parenting

  1. Family Fun

    5 Spring outdoor family activities

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    Spring has sprung and the warm weather is begging for your brood to head outdoors for some family fun. Looking for kids activities...
  2. Tips & Advice

    It's okay to say no sometimes

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    For those very involved in the community, it can be hard to say no. It can be hard not to be involved. When you are passionate and...
  3. Parenting

    Getting involved beyond the PTA

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    School-related volunteering is one of the first ways many moms get involved in their communities. They are terrific! Schools could...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Friends are good for your health

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    Many moms are swamped with their family's schedule and household responsibilities, so establishing and maintaining friendships can...
  5. K-12

    Teach your kids to make a difference

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    As parents, we are responsible for teaching our kids about the importance of giving, which can be a huge challenge given the amount...
  6. Tips & Advice

    When did these kids become such people?

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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...
  7. Toys and Play

    How to keep your kids safe on the playground

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    The weather outside is begging for kids to head to the playground, but is it safe? Luckily, covering them in bubble wrap isn't your...
  8. K-12

    Could your child have an anxiety disorder?

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    As parents, we want to see our kids thrive -- socially, academically and personally. However, sometimes life throws up roadblocks....
  9. Tips & Advice

    Dealing with your local mom nemesis

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    She’s there at every PTA meeting -- sitting on the opposite side, literally and figuratively. She’s giving you the stink eye...or so...
  10. Well-being

    How to help your school age child cope with bedwetting

    Does your school-age child have a problem with bedwetting at night? A pediatrician offers some advice.
  11. Tips & Advice

    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...
  12. K-12

    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...
  13. Tips & Advice

    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...
  14. Tips & Advice

    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...
  15. Tips & Advice

    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...
  16. Family Fun

    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...
  17. K-12

    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?
  18. K-12

    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...
  19. Tips & Advice

    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...
  20. Tips & Advice

    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...