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Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

MaryAnn Paris took to Facebook to defend son, Michael, against bullies.

How To Bring Out the Genius In Your Kid

How To Bring Out the Genius In Your Kid

Every child has his or her own special strengths. Here’s how to focus on what makes your child unique.

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

According to a recent report in The New York Times covering a new Pew Research Center survey, family income levels make an impact on how parents rear their children.

Parenting Tips From Alfie Kohn

Parenting Tips From Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn, an expert on parenting and education, offers tips for parents who are looking for a different way to discipline their kids.

President Signs New 'Free Range Kids' Legislation

President Signs New 'Free Range Kids' Legislation

President Obama signs new legislation that gives parents the right to determine if their children are old enough to walk to school alone

How Can I, as a Father, Be a Good Leader for My Child?

How Can I, as a Father, Be a Good Leader for My Child?

Being an active, present father has some underlying benefits for your kids, including children having good health, performing better academically and socially, and having a good leadership role model.

Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

Bob Hamilton, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician in Santa Monica, California that shared a video of a technique he uses to calm down crying newborns called The Hold.

Parents Are Turning to Instagram Filters for Baby Name Inspiration

Parents Are Turning to Instagram Filters for Baby Name Inspiration

Parents are turning to Instagram filters for inspiration when coming up with baby names, according to a trend report by Baby Center.

Simple Tips to Avoid Overpraising Your Children

Simple Tips to Avoid Overpraising Your Children

Constant praise is not helpful for children. Instead, try these simple alternative tips courtesy of Kim John Payne, M.Ed and author of the book "The Soul of Discipline."

‘Charlotte’ and ‘Oliver’ are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2015

‘Charlotte’ and ‘Oliver’ are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2015

According to BabyNames.com, the most popular baby names are Charlotte and Oliver for 2015, and the site lists the 100 most popular names for the year.

How To Be a Successful Parent When Faced With Physical Limitations

How To Be a Successful Parent When Faced With Physical Limitations

Nicole Kear is a Park Slope mom, who at 19, got the devastating news that she was going blind.

How Can I Get My Child to Eat Healthy Food?

How Can I Get My Child to Eat Healthy Food?

Tips for parents on how to get their child to eat healthy food.

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media's new study Common Sense Censes: Media Use by Tweens and Teens, reveals how much time adolescents are using various entertainment media each day.

Girls & STEM: Overcoming the Hurdles

Girls & STEM: Overcoming the Hurdles

What parent can do to encourage girls to continue pursuing their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) interests.

ER or Urgent Care?

ER or Urgent Care?

How to decide whether to take your child to urgent care or the emergency room?

Technology in the Classroom: The Educational Benefits

Technology in the Classroom: The Educational Benefits

Local teachers discuss kids and technology as well as how it affects their classrooms and the learning process.

Is Parenthood as Scary as It Seems?

Is Parenthood as Scary as It Seems?

Alison Kotch writes about a life without kids and wonders if it's worth having her own one day.

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

Is your child struggling to stand up on their own? An expert physical therapist, Rebecca Talmud, PT, DPT gives advice on improving your child's motor skills.

Kids' Sleep Problems: Your Questions, Answered

Kids' Sleep Problems: Your Questions, Answered

Answers to top questions about children's sleep issues, including nighttime feedings, appropriate bedtimes, and cribs vs. beds.

Stop Holiday Stress!

Stop Holiday Stress!

This local child development and family expert has tips we can all use at this time of year: reducing stress for our kids and ourselves!

'Where's Mommy?'

'Where's Mommy?'

As a single father, Gary Simeone expected challenges in raising his son. But the challenge of answering his son's tough questions caught him off guard.

Take Back Dinner!

Take Back Dinner!

Make mealtimes meaningful. A local family life expert has advice for staying close to your kids during the most hectic time of the year.

Do Manners Still Matter?

Do Manners Still Matter?

Faye de Muyschondt, an etiquette expert and founder of socialskilz:-) etiquette school in Manhattan, shares some of the rude behavior she sees in kids due to the digital age and how to instill good manners in kids, plus getting kids to behave at the dinner table.

9 Ways to Be a Good Divorced Dad

9 Ways to Be a Good Divorced Dad

As a lawyer who champions dads' rights during divorce, Jeffery M. Leving shares nine bits of wisdom to be a good dad while going through a divorce.

Winning the Back-to-School Fashion Battle

Winning the Back-to-School Fashion Battle

Avoid fighting with your child during back-to-school clothes shopping with these 5 tips from a child psychologist.




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