Dad and son painting at home

How To Ask About Your Child’s Art

It’s no secret that art and creative expression play a key role in a young child’s development. Even though all those finger paintings and stick…
Dad talks to preschooler about tragedies and comforts her

How to Talk with Your Child About Tragedy

Today’s world of smartphones and information flow makes it difficult to shield young children from scary news coverage of events like attacks on schools and…
Child's legs hanging from the toilet while potty training

6 Potty Training Tips from Parents and Experts

Potty training: a rite of passage for toddlers and parents. But how do you know when it’s time to take on this new challenge? Or…
baby girl eating solid food on high chair

How to Transition from Baby Food to Solids

Introducing “real” food to your baby can be an exciting – but also nerve-wracking – time for parents. How do you know if your child…
Toddler having a tantrum while being held by dad

Surviving Toddler Tantrums

There’s a reason for the phrase the terrible twos. We’ve all seen a toddler meltdown happen –  in the checkout line, at the dinner table…
Working mom takes baby to child care after maternity leave

Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Every mother has a unique experience when going back to work after maternity leave, so every mother’s advice will be a little different. However, there’s…
Family drawing and writing new year's resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions for Families

Most of us are familiar with setting New Year’s Resolutions, only to find that we lose momentum and fail to meet our goals. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone - recent research in the field of psychology shows that only eight percent of people who set resolutions actually follow through with them!
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2017 Parents’ Picks: Advice, Recipes & Activities

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to an end! We hope that this has been a year full of fun, growth and special memories for you and your family.
Mom comforts her baby who has an ear infection.

My Child Has an Ear Infection. Now What?

If your child has an ear infection, you’re not alone! Ear infections are the most common diagnosis made during children’s visits to the doctor. While these infections can and do occur at any age (adults included), they’re most common during the first two to four years of life.
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