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parenting

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 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

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

What I've Learned From 3 Pregnancy Losses In 9 Months

It has been a struggle to come to terms with these losses, losses of the potential for life.

Erin Khar
December 28 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

I'm Scared To Have Kids — But My Biological Clock Is "Ticking"

But somewhere along the line, especially in the last year or so, I began to question this. Do I actually even want kids?

Dana Hall
December 8 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

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