23
Jul

Crafty Kids Corner: Making a Rain Stick

There is nothing more soothing than the soft sound of rain, and now your kids can enjoy that lulling music anytime they want with this homemade rain-stick craft.

22
Jul

The Discipline Debate: To Punish or Not to Punish

Get tips on dealing with sibling fights and disagreements without punishment.

22
Jul

How to Raise a Music Lover

You don't have to have fancy musical instruments, or be a professional musician. Just enjoy your music and include your kids.

22
Jul

My Mom Life: Life With Blake

Like many kids before him, Blake has developed a fear of thunderstorms.

21
Jul

Popular Baby Names

The Social Security Administration will not release the top baby names of 2010 until the end of the year, but the website Nameberry has already compiled a list of the most popular names for boys and girls for the first half of 2010.

21
Jul

Stranger Danger: Worst–First Thinking

I don't want to live this way- always in fear of strangers. I want my kids to trust strangers- to a certain extent. I don't want them to feel helpless if we should be separated at a theme park or something equally overwhelming.

20
Jul

How to Soothe a Colicky Baby

Colic is condition that afflicts the gastrointestinal tract of infants, causing fussiness, gasiness, a distended belly, abdominal pain and long bouts of crying.

20
Jul

What Your Child Learns from the Family Pet

Family pets are more than just an animal in your house – they make great learning opportunities for your kids.

20
Jul

Swimming Safety Rules

Families with small children have to be extra cautious and aware at all times when their little ones are near any open body of water. It only takes a split second for a child to fall in and drown.

20
Jul

Connecting with Your Kids Through Books

Books are a great way for parents and kids to connect. Check out our tips for ideas you can use to connect with your kids.