taking care of a baby November 8, 2017

23 years of grandparenting: what’s changed, what hasn’t

Grandmother of 13 -- with 3 great-grands! -- shares highlights of how baby-rearing has changed over the years.

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Pregnancy Safety

how to stay healthy during the holidays November 8, 2017

Expert Q&A: Staying healthy during the holidays

We want to share time and gifts -- not germs. Here are some practical tips for staying healthy during holiday gatherings.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

should I adopt November 1, 2017

Should I adopt? Two unspoken fears about adoption

A mother reflects on having enough money and love for adoption.

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3 things to instill in your children October 30, 2017

3 things to instill in your children

Life will be better if you reinforce these three thoughts with your child regularly.

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visit pediatrician October 25, 2017

Tips for a smooth visit to the pediatrician

With a little planning, parents can make visits to the doctor go more smoothly for their kids.

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caregiver legal documents October 25, 2017

4 legal documents every family caregiver needs

Having these documents in order will help make caregiving easier for the responsible family member.

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Aging Well Caregivers

when is a fever too high October 24, 2017

When is a fever too high?

It's a common question parents ask. Here's what to know about your child's fever.

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Children Cold & Flu

October 23, 2017

Fun ‘candy alternatives’ for Halloween

Stock your treat bowl with these easy, fun options to cut down on fun-sized candy bars.

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Children Nutrition

toddler repetition October 20, 2017

Again, Mommy! Coping with your toddler’s love of repetition

What one mom learned from watching 'The Wizard of Oz' 14 times (yes, 14).

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Infants & Toddlers