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5 Winter-Themed Baby Shower Ideas

Posted January 31, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Looking for fun winter-themed baby shower ideas? Look no further.

How to Include Children With Disabilities in Your Family Exercise Routine

Posted January 22, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Planning to exercise more in 2013? Plan on including your child with disabilities too!

Healthy All Over: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 01/17, 2:00 EST For a Chance to Win!

Posted January 17, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Health headlines are all over. Are you and your family paying attention? Check out our healthy family resources and join our weekly chat today for a chance to win.

6 Benefits of Teaching Your Children to Write Letters

Posted January 10, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Does your child communicate through text messaging only? Teach her the art and benefits of letter writing and open her eyes to a whole new world.

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?

Helping Your Child Deal With Holiday Letdown

Posted January 3, 2013 by Sarah Winfrey

Kids struggle with post-holiday letdown just like the rest of us, though it's harder for them because they don't understand what's going on. Help your kids get past the grumpy stage with these ideas.

Kid-Friendly Ways to Ring in the New Year

Posted December 31, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

New Year's Eve can be fun, even with (and sometimes especially with) kids! Ensure it's a happy celebration for all this year with these family-friendly ideas.

Book Review: Teaching Kids to Be Good People by Annie Fox

Posted December 28, 2012 by Maggie Wells

Teaching Kids to be Good People challenges parents to be open and honest with their children in the hopes that children will learn from them and, in turn, become better people.

Child Behaving Badly? It Could Be What She’s Eating

Posted December 18, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Is your child exhibiting some not-so-pretty behavior? It could be what she's eating, according to some studies. Avoiding some food additives could help.

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.

Holidays and Special Needs: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 12/13, 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted December 13, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Come chat with parents about managing the holidays with children who have special needs. Every week, we give away an Amazon gift card to one participant!

Special Needs Gift Guide 2012

Posted December 12, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Finding the perfect toy for a child with different abilities is easier than you think. Here are 10 of our favorite gifts for children with special needs this season.

36 Tips for Surviving the Family Road Trip

Posted December 5, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Road trips with the kids can be stressful. If you're driving to see family for the holidays this season, plan ahead. You'll be glad you did.

Parenting Squad Holiday Guide 2012: 9 Tips to Hosting Family for the Holidays

Posted November 29, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Have a stress-free holiday season by following these 9 simple hosting tips.

How to Host and Survive Your First Thanksgiving

Posted November 16, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Hosting Thanksgiving this year? Don't panic. We've got 5 rules to help you create the best Thanksgiving yet!

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.

The Dove Movement for Self-Esteem: Empowering Our Daughters to Understand True Beauty

Posted November 3, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Want to boost your daughter's self-esteem and help her understand the meaning of true beauty? The Dove Movement for Self-Esteem has created all the tools you need to get started.

Extracurricular Activities for Children: How Many and How to Choose

Posted November 1, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

We are living in a fast-paced world with too many activities and not enough down time. Our children may be suffering because of it. If you think your child is under stress from too many activities, it may be time for a change.

When Talk Gets Hot: How to Manage Hot-Button Issues at Social Gatherings

Posted October 29, 2012 by Christa Melnyk Hines

Unsure how to handle political talk in mixed company? Don't take your cues from politicians! With a little advance thought and the following tips, manage these difficult conversations with finesse.

10 Reasons to Make Your Child’s Costume This Halloween

Posted October 23, 2012 by Fred Lee

Halloween is loads of fun, and it can be a special experience for parents and children when you work together to make a costume.