parenting

  1. Teen Behavior

    Prom queen and king: Should your teen run for prom court?

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    When it comes to running for prom queen or king, this teen prom popularity contest can have two sides. From dealing with...
  2. Super Mom Tips

    Healthy & eco-smart hair care

    Max 5 stars
    4.8
    My Rating
    If you've committed to "greening" your beauty routine, you are probably inundated with information about skin care products, but...
  3. Teen School & Education

    How to help your teen become prom queen

    Max 5 stars
    4.5
    My Rating
    The coveted role of prom queen is a dream for many teens, but it takes a lot of support and teamwork. Although it's your job as a...
  4. Baby Names

    How to make popular girl names unique

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    If you are looking for a girl name that will stand out in a crowd, check out our unique twists on popular baby girl names. From...
  5. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Get ready for the big spring family clean

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    What is it about spring and the desire to clean? Clean up and clean out. It’s that starting fresh thing, the rebirth thing….totally...
  6. Adoption

    How do you tell your family you're adopting?

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    I recently received an email from someone who asked me how I shared the news that I was adopting with my family and friends. It is a...
  7. Potty Training

    Potty training praise and encouragement: How much?

    Max 5 stars
    4.8
    My Rating
    When your child is learning to use the potty should you give lots of applause and praise, or simple, matter-of-fact acceptance?...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Disabled mom wins right to visitation with her triplets

    A medical error left Abbie Dorn paralyzed after giving birth to her triplets. Now divorced and with limited ability to communicate,...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    10 Things to teach your teen about car maintenance

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    Teens of legal driving age think about one thing -- getting a car. But there’s plenty of upkeep that comes along with being...
  10. Family Activities

    5 Spring outdoor family activities

    Max 5 stars
    4.5
    My Rating
    Spring has sprung and the warm weather is begging for your brood to head outdoors for some family fun. Looking for kids activities...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    It's okay to say no sometimes

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    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...
  12. Mom & Dad

    Friends are good for your health

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    Many moms are swamped with their family's schedule and household responsibilities, so establishing and maintaining friendships can...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Teach your kids to make a difference

    Max 5 stars
    3
    My Rating
    As parents, we are responsible for teaching our kids about the importance of giving, which can be a huge challenge given the amount...
  14. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Getting involved beyond the PTA

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    School-related volunteering is one of the first ways many moms get involved in their communities. They are terrific! Schools could...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    When did these kids become such people?

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    Listen to Your Mothers is a space to come together with the ones who understand the maternal struggle and joy best -- in the hopes...
  16. Toys and Play

    How to keep your kids safe on the playground

    Max 5 stars
    5
    My Rating
    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...
  17. Child Development & Health

    Could your child have an anxiety disorder?

    Max 5 stars
    3.8
    My Rating
    As parents, we want to see our kids thrive -- socially, academically and personally. However, sometimes life throws up roadblocks....
  18. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Dealing with your local mom nemesis

    Max 5 stars
    2.4
    My Rating
    She’s there at every PTA meeting -- sitting on the opposite side, literally and figuratively. She’s giving you the stink eye...or so...
  19. Conditions

    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.