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The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mommy Wars, Dr. Seuss's Birthday, & Giggle Fits

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mommy Wars, Dr. Seuss's Birthday, & Giggle Fits

From our March issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting thoughts from the web and the world of parenting.

Twins: The School Years

Twins: The School Years

Same classrooms, or separate? What if one sibling is not doing as well academically as the other? We spoke to experts, including parents and multiples themselves, for some guidance.

Have a Heart

Have a Heart

Having a healthy heart is so much more than cute cards and physical fitness. It is also about ‘having heart,’ which means feeling and expressing love for others and for oneself.

Secrets to Successful Co-Parenting

Secrets to Successful Co-Parenting

You've heard it all before: Divorce hits the kids hardest. Parents and experts agree that kids suffer less when both parents remain active in their children's lives. Here are some tricks and tips to ensure that each family member stays sane and happy.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Knuffle Bunny, Babies with iPads, & Motherhood at Every Age

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Knuffle Bunny, Babies with iPads, & Motherhood at Every Age

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

Teaching Kids Manners: Tips for Parents

Teaching Kids Manners: Tips for Parents

In our plugged-in, social media age, kids' manners are falling by the wayside, big time -- and with TV icons like the "Jersey Shore" gang or Hannah Montana not setting the best examples for our kids, what are parents to do? Etiquette experts weigh in.

Teen Etiquette: Table Manners & First Impressions

Teen Etiquette: Table Manners & First Impressions

Although today’s teens may face many challenges on their journey to adulthood, empowering them with good manners helps ease a smooth and successful transition into adult social and business situations.

How To Teach Your Kids to be Thankful this Thanksgiving

How To Teach Your Kids to be Thankful this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, help your children learn the art of being grateful. In preparation for the holiday season, teach them to follow in the footsteps of the holiday’s original Pilgrim and Native American celebrants by giving generously to others. Todd Patkin offers tips and ideas to help your whole family get started.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: A Book of Farts, the Tickle Monster, and Roasting a Chicken

The Best of the Rest of the Web: A Book of Farts, the Tickle Monster, and Roasting a Chicken

From our November print issues: Check out our roundup of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and, most of all, relatable quotes from a selection of our favorite mom and dad bloggers and groups, including Mamiverse and Adventures in Mommyland.

What Pets Can Teach Kids

What Pets Can Teach Kids

The American Kennel Club (AKC) highlights the important ways that pets can benefit children.

Doctor's Advice on Raising Healthy Children

Doctor's Advice on Raising Healthy Children

With a surplus of health and parenting information available on the Internet, it's a challenge for parents to determine what they should take or leave. Here, pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene offers up advice for first-time and seasoned parents on raising healthy, happy kids.

How to Stay Positive and Avoid Saying No Too Much

How to Stay Positive and Avoid Saying No Too Much

No one wants to be a broken record of “No, no, no” or “Don’t do that!”—but it’s often easy to slip into a cycle of negativity with our kids. Here’s how to escape that cycle, practice positive reinforcement, and help build stronger self-esteem in our children

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mom Mantra, Daddy Duty, and Funny Money

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mom Mantra, Daddy Duty, and Funny Money

From our October print issues: Check out our roundup of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and, most of all, relatable quotes from a selection of our favorite mom and dad bloggers, including Lady and the Blog, Love that Max, Nona Brooklyn, and NYC Dads Group.

What to Do When Your Child is the Bully

What to Do When Your Child is the Bully

If you suspect your child is bullying others or you've noticed your child being aggressive, read these tips on how parents can stop bullying.

How to Handle Your Child’s First Crush

How to Handle Your Child’s First Crush

When school begins, so do first crushes puppy love, and playground weddings. How should you cope when your child has an innocent infatuation?

Etiquette Tips: Ensure Your Kid's Monster Costume Doesn't Reflect His Behavior this Halloween

Etiquette Tips: Ensure Your Kid's Monster Costume Doesn't Reflect His Behavior this Halloween

For many kids, the excitement over the Halloween festivities of dressing up and trick-or-treating for candies overshadows anything else. And, with all the craziness, it's easy for kids to forget to mind their manners. Use the following tips to ensure your kids stay polite while having fun.

Back to School: What Your Kids Really Worry About

Back to School: What Your Kids Really Worry About

Going back to school can be stressful for kids, and they might have worries about school that they're not sharing with you. A seasoned teacher offers parents tips on how to start conversations about making friends, fitting in, starting new classes, and getting back into the school routine.

October Check-In: How to Assess Your Kids' Progress in School

October Check-In: How to Assess Your Kids' Progress in School

Is your child enjoying this school year? It’s not too early to assess—and kick some problems to the curb before they become unmanageable.

How to Make This Halloween a Family Affair: Dress Up in Costumes with a Common Theme

How to Make This Halloween a Family Affair: Dress Up in Costumes with a Common Theme

Although most parents consider Halloween a holiday for kids, why not get in on the action and dress up in a costume too? Pick a theme and include everyone (even the family pet) in the festivities this October 31. Read on for tips on how to make Halloween 2011 a family affair.

4 Tips on How to Monitor What Your Kids Are Watching on TV

4 Tips on How to Monitor What Your Kids Are Watching on TV

With Premiere Week beginning, your family might be planning a few nights of channel surfing and TV watching from the comforts of the living room couch. In addition to providing some quality family time, it also gives parents the opportunity to learn more about ways to monitor what their kids are watching on television when they aren't around. Read on for 4 tips to ensure your kids are watching age-appropriate content.

Ask the Expert: What Are Your Top 5 Tips for Raising Confident Kids?

Ask the Expert: What Are Your Top 5 Tips for Raising Confident Kids?

Gina Otto, author of "Cassandra's Angel" and international children's advocate, provides the following five tips on how to raise confident, self-assured children based on the experience she gained during her 15 years spent speaking with and learning from children firsthand.

Toilet Training Guide for Children with Special Needs

Toilet Training Guide for Children with Special Needs

Potty training can be trying for any family—but when your child has developmental delays, including autism, the process can seem almost impossible. Our expert comes to your rescue—with clear, step-by-step instructions on how to achieve success.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Love That Max, Terrible Teachers, and Bully Action

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Love That Max, Terrible Teachers, and Bully Action

From our October "Special Parent" issue: check out our latest roundup of thought-provoking, observant, and sometimes laugh-out-loud quotes from a selection of our favorite parent (and kids!) writers and bloggers.

Eight Alternatives to Slapping or Spanking Children

Eight Alternatives to Slapping or Spanking Children

Corporal punishment (hitting, slapping, spanking) can result in a number of personal tragedies, such as children becoming abusers themselves, or even worse, death. Help prevent corporal punishment among children by opting for one of these eight examples of discipline that don't involve getting physical.

Earthquake Coping Tips for Parents

Earthquake Coping Tips for Parents

The American Humane Association offers tips to help children deal with concerns that may arise following an earthquake. Experts remind parents and caregivers that even mild quakes can have a lasting impact.




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