15
Jul

How to Raise a Reader

Feed your kids a steady diet of words instead of video games and television.

15
Jul

Top 5 TV Shows for Teenagers

You can bet the farm that when they're not playing video games, your teenager is plopped down in front of the television, channel surfing until something catches their attention. Here's five shows you can feel comfortable letting them watch.

15
Jul

How to Raise Confident Children

No matter where life takes your child, self-confidence will play a key part in his or her's success, so it's absolutely essential that you, as a parent, start building your child's self-confidence at a very early age.

15
Jul

Venting Before Bedtime

Trying to get a 3.5 year old to bed isn't the easiest task. Rather than letting bedtime become a struggle, I use this nightly event as a time to get to know my daughter better.

14
Jul

How to Cope With Night Terrors

What can you do as a parent to cope with your child’s night terrors or possibly even prevent them from occurring?

14
Jul

Names for Grandparents

What should we call my father-in-law now that he's a grandfather? What new names will the kids give my parents and my husband's parents? It should all get sorted out in the end, despite the addition of culture and family history.

13
Jul

Medicines that Look Like Candy

Chewable and gummy vitamins look and taste just like candy. So much so, you can barely tell the difference when a gummy vitamin is sitting next to a gummy bear on the counter.

12
Jul

Study Says Kids Should Be Screened for Cholesterol

A West Virginia University study discovered that 36% of kids who wouldn't normally be screened for high cholesterol were in need of not just screening, but treatment.

08
Jul

Are Your Kids “Robo Tripping?”

It sounds like some kind of bizarre, internet-fueled virtual reality drug when you first hear it, but upon learning what the buzz-word "Robo Tripping" really stood for, I wasn't as surprised as I thought I'd be.

08
Jul

Most Car Seat Accidents Happen Outside the Car

I find my skeptical inner-mother asking how many of these injuries happened because no one was watching their baby while he was tucked into his car seat? Car seats are not convenient babysitters you can just walk away from.