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parenting advice

Why I Think All Men Need Therapy

Let me preface this by saying I'm part of this group, too. Just because I’m a licensed therapist doesn’t mean I don’t need therapy. I have many, many...

John Kim, LMFT
November 18 2015

Why I Threw Out The Idea Of Raising Girls Who Are Always Polite

I think the number was seven. I believe that was the total count of different ballet classes I had dragged my girls to try before they even turned 4...

Wendy Bruno
November 10 2015

How To Handle The Hardest Conversation You'll Have With Your Kids: A Psychologist Explains

Death is something that will affect every family at some point. And yet it’s a subject few parents know how to talk about with their children. How...

Kristin J. Carothers
October 31 2015

What To Do The Next Time Your Kid Has A Meltdown

Watching your toddler fall to the floor in a puddle of shrieks in public is enough to mortify any parent. But it's important to remember that tantrums...

Stephen Cowan, M.D.
October 26 2015

5 Everyday Ways To Practice Mindful Parenting

Mindfulness means being in the present moment with total awareness. It keeps us focused and fully engaged in what we’re experiencing.

Ora Nadrich
October 23 2015

Science Says Your Stress Is LITERALLY Changing Your Kids' Genes (For The Worse). Here's What To Do

People always tell new parents that the newborn months are the hardest. They're warned about sleep deprivation, feeding around the clock, and diapers...

Katie Hurley, LCSW
October 19 2015

How To Raise A Kid Who's Not A Picky Eater (Tricks That ACTUALLY Work)

Almost every night for dinner for more than a year, my 2-year-old daughter food jagged on Cheerios and milk.

From Babies To 18: How To Talk To Your Kids About Sexuality At Every Age

Discussing sexuality with your children doesn’t have to be the stuff of nightmares. All it takes is you being open and honest with your kids from day...

How To Break Your Kid's Screen Addiction: A Pediatrician Explains

Endless screens, video games, and gadgets now fill our children's world — and they're all designed to capture your kids' imagination. The problem is,...

Stephen Cowan, M.D.
October 12 2015

This 2-Minute Meditation Will Help You Find Calm With Your New Baby

For those of you who have new babies, you know that life is full of everyday miracles. But this period can also mean sleepless chaos with little sense...

Stephen Cowan, M.D.
October 5 2015

What You Need To Know Before You Buy Baby Clothes

Usually when we think about buying organic, we think about food and produce. Many of us are more than willing to spend the extra dollars on organic...

Carola Lovering
October 3 2015

How To Parent When You Have Kids With Opposite Personalities

Siblings might look alike — but that doesn't mean they'll act the same.

Kaia Roman
September 30 2015

9 Pregnancy Trends It's 100 Percent OK To Skip

With the rise of social media, experiences that were once restricted to in-person company (weddings, birthday parties, baby showers) have been made...

Allison Daniels
September 15 2015

The ONE Thing You Need To Do On Sunday For A Stress-Free Week

Nothing eats away at well-being more than worry. Sometimes we have good reason to worry; other times we don't. Either way, this weekly ritual can help...

Jan Ellison
September 13 2015

7 Ways To Support Your Shy Child

People have told me that my daughter Nava is an old soul. They say this because — although she is often quiet — when she does speak, the wisdom she...

Kaia Roman
September 11 2015

5 Ways To Help Your Child Go Back To School, Stress-Free

Back to school: That exciting period of freshly sharpened pencils, brand-new pairs of shoes, and the chance to meet new teachers and friends.

Jill Emanuele, PhD
September 4 2015

5 Parenting Myths You Can Totally Ignore

I'm always astounded by the number of myths and misguided philosophies out there about child development. That includes everything from iPad apps with...

Stephen Camarata
September 3 2015

10 Things Never To Say To A New Parent

The audacity of strangers never ceases to amaze me, especially when it comes to people you barely know offering advice.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
September 2 2015

10 Reasons I Let My Kids Eat Junk Food

Although my husband and I are pretty healthy eaters, we've decided to allow our three children some leeway when it comes to junk food.

Rebeca Plantier
August 24 2015

How A Kid-Free Vacation Changed My Marriage For The Better

Before my husband and I had children, some of our married friends who had kids told us about their scheduled "date nights." At the time, we laughed at...

Kaia Roman
August 21 2015