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3 Fun Exercises That Help Kids Tap Into Their Emotions

These activities can help all of us to acknowledge, release, and create a conversation with and around our feelings.

Erica Golub
June 18 2016

Forget Time-Outs. Here's How To Discipline Your Kid With Positive Parenting

It's often tempting to respond to misbehavior with anger, shaming, and conventional means of punishment, like time-outs. But I believe there’s a...

Rebecca Eanes
June 8 2016

What It Really Takes To Be A Breastfeeding, Working Mom

If you're planning to continue breastfeeding after heading back to the office, here's everything you need to know about pumping at work—from a mom...

Allyson Downey
April 26 2016

4 Herbal Remedies That Could Help With Breastfeeding

Many women worry about low production and want to know ways to boost it. Here's what research really shows about effective herbal remedies and other...

Tara Haelle
April 3 2016

Raise Mindful Kids By "Banning The Bedroom": A Family Doctor Explains

As a family doctor for 27 years and a Ph.D. psychologist, I often hear parents complain that their kids don’t seem to value family time together....

Dr. Leonard Sax
March 16 2016

5 Easy Breathing Techniques To Calm Your Kid (And Relax The Whole Family)

As a mindfulness teacher in an elementary school, I know that even my kindergarten students feel stress sometimes. Here are the fun breathing methods...

Kaia Roman
March 14 2016

6 Things I Learned After I Listened To My Kids For A Week

For one week, I tried to stop lecturing my two little boys and just listen. If I hadn’t, I would have missed the six lessons these little gurus have...

Kevin O'Leary
February 11 2016

I'm A Busy Working Mom With 5 Kids. Here's How I Fit Wellness Into My Life

I have five kids, run an online company, and own a working farm. Here's how I’ve learned to prioritize my wellness throughout my busy day.

Marika Lindholm, Ph.D.
February 8 2016

What Your Child’s Poop Says About Their Health: A Doctor Explains

As an integrative pediatric neurologist, I'm often the first doctor to ask parents about their child’s stool — and most are genuinely shocked to learn...

Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.
February 7 2016

5 Everyday Ways To Teach Your Kids Gratitude (And Why It's So Important)

As a psychiatrist and mother of two young children, I believe teaching kids gratitude is key to helping them build a solid foundation for well-being...

Dr. Monisha Vasa
February 5 2016

How I Talk To My 10 Year-Old Son About Sex (And Why That's Important)

I believe it’s my job as a parent to make sure my kid is thriving in a variety of areas: academically, socially, physically, and emotionally.

Gracie X
January 27 2016

How Dirt Keeps Your Kids Happy & Healthy: A Pediatrician Explains

Most non-farmers — which is to say, almost all of us — think of soil as being utterly irrelevant. But we couldn’t be more wrong.

Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.
January 21 2016

Why I Didn't Breastfeed My Kids & What I Wish Moms Knew

Even though formula-feeding was the right choice for me, I find there’s still a lot of unnecessary shaming around this decision.

Nicole Avena, Ph.D.
December 29 2015

7 Reasons I Decided Not To Circumcise My Son

When I became pregnant with our first child, a baby boy, it was a topic that quickly surfaced as something that needed deep attention and discussion.

Sarah Kamrath
December 17 2015

The 9 Foods I Recommend Kids Eat Every Day: A Nutritionist Explains

As a registered dietitian nutritionist, one of my favorite things about my job is empowering kids to become healthy eaters. I look at every meal and...

Jennifer Glockner
December 13 2015

13 Inspirational Quotes From Your Favorite Children's Books

I have a profound connection to children’s literature. When I was young, my parents read to me often and instilled in me the joy of reading. I was...

Lawrence Rosen, M.D.
December 7 2015

How To Explain The Paris Attacks (And Other Tragic Events) To Your Kids

When tragedy strikes, parents often find themselves doubly challenged. Not only are they processing their own feelings of grief and distress, but...

Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz
November 20 2015