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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.

Good Clean Fun: How to Throw a Family-Friendly Super Bowl Party

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.

How Parents Can Overcome Their Separation Anxiety When Kids Leave Home for Summer Camp

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.

How To Avoid Childhood Obesity and Weight Gain

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!

How To Make Delicious, Kid-Friendly Meals

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.

How to Tame Pregnancy Mood Swings

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.

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits

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.

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

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."

How to Make a Successful New Year's Resolution

How to Make a Successful New Year's Resolution

Don't let 2011 be one more opportunity to make — and ignore — New Year's resolutions. Follow our practical, two-part advice to make them successful from the start.

Fight Less, Love More: Tips from Relationship Expert Laurie Puhn

Fight Less, Love More: Tips from Relationship Expert Laurie Puhn

Five New Year's resolutions from famed relationship expert Laurie Puhn that will help you talk more effectively with your partner — and be a better role model to your kids.

Family Finances: How to Open Up Financial Communication in Your Family

Family Finances: How to Open Up Financial Communication in Your Family

Few of us don't worry about money at least sometimes. Here are some tips from Sharon Nolfi, a licensed marriage and family therapist and school psychologist, as well as a mom, on how to talk about finances with your kids in an age-appropriate way.

How to Raise a Generous and Appreciative Child

How to Raise a Generous and Appreciative Child

Advice from a child psychologist on teaching your child to be appreciative and generous, especially during the holiday season.

5 Tips for Reducing Financial and Personal Stress During the Holidays

5 Tips for Reducing Financial and Personal Stress During the Holidays

The end-of-year holidays often bring additional stress factors as well as good cheer. Clinical psychologist and author Dr. Jacqueline Simon Gunn offers five tips for reducing stress during the holidays in relation to financial concerns and family get-togethers.




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