parenting

  1. K-12

    Are you a BFF parent?

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    We all want our children to love us and think we are awesome. But trying to be friends with our children can lead to many discipline...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Real moms share stress-busting advice

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    If the daily pressures of motherhood get you down, you're not alone. Overachieving moms often feel overwhelmed. Raising kids and...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Meet Jill Smokler of Scary Mommy

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    She calls herself Scary Mommy, but the only scary thing about this blogger is how frighteningly popular she is. Jill Smokler’s...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Meet Aiming Low's Anissa Mayhew

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    Anissa Mayhew is hands-down one of the funniest writers in the blogosphere. Her website Aiming Low does more than just comfort moms...
  5. Family Fun

    3 educational outdoor games

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    A recent study by The Kaiser Family Foundation found that today's eight to 18-year-olds spend an average of 7-1/2 hours each day...
  6. Tips & Advice

    Meet Kit of Blogging Dangerously

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    Kit is an anonymous blogger who writes the hilarious and sometimes shocking Blogging Dangerously, where vibrators are as likely a...
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    Meet blogger Jessica Gottlieb

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    Jessica Gottlieb is one of the most influential bloggers in America. She’s been called Power Mom by Nielsen, one of the Top 50 Mom...
  8. Tips & Advice

    How to mend fences with your extended family

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    While many of us count “family” as an area of primary importance in our lives, many of us also may have a little secret: a rift with...
  9. K-12

    Does my child need therapy?

    A bout of low self-esteem, a new habit of throwing tantrums... at age 10. A behavior you could ignore once or twice but are suddenly...
  10. School & Education

    Should you encourage your teenager to go to art school?

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    “Mom, I decided I want to go to art school.” The words hang in the air. Sure, you’ve encouraged your child’s artistic and creative...
  11. Tips & Advice

    No, life is not fair

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    The other day, I overheard my five-year-old son tell my seven-year-old daughter that, “Life is not fair.” While the heated...
  12. Family Fun

    10 Playtime activities with an infant

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    While you may think that your day as a new mom will be occupied by feeding, sleeping and diaper changing, there are moments...
  13. K-12

    Aromatherapy for kids

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    If you are dedicated to green living, you've probably heard of essential oils, but have you tapped into their potential? Essential...
  14. Family Fun

    10 Frugal family fun ideas

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    As parents, we can easily get wrapped up planning big, elaborate and expensive outings with our children to places like the circus...
  15. Relationships

    Trusting your husband with baby

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    You're puzzled. Your husband is this great guy who cares about people, likes animals and comes through in an emergency. However,...
  16. School & Education

    Are homeschooled kids really lacking in socialization?

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    With the growing numbers of homeschooled kids getting into Ivy League universities, most people would now agree that homeschooling...
  17. Tips & Advice

    How do I say "no"?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, Kit from Blogging Dangerously offers tips on learning to say "no."
  18. Family Fun

    Canning 101

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    Our grandmothers canned and preserved food, so why don't we? Although it's a bit of a lost art, canning still has its place,...
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    No rest for the weary

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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...
  20. Family Fun

    Camps for special needs and special interests

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    Summer camp is an experience that can change your child forever. From camps with religious focus to camps for special needs...