Why Kids Need Credit Cards

Why Kids Need Credit Cards

While some people are great at managing credit cards and pay off the balance every month, others are struggling. Parents can help their kids develop a healthy knowledge of credit cards and how to use them properly by introducing them to certain con...

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How to Create an Impressive College Essay

How to Create an Impressive College Essay

Imagine that you are an Admissions Counselor assigned the task of reviewing a large stack of applicant files. You are tired, as you have been reviewing these profiles for days. And you have a deadline, which is quickly approaching. Each applica...

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How to Transition Your Breastfed Baby to a Bottle

How to Transition Your Breastfed Baby to a Bottle

Some moms feel guilt when introducing a bottle because it’s a huge change for baby, while some moms worry about nipple confusion (also known as nipple preference). And some moms are overwhelmed by the amount of information and advice on what bottle...

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How Can I Help My Young Teenager Who Doesn’t Socialize With Other Peers?

How Can I Help My Young Teenager Who Doesn’t Socialize With Other Peers?

Over the course of my career as an educator and school counselor, I have been approached by many parents about their middle-school aged child not socializing with his or her peers. They begin to worry that something is wrong and seek assistance on ...

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Is My Child Suffering From Allergies or a Cold?

Is My Child Suffering From Allergies or a Cold?

If your child has a cough, runny nose, sneezing, and other symptoms, you might think it's a cold. But allergies can have the same symptoms. So what medications should you give your child? An expert weighs in.

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How You Can Help Your Child Become a Better Speller

How You Can Help Your Child Become a Better Speller

Experts offer tips for helping children develop their spelling ability at home. Parents can make this fun and meaningful if there is a reason for spelling/writing.

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How to Get Your Teen to Read More Books

How to Get Your Teen to Read More Books

Tips from an expert on how to get your teen or pre-teen to read more.

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5 Tips for First-Time Investors

5 Tips for First-Time Investors

Build your confidence with these smart strategies.

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College Admissions: What Should Students Do If They Have Been Deferred?

College Admissions: What Should Students Do If They Have Been Deferred?

Some colleges and universities just can’t admit all of the students they would like to via early decision or early action, so they defer a few and evaluate them again during regular decision. Here are some tips on what to do if your child has been...

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5 Pathways to Saying ‘No’—Without Guilt

5 Pathways to Saying ‘No’—Without Guilt

Saying "no" is a very important part of living the life of your dreams. We all want to be involved in the things that we want, but many of us are involved in things we don’t want. These five pathways will help us say "no" without guilt.

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4 Benefits Children Can Gain From Camp and How to Prepare Them

4 Benefits Children Can Gain From Camp and How to Prepare Them

Children can benefit greatly from attending to camp. These are the top four intangible benefits that kids can get from going to camp and how parents can encourage their children to look for these "intangible opportunities" and best prepare them to ...

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How Thumb Sucking Impacts Children's Teeth Development

How Thumb Sucking Impacts Children's Teeth Development

Thumb sucking and pacifiers. Those go hand in hand with raising children—and it seems like young kids everywhere use one or another to sooth themselves as they fall asleep. While a 2016 study shows thumb sucking may prevent allergies in kids, conti...

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7 Types of Coughs Parents Should Watch for in Children

7 Types of Coughs Parents Should Watch for in Children

Coughs are generic symptoms of many different acute and chronic illnesses—most commonly the cold everyone seems to get one time or another during the winter months. But did you know there are seven different coughs you should be aware of (and be ab...

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Should I Be Concerned if My Child Snores or Is a Mouth Breather?

Should I Be Concerned if My Child Snores or Is a Mouth Breather?

While you might think it’s cute that your young child snores like Mommy or Daddy, that sleep habit could cause potential health problems down the line. Snoring and mouth breathing are breathing issues that are associated with high blood pressure, h...

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What to Know About Report Cards and Tutoring

What to Know About Report Cards and Tutoring

If your child brings home a disappointing report card, it may be time for a tutor.

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10 Ways Exercising While Pregnant Benefits Expecting Mothers and Growing Babies

10 Ways Exercising While Pregnant Benefits Expecting Mothers and Growing Babies

Once women find out they're pregnant, they do everything in their power to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy—and some may even stop exercising, thinking is safer for mother and child. But as it turns out, exercising during pregnancy is safe, and ...

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When Is It Time to Look into Special Education Services for My Child?

When Is It Time to Look into Special Education Services for My Child?

Tips from an expert on when to consider Special Education for your child.

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What to Do If You're Concerned About Your Child's Eating

What to Do If You're Concerned About Your Child's Eating

Nikki Pagano, LMSW, shares what parents can do to help if they're concerned about their child's eating behaviors.

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How to Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween

How to Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween

Tips to be safe while trick-or-treating on Halloween

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How Can I Introduce Technology Into My Child's Life In a Safe and Appropriate Manner?

How Can I Introduce Technology Into My Child's Life In a Safe and Appropriate Manner?

Tips from an expert on how to introduce technology to your child.

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Are Single-Sex Classrooms Better for My Child’s Learning?

Are Single-Sex Classrooms Better for My Child’s Learning?

The benefits of single-gender classrooms in schools

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How Can I Support My Child's Connection to Nature?

How Can I Support My Child's Connection to Nature?

Six ways you can help your child connect to nature, even in the city.

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Preparing for Pregnancy with Preconception Counseling

Preparing for Pregnancy with Preconception Counseling

The importance of preconception counseling for women who are planning on getting pregnant.

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Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth

Six tips to keep your children's teeth healthy as they head back to school.

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4 Foods Breast-Feeding Moms Should Include in Their Diets

4 Foods Breast-Feeding Moms Should Include in Their Diets

Key nutrients moms should eat when breast-feeding

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What You Need to Know About Head Lice

What You Need to Know About Head Lice

Fairy LiceMothers answers common FAQ about head lice.

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How Parents Can Effectively Support Their Transgender Child

How Parents Can Effectively Support Their Transgender Child

What parents need to know to raise a transgender child with a healthy self-image, self-esteem, and general well-being.

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How Young Is Too Young for Camp?

How Young Is Too Young for Camp?

Find out the youngest age you should consider sending your child to summer camp and read expert advice on how to decide if your child is ready to attend day camp.

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Female Urinary Incontinence & Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Overview & FAQs

Female Urinary Incontinence & Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Overview & FAQs

The different types of urinary incontinence and how they can be treated

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The 'Germs' Kids Need to Be Healthy

The 'Germs' Kids Need to Be Healthy

Some germs are essential for health.

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How to Make the Most of Summer College Visits

How to Make the Most of Summer College Visits

If you are planning to visit campuses this summer, here are some tips and things to keep in mind.

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Introducing Dog to Baby

Introducing Dog to Baby

Tips to successfully and safely introduce a newborn baby in a home with pets

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How Can You Promote Literacy at Home?

How Can You Promote Literacy at Home?

Tips from an expert on how parents can promote literacy at home.

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Making Your Home Smoke-Free

Making Your Home Smoke-Free

How second- and third-hand smoke effects kids and adults, and how you can make your home smoke-free

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Yummy Breakfast Ideas for Picky Eaters

Yummy Breakfast Ideas for Picky Eaters

Ideas to get kids to eat breakfast without all the sugar

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Is My Teenager Moody or Is It Depression?

Is My Teenager Moody or Is It Depression?

How can parents tell when teenagers' behaviors are typical adolescent attitudes or something more serious?

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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.

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Fevers in Children & Common Misconceptions

Fevers in Children & Common Misconceptions

FAQ about fevers in children and understanding why they occur.

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Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Baby

Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Baby

Tips to create a safe sleep environment for your baby.

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Can Earaches Be Treated Without Antibiotics?

Can Earaches Be Treated Without Antibiotics?

A licensed acupuncturist shares how you can treat earaches naturally.

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When Should My Child First See the Dentist?

When Should My Child First See the Dentist?

When should your baby should first see the dentist?

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Can I Get the Flu from the Vaccine & Other FAQ

Can I Get the Flu from the Vaccine & Other FAQ

Four frequently asked questions about the flu vaccine

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Can Teeth Be Put Back After Oral Trauma?

Can Teeth Be Put Back After Oral Trauma?

If your child falls and a baby tooth falls out from the trauma, can it be put back in the mouth?

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Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

What to do if your child has adult teeth growing behind her baby teeth.

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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.

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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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Are Virtual Dermatology Appointments Legit?

Are Virtual Dermatology Appointments Legit?

Do 'virtual visits' with dermatologists work, and can I do one for my child?

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How Can Adults Help Teens Make Better Decisions?

How Can Adults Help Teens Make Better Decisions?

Experts share what adults can do to help teens make better behavior choices.

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What Life Skills Will My Child Learn in Dance Class

What Life Skills Will My Child Learn in Dance Class

Six life skills children will learn by taking dance classes.

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Tips for Balancing Life as a Mom and a Business Owner

Tips for Balancing Life as a Mom and a Business Owner

Expert advice on how to juggle motherhood and owning a business.

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