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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

Why You Shouldn't Let Your Kid Believe In The Tooth Fairy

You don’t need to lie to your kid in order to bring magic and light and happiness to her life.

Elaine Rose Glickman
June 1 2016

A Bedtime Meditation For Kids So Good You'll Do It Too

Help your little one banish worries and fears before bedtime with this calming visualization.

Erica Golub
May 13 2016

Gisele Reveals The Parenting Trick That Keeps Her Centered

She makes sure she has "sacred time" for herself every day—but what does that mean?

Emi Boscamp
April 27 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

The Essential Ingredient Your Relationship May Be Missing

Going silent is a defense mechanism often used when relationships go off track. But, in fact, this shutdown—this silence—usually makes things worse.

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
April 10 2016

What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35

The “advanced maternal age” woman is becoming more and more the typical patient rather than the unicorn she once was. Even so, there's still some...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
April 4 2016

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

Why I Decided To Become A Mom On My Own At 35

"I’m on firm ground in my identity and career. But now, just shy of my 35th birthday, this is where I’ve chosen to go: a fertility therapist’s office,...

Rachel Lehmann-Haupt
March 9 2016

Why This Photo Of Breast Milk Is Going Viral

Apparently, babies get custom-made milkshakes from their mamas every time they latch on.

Emi Boscamp
February 22 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

My Daughter Has Life-Threatening Food Allergies. Here's What It's Really Like

After my daughter was diagnosed with severe food allergies at 11 months old, every phase of life since has presented its own unique challenges. Eating...

Kim Hall
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