New Parents

Beat Those Winter Blues: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 01/10, 2:00 EST For a Chance to Win!

Posted January 10, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Join our weekly Twitter chat today. We're talking about keeping your family healthy and happy during the cold winter months.

When Friends Break Up With Your Family

Posted January 4, 2013 by Maggie Wells

It's a different kind of divorce but just as common. What do you do when your old friends divorce your family?

ProSquad: Shopping for the Right Toys and Transitioning Siblings Into the Same Bedroom

Posted December 15, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Today's ProSquad experts give suggestions for choosing your child's perfect toy, and how to help kids make the transition to sharing a bedroom with a sibling.

ProSquad: Choosing Open Adoption

Posted December 5, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Our ProSquad adoption expert answers a question about open adoption, and offers resources to help parents decide if this is a good option for their family.

4 Thanksgiving-Themed Baby Showers

Posted November 10, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Planning a Thanksgiving baby shower? It's the perfect opportunity to give thanks for this new blessing. Celebrate with the perfect holiday theme.

ProSquad: National Adoption Month and Constipation in Young Children

Posted November 2, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

National Adoption Awareness Month and an important health issues for young children are being covered by our ProSquad experts today.

Childhood Vaccination Information Roundup

Posted October 30, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Have questions about childhood immunizations? We've rounded up the resources you need to make informed decisions about vaccination.

7 Ways to Be a Leader in Healthy Living

Posted October 27, 2012 by Fred Lee

Setting the good example for your kids by being healthy will result in both you and your entire family feeling better.

6 Steps to a Safer Family Medicine Cabinet

Posted October 2, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Your medicine cabinet is meant to keep your family healthy — but it can also be dangerous if you aren't careful. Be sure to follow these 6 steps to ensure a safer medicine cabinet in your home.

How to Choose a Baby Name

Posted September 20, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Choosing a name for your baby is a tough job. If you're struggling with what to name your first, second, third, or tenth child, we have some ideas to help inspire you.

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep: Tips for the Whole Family

Posted September 11, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Sleep can be a challenging issue for families, but we've got the tips you need to help you get more of it.

5 Fall Baby Shower Themes

Posted September 7, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Fall is upon us and so are the quickly approaching due dates of new moms everywhere. It's the perfect time to through a festive and fun baby shower. All you need to get started is the theme.

8 Steps to Survive Living Apart From Family

Posted August 27, 2012 by David James

They say it takes a village to raise a child. What happens when the village is just mom and dad? Here's the advice you need when family lives far away.

ProSquad: Helping Children Who Have Been Adopted Process Their Past

Posted August 21, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

A helpful guide for parents of adopted children by our ProSquad expert on letting children know about their birth history, family history, and past.

What's a Parent to Do? Join Our Tweetchat Today, 7/12, 1 PM CST for a Chance to Win!

Posted July 12, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

What do you use to decide on health recommendations like vaccinations and having your children drink milk? Do you go with official recommendations from medical organizations, or do you use other information to make the call? Join our Twitter #pschat with other parents today at 1:00 CST for a chance to win!

Keeping Calm: Join Our Peaceful Tweetchat Today, 6/28 at 1 PM CST for a Chance to Win!

Posted June 28, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Stay calm, and come to today's chat. We're talking about keeping the peace in the face of frustrating parenting moments. You could be our next Amazon gift certificate winner!

How to Keep Your Baby Safe and Comfortable in the Summer Heat

Posted June 19, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

The summer heat can be dangerous for babies. From heat rash to heatstroke, keeping your baby safe is important and easier than you think.

Waiting for Fatherhood

Posted June 16, 2012 by Fred Lee

The time to start a family is a very important and personal decision, but a recent study found that for many people, including myself, waiting (not too long) has its benefits.

How to Potty Train Your Infant

Posted June 9, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

You don't have to wait until your baby is a toddler to toilet train her. Plenty of families practice elimination communication to teach their infants to use a potty right from birth. Not only does it cut down on diaper costs, but it also promotes a strong parent-child bond.

33 Reasons to Breastfeed a Toddler

Posted June 8, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Wondering why some women choose to breastfeed toddlers (or preschoolers)? Learn about the long list of nutritional, immunological, and emotional benefits that continued breastfeeding has to offer.