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You splurged on presents and treats for the family over the holidays and now the bills are coming in. What do you do?
During the holiday season, you may be invited to many parties. Some will be adult-only and you will have to find a sitter to watch the kids while you’re out. But many hosts welcome children and encourage the little ones to come. Regardless of where the party is at, you need to pack a few essentials. Read all of our recommendation for when you are partying, with your kids in tow.
As a new mom, it can feel like you’ll never find time to pamper yourself again. But you can!
Life can be challenging for a family that embraces a child with autism. It is not a simple task but it can be accomplished if you accept, adapt and be flexible.
It might look like a winter wonderland, but the cold weather can have dangerous side effects.
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.
Guidelines for getting kids to do their homework.
Tips for helping your children get the sleep they need.
Teaching kids to use math in their everyday lives.
Easy ways to help children manage their time better.
Family mealtimes are an important element in cohesive, well-functioning family life and in healthy child development.
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.
These back-to-school nutrition tips will send you to the head of the class.
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.
It is critical to create a mathematical “environment” for your children, especially during the formative years between pre-K and fifth grade.
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.
How to help your child overcome shyness.
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.
If you have children just starting school, building their confidence and comfort with books is the most important thing that you can do.
Let's face it. Stage moms and dads have, over the years, gotten a bad rap.
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.
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?
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.
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...
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.