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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.

Getting Through Menopause and Puberty at the Same Time

Getting Through Menopause and Puberty at the Same Time

With women becoming mothers later in life, they commonly go through menopause at the same time their daughter is going through puberty. Here are five ways to deal with the house full of hormones.

Is Being a Parent as Scary as it Seems?

Is Being a Parent as Scary as it Seems?

As she considers someday having kids, one Brooklyn woman wonders: I hear all about the cons of parenthood. What are the pros?

5 Back-to-School Tips Beyond the First Day Outfit

5 Back-to-School Tips Beyond the First Day Outfit

These five tips will help prepare your child to make a good first impression on the first day of school. Go over these social and emotional skills to help your child make friends and boost his self-esteem and academic performance.

Beauty Mama Gets the Scoop on Kids' Hair with Cozy Friedman

Beauty Mama Gets the Scoop on Kids' Hair with Cozy Friedman

Michele Brown sits down with Cozy Friedman to get the scoop on all things kids' hair, from first haircuts, the latest styles, and keeping things easy for both parents and kids.

8 Underrated Kid Milestones

8 Underrated Kid Milestones

Every child hits these "other" milestones sooner or later. But nobody talks about them—so we are!

How Friendships Change When You Become a Dad

How Friendships Change When You Become a Dad

So you think your relationships won’t change after having kids? Think again. Here's how your relationships may change with your partner, friends, and family when you become a father, and what you can do about it.

How to Offer Support without Overparenting

How to Offer Support without Overparenting

Let’s face it: Lots of our kids are overextended. Studying past midnight after sports practice and juggling a full plate of extracurriculars aimed at bulking up an eventual college app. Here are eight tips to offer real-life support to your overextended kids without overparenting.

Does Your Kid Look *Just* Like You?

Does Your Kid Look *Just* Like You?

Beauty Mama, aka, Michele Brown, dives into the uncanny resemblance between her and her daughter, and the importance of finding your own identity when growing up.




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