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What to Do When Your Child Says, 'I Hate School!'
Just about every parent will hear their child bemoan homework, tests, friend problems, and other school-related issues at some point. Read on for tips on how to cope with those “I hate school blues.” (read the story...)

Make Root Veggies Fun for Thanksgiving
Laura Joseph Mogil, The Inspired Chef, gives tips on how to incorporate healthy root veggies into a fab side dish this Thanksgiving. (read the story...)

How to Stop Winter From Weathering Your Skin
Skin dries out if it's deprived of moisture and this dryness often aggravates itchiness, resulting in a condition commonly referred to as "winter itch." (read the story...)

Kids Party Recipe: Sweet Whoopie Pies
Learn how to make these fun and sweet treats! (read the story...)

How to Identify an Early Learning Disability in Your Child, with Tips for How You Can Help at Home
While children and teens with learning disabilities are often “diagnosed” in middle school or high school, many disabilities can actually be prevented by intervention at a much earlier age. Read these tips from the experts to find out how. (read the story...)

Kids' Slumber Parties - Ideas, Tips, and Guidelines to Make Them Great
Check out these tips from Penny Warner, author of "Slumber Parties: 25 Fun-Filled Party Themes," on how to make your child's next slumber party both memorable and fun! (read the story...)

How to Throw a Great Party for Any Age
Read these tips we've compiled from the party planning experts on how to throw the perfect party for any age - from your child's first birthday celebration to a teenager's birthday bash. (read the story...)

How to Be a Good Party Guest
Attending a birthday party is a wonderful way for your child to learn valuable social skills — how to be gracious, responsible, courteous, respectful, organized, and thoughtful. Here are some tips from Faye Rogaski, founder of socialsklz:-), on how to be the perfect guest. (read the story...)

How to Tackle Your Child's Football Fears
Watching your kids run out onto the playing field for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience no matter what sport they’re playing. But the anxiety that comes with allowing a young son or daughter to gear up and step onto the football field is enough to give the coolest of parents a panic attack. Nonetheless, generations of children have tugged at shirttails, pleading for the chance to engage in some sanctioned rough play, and many parents give in whether they are ready or not. (read the story...)

How to Find the Right Bra
A staggering 85 percent of women are wearing and buying the wrong bra size, and you're probably one of them. Read our tips on how to find the right bra, once and for all. (read the story...)

How to Raise a Drug-Free Child: Tips from Author Joseph Califano
Check out these tips from author and former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Joseph Califano, author of "How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents." (read the story...)

How to Not Raise Material Girls (and Boys)
Sometimes these are other people’s children; sometimes, God forbid, they are our own. (read the story...)

How to Encourage Good Writing Skills in Your Child
Teaching writing can be intimidating, especially if you don’t feel like you are a good writer yourself. Here are some tips you can use to encourage your kids in grade school or high school — age doesn’t matter; it’s never too late to develop good writing habits. (read the story...)

Vegan Lunch Box Treats
Who says a vegan diet can’t be delicious and fun? Try these suggestions for your child’s lunch box — and be sure to make enough for the whole family. (read the story...)

How to Spot an Overuse Injury
We’ve all heard the old “no pain, no gain” mantra about sports and exercise. But what about when it comes to your kids? (read the story...)

How to Pack a Healthy and Yummy School Lunch
Dr. Susan Bartell, author of the new book "Dr. Susan's Fit and Fun Family Action Plan," gives tips for moms and dads on packing a healthy school lunch that their kids with actually eat. (read the story...)

How to Stay Organized with School & Afterschool Clutter & Confusion!
Back to school means back to textbooks, homework, and backpacks, and for many kids, back to afterschool and extracurricular activities. Before the call you get at work for a forgotten sports bag becomes a daily routine, take down these tips from an organizing professional. (read the story...)

How To Inspire the Non-Academic Child
It’s natural to have trouble with some subjects, to have strengths and weaknesses, including at school.... (read the story...)

How to Talk to Kids about the Recession
More and more families this year have to explain to their kids that the Big Bad Wolf of recession is at the door... (read the story...)

How To Make Mommy Friends
You’re not going to meet anyone staying in your house all day, so put baby in the stroller and get moving! (read the story...)

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From Sexual Predators
There’s no “How To” more important than that of keeping our kids safe from sexual predators. From the AmberWatch Foundation’s “Be Safe!” program, here are some tips to keep in mind... (read the story...)

How to Paper Purge at the End of the School Year
As the end of the school year approaches, artistic creations, book reports, poster boards, folders and workbooks arrive home. Your child hands each one to you with an expectant look on his face: “You’re going to keep this, right?” (read the story...)

How to Know When Head Injuries Are Serious
It’s hard to believe that actress Natasha Richardson could fall on a bunny slope while skiing and be brain dead just hours later. As her death shocked the world, it has also increased awareness and worry among parents... (read the story...)

How To Help Your Child Tackle Homework
Making schoolwork a priority in your home sends the signal that you care about your child and her future. Here are some tips to help ensure your child is set up for homework — and academic — success. (read the story...)

How to Keep Kids Focused in School When Spring Fever Hits
Although staying focused when the weather changes can be challenging, we have compiled these tips to help you keep your kids motivated and engaged... (read the story...)


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