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Help Children Become Good Decision Makers

Help Children Become Good Decision Makers

Tips to raise kids to become good and thoughtful decision makers.

Why Are Boys Failing?

Why Are Boys Failing?

How current societal norms are contributing to boys falling behind—in school and in life.

The Benefits of Failure

The Benefits of Failure

Teaching kids to handle setbacks with grit and perseverance is more valuable than trying to help them avoid ever failing at anything.

Interview with Mommy Blogger and Author, Ilana Wiles

Interview with Mommy Blogger and Author, Ilana Wiles

Ilana Wiles is the creator of the successful parenting blog, Mommy Shorts. She recently wrote The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting.

Amazing Facts About Babies and Music

Amazing Facts About Babies and Music

All children are musical at birth and can respond to music around them.

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Though my sons’ caregivers can sometimes seem to be better role models than me, that doesn’t mean I’m a bad parent.

City Initiative to Make Absent Dads Better Parents

City Initiative to Make Absent Dads Better Parents

Nearly $3 million will be spent to expand the Fatherhood Initiative program.

What It’s Like to Be the Wife of a Police Officer

What It’s Like to Be the Wife of a Police Officer

The intense, mixed emotions of being the wife of a police officer.

What Age Should Kids Experience Important 'Firsts'?

What Age Should Kids Experience Important 'Firsts'?

A new poll reveals at what age children should have certain experiences, from wearing makeup to attending a sleepover to having a first date.

Hit the Gym, Moms—and Look Great!

Hit the Gym, Moms—and Look Great!

Make your fitness routine easier to stick to with these workout-proof wonders.

Interview with Organizing Guru Marie Kondo

Interview with Organizing Guru Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo is an organizing guru, founder of the KonMari method, and author of the New York Times best-sellers "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and "Spark Joy."

New SIDS Guidelines Released

New SIDS Guidelines Released

A new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that for the first six months of life, and longer if possible, infants should sleep in the same room as their parents.

When Your Child Is In an Awkward Situation That Becomes Unsafe

When Your Child Is In an Awkward Situation That Becomes Unsafe

Our kids interact regularly with people who are different and might make them uncomfortable. Sometimes, though, ‘uncomfortable’ becomes dangerous.

How Teachers Utilize the Election in Lessons

How Teachers Utilize the Election in Lessons

How local teachers are including the 2016 election in lesson plans and raising civic awareness in kids.

Highlights Magazine Releases State of the Kid: The Election Edition

Highlights Magazine Releases State of the Kid: The Election Edition

Highlights released its annual State of the Kid report, with an emphasis on the upcoming presidential election, according to its website.

The Best First Jobs for Teens

The Best First Jobs for Teens

What teens and tweens need to know to earn their first paycheck

Long-Distance Parenting: How to Make it Work

Long-Distance Parenting: How to Make it Work

For Anthony Iapoce, the job of his dreams means living apart from his wife and kids for much of the year. The couple tells us how they make it work.

A Guide to When Your Kids May Be Old Enough to Do Things on Their Own

A Guide to When Your Kids May Be Old Enough to Do Things on Their Own

Riding the bus, walking to school, and more milestones of growing up: a guide to when your kids are old enough to do activities on their own

Talking to Kids About Money: An Interview With Ron Lieber

Talking to Kids About Money: An Interview With Ron Lieber

Ron Lieber is the “Your Money” columnist for The New York Times and an award-winning journalist. He recently published The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money.

How to Promote Positive Sibling Relationships

How to Promote Positive Sibling Relationships

Tips to help parents promote positive sibling relationships between an older child and an infant, as well as when the children get older.

Interview With Walker Lamond, Author of 'Rules for My Newborn Daughter'

Interview With Walker Lamond, Author of 'Rules for My Newborn Daughter'

Walker Lamond’s first book, Rules for My Unborn Son was based on his blog of a similar name. He recently released a follow-up, Rules for My Newborn Daughter, in which he shares hilarious “pearls of wisdom” such as, “Don’t pawn your grandmother’s jewelry” and “Practice safe selfies.”

Learning to Let My Daughter Go

Learning to Let My Daughter Go

How this mother learned to let go of her middle school daughter, a little bit at a time.

Kindergarten: What to Expect from This Important Year

Kindergarten: What to Expect from This Important Year

At many schools, kindergarten kids will be learning reading, basic math, and much more in this exciting, important, and potentially difficult school year.

Kindergarten Dos and Don'ts: Best Tips for Parents

Kindergarten Dos and Don'ts: Best Tips for Parents

Our top tips for how parents can help their children succeed and thrive in kindergarten.

5 Ways to Protect Your Kids During the Presidential Campaign

5 Ways to Protect Your Kids During the Presidential Campaign

How to limit the negative effects of a difficult presidential campaign on your kids.




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