parenting tips

  1. Tips & Advice

    How to temper your Type-A parenting style

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    If you’ve always been a Type-A neurotic worrier, can you become a different kind of parent? Perhaps the more important question...
  2. School & Education

    5 Tips for beating back-to-school blues

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    Kids everywhere are feeling the back-to-school blues right about now, but going back to class doesn't have to be a drag. Help your...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Parenting resources we love

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    The web offers a wealth of parenting advice, humor, mom-tested product reviews, and many other tips and tricks. Here's a list of our...
  4. School & Education

    Secrets of smooth school mornings

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    Imagine a school morning like this: You're running around, trying to find your child's other...
  5. Tips & Advice

    5 Secrets of supermoms

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    Supermoms juggle the responsibilities of work, kids and husbands without batting an eye. Somehow, they still have time to host...
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    Secrets of encouraging kids to eat healthy

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    Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are not always the most popular items on the plate. It is difficult for items like oatmeal to...
  7. Children's Health

    Kids fitness: The power of positive thinking

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    Kids are naturally active and want to expend energy. You can help foster a lifestyle of fitness and happiness to last their...
  8. K-12

    Tips for adjusting kids routine for school

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    You've got the school supplies, you've been carefully talking up the start of school and acknowledging the mixed emotions that come...
  9. Family Fun

    Family vacations: Dealing with the unexpected

    For all the planning and anticipation, sometimes vacations don't go quite as planned. Maybe it's the weather, the hotel, a stomach...
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    No, life is not fair

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    The other day, I overheard my five-year-old son tell my seven-year-old daughter that, “Life is not fair.” While the heated...
  11. K-12

    Should you let your child quit sports?

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    You have an athletically gifted child who has a passion for a particular sport. You've invested years of time, money, and emotional...
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    5 Steps to being a more laid-back parent

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    It's no lie: The stress of being a parent can sometimes be overwhelming. This can transmit itself -- whether you want it to or not...
  13. Baby

    4 Things to expect while raising two toddlers

    Got toddlers? Then you know that these little people, while only 2 or 3 years old, are thoroughly convinced they rule the roost....
  14. Family Fun

    10 Frugal family fun ideas

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    As parents, we can easily get wrapped up planning big, elaborate and expensive outings with our children to places like the circus...
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    5 tips for stress-less parenting

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    Are your kids driving you batty? Feeling mommy guilt about anything and everything to do with your children? Whether you have a...
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    10 Blogs for special needs parents

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    Connecting with other parents is a great way to feel less alone and more connected. And if you’re the parent of a child with special...
  17. Living

    GPS tracking on your child's phone: Intelligent or invasive?

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    It’s getting close to curfew. Do you know where your kids are? Some of the latest innovations in GPS tracking allow you to know...
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    5-Minute mommy time outs

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    Your typical day is hectic, to say the least. With keeping your children clean, fed and entertained, and shuttling them from school...
  19. K-12

    Should you chaperone your teen's prom?

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    Senior prom is a high school highlight that most teens anxiously anticipate for most of their teenage years. Like most parents, you...
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    6 Simple secrets to shopping with toddlers

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    It’s not that it’s abnormal for a 2-year-old to throw herself on the ground in the middle of the mall and refuse to stand up, even...