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6 Things Parents Can Learn from the Cincinnati Zoo Situation

Posted June 2, 2016 by David James

When a child fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, fingers pointed in multiple directions. No matter who was to blame, there are important lessons for all parents.

4 Easy Ways to Make Learning Fun for Your Child

Posted May 27, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Kids are sponges, especially when they are babies and toddlers. Use these ideas to solidify your bond, and help your child develop a love of learning.

5 Inexpensive Memorial Day Party Ideas

Posted May 25, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Celebrating Memorial Day doesn't have to be expensive. These simple ideas can lead to a lot of fun.

7 Ways to Make This Summer the Most Memorable One Yet

Posted May 20, 2016 by David James

Summer can be more than sleeping in and staying up late. Follow these tips to make this summer a memorable one for you and your kids.

13 Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher Before Summer Vacation Starts

Posted May 19, 2016 by David James

Before summer break begins, ask your child's teacher what they can work on until school resumes in the fall.

Are You a Harsh Parent?

Posted May 17, 2016 by David James

A new study is shining a light on harsh parenting and the ways it affects children psychologically and physically. Here's what you can do to soften your approach.

6 Amazing Books on Motherhood You Should Read Immediately

Posted May 16, 2016 by Maggie Wells

These six books offer profound, scary, and hilarious tales of the adventure called Motherhood.

5 Secrets to Get Children to Eat Healthier

Posted May 12, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

It might not be true that your child hates his veggies. Try these tips and give healthy eating a go.

5 Ways for Kids to Have Fun All Summer Long

Posted May 11, 2016 by Kelli Robinson

The countdown to summer vacation has already begun. My kids are looking forward to 10 weeks of nothing. How can we find common ground?

How to Deal When Your Child Isn't Excited About the New Baby

Posted May 10, 2016 by David James

Bringing a new baby home is a joyful time. But sometimes an older sibling doesn't see it that way. Here are some tips to help.

The Best Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me, And How You Can Use It, Too

Posted May 9, 2016 by David James

This advice from my dad has guided my life and brought me success. Here's how you can use it, too, and impart it to your kids.

How to Follow Through on Punishment for Your Young Child

Posted May 6, 2016 by David James

Discipline shouldn't occur in a vacuum. You need a strategy for you and your child.

9 Ways to Survive Your Family Summer Vacation

Posted May 5, 2016 by David James

Getting ready to vacation with your entire family? Here's how to ensure your survival.

6 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed With End-of-Year Testing

Posted May 4, 2016 by David James

The end of the school year usually brings loads of tests. Here are some ways to help your child succeed.

Family Shopping Guide: Deals and Steals for May

Posted April 29, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Look for these amazing deals during the month of May.

How to Make Breastfeeding Easier

Posted April 28, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Breastfeeding isn't as easy as we all hope it'll be. When you're struggling, these tips could help.

Attention Dads: I Had a Vasectomy And I Survived!

Posted April 27, 2016 by David James

Dads, I finally decided to have a vasectomy. Here's my experience.

Does My Son Love His Dad More Than Me?

Posted April 26, 2016 by Kelli Robinson

Deep in my heart I know the answer to whether or not my son loves his dad more than me is no. But it doesn’t keep me from wondering.

6 Fun Things to Do During Daddy-Daughter Time

Posted April 25, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Dads and daughters have a ton of options for daddy-daughter dates. Here are our favorites.

How to Survive Tweens, Part 1

Posted April 22, 2016 by Maggie Wells

Are you a smug parent who has it all down with your elementary school student? Wait until tweendom throws you off your game.

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