parenting

  1. Tips & Advice

    The key to family harmony

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    Sometimes a harmonious family seems like a fictitious concept, but you can take steps towards a peaceful home life. Tap into the...
  2. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Lessons to teach while playing house

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    Young children learn through curiosity, imagination and action. Pretending or imaginative play, such as playing house, can help...
  3. Toddler & Preschoolers

    The importance of play

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    Kids are born to play -- it's instinctive. Play is fun and exciting, but it's also much more than that. Play helps develop a child's...
  4. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Fun lessons about everyday heroes

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    In today's world, it's more likely that your child idolizes athletes, celebrities and even cartoon character likes Lightning McQueen...
  5. Toddler & Preschoolers

    6 Best kept potty training secrets

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    Let’s face it. Potty training is the pits. Everywhere you turn, you are bombarded with commercials that make you feel like you are...
  6. Tips & Advice

    Real moms share: Why my husband is a great dad

    Dads play an integral part in the life of a child as a role model, teacher, caregiver and breadwinner. Some dads step into the role...
  7. Tips & Advice

    Real moms share: How I connect with my kids

    Your kids are growing, schedules are getting busier by the day, new interests are emerging and you may feel as if you and your...
  8. Parenting

    Funny stuff my kid says

    Kids can come up with the funniest ideas and sayings that keep parents in stitches. Their observations are real and honest, but...
  9. Parenting How-Tos

    How to raise responsible kids

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    We all want our children to grow up to be caring and responsible individuals. To make sure your children get off on the right foot,...
  10. Television

    Sesame Street ’s new Muppet struggles with poverty, hunger

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    Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams Paisley and the Sesame Street Muppets are taking on hunger and poverty, with the help of new Muppet...
  11. K-12

    Your "accident-prone" child

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    When your child seems to get a lot of bumps and bruises -- more than what you think is typical -- your first instinct may be to...
  12. New Moms

    Baby proofing vs baby friendly: How to make your house both

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    The differences between a baby proofed home and a baby friendly home are subtle. Baby proofing refers to creating a safe environment...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Two people, two parenting styles

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    It’s 2010, not the 1950s, and that means for two-parent households, the trend toward co-parenting versus allowing -- or expecting --...
  14. Pregnancy

    What is a babymoon?

    Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon did it. Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy did it, too. In fact, a babymoon is one of the hottest trends...
  15. Children's Health

    Childhood obesity: Survey says parents don't see hazards

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    Despite public attention to rising obesity, parents don’t appear to recognize the long-term outcomes of childhood obesity and the...
  16. K-12

    How to explain to your kids why parents fight

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    When kids witness their parents butting heads or engaging in a yelling match, they may be confused, scared or even worried that the...
  17. K-12

    Is 3-D okay for your kids?

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    Advances in technology are bringing 3-D into movie theaters, the home and even your kid's hand-held video game. But the technology...
  18. Parenting

    Is your child over-scheduled?

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    As a parent, it seems there are a million opportunities to sign your child up for some sort of activity. Whether it's sports, clubs,...
  19. K-12

    To Write Love on Her Arms: Helping young people fight depression

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    To Write Love on Her Arms is a movement with the mission to provide hope for young people suffering from depression. Read on to...
  20. Tips & Advice

    Should a parent discipline other people's children?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, Mama Kat from Mama's Losin' It offers advice of disciplining other people's children.