parenting tips

  1. Child Development & Health

    Non-punitive parenting: Could it work for your family?

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    Non-punitive parenting is a parenting movement that seeks to raise children without any form of punishment: no spanking, no time...
  2. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Getting kids to listen

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    If you tend to get stuck using the same script with your kids after having the same argument, while getting the same frustrating...
  3. Mom & Dad

    Go to your happy place

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    Lunches packed? Check. Bills paid? Check. Underwear fished out of the toilet? Check. If you're a busy mom in need of a little TLC in...
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    Do as I say, not as I do

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    The day will come when your child will ask you, “Did you ever do drugs?” or “Did you get drunk in high school?” Will your response...
  5. Technology

    Best apps for the iPhone: Apps for new parents

    When you are a new parent, you'll take all the help you can get. These iPhone apps for new moms and dads will help you with...
  6. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Table for seven: David and Leigh Koechner talk parenthood

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    We recently had the chance to chat with David Koechner and his wife Leigh, one of the funniest parenting couples in show business....
  7. Single moms

    Rocking parenthood when you’re a spinster

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    Some celebs prefer single parenthood — but they have an entourage to help them with late nights, early mornings, never-ending...
  8. Baby & Toddler

    Your toddler's bad habits

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    Ah, that embarrassing moment when your toddler repeats a swear word, calls you a bad name or pulls his pants down in public. Here...
  9. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: The benefits of emotion coaching

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    You can teach your children how to master their frustrations at a very early age, says Kimberley Clayton Blaine, a Los Angeles-based...
  10. Parenting Tips & Advice

    College grads moving home: Good idea or really bad one?

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    You thought you'd done everything right. You raised a child that went to college and graduated with a degree in a great field. And...
  11. Stepparenting

    5 Must-read blended family mom blogs

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    Sometimes the craziest days make you feel like you're the only one dealing with the drama of a blended family, but reading some of...
  12. Child Development & Health

    Would you let your kid swim with sharks?

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    The parents of a 5-year-old girl who they let swim with sharks during their vacation in the Bahamas are facing severe criticism...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: The difference between boys’ and girls’ brains

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    For every time you hear, “It’s a boy thing,” or “She’s all girl,” and you think, “Yeah, but why?” — we’re here to tell you it’s a...
  14. Super Mom Tips

    Duggar-style parenting tips for large families

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    When you only have two kids and you can't get away from the 100-pound laundry pile that stalks your every move, it's hard to imagine...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Do you blow off your kids?

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    Busy? Parents today are swamped, stressed and overwhelmed. So where does that leave the kids? We turned to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach,...
  16. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Mommy meltdowns: Make it up to the kids

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    Let's face it, motherhood has its moments. And every mom has been there — lost her cool with the kids and wished she could take it...
  17. Mom & Dad

    Parents admit: I screwed up

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    A collection of anecdotes from parents who took advice from another parent, a grandparent, or a complete stranger... over their gut...
  18. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Are you a mean mom?

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    Denise Schipani, the mom of two boys, ages 7 and 9, wrote Mean Moms Rule: Why Doing the Hard Stuff Now Creates Good Kids Later...
  19. School Age Kids

    Arm your child with a second language

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    In our competitive world, a lot of parents want to give their children every possible advantage in life. If you’re one of them,...
  20. School Age Kids

    Speak up for your kid!

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    When a child isn’t able or prepared to advocate for himself, a parent is often the best person to speak on behalf of her child, no...