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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7 Fun Healthy Food Ideas for Kids

Got a picky eater? (Who doesn’t?) End mealtime battles with these creative ways to make healthy… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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Working Moms: Tell Us How You Do It

There’s been a whole lot of discussion lately about whether or not it’s possible for women to… >>

Women on Fire! This Week's Hottest Story
Women on Fire! This Week’s Hottest Story

The Most Surprising Story to Go Viral This Week: The Atlantic magazine's "Why Women Still Can't… >>

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15 Healthy Snacks for Kids (or Adults!)

Make each bite count: These snacks taste just like your favorite foods but with more healthy… >>

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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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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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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… >>

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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… >>

TV Programs for Science-Minded Toddlers
TV Programs for Science-Minded Toddlers

Feeling guilty about parking your preschooler in front of the tube? A recent Scientific American… >>

How to Talk to Kids About Disasters
How to Talk to Kids About Disasters

Keep these tips in mind when discussing disasters and tragedies in the news with kids. >>

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… >>

13 Things Your Kid's Camp Counselor Won't Tell You
13 Things Your Kid’s Camp Counselor Won’t Tell You

Sending the kids off to camp this summer? We granted anonymity to insiders from camps in… >>

More Things Your Child's Teacher Won't Tell You
More Things Your Child’s Teacher Won’t Tell You

Discover insider secrets to help you and your child survive this school year. >>