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Protecting Kids from the Dangers of the Cold
It might look like a winter wonderland, but the cold weather can have dangerous side effects. (read the story...)

How to Work with Your Child’s Tutor
A referral from another parent can be a good place to start, but the key is to find a tutor who best addresses the learning styles and issues of your child. (read the story...)

Helping Children with their Homework
Guidelines for getting kids to do their homework. (read the story...)

Get Your Child to Sleep
Tips for helping your children get the sleep they need. (read the story...)

Ways to Make Kids Love Math
Teaching kids to use math in their everyday lives. (read the story...)

Time Management for Kids
Easy ways to help children manage their time better. (read the story...)

The Four Ps of Successful Family Meals
Family mealtimes are an important element in cohesive, well-functioning family life and in healthy child development. (read the story...)

Build Self-Confidence Through Sports
Athletic confidence is a core mental skill because of its impact on other parts of one’s life, like school and relationships with family and friends. (read the story...)

A Nutritious Diet for Kids
These back-to-school nutrition tips will send you to the head of the class. (read the story...)

How to Create an Everlasting Pumpkin: A Carving Alternative
Carving pumpkins is a lot of fun, but after a week or so, your jack-o-lantern will start to droop and pucker, even if you’ve used all the tricks for preserving it. If you’re looking for a pumpkin that will last a bit longer, try making one out of papier-mâché. (read the story...)

Tips for Real World Math
It is critical to create a mathematical “environment” for your children, especially during the formative years between pre-K and fifth grade. (read the story...)

Take the Team Approach
Realizing a vision for the school year requires support from a motivated group of individuals: a team of people who ban together through adversity, inspire motivation and acknowledge achievement. (read the story...)

Tween Angst, and How You Can Help
How to help your child overcome shyness. (read the story...)

Points and Rewards
You may have gotten through the toddler years without tantrums, but sometimes when a child becomes an adolescent, she refuses to comply with house rules. (read the story...)

September Reading: Some Insider Tips
If you have children just starting school, building their confidence and comfort with books is the most important thing that you can do. (read the story...)

How To NOT Be a Stage Mom or Dad
Let's face it. Stage moms and dads have, over the years, gotten a bad rap. (read the story...)

How to Buy and Store Finger Paints
Children love to finger paint; but they end up with paint on their faces and fingers that can accidentally get into their mouths. Worried? Here are some tips to keep your kids safe. (read the story...)

How-to Have Healthy Teeth
Parents often question the right way to care for their children’s teeth. At what age should they start brushing and flossing? Which toothbrushes and toothpastes are safe? And what is the appropriate age to start regular dental check-ups? (read the story...)

How to Quell Household Disputes and Restore Domestic Tranquility
Like it or not, moms are usually the home “sheriffs” and the ones charged with “putting out the fires.” Momagers® (mom and manager) must be great problem solvers who can quell the almost daily sibling or spousal flare-ups. Effective mothering, put simply, requires fine-tuned conflict management skills. (read the story...)

How to Avoid a Bad Birthday Party
Whether it’s an over-stimulated toddler, a jealous party guest or a horrified mom (just look at my couch!), there are many ways to ruin a party. But there are so many ways to throw a great party that you can minimize the horrors. Here are some suggestions to avoid common pitfalls... (read the story...)

How to Talk to Your Child's Doctor
No matter how busy the doctor or chaotic the situation, parents need to make sure the doctor hears their own explanation for why they are there. (read the story...)

How to Get Your Child to Sleep
If children are not given the opportunity to develop strategies to fall and stay asleep on their own, they may become dependent on outside stimuli to assist them. Consider these tips for helping your child get the sleep he or she needs... (read the story...)

How to Detect the Very Earliest Signs of Autism During Infancy
An important breakthrough makes it possible to spot precursors of autism in infants once you know what to look for. The earlier autism is diagnosed and therapy is begun, the greater the chance your child can be helped. (read the story...)

How to Keep Young Athletes Injury-Free
Here’s a question that bedevils virtually every parent with a child who plays sports: Is there anything you can do to keep your young athlete on the field and off the disabled list? (read the story...)

How to Be Safe in the Sun and Surf
For kids, summer usually equals sand, sun and fun. For parents, however, summer brings a slew of safety issues to think about. But with the proper preparation, the entire family can enjoy a relaxing vacation. Consider these tips... (read the story...)


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