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12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating

12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating

Jeanne Muchnick, a New York mother also known as America's Dinner Mom, offers the following advice to get your family eating healthier.

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning shouldn't just be about tidying up your home. It's a great time to get your finances in order and clean up any messes left behind by holiday debt or tax season. With a little effort you can get all your papers and receipts organized. You might just find extra cash for that summer vacation!

5 Tips on How to Give Your Kids an Allowance

5 Tips on How to Give Your Kids an Allowance

While giving kids an allowance is a smart way to teach lessons about spending and saving money, it can also be a stressful situation for parents to navigate. Read on for five tips that will help avoid any allowance-induced anxiety.

6 Steps to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

6 Steps to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

Melissa O'Shea, an NYC registered dietitian, shares her tips for post-baby weight loss.

Rachel Sussman: Keeping Your Sex Life Alive — With Kids

Rachel Sussman: Keeping Your Sex Life Alive — With Kids

Partners are likely to grow distant from one another when raising kids. Rachel Sussman discusses some tips for keeping the romance on track.

10 Steps to the Art of Being a Savvy Aunt

10 Steps to the Art of Being a Savvy Aunt

Check out these 10 easy steps to becoming a savvy aunt, courtesy of Melanie Notkin, AKA the "Savvy Auntie."

10 Ways to Help Your Child Be an Excellent Reader

10 Ways to Help Your Child Be an Excellent Reader

Reading is the most important habit to instill in children. Natacha Beim, teacher and parenting expert, shares her top 10 tips for instilling a love of reading in your child.

How to Prevent a Homework Meltdown

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.

Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good

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.

Tips for Parents: How to Handle Awkward Birthday Party Situations

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.

Talk About Stress—Yours, and Your Kids'

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.

How to Stay Motivated This Spring

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.

How and When to Get Your Child to Speak Up to the Coach

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.

Youth Sports: 6 Tips on How to Talk to Your Child's Coach

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.

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids

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.

How to Avoid Being an Overprotective Parent: Advice from the Experts

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!

How to Avoid Being an Overprotective Parent: Advice from the Experts in New York City

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.

Granny-Guru's Advice on Parenting Through the Generations

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.

How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy and Money Management

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.

How to Raise Optimistic Kids

How to Raise Optimistic Kids

Dr. Susan Bartell, a nationally recognized child psychologist, offers parents advice on how to instill optimism in their children.

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

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.

How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child

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.

What to Do When You Suspect Your Child Has a Developmental Disability

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.

How to Teach Tolerance to Your Children

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.

How to Stay Safe on Your Snow Day: Winter Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

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.




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