you don't have a babysitter

    No babysitter? No problem. From romantic lunch breaks to quiet quickies after bedtime, discover exciting ways you and your partner...