Parenting

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Why Finnish Babies Don’t Sleep in Cribs

Generations of mothers are connected by a simple gift. >>

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The Year of the Firefly

This mysterious creature illuminates one man’s past and makes his present even sweeter. >>

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How Much Should You Reveal Online?

Learn how much you should share online and how to protect yourself with privacy settings. >>

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Halloween Face Painting Designs: 8 Easy Ideas

Whether you buy safe, washable face paint or use what's in your makeup bag, in minutes you can add… >>

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14 Healthy Home Remedies in Your Spice Rack

Find out which herbs and spices help naturally cure acne, constipation, canker sores, dandruff, and… >>

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Everyone Is Different: 7 Children’s Books that Help Explain How

Kids are naturally curious about what makes people different, but sometimes adults fumble for the… >>

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Best Halloween Movies for Kids

Less frightening, more fun: Our round-up of the best Halloween movies for kids, ranked from least… >>

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Guess Which of These Gross Habits Are Really Healthy

Belching, passing gas, picking your nose and eating what comes out of it, and other seemingly… >>

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5 Classes You Took That Your Kids Won’t

Memories of Typing and Home Ec are far, far away when we consider the Facebooking, Tweeting teens… >>

13+ Things Tutoring Centers Won't Tell You
13+ Things Tutoring Centers Won’t Tell You

People spend $5 billion on tutors per year – about one fifth of the amount spent on school… >>

Want to Lose Weight Fast? Eat Like a Baby
Want to Lose Weight Fast? Eat Like a Baby

We’re not going to advise you to revert to pureed bananas, baby food jars, and tiny spoons. But… >>

Conceptual Smarts: Turn Off the TV, and 6 More Baby-Making Tips For Men
Conceptual Smarts: Turn Off the TV, and 6 More Baby-Making Tips For Men

If you're trying to get pregnant, switch off the television. So say researchers who found a link… >>

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Survival Story: The Little Boy Who Couldn’t Cry Help

Eight-year-old Robert was nonverbal with an autism spectrum disorder, so when he vanished in a… >>

Would You Name Your Baby 'iOS'?
Would You Name Your Baby ‘iOS’?

Move over Emma, Jacob, Sophia, and all you other tots and tykes with popular baby names. According… >>

GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students
GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students

From textbooks to devices to extracurricular activities, school is expensive. We can all recall… >>

What to Read After a Hurricane
What to Read After a Hurricane

Shortly before Hurricane Sandy came to my town, flooding my house and knocking out the power (which… >>

Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?
Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?

First, a shoutout to my two-year-old’s four grandparents, who spend hours a week helping watch… >>

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5 Things Your Kids Should Know About Their Online Reputation

Just because your child is web savvy doesn't mean they don't need supervision on the Internet. >>

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8 Brilliant Ways Babies Are Smarter Than You Think

Chubby, cherubic, and drooly, sure. But babies are much more than lovable lumps, according to… >>

Why We All Need a 'Designated Texter'
Why We All Need a ‘Designated Texter’

Have you seen any of the sobering anti-texting-and-driving commercials for AT&T’s “It Can… >>