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10 Great Picture Books for Your Young Child

Posted October 30, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Children love books and books are a great way to teach children skills from vocabulary to counting. Here are some of our favorites!

Book Review: The Secrets of Happy Families

Posted October 7, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Join Our Tweetchat Today, 09/19 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted September 17, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Recent musical performances on TV got lots of people, especially parents, talking. Talk with other parents today during our weekly chat on Twitter about pop culture, musical influences, and what's appropriate for children.

Making Time Outs Work: 8 Things to Keep in Mind

Posted September 13, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Time-outs for children sometimes get a bad rap, but there are ways to use a time out effectively — and with worthwhile results.

Family Talk: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 09/05 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted August 29, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Our weekly chat on Twitter today is about family. How much is your extended family a part of your life? Join in today for a family talk, and for a chance to be our weekly winner.

Let's Play Ball: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 08/29 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted August 27, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

We're discussing children and sports today over on Twitter. Join our chat to give us your two cents' worth on kids, competition, and coaches. You could be our weekly winner!

How to Squash Sibling Rivalry

Posted August 26, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Sibling rivalry comes naturally, but you don't have to feed the fire. Instead, find ways to celebrate each child and help them build strong self-esteem.

6 Tips to Turn Toddler's "I Can't" Into "I Can"

Posted July 22, 2013 by David James

A parent's least favorite 4-letter word is "can't." Check these tips to change your toddler's "can't" to "can."

4th of July Fun (and Survival!) With Young Children

Posted July 1, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

The 4th of July always seems like it will be a lot of fun with the kids. But small children can have a hard time dealing with the loud noises and the late hours. Be prepared so you can all celebrate together.

How to Practice Patience Toward Your Children

Posted May 31, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Losing your cool is easy when you've got kids. They seem to know just how and when to push your buttons. But with some practice, you can master the art of patience.

Avoiding the Mommy Wars

Posted May 23, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

So dramatic it could be reality TV show — Mommy Wars. If you find yourself constantly comparing and competing with other moms, it's time to stop.

6 Ways to Help Your Over-Anxious Child

Posted May 8, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Kids are anxious and that's normal. But some children are overly anxious and deal with a great amount of stress because of it. Therapists can help, but some changes at home can make a difference too.

11 Ways for Dads to Be Team Players

Posted May 3, 2013 by Fred Lee

Parenting can be viewed as the ultimate team sport, but only when both parents are willing to put in the time and effort to be team players.

Tantrums, Pop Culture, and Discipline: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 05/02, at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted May 2, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Weigh at today's chat on Twitter with your thoughts about temper tantrums and child discipline.

Join Our Tweetchat Today, 04/25 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted April 25, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Today we're talking about societal pressures on children. Do you think such pressures exist, and are they different for boys and girls? Join us today for our weekly Twitter chat.

ProSquad: Building on the Marshmallow Test — How to Teach Children Self-Control

Posted April 16, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Could your children pass the marshmallow test? Could you? We have strategies for teaching self-control from our Developmental Pro today.

Children's Emotions and Tough Situations: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 04/11 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted April 11, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Today's chat is about children's emotions and talking about tough subjects with them. Come join us at the #pschat today on Twitter for a serious parenting discussion.

Interview With Tracey Beckerman, Author of Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir

Posted April 9, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Tracey Beckerman, with Lifetime Television's The Balancing Act, talks about her new humorous book, Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir.

Beating the Bullies: How Kids (and Adults) Can Fight Back Against Bullying

Posted April 8, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Bullying is all too common — among kids and adults. Learn how we can put an end to this terrible problem once and for all.

Keeping Children Safe: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 03/14 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted March 14, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Today we're talking all about safety and travel during our weekly chat. How do you protect your kids when you're headed away from home? You could be our next winner!