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U.S. Parents Say Finance Lessons Should Be Taught in Schools

U.S. Parents Say Finance Lessons Should Be Taught in Schools

A new research conducted by forexcurrency.us reveals that two-thirds of parents think finance lessons and money management should be taught in schools.

What Single Mothers Can Learn from Four Great Movie Moms

What Single Mothers Can Learn from Four Great Movie Moms

Single mothers are becoming more and more common. Cederick Tardy, founder of S.T.R.O.N.G., Inc., a nonprofit that provides education and resources to empower youth and families, lists is top four movies with strong single mother characters and talks about why those mothers raised leaders.

Children's Books Suggestions to Help Them Understand and Cope with Natural Disasters

Children's Books Suggestions to Help Them Understand and Cope with Natural Disasters

The president of The Early Years Institute in Plainview, NY, offers parents children's book suggestions that will help explain natural disasters to their little ones and will help them understand how to deal with the effects of natural disasters like hurricanes.

How to Help Children Weather the Storm

How to Help Children Weather the Storm

The president of The Early Years Institute in Plainview, NY, provides tips for parents on how to help children deal with and understand natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, and storms.

25 Ways to Make the World a Better Place

25 Ways to Make the World a Better Place

Not all acts of kindness have to be grand. Psychotherapist, author, and an expert on positive living, Diane Lang, offers tips on how parents and children can help make the world a better place by doing small acts of kindness every day.

How STEM Education Can Help Our Kids And Our World

How STEM Education Can Help Our Kids And Our World

Science, technology, engineering, and math are the four subjects that may be most important for our kids to be learning now. STEM education is finally getting the attention it deserves and there are many programs, classes, camps, and museum activities that will let your child learn STEM subjects. We need more scientists and innovators and STEM education holds the key. Building rockets, robots, and other cool contraptions helps kids become creative thinkers and problem solvers and may help them and our world in the future.

15 New Year's Resolutions My 2-Year-Old Should Make

15 New Year's Resolutions My 2-Year-Old Should Make

Ilana Wiles, a Manhattan mom who founded the popular blog MommyShorts.com, makes 15 New Year's resolutions for her toddler daughter Mazzy.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Nannies for All, Raising a Bicultural Child, and Reviewing Text Messages

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Nannies for All, Raising a Bicultural Child, and Reviewing Text Messages

From our redesigned January 2013 issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.

Are You Superstitious?

Are You Superstitious?

Though superstitions can be fun, remember to teach your child that a lucky charm will not be a quick solution to everything.

How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy in the News

How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy in the News

After hearing about the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, your child may feel afraid or uncertain. Here, the American Humane Association offers 7 tips for parents and caregivers to help kids cope with tragic events and violence in the news.

Kids Should Learn Another Language When They're Young

Kids Should Learn Another Language When They're Young

Raising a bilingual or multilingual child is easier than you think, as there are many ways to teach your child another language and encourage your child to learn new languages. The key to teaching your child a new language is starting when your child is young. The benefits of being bilingual or multilingual go beyond conversing.

How To Teach Your Child A Language You Don't Know

How To Teach Your Child A Language You Don't Know

If you're worried about teaching your child a new language that you don't actually speak, we can help with these tips. Here are some top tips for helping your kids learn a language when you are not a native speaker.

Camp Countdown: A Month-by-Month Timeline to Get Ready for Summer Camp

Camp Countdown: A Month-by-Month Timeline to Get Ready for Summer Camp

It can be overwhelming to decide how to pick a summer camp for your child, and it often seems like there is an endless list of things to do before your kids can actually go to camp. How do you pick the right camp? What should you ask the camp director before sending your kids away for the summer? What should you pack your kids for their time at summer camp? When should you send your child their first letter? But don't worry, we've got all the answers to those questions. Check out our full timeline for the camp countdown, with instructions about what to do each month of the year when it comes to camp planning. Is it time for camp yet?

What To Do At Your Child's Parent Teacher Conference

What To Do At Your Child's Parent Teacher Conference

Many schools require parents to meet with their child's teacher at least once a year at a parent teacher conference, but if you are concerned about your child's performance or comfort at school you can ask to meet with the teacher any time you want. Learn to be a good communicator and have a successful positive parent teacher conference with these tips.

Yoga Gives Kids Strength, Removes Stress, and Builds Confidence

Yoga Gives Kids Strength, Removes Stress, and Builds Confidence

You may wonder "Is yoga right for my child?" but the answer is simple: yoga is beneficial for everyone. Yoga helps kids stay healthy but it also helps kids release stress and gain confidence. Yoga classes for kids are all-inclusive, and you can practice yoga poses at home with your child, too.

8 Fun Things to Do Inside

8 Fun Things to Do Inside

When the weather keeps you inside, grab this handy list of fun activities—with items found in the house—to keep your kids from saying, "I'm bored."

Imaginary Friends: Should I Be Worried?

Imaginary Friends: Should I Be Worried?

Your child and her imaginary friend are inseparable, but, most likely, you shouldn't worry about the invisible companion. Imaginary play is important for children's development, and those who had imaginary friends are shown to have more creative problem-solving skills.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Each Kindness, Teens, and a Woman President

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Each Kindness, Teens, and a Woman President

From our December 2012 issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.

5 Ways to Take the Frenzy Out of Your Family's Lives

5 Ways to Take the Frenzy Out of Your Family's Lives

With your children comfortably in the school year schedule, you may find that they are stressed with their busy after-school activities and homework. Susan Sachs Lipman, author of "Fed Up with Frenzy," offers 5 tips for a frenzy-free lifestyle.

Plan a Fun Halloween in Any Weather

Plan a Fun Halloween in Any Weather

Plan a fun Halloween in any type of weather, whether it's cold, warm, raining, snowing, or your town is experiencing a power outage. Get trick-or-treating and costume tips, plus a guide to fun indoor activities when you can't go outside.

Children in Therapy: Yea or Nay?

Children in Therapy: Yea or Nay?

A mental health consultant with offices in the New York area offers advice for parents who are considering whether they should send their child to therapy.

Therapy Is Not 'One Size Fits All'

Therapy Is Not 'One Size Fits All'

The National Institute of Mental Health defines the different types of psychotherapy that can be adapted for both children and adults.

You Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Teacher

You Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Teacher

Take advantage of the years before your child starts school to set the stage for success.

In the Spirit: A Month of Reflection and Appreciation

In the Spirit: A Month of Reflection and Appreciation

November—the beginning of the holiday season and the almost-end of the year—is, for one Long Island mom, a month of appreciation, and a time to reflect on what she has learned from her family and children.

Holding On to The Thanks

Holding On to The Thanks

A mother wonders how to sustain a spirit of gratitude in her family when shortly after the turkey’s cleared, our collective minds turn toward the next holiday—and all the gifts that come with it.




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