parenting tips

  1. K-12

    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...
  2. Tips & Advice

    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...
  3. How-Tos

    How to encourage good behavior

    All kids misbehave from time to time, but by setting limits and establishing logical consequences, you can encourage positive...
  4. 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...
  5. Tips & Advice

    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...
  6. Parenting

    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...
  7. Tips & Advice

    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...
  8. How-Tos

    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...
  9. Baby

    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.
  10. Parenting

    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...
  11. 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,...
  12. 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...
  13. K-12

    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...
  14. Family Fun

    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...
  15. Tips & Advice

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. How-Tos

    How to help your teen prepare for the SAT

    Your teen doesn't need to take expensive SAT prep courses; you can help him or her develop the right skills and otherwise prepare...
  19. Toddler & Preschoolers

    4 Fun activities to teach preschoolers about money

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    Instill good money habits in your children by teaching counting, saving and spending money from a young age.
  20. Tips & Advice

    Malaysia Airlines restricts kids on planes

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    One major airline has officially restricted where children are allowed to sit on certain flights. Perhaps there was too much crying,...