parenting

  1. Mom & Dad

    Mom blogger acknowledges, "I love one child more than the other"

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    Last week, Babble blogger Kate, a mom of two young children with a third on the way, wrote a post titled, “Mom Confession: I think I...
  2. Child Development & Health

    Is TV really bad for children?

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    Television has been linked to everything from childhood obesity and violence to over-sexualized children and low performance in...
  3. Mom & Dad

    Commit to date night

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    Date night was probably a priority before you had kids, but when little ones come along, this honored tradition takes a back seat...
  4. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Give yourself a community involvement review

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    None of us lives in a vacuum. Whether you live in the big city or deeply rural, you are part of a community -- one that hopefully...
  5. Mom & Dad

    Understanding the psychology of clutter

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    If you have committed to getting organized at home this year, following through with your resolution may be good for your health and...
  6. Crafts

    5 Spring bug crafts for kids

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    From butterfly snacks to button bugs, spring bug crafts are a great way to spotlight spring. Whether you're looking for crafts for...
  7. Teen Behavior

    British mother gives daughter, 8, Botox & virgin waxes

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    A British mother is under fire for giving her 8-year-old daughter extreme beauty treatments. Should this sort of thing be illegal?
  8. Child Development & Health

    How to deal with toddler tantrums

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    Your formerly angelic baby has just turned 18 months old and suddenly simple things like mealtimes, getting dressed, grocery...
  9. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Understanding benefits of sleep -- and risks of not enough sleep

    A rising area of scientific research is in sleep: What it’s all about, how it works, why we sleep -- and what happens when we don’t...
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Can you catch bravery from your kids?

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    Listen to Your Mothers is a space to come together with the ones who understand the maternal struggle and joy best -- in the hopes...
  11. Crafts

    5 Spring handprint crafts for kids

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    Spring has sprung, reminding sentimental mommies that your youngster is seemingly growing overnight! Want to capture a moment in...
  12. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    How to manage depression during pregnancy

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    Being on an antidepressant or anti-anxiety medication does not make pregnancy impossible. And depression or anxiety developed during...
  13. Mom & Dad

    Easy spring style updates for mom

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    Spring is on its way, and it’s time to make your wardrobe look like it. Here are a few great ways for moms to update their style for...
  14. Toys and Play

    Are parents really “taking the fun out of toys?”

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    In her Wall Street Journal article, Lenore Skenazy asserts that by making toys more about sensory development, early intervention,...
  15. Parenting Tips & Advice

    New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for car seat and booster seat safety

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    The American Academy of Pediatrics has officially issued new guidelines for car seat and booster seat safety. Among the...
  16. Teen Behavior

    Teaching teens to be safe drivers

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    We'd love it if our kids would do only what we tell them to do, but the reality is that they're much more likely to do what we do...
  17. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Get your rest!

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    As a parent of young children, sleep may be elusive for you. In your child’s early days and weeks, you likely are so tired that you...
  18. Family Activities

    Start composting with your kids

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    A compost pile is an eco-friendly family project that anyone can do! Get the kids involved and teach them how a little change can...
  19. Mom & Dad

    How to start a carpool with other families

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    With gas prices skyrocketing again, wallets everywhere are hurting. And for money-tight parents, it's making driving anywhere a...
  20. Mom & Dad

    When moms are obsessed with celebrity

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    Plenty of moms are obsessed with celebrity culture and many don't bother to hide it. Tabloid magazines, celebrity web sites and...