Parenting

13+ Things Your Child's Teacher Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Child’s Teacher Won’t Tell You

A look inside a teacher's mind could help you understand lesson plans and maybe even guide your… >>

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13+ Things Your Kid’s Principal Won’t Tell You

Straight from the principal's office: Use these tips for a better school year. >>

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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… >>

Make Your Own Gumdrops
Make Your Own Gumdrops

These chewy candies can be tailored to the occasion >>

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13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You

Mall Santas share their secrets, and impart a few special tips for parents at Christmastime. >>

Top 20 Scary Halloween Movies
Top 20 Scary Halloween Movies

Turn off your lights and hold on tight. We've compiled a list of films to give you the shivers this… >>

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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… >>

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“The Parenting Moments I’ll Never Forget”

From baby's first laugh to the joy of high school band concerts, here are some of the simple… >>

Ask Laskas: Motherly Misleadings
Ask Laskas: Motherly Misleadings

Jeanne Marie Laskas hands over the reigns to you: Play advice columnist and help mother is wedged… >>

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13+ Things Your Trick-or-Treater Won’t Tell You

This Halloween, we turned to the experts (kids!) to give us the scoop on how to score the most… >>

12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You
12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Find out what doctors really think when you diagnose your child over the internet, question the… >>

13 Tips to Increase Your Family’s Happiness and Health
13 Tips to Increase Your Family’s Happiness and Health

Happy families share certain basic characteristics. Here are a few of the foundations experts say… >>

10 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mom
10 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mom

A brief lesson in social etiquette all of us can refer to when talking with a new mom. >>

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What Your Marriage Counselor Doesn’t Want You to Know

If you knew these things, you wouldn’t need a marriage counselor, would you? >>

Fabulous Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts
Fabulous Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts

Let’s face it, your dad does not want another tie. And he’d prefer to pick out his own… >>

Great Ways to Thank Your Child’s Teacher
Great Ways to Thank Your Child’s Teacher

Parents across the country face a tough test on May 4: figuring out how to thank their child’s… >>

Mother's Day Gifts
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Splurges and Steals

No matter what your budget this year, we have gift ideas that will show Mom how much you cherish… >>

Games That Boost Kids’ IQ
Games That Boost Kids’ IQ

There are easy, inexpensive ways for parents to keep their kids’ brains sharp and have fun in the… >>

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5 Ways to Make Traveling With Kids Easier

Taking the kids on your next vacation or road trip doesn’t have to spell disaster. With a bit of… >>

Make the Most of a Family Vacation Abroad
Make the Most of a Family Vacation Abroad

You won’t enjoy seeing five cities in a week with a toddler anyway, so why try? Here are travel… >>