Family

becoming foster parents May 12, 2017

The surprising reason to consider becoming a foster parent

This family's decision to take in foster children meant their own kids get less of everything -- but gain more.

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Children

introducing new dating partner May 11, 2017

Parenting: Adjusting to a new spouse

It can be tricky as a single parent to adjust to a new spouse, and help your children adjust, too. Here's advice from a woman who's navigated this with her family.

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Family

kangaroo care May 11, 2017

The benefit of skin-to-skin contact for infants

One mother's experience using skin-to-skin contact to help nurture her premature baby.

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Infants & Toddlers

May 9, 2017

Use SMART goal setting to build self-esteem in kids

Vision boards can help with smart goal setting to inspire your children and build self-confidence.

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Children

breastfeeding after returning to work May 4, 2017

5 tips for breastfeeding after returning to work

Pediatrician and mom offers this advice for returning to the office while breastfeeding.

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Infants & Toddlers Women's Health

burnout in youth athletes May 1, 2017

Avoiding youth sports burnout: how to keep your kids in the game

About 70 percent of children participating in sports will drop out by age 13 because of burnout.

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Fitness Prevention

tween April 27, 2017

5 important life lessons to teach your tween

A mother shares 5 life lessons she wants her kids to learn in their tween years.

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Family

toddler temper tantrum April 25, 2017

Mood swings and temper tantrums: tips for surviving the toddler years

For many parents, toddlerhood is pendulum swinging between outbursts and outright cuteness. A mom offers her survival tips for this important stage in parenting.

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Infants & Toddlers

spring container gardening combinations April 21, 2017

Spring container gardening: an easy way to add veggies to your diet

Container gardening is a great way to get fresh veggies into your meals and teach kids about healthy choices.

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Children