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There’s SO much parenting advice out there, and it can be hard to know how to weed out the good from the bad. But we’ve done our best to give you the Reader’s Digest version of honest, heartfelt parenting tips and stories.

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50 Amazing Dad Quotes

Celebrate your dad every day of the year.


One Father’s Battle Between Working and Giving Attention to His Daughter

In this award-winning story, originally published in Reader's Digest in 1969, a father learns to embrace the chaos of his...


How My Neighbor Became My Fairy Godmother When My Toddler Had Cancer

"There was no, 'let me know what I can do,' from Betsy; she just did it."


9 Things That Prove You’re Living with a Threenager

If you thought it would be smooth sailing after the terrible twos, think again, because now you may have a...


Yes, Your Toddler Should Be Doing Chores—and This Chart Tells You Exactly Which Ones

Two year olds, for example, should already be helping you set the table for dinner.

11 Ways to Stop Temper Tantrums in Their Tracks

It's every parent's worst nightmare—an unstoppable toddler temper tantrum, especially when you're in public surrounded by a seemingly judge-y audience....


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9 Things to Know Before Taking Your Toddler to an Amusement Park

There's not much cuter than your 3- or 4-year-old coming face-to-face with a favorite life-size cartoon character for the first...


7 Expert-Backed Ways to Tame Toddler Tantrums

Temper tantrums may be one of the exasperating parts of parenting a toddler. One second your child is playing happily,...


Improve Your Toddler’s Fine Motor Skills with These 7 Fun Activities

Fine motor skills are small actions that require a lot of control. But they take time to master, especially for...

15 Creative Indoor Activities for Toddlers for Cold or Rainy Days

For moms of toddlers, the cold, winter months can be cause for dread each year. It can be so hard...


This Mom Made a New Year’s Resolution to Spend 15 Minutes Outside Every Day. Here’s Why You Should S...

A busy life and bad weather won’t keep these toddlers and their mom from appreciating the wonders of nature.


ADHD and Your Toddler: 4 Early Warning Signs

Although ADHD is typically not diagnosed before children enter school, there are symptoms parents of toddlers should keep an eye...