talking to kids

  1. Tips & Advice

    How to answer your child’s uncomfortable questions honestly

    Nothing can make you regret becoming a parent more than being questioned by your kid at an inopportune time. Be honest with them now...
  2. Tips & Advice

    How to talk to children about war and world conflict

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    In a world where information is available at your children's fingertips, often times kids are exposed to graphic media coverage....
  3. Tips & Advice

    Is your child lying to you?

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    Sometimes finding out about a child's life can be painfully difficult. As parents, we're often quick with the questions but honest...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Crying in front of kids: Emotional education

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    If you’re feeling sad or upset, you may feel like you have to hide your tears so your children don’t get upset too....
  5. School & Education

    How to encourage good study habits without nagging

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    Let’s face it — kids dislike homework. They would probably procrastinate indefinitely if a parent didn’t intervene.
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    Talking to kids about tragedy

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    When evil strikes or a disaster hits, our parental instinct is to reassure our kids that everything will be OK. But what can really...
  7. Parenting

    Boston Marathon bombings: How to talk to your kids about tragedy

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    Tragic news spread quickly today of the bombings at the Boston Marathon. For parents who are still processing their own feelings...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Learn how to parent after tragedy

    When the unthinkable happens to your family, parenting becomes a careful dance where you tread gently. But as time wears on, it's...
  9. K-12

    Are you emotionally neglecting your kids?

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    You know you love your kids, but are you being emotionally neglectful and causing damage that will last long into your children's...
  10. Tips & Advice

    9-year-old girl gives birth in Mexico

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    A 9-year-old girl is in good health after delivering a baby in Mexico. This case has understandably shocked parents everywhere, but...
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    Parenting Guru: Help your kids feel safe at school

    Our hearts break every time we think about the families in Newtown, Connecticut, and how they’re struggling to cope with the horror...
  12. K-12

    I let my kids curse. Yes, I (*@$&%) do!

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    You’ve cursed in front of your child. Not intentionally, but you called out a name in vain after hitting your thumb with a...
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    Parenting Guru: Talking about school shootings

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    The tragic shooting at Ohio’s Chardon High School last month shocked and saddened the nation and left kids asking about their...
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    The birds and the bees and all that jazz

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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...
  15. K-12

    How to talk to your kids about natural disasters

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    When natural disasters -- like floods, earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes -- happen you can’t shield kids from the news and they...
  16. K-12

    How to handle kids' crushes

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    Whether it’s a secret crush on a cute kid from class or a crush on a teen pop star, chances are that your child’s first crush will...
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    Teens and responsible dating

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    Most parents aren’t exactly excited by the prospect of their teenager beginning to date. Really, it’s the sort of thing that can...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Improve your communication skills

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    How many things happen in your life that boil down to "miscommunication?" How often does something not quite turn out as hoped or...