Parenting

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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… >>

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The New Family Dinner

Eating a family meal with your kids makes you healthier, whether you cook or not. >>

Does Gender Have a Color?
Does Gender Have a Color?

We outline the checkered history of pink and blue for boys and girls. >>

13+ Things Your Pediatrician Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Go behind the scenes with your child's doctor to see what he is really thinking. >>

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Tweeter’s Digest: Celeb Dads’ Quotes #fathersday

Found poetry: Parenting advice and funny quotes from famous dads turn into great tweets, fit for… >>

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Ask Laskas: “Should I let my daughter rock a Metallica shirt?”

Help this mother daughter duo settle their argument over whether or not it's fair for a teenager to… >>

Jaw-Dropping Ideas for a Summer Shark Party
Jaw-Dropping Ideas for a Summer Shark Party

Take a bite out of these 10 sweet ideas for a shark theme party. Even if you're hosting a pool… >>

Culture Digest: The Saddest Movie in the World?
Culture Digest: The Saddest Movie in the World?

Psychologists screened more than 250 of the saddest movies in front of 500 film buffs to find out… >>

Oh the Places You'll Go
15+ Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)

Twilight and The Lorax aren't the only books meant for younger readers that adults can enjoy too… >>

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Ask Laskas: “Is Ma’am Offensive?”

Jeanne Marie Laskas writes our magazine's monthly advice column; now it's your turn to help solve… >>