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How to Prevent a Homework Meltdown
Is your child easily frustrated, making homework time a nightmare for all involved? Try our four simple solutions to break the cycle of negativity and make homework more manageable. (read the story...)

Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good
While lice and nits are not technically dangerous, these creepy critters are unwelcome in any home or classroom. Find out how to get rid of them for good. (read the story...)

Tips for Parents: How to Handle Awkward Birthday Party Situations
Here's help in handling the trickiest birthday party conundrums, including divorced parents; birthdays for twins and multiples, adopted children, and those that fall on holidays; and summer birthdays. (read the story...)

Talk About Stress—Yours, and Your Kids'
ABC National News is interviewing moms about how a life-changing event may have had a stressful effect on their child or infant. Help them out, and read up on how to prevent transferring stress to your child. (read the story...)

How to Stay Motivated This Spring
Dr. Susan Bartell, national expert on child raising, shares her advice for parents on how changing a few small things can lead to more motivation for the whole family. (read the story...)

How and When to Get Your Child to Speak Up to the Coach
Check out our advice for parents on when and how to get your child to communicate with his coach and what benefits it holds for both of you. (read the story...)

Youth Sports: 6 Tips on How to Talk to Your Child's Coach
The best way to build effective partnerships between coaches and parents is for there to be responsible conversation. Check out our top six tips on how to communicate with your child's coach. (read the story...)

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids
Parents should follow these eight guidelines to determine if their child needs to lose weight and help them achieve a healthy body mass index. (read the story...)

How to Avoid Being an Overprotective Parent: Advice from the Experts
We asked New York metro area experts: "How can I avoid being overprotective of my child?" Check out their best advice on how to let your kids go - and grow! (read the story...)

How to Avoid Being an Overprotective Parent: Advice from the Experts in New York City
See advice from experts in New York City, including children's school and program directors, on how to stop being an overprotective parent. (read the story...)

Granny-Guru's Advice on Parenting Through the Generations
A grandmother shares her wisdom on how moms and grandmothers can get along, even when their child-raising ideals are different. (read the story...)

How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy and Money Management
To build financial literacy in your children, you must first teach a respect for self and a respect for money. (read the story...)

How to Raise Optimistic Kids
Dr. Susan Bartell, a nationally recognized child psychologist, offers parents advice on how to instill optimism in their children. (read the story...)

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'
Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too. (read the story...)

How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child
When evaluating preschools, it helps to know the basics of the most common early education philosophies. Read on for descriptions of Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, play-based, and academic preschools and tips for how to know which is right for your child. (read the story...)

What to Do When You Suspect Your Child Has a Developmental Disability
If you suspect your child has a developmental disability, follow these valuable tips from a psychologist with more than 25 years experience in the special needs field. Early recognition of signs is key. (read the story...)

How to Teach Tolerance to Your Children
Schools may teach the value of acceptance during Black History Month, but it is our duty as parents to instill an unbiased mindset in our children all the time. Here, some thoughts on why teaching tolerance is important, and tips for handling the awkward moments. (read the story...)

How to Stay Safe on Your Snow Day: Winter Safety Tips for Kids and Parents
Heed these tips from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on how to keep you and your children injury-free while shoveling snow, snowblowing, sledding, and playing outdoors this winter. (read the story...)

Good Clean Fun: How to Throw a Family-Friendly Super Bowl Party
If you're hosting a party for the Super Bowl, check out these tips from ConsumerReports.org on how to make it safe, clean, and fun for all. (read the story...)

How Parents Can Overcome Their Separation Anxiety When Kids Leave Home for Summer Camp
When children leave home for sleepaway camp, sometimes it's the parents who struggle with separation anxiety. Here, the experts at the American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey offer tips for how to cope. (read the story...)

How To Avoid Childhood Obesity and Weight Gain
Healthy eating and exercise can go a long way towards your family’s health but how can it be easy? Our experts share their best tips, plus delicious recipes you can make tonight! (read the story...)

How To Make Delicious, Kid-Friendly Meals
Making a meal together can be an exciting and entertaining activity for every member of the family and it also helps to foster positive eating habits in your kids. Nutritionist Mary Hartley, RD, MPH of CalorieCount.com shares her tips on how to create delicious, kid-friendly meals that are both satisfying and nutritious. (read the story...)

How to Tame Pregnancy Mood Swings
Pregnancy can be an emotional rollercoaster. Learn how to soothe stress and other negative emotions with these tips from Jessica Denay, author of "The Hot Mom to Be Handbook." You can use these soothing methods to relax your baby when the time comes, too. (read the story...)

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits
If your child is a chronic procrastinator, try these four approaches recommended by an education expert that are proven to break those bad homework habits. (read the story...)

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family
Getting your kids to open up and actually talk over the dinner table can seem like a monumental feat. Help the conversation flow with advice from Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom." (read the story...)


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