parenting tips

  1. 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...
  2. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Unhurried parenting

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    The same kids who run around from morning until night can be the biggest slowpokes when you need them to hurry. But, what if you...
  3. Parenting Tips & Advice

    How to bribe your kids

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    Any parent who tries to say they've never bribed their kids is either a liar or too hopped up on juice boxes to think straight. But...
  4. Child Development & Health

    Is bottled water contributing to your child's cavities?

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    Cavities in children are on the rise these days, and a new theory from dentists and children's health advocates claims bottled water...
  5. Super Mom Tips

    Is multitasking really bad for you?

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    Anyone who is a parent of small children knows that you can't get through a single hour, much less an entire day, without...
  6. Parenting How-to

    How to encourage good behavior

    All kids misbehave from time to time, but by setting limits and establishing logical consequences, you can encourage positive...
  7. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Mom vs. Dad: How much money should you spend on your child?

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    You love to buy things for your children -- the latest designer clothes, the coolest new gadget and the trendiest toys. But your...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Daddy Brain: Does fatherhood change Dad's brain too?

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    We've all heard of Mommy Brain, but did you know that having a baby can change Dad's brain too? Learn more about the miraculous...
  9. Age by Age

    Are you afraid your son will leave you?

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    When Jenny Isenman's piece "Moms of Boys are Jealous Shrews" hit the internet, a firestorm was set off in defense of and against the...
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Practicing Gratitude: Why kids need to make choices

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    As parents, we watch our children learn who they are with each passing day. The small choices they make as children become much...
  11. Parenting How-to

    How to talk to your kids about divorce

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    Divorce is tough for any couple, and when you have kids, it gets a whole lot tougher. If you and your spouse have decided to get a...
  12. Baby & Toddler

    Objectifying your baby with ear piercings

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    Bows, flowered headbands, tutus and frilly dresses are just some of the accessories that get most moms of baby girls very excited....
  13. Super Moms Guide: Time Management

    Ways for single moms to find some "me time"

    Parenting can be a tough, exhausting job. It's important to take time out for yourself to reduce stress and avoid burnout. As a...
  14. Mother's Day

    Moms share: Diaper bag essentials

    When you’re on the go with your baby, you need to make sure you have your battle plan and weapons laid out. If you’re a new mom,...
  15. Mother's Day

    5 Ways to socialize with your baby

    Your baby is learning to be social before she’s born. When she’s in your belly, she’s listening to your voice and picking it out...
  16. Child Development & Health

    How to make family dinner fun

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    Research points to the importance of sharing meals as a family. Knowing it’s important doesn’t make it any easier to convene as a...
  17. Activities for Kids

    How to survive your child's first slumber party

    Sleepovers, slumber parties -- whatever you want to call them -- kids love them, and most parents dread them. If your child is...
  18. Mom & Dad

    What hasn't changed since you became a parent?

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    Every parent can name a number of ways parenthood has changed them. But have you ever stopped to consider the ways you haven't...
  19. Living

    5 Tips for raising confident daughters

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    Most mothers consistently praise their daughter on her physical appearance. These actions, though well-intended, sometimes take the...
  20. Children's School & Education

    How to schedule a homeschool day

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    Planning your homeschool day will help keep you organized and reduce stress for your family. A daily schedule will also allow your...